- • 5000 Watts
- • Will surge up to 7,000 watts for 10 sec. to start larger equipment
- • 120/240V Operation
- • Electric start w/ recoil back up (Optional Remote Start Available)
- • iAVR (Intelligent Automatic Voltage Regulation) technology
- • Run up to 11.2 hours on a single tank of fuel
- • Fuel Level Gauge
- • Low oil shutdown
- • Folding handles for compact storage
- • Wheel Kit standard
- • 12VDC Charging Capable
- • Electronic Circuit Breakers
- • 3 Year Residential Warranty
|Engine Type||Honda iGX390|
|Engine Displacement||389 cc|
|Starting System||Electric w/ Recoil|
|Ignition System||Electronic Ignition|
|Oil Capacity||1.2 qt|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||6.2 gal.|
|Continuous Operation Time||8.1 hrs.@ rated load, 11.2 hrs. @ 1/2 load|
|Maximum AC Output||5000 Watts|
|Rated AC Output||4500 Watts|
|DC Output||12V, 100W (8.3A)|
|Rated AC Current||120/240V 5000W max. (41.2/20.8A) / 4500W rated (37.5/18.6A)|
|Receptacles||20A 125V Duplex (2), 30A 125V Locking Plug, 30A 125/250V Locking Plug|
|Noise Level||72 dB @ rated load|
|Overall Dimensions||41.1" x 27.8" x 30.5"|
|Residential Warranty||3 Years|
|Commercial Warranty||3 Years|
|Emissions Compliance||50 State Compliant|
- update march 20,2014Review by vito
One place said that they didn't want to do warranty work (reported them to Honda)
and I finally found another place that would pick up for $65 round trip. Sounds good right? Well that was in January. Since then the told me I needed a tune up( $200). After about 4 hours of running???? OK OK I got it done. Then they returned it. Thank God I tried it before the delivery person left. It ran worse than when I gave it to them. Then they called me and asked where I bought it because it needed a circuit board...Thank God for the guys at WISE, they sent me a receipt within the hour. Now it is still in the shop awaiting " the part".
The moral of the story is that WISE is a internet seller that sets the bar quite high for others to follow. Honesty, integrity and great offers.
But buyer beware ( I really wanted to say Senior citizens ), sometimes it is better to get a generator with a parallel capability and use a transfer switch or 10 guage extension cords, than have a generator you can't take to be fixed.
WISE has a bunch of inverter generators that can be paralleled and as far as I am concerned, I wish I had taken that route. My bad judgement, didn't think about it having to be fixed!!!
Whether you choose Honda or Yamaha in parallel and buy form WISE you can't go wrong.
I will keep you updated on the repair progress.
!!!!! remember always use Sea Foam + Gas stabilizer and let the generator run out of gas before storage,,, or,,, drain the carb,,,,,and use the best gas you can...
I'll be in touch....
PS: the only reason for the 3 stars is I dont have the generator they do!
Now I had to show (Posted on 3/22/14)
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All equipment was in perfect consition , shipping was fast. Never had a problem with any of the purchases. (Posted on 7/2/13)
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- **UPDATE**Review by Staten Island, NY
Thank God I was able to return the transfer switch.
And thank God for Wise. (Posted on 12/3/12)
- Glad to have a generatorReview by Staten Island, NY
Preparing for hurricane Sandy I took the generator out and fired it up. It worked great. During the first 3 hours of the storm we lost power. I went outside and fired up the generator and it ran great for 15 minutes. Then it died. The repair man said it blew the engine. And no sense in repairing a 13 year old genny. So for the next 60+ hours I had to break out my camping gear for light and heat. I was warm and well lit but vigilant keeping watch over these propane products. I decided that at my age I wanted light and heat and a working fridge. After reading all the accolades about Wise I decided to order a generator from them. I originally wanted a 4000 but they were back ordered. So I ordered the 5000EM. I put the order in on Friday and received it on Wednesday. I was much larger than I expected and came on a pallet delivered by Fedex. After removing it from the pallet I stared the assembly. This baby is heavy! I put the generator on a dolly to have all the sides easily accessible to me. The directions to assemble it had one flaw. They want you to put the wheels on the axle first the attach it to the frame of the generator. Don't attach the wheels first. It only makes getting to the attachment bolts harder. It took a little translation but everything went smoothly until it was time to install the battery.
This required a bit of labor because the battery had to be tilted out and the wires attached in a little area. The wires don't have much slack.
after adding the oil and guessing about where to stop and adding the gas it was time to start up the generator.
I went back to the manual just to make sure everything was ready.
I turned the key. Thinking that the battery was not charged I wasn't very hopeful that it would start. But on the first try it fired right up. After it warmed up (it was at full speed) I turned on the auto throttle. It slowed down to an idle. A little rough but a slow idle. It smoothed out after a very short time. I will say that it did take me 4 hours to assemble from unpacking to start. And as a one man job this baby is heavy to maneuver . I bought extension cords from wise (a great value) and locally purchased a transfer box. I wanted the option of using it either way. I am now waiting for a electrician to contact me for the transfer box installation. I will update you after I have load tested on the house.
Great service from Wise, fast delivery, great price!!
I would without a second thought buy from Wise again. As a matter of fact I am thinking about a 2000ui for portable applications.
Thanks again Wise for great customer service. (Posted on 11/17/12)
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