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Can I run a LCD TV with the ix 800

State: ON - Ontario
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The iX800 portable generator is rated for a continuous output of 800 watts, with a rated amperage of 6.6 amps at 120 volts, and a maximum amperage of 7.1 amps at 120 volts. We recommend ensuring that all of the items you intend to run will not exceed this rating. Please note that the IX Series units are rated for <3% total harmonic distortion, and are safe for use with sensitive electronics, so long as the loads are appropriately sized.
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fan

I live in a cabin all summer long I need something quiet and I only need to power 2 box fans at the most at night will this do the job?
State: WV - West Virginia
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asked 6 months ago
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Generac’s iX Series portable inverter generators are designed to not only quietly operate, but to provide power to a multitude of sensitive electronics. The iX800 is rated to provide a continuous output of 800 watts, and 6.6 amps at 120 volts. We would recommend contacting the manufacturer of the loads that you wish to apply to the unit, to ensure that those loads will not exceed the inverter’s ratings. However, please note that these units are designed for recreational use; while the unit may fit your needs, per the warranty statement, any inverter generator utilized for prime power applications would not be warrantable.
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How do I reset the "Overload" circuit breakers on my ix800?

I was watching a movie, running a fan and had a light on when my ix800 stopped. I think it might have been an over load. I unplugged the loads but it still won't start. Where is the overload circuit breaker/
State: CT - Connecticut
Age: Over 65
This purchase was for: Camping
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If the generator becomes overloaded, the red “overload” LED will turn on. To reset the generator, all loads should be unplugged, the unit should be stopped, and allowed to cool for a few minutes. At this point, the unit can be restarted. Once restarted, the “overload” LED should turn off. If your iX Series generator continues to show the “overload” LED we recommend contacting a local certified servicing technician. To locate a certified servicing technician, search your postal code here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Deal....
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Oil Filter

Does this generator use an oil filter? If it does, is one included? Can you also please give me the information I need to obtain more.
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only pressurized systems use an oil filter,you cant "splash" oil through a filter,oil pump=oil filter.
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Camping
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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The iX Series generators do not use an oil filter.
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This unit does not have an oil filter.
State: MA - Massachusetts
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Powering Photography Lights

I have a 320 watt strobe, will the ix800 be enough to power it for say an hour, I'm thinking yes since the strobe only fires every so often, what do you think?
State: GA - Georgia
Age: 35-44
This purchase was for: Other
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
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im thinking yes too
State: MA - Massachusetts
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This purchase was for: Camping
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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The iX800 portable generator is rated for a continuous output of 800 watts, with a rated amperage of 6.6 amps at 120 volts, and a maximum amperage of 7.1 amps at 120 volts. You will want to ensure that all of the items you intend to run will not exceed this rating.
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iX800, iX1600 power quality specifications

Some appliance manuals warn not to power the appliance from an inverter. Can you provide specifications for iX800 and iX1600 power output that would assure that an appliance designed for typical North American grid power may be supplied from the iX inverter without damage ? Example specifications : total harmonic content, switching spike maximum voltage and pulse width, acceptable load power factor range.
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this is not a cheap modified square wave inverter,its closer to pure sine.i know from experience that compressor refrigerator motors run hot and weak on dirty modified square waves.i think all ix <5% THD
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Camping
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
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We can tell you total harmonic distortion for our iX Series inverter generators--it is less than 3%, making it a very stable power supply, safe for appliances of all kinds.
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I just ran me IX800 for 5 hours and am going to change the oil,can I use synthetic oil and what is the best weight? I was considering Mobil 1 -10W 40

I use Mobil 1 - 10W 40 in my quads and thought that Perhaps I could use this in the generator as well?
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
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i broke mine in with supplied oil and refilled with synthetic,the same advantages of synthetic in auto apply in generator
State: MA - Massachusetts
Age: 45-54
This purchase was for: Camping
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Please see the attached guide for oil recommendations for your generator. Synthetic is a good oil to use if you are looking for a general year-round oil for areas that have significant season changes.
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What is the part number for replacement fuel filter?

The manual for the ix800 shows the fuel filter as an annual replacement item, but I cannot find a part number for the filter.
State: NY - New York
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The iX800, model 5491, has a fuel filter part number of 0H43470112. This information is also located in the parts manual that is available online. To locate a copy of the parts manual online, search the model or serial number for the unit here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Manu.... Maintenance and replacement parts can be purchased through your local certified dealer. To locate a dealer in your area, search your postal code here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Deal....
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What is the noise level in Db of the ix800 and ix 1600 model?

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0db@10mi.(1khz)
State: MA - Massachusetts
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This purchase was for: Camping
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Because there is no industry standard for testing sound levels on portable generators, we do not currently list a decibel rating for any of our portable generators.
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will the 850 , 1450, 1650, or 2200 power a refridgerator or shop tools?

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yes
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The iX800 portable generator is rated for a continuous output of 800 watts, with a rated amperage of 6.6 amps at 120 volts, and a maximum amperage of 7.1 amps at 120 volts. You will want to ensure that all of the items you intend to run will not exceed this rating. Ratings for the iX800, as well as for any other sized unit, can be located on the unit’s spec sheet by visiting http://www.generac.com/Portables/iX... and choosing the appropriate sized unit on the left side of the page. While the iX may meet your needs technically, the intended use of this product is for recreational use, such as camping, tailgating, etc. If you are looking for a generator suitable for use with power tools, we would recommend looking into our other portable products, such as our GP, XG or XP series generators.
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How quickly will the ix800 charge a 12 volt(RV) type battery?

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The iX800 portable generator is rated for a continuous output of 800 watts, with a rated amperage of 6.6 amps at 120 volts. You will want to ensure that all of the items you intend to run will not exceed this rating. There are many factors that can contribute to the time it will take to recharge a 12 volt battery, most importantly being how discharged the battery is. We are unable to determine the time in which it will take to recharge due to the many variables that can affect a battery.
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How much does it weigh?

State: MI - Michigan
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The iX800 has an assembled weight of 29 pounds.
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Is the engine 2 cycle or 4 cycle?

 
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The iX800 unit utilizes a 4 cycle engine.
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Is the iX 800 sufficient to power a standard reidential sump pump?

State: CT - Connecticut
Age: 55-64
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The iX800 provides 800 running watts and 850 starting watts. A sump pump that is 1/2 HP typically has 1050 running watts and 2150 starting watts, so an iX800 would not provide enough power. Check the wattage requirements of your particular sump pump to verify.
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