AC WORKS® Library — Generator

New Solutions For Emergency Power

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

With summer starting to heat up, it is time to now focus on heavy rains, tornadoes, tropical storms, and hurricanes. Every year, we like to review with you the best way to be prepared. Since we have added quite a few new products to our lineup, we are going to go over what you can use to keep the power on during tough situations. Watch this video to see all of the new products we have brought in since last Spring and Summer. There are still many more emergency power solutions we provide. If you can’t find the one you...

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the WRAP UP Issue Five

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The Differences Between L530 and L1430 Inlets

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

The summertime can be nice and warm out, but can also present dangerous hazards like severe weather. So as you de-winterize your home, double check your emergency power systems, or are thinking of getting a new system installed, there are some important things to remember. The most common outlets on portable generators tend to be NEMA L5-30 and NEMA L14-30, so you want to be sure you have the correct inlets and cords to go with them. Depending on the max wattage output of your generator, you will be able to supply up to 3750 watts with an L530 outlet...

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Unboxing CarGenerator™

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Late last year, an entrepreneur reached out to us because his customers were looking for one more step to bridge the gap between his invention and keeping the power on at home. His invention is CarGenerator™ and it functions exactly how it sounds. With a small backpack shaped case, you can power the necessities in your home using your car. The reviews say it’s incredibly easy, reliable, environmentally friendly, and safe. We had to give it a try for ourselves. Jonathan was kind enough to send us a CarGenerator™ to tinker with, and it is ingenious. We are excited to...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Why Generators Need Locking Outlets

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When purchasing a generator, you may notice that some of the outlets look completely different than the others. The outlet will be circular with 3 or 4 curved terminals outlining the edge of the outlet. What are they? Why do generators specifically need them?In this video, you will learn about the different reasons locking outlets are necessary for generators. We will go over their various benefits and different locations they can be used in. If you need help identifying which locking outlet you have on your generator or need to adapt a locking outlet for something else, please give us...

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