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Understanding the Capacity of Electric Generators

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Calculate Generator Load Capacity: Basic Electrical Calculation for Watts, Ohms Law Formulas, I have a 3000 watt generator that I want to use to power a motor.

Calculating Generator Load Requirements and Load Capacity

Electrical Question: I have a 3000 watt generator that I want to use to power a motor.

Generator Specifications

This electrical question came from: Dardanus , a Handyman from Houston, Texas.

Dave’s Reply
Thanks for your electrical question Dardanus.

Calculating Generator Load Requirements

Generator Load Capacity
The motor that is described cannot be connected to the generator that you have because the load is too great and the voltage is not compatible.

Basic Electrical Calculation for Watts

The nameplate of the generator provides information about the load capacity

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