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PowerG 1800 Solar Mobility Generator - Model# PG1800WSG

Item# 20909
"The PowerG 1800 Solar Mobility Generator is ideal home backup power for camping, hunting, RV trips, automotive emergencies, power tools and household appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, coffee makers, laptops, TVs, mobile phones and more No fuel required, and no emissions, so it's safe for outdoor and indoor use. Requires a charge controller sold separately to prevent over-charging of battery. Includes Solar Charger Yes, Allows Backfeeding of Power No, DC Outlets qty. 2, Works With Gas Generator No, Three Stage Charging No, Watts 1,800, Hardwired No, Adapters Included qty. 1, Solar Power Compatible Yes, Recharge Time hours at amps AC 12 hrs. solar panel 18 hrs. in full sun, Batteries qty. 1, USB Ports qty. 2, AC Outlets qty. 2, Rapid Recharge No, GFCI Protection Yes, Built in Inverter Yes, Volts 120, Reverse-Polarity Detector No, Running Watts 1,500, Rechargeable Yes, Handle Included Yes, Battery Type 100Ah SMF lead-acid, Multiple Adaptors Yes AC/DC/USB/Solar charging, Surge Watts 1,800, Amps 100, Select Charge Rate 5Ah, LED Indicators Yes, Dimensions L x W x H in. 43 x18 x 14, Modified Sine Wave Yes. Compact foldable solar panel allows for easy transport and storage High surge protection plus automatic over-temperature and overload shutdown Low voltage alarm and shutdown prevents deep battery discharge Battery level indicator confirms charge level Padded-grip towing handle is removable for easy storage Built-in side handles are designed for easy lifting Includes an 1800 Watt inverter, 100Ah battery, 12V DC automobile charger inlet, 120V AC charger inlet, two 5V USB ports, jump start socket, solar chart inlet and 60 Watt folding solar panel with mounting stand Solar panel measures 21.25in.L x 35in.W x 1in.D 21.25in.L x 17.5in.W x 2&sup1.125in.D folded Easy-to-read digital monitor displays output and charge status Includes foldable 60 Watt solar panel for emergency charging Retractable transport handle with dolly wheels for easy portability 100Ah maintenance-free battery installed, user replaceable"
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July 13, 2015
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from Utah
" I had been looking at this generator for a couple of years waiting for someone to write a review and also to see if NT would have a sale. Well, forget about it going on sale and looks like I will be the first to give this product a review.
I gave it a good workout over the 4th. Ran a portable swamp cooler (150w) for 4 hrs with only a 20% drop in battery charge. I had the panels charging at the same time, altho the input did not exceed the output.
To charge it back up I used the panels and a 1000w Honda generator and within a couple of hours it was charged up.
It did not have the power to start a chop saw or an induction cook plate. I talked with my electronics/electrician brother and he said that for a microsecond those items demand too much load and the generator could not handle that. So abit disappointed with that-but I have a backup with the gas generator for those items. He recommended more batteries to accomplish that task.
I will probably purchase a larger solar panel for quicker charging. The manual says it can handle up to a 250w panel.
For lighter loads this works fantastic...and it is quiet.
The digital read out panel is very comprehensive with reading input, output and battery capacity.
Overall, yes I would recommend this product. I find with all generators, knowing the wattage of your equipment is critical. "
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