The “XP” in the name of Generac XP6500E denotes professional quality grade of this portable generator. It is built with contractors and construction sites in mind. It is fitted with Generac OHVI engines which is specifically designed for generators for extended job site use. With TruePower technology, you are provided with clean electricity for the smooth operations of your sensitive electronics, tools, and appliances.
For it to be even tougher for construction sites, the corners are made of impact-resistant cast metal heavy-duty, hardened steel tube cradle. It is also fitted with a lifting eye for easy transport and security on the job site.
Advantages and Dis-advantages
- Fuel gage installed
- Clean power
- Well built
- 3 year warranty
Packed with a whopping 8125 starting watts it is enough to start and run most of your tools and appliances simultaneously. This generator has a 120/240V selector which allows full 120v power or 120/240V power output.
RELIABILITY AND DURABILITY
Powered by the Generac’s OHVI engine, you are rest assured that the generator is powerful, reliable and durable. Generac OHVI engines are designed specifically for generators and can run for hours, days and even weeks during an outage. The low oil pressure shutdown protects the engine from damage. It outlets are covered for protection from the environment.
It has an idle control which conserves fuel and reduces noise. So because of that you get a good 11 hours of continuous operation at 50% load. I know you are wandering the starting method of this generator, it has electric start with a manual pull start as backup. Centralized control panel gives you easy access to controls at one place.
It is a powerful and durable generator. It was designed with contractors in mind, so it has extra features and durability that are additional cost over the XG series. It would be great if you have enough money to buy it. Click here to buy this generator and also read more reviews on Amazon.com.
|Starting System :||12V Button Start w/ Recoil|
|Low Oil Alert/Shutdown||Yes|
|Cast Iron Sleeve||Yes|
|Rated / Maximum AC Output||6500 / 8125 Watts|
|Rated / Maximum AC Current||27 Amps @120 V Single Phase|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR)||Yes|
|Tank Size||9 Gallons|
|Run Time (50% Load)||11 Hours|
|Decibel Rating @ 3m|
|Weight||241 lbs (109.32 kg)|
|Dimensions||34.5″ L x 29″ W x 27.25″ H (87.63 x 73.66 x 66.29 cm)|
|Accessories||Description||Where to Buy|
|Reliance Controls PC3040 40-Feet 30-Amp L14-30||Generator Power Cord for Up to 7500-Watt Generators||Click Here|
|No-Spill 1450 5-Gallon Poly Gas Can (CARB Compliant).||Your best friend when filling your generator. Enjoy precise pouring of gas into your generator.||Click Here|
|STA-BIL 22214 Fuel Stabilizer.||Want to prolong your engine’s life? STA-BIL is the right choice. It keeps fuel fresh for quick, easy starts after storage, while prolonging your engine’s life.||Click Here|
|Hopkins FloTool 10701 Spill Saver Multi-Purpose Funnel||Pour all your liquids into containers with small openings with great ease.||Click Here|
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These are some of the general tips you need consider when you buy this genset;
- Get a fuel stabilizer
- Periodically start the machine if it is going to be unused for a very long time
- Tie units down when in transport
- Limitations of the genset; what it can and cannot run.
- To deter thieves, buy a cable lock
- Always test your newly bought generator out before there is an emergency or the actual time of using. In that you will be sure the machine works. If anything than that you can replace it before the warranty expires.