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How to Make a Generator

A generator is an electrical device that makes use of alternating magnetic fields to create an electric current using a wire circuit. In essence, it turns mechanical energy into electrical power to be used in a separate circuit.   The instructions given below are to make a small generator, but it operates on the same basic […]

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What is Carb Compliance? ( Clean portable generator advice )

You may have seen certain products, usually the likes of generators and vehicles, claiming to be CARB-compliant. But what does this actually mean?  CARB stands for the California Air Resources Board.  The board acts as the “clean air agency” within the government of California and was established in 1967 when then-governor Ronald Reagan signed the […]

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How to Connect a Portable Generator to an Electrical Panel

A portable generator can provide you with a fantastic emergency power supply in the event of a blackout when the power goes down. It can provide you with the power to ensure that important appliances stay working. It is intended for important appliances only and not all of them, it can prevent problems by maintaining […]