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Old 12-16-2015, 03:10 PM   #11
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Here is a video on the floating ground issue with inverter generators. The adapter plug he's showing is available directly from Progress Industries.

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Old 12-16-2015, 04:45 PM   #12
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Great Video, thanks!
Here is the info from Progressive Industries web site about Yamahas, they will void the warranty!!

{Yamaha*Generator

Please*be*advised*the*Yamaha*Generator*Model*EF200 0iS*does*not*generate*enough*start*up*current*whic h*causes*the*unit*to
overload.*The*generator*then*puts*out*non true*Sine*Wave*power.*Progressive*Industries*units *are*designed*to*operate*only*on*a True*Sine*Wave.

For*this*reason,*The*Progressive*Industries*Warran ty*is*hereby*void*if*a*EMS*Units*is*used*in*conjun ction*with*a*Yamaha*Generator
Model*EF2000iS,*and*any*damages*sustained*to*the*E MS*unit*are*the*sole*
responsibility*of*the*customer.}
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Old 12-16-2015, 05:05 PM   #13
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Sounds like just that single genny.

Not a blanket statement for all yamahas. ?


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Old 12-16-2015, 05:19 PM   #14
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That is correct, Only the EF2000IF
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Old 12-16-2015, 05:19 PM   #15
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And I would think, if paralleled as often done then you might be fine? But check witht he maker..
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I would like to try the 2400hc.


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Old 12-16-2015, 07:41 PM   #17
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I have checked with PI, not even when paralleled. I have these gennys and EMS unit. Yup stings a little.
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By-pass it when using gennys....use plugs on wiring
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By-pass it when using gennys....use plugs on wiring

For sure.
Good to have a way to bypass in case there's ever an issue with it.


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For sure.
Good to have a way to bypass in case there's ever an issue with it.


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There is a built in bypass on EMS units via a jumper wire. The hardest part is getting to it when you need it. I did install a switch though.
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