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Old 07-25-2019, 04:07 PM   #1
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Honda Generator

Those of you that may use a Honda 2000 for power, do you use the ECO throttle. I have a regular residential fridge in the 245rk4 Arctic Wolf. The ECO throttle basically idles until more power is needed and then reves up, idles back when power need decreases. My fridge does not rev up the engine when cooling. Would this harm the fridge or is the generator putting out enough clean power. Any thoughts
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Old 07-25-2019, 04:09 PM   #2
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Generator is putting out enough power at idle speed.
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Old 07-25-2019, 04:14 PM   #3
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Inverter generators put out clean power, they do not fluctuate like contractor types. If you want to know how they do this, there are many explanations out there.
We run our 2000s usually one at a time, and always on eco mode. I might take it out of eco throttle for the blow dryer or coffee pot.
If your fridge doesn't make the generator ramp up, I don't think you have anything to worry about anyway.
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Old 07-25-2019, 04:36 PM   #4
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Heaters, hair dryers, and A/C units. They are power hungry. Everything else in a mid-size trailer is pretty low-power. My 500 W Honda generator will run my TV, lights, and even a microwave cooking popcorn. So, I'm sure you'll have no problem with a 2000 W in ECO mode.
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I just checked the voltage with the fridge running and it was 127. Turned on the ceiling and it dropped to 126.8
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Thanks everyone for your input
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