The Generac portable units will utilize either a capacitor or an automatic voltage regulator. To visually determine whether the unit has a capacitor or an automatic voltage regulator, look inside the end of the alternator assembly. A capacitor will look similar to a soup can in the end of the alternator. If this capacitor is not there, that means the unit has an automatic voltage regulator. If you are unsure by visually inspecting the unit, we would recommend contacting a local certified service technician. To locate a certified service technician in your area, search your postal code here: http://www.generac.com/Service/Deal...
New appliances or sensitive electronics with electronic control boards, such a new refrigerator or freezer, can require total harmonic distortion to be below 5%; the total harmonic distortion for the XG Series portable units will be above 5%. If you are unsure of whether or not the items you intend to run are a sensitive item, we recommend to contact the manufacturer to determine any specifications or restrictions for use with a portable generator. If you are looking for a unit with a cleaner power output, we would recommend considering either our XP Series gasoline powered units or our Guardian Series automatic home standby generators. We as the manufacturer do not have any recommendations for power conditioners to achieve a cleaner power output with the XG Series units.
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