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« on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 01:14 pm »

how much do you man cave folks know about generators?




http://www.overstock.com/Home-Garden/Champion-4000-watt-RV-Outlet-Portable-Generator/6155594/product.html

safe company / good buy?



http://www.aakron-generators.co.nz/?gclid=CLPWt6mIi7ACFU-HpAodQWbvqQ
(the second one on the page


has to be able to power a computer - to feed my addiction so I can keep in touch with the outside world  and run a heater, fridge etc.

got any recommendations?

    be nice

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« Reply #1 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 01:55 pm »

sorry, no.


solar panels - be freeeeeeeeeeeeeeee  yeahhhhhhhhhhhhh
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« Reply #2 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 03:33 pm »

go to mitre10 mega, just as cheap and NZ warranty/service
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« Reply #3 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 05:55 pm »

http://www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/bike-powered-notebook-computer.html
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« Reply #4 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 07:27 pm »

That should help get rid of the bingo wings
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« Reply #5 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 09:29 pm »

and then you'll make your move? awwww
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« Reply #6 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 10:38 pm »

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« Reply #7 on: Sat 19 May, 2012 - 10:44 pm »

go to mitre10 mega, just as cheap and NZ warranty/service

thanks
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« Reply #9 on: Fri 25 May, 2012 - 01:21 am »

Power Max
XP 2000E
Inverter Generator


... only $1500.00




 
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« Reply #10 on: Fri 25 May, 2012 - 08:42 am »

ouch!
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« Reply #11 on: Fri 25 May, 2012 - 07:55 pm »

Power Max
XP 2000E
Inverter Generator


... only $1500.00




 

how many Kw and is it true sine wave?
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« Reply #12 on: Sat 26 May, 2012 - 12:24 am »

Power Max
XP 2000E
Inverter Generator


... only $1500.00




 

how many Kw and is it true sine wave?

http://www.mitre10mega.co.nz/shop/powertools/benchtop_tools/powermax_elite_series_inverter_generator_1800w_129825/
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« Reply #13 on: Sat 26 May, 2012 - 12:50 am »

Specs look about the same but the price is nicer


http://m.supercheapauto.co.nz/Product/Blackridge-Generator-Inverter-1700w/296793
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« Reply #14 on: Sat 26 May, 2012 - 12:57 am »

cool, thanks
that looks a lot better


 and yes am looking around besides have read that the mitre 10 one is not as smooth running as they like to suppose.



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« Reply #15 on: Sat 26 May, 2012 - 01:04 pm »

cool

Stu's advertising bots have been good for me..

http://www.tradetested.co.nz/browse/generators.html?gclid=CNm_2pnTnLACFQ4rpAod0HgmaA

popping this in here to read later
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« Reply #16 on: Sat 26 May, 2012 - 03:13 pm »

http://www.tradetested.co.nz/browse/generators/2-7kva-digital-inverter-generator.html

nice. pure sine wave. wont kill tv's and laptops 2100w  hour continuous at full load
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« Reply #17 on: Fri 15 June, 2012 - 10:51 pm »

still eyeing the options

so chucking this in here too

http://www.supercheapauto.co.nz/search-results.aspx?keywords=inverter&look.x=0&look.y=0
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« Reply #18 on: Fri 15 June, 2012 - 10:54 pm »

doesn't say if they are true sinewave or modified, says ok for lappy and tv though....?
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« Reply #19 on: Fri 15 June, 2012 - 11:03 pm »

then they have to have smooth power output

still buyer beware, i will check.
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