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Author Topic: small air cooled gen sets, I know they are noisy, but how noisy?  (Read 2512 times)
Nick Badame Refrig/ACC
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« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2007, 05:39:11 AM »

If A 13,500 AC pulls more than 25 amps to start it has problems. I used a 2000 Honda for 2 years before I got my new genny, it would start 1 AC o-k but nothing else.

Hi Red,

It is not uncommon for a RV A/C to pull 3 times it's normal running amps during start up.
The normal would be 13/14 running amps, so that would be over 40 amps at start but briefly..
At worse, over a long period of time you could damage either the A/C or the genset if the gen is only rated at 3000w.
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« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2007, 07:46:40 AM »

I have a pd4903 with 2 13,000 a.c. I use two honda 3000su hooked together to run every thing on bus. I just speent a week in Terlingua tx,in the desert, no hook up and had no problems. These gen sets are very quiet. Several of the 5000 or so campers at the chili cookoff came by and admired the set up. Combined, they put out 5500 watts. run 14 hrs on 2.5 gal fuel. Nearly pure sine wave for you computer guys. Honda now sells a 6000 watt su .Were not available when I bought mine. If you go this way, E-mail me. I can save you some problems. I am a Kubota dealer, but I bought honda!
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