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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. Rated Watts 2,600, Engine Displacement cc 196, Start Type Recoil, Fuel Capacity gal. 2.7, Run Time 6 hrs. at rated load 9.4 hrs. at 1/2 load, Receptacles qty. 20A GFCI 125V duplex, 30A 125V locking plug, Fuel Type Gasoline, Noise Level dB 68, Dimensions L x W x H in. 17 1/2 x 15 7/8 x 19, Engine Honda GX200 OHV, Surge Watts 3,000. 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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