Anyone who currently lives in South Africa knows how difficult it is to cope with constant power outages and when you hear the sound of generators humming throughout the neighbourhood, you vow that a generator would be your next investment.
Portable generators are becoming more attainable and affordable so that just about anyone who wants to keep one handy, can nowadays buy one.
Before setting out to buy a portable generator it is important to realise exactly how and where and why you are going to use it and do your homework to make sure that you find the best one between all the generators for sale.
Choosing the right one will depend on its ability to power up the appliances or equipment you want to use, since if you have picked the wrong one, or are using it improperly, you could damage both the generator or what is connected to it.
Generators for home use in South Africa are now available in a wide range of sizes, with power supply capacities of 5kW to 50kW, while industrial generators provides anything from 50kW to over 3 Megawatts. Your backup source should be capable of providing 15 percent more power than your average use.
When you are looking for generators for sale or any other alternative energy products, Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd is one of the best suppliers to go to in South Africa.
You can have a look at info on the top options on their website, as well as get some buying advice and in-depth reviews models, which include the following:
Inverter generators for sale from Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd include models like the Ryobi RG-1280I Inverter Generator with standby power – 1.2kVA / Prime Power – 1kVA (2.8A) and a 97.7cc 4stroke Air Cooled Petrol (Recoil start) engine with a 5L fuel tank. It comes with a 2 year guarantee and can give prime power for 6 hours.
Single Phase Generators
Single Phase generators for sale from Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd include models like the 0.9kVA – Lutian – Single Phase Petrol Generator – GE-LT1200B-4 model, that gives 0.9KVA 220V / 50Hz from a manual start. It comes with a South Africa socket and its noise level is 65dB.
Three Phase Generators
Three phase generators for sale from Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd include models like the 7.5kVA – Atlas Copco – Three Phase Petrol Generator – P8000T model. It has a Prime Rating of 7.5 kVA and a standby rating of 8.1 kVA.
Petrol generators for sale from Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd include models like the 2.0kVA – Ryobi – Single Phase Petrol Generator, model RG-2700. It gives Standby Power of 2.5kVA / Prime Power – 2.0kVA (8.7A) from a 196cc 4stroke Air Cooled Petrol (Recoil start) Engine with a 12 l Fuel Tank that can give nominal (prime) power for 10 hours. It weighs 42kg and comes with a 2 year guarantee.
Diesel generators for sale from Africa Power Equipment (Pty) Ltd include models like the 5kVA – Single Phase Silent Diesel Generator, model BP5000S with the following specifications:
Standby Power: 4.5kVA / Prime Power – 5.0kVA (21.7A)
Engine: BP-186FAG Diesel (Electric start)
Fuel Tank: 16L
Fuel autonomy at nominal (prime) power: 8 Hours
Silent Enclosure – 72dB @ 7m