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Honda EB3000C CYCLOCONVERTER Generator - 3000 Surge Watts, 2600 Rated Watts, CARB-Compliant, Model# EB3000CK2A

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This Honda EB3000C CYCLOCONVERTER Generator features an easy-starting Honda OHV engine, GFCI protection and uses a special CPU to create stable, high quality power with less weight, compared to a traditional generator. Dimensions L x W x H in. 17 1/2 x 15 7/8 x 19, Fuel Capacity gal. 2.7, Fuel Type Gasoline, Noise Level dB 68, Rated Watts 2,600, Engine Honda GX200 OHV, Engine Displacement cc 196, Start Type Recoil, Surge Watts 3,000, Receptacles qty. 20A GFCI 125V duplex, 30A 125V locking plug, Run Time 6 hrs. at rated load 9.4 hrs. at 1/2 load. 120V, 3000 Watt max. 2600 Watt rated output GX200 OHV engine 68dB @ rated load 9.4 hrs. run time @ 1/2 load GFCI outlet CARB-compliant can be sold in all 50 states
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Questions & Answers for Honda EB3000C CYCLOCONVERTER Generator - 3000 Surge Watts, 2600 Rated Watts, CARB-Compliant, Model# EB3000CK2A

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Neutral-ground bond II

Robert@Honda-
To power modern Lennox furnace through local circuit only, using EZgeneratorswitch, I cannot use floating neutral Honda inverter, right, because the circuit board is "looking" for neutral-ground bonding? Can I modify a Honda inverter to serve the same purpose?? (some recommend fashioning a link in extra socket between neutral and ground).
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Different equipment oftentimes will not work or report a "fault code" when connected to a small generator. It is recommended you contact a certified electrician in your area for further assistance regarding your application.
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Different equipment (UPS devices, inverters, outlet testers, etc.) will sometimes will not work or report a "fault code" when connected to a small generator, since most do not have a neutral-bond like a home outlet/breaker box. Honda suggests you consult with a local, licensed and trained electrician to ensure all connections are within code, safe and legal. FYI, there is a built-in ground screw terminal on the front of all Honda generators that may be used as required. Only a trained electrician should have the final call on what is in compliance for your area and set-up.

Again the EB3000c *IS* fully neutral bonded to the frame, which may or may not work properly with a GFCI-wired home.

-Robert@Honda
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Does this generator have bonded neutral?

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This generator is neutral-bonded.
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Yes, the EB3000c IS neutral-bonded. FYI, unlike many other Honda EB-series models, the neutral bonding link on the EB3000c *can't* be removed. -Robert@Honda
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Is this generator safe to use to power computers?

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Yes, it is safe to run a computer with this generator.
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Hi tomanynicknames :-)

Absolutely okay to run a computer with this generator. The EB3000c uses cycloconverter technology to make a nice power profile and is safe for all devices. I would suggest installing a good quality surge protector between the computer and any power supply, including this generator and even wall power. If your computer is mission-critical device, you may even want to go that extra step and get a UPS back-up power device that would continue to provide power if / when power goes out completely. Hope this helps. -Robert@Honda.
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