Powerlite Honda 6kVA Generator

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Product Description

Honda Powered 6 KVA Recoil StartWhether portable power is required for farming, industrial work, mining or construction, look no further than the Powerlite range of petrol generators.  

Powered by a reliable Honda 4-stroke unleaded engine, the Powerlite Petrol generator range provides power you can depend on for every job. With an output of 5600 watts, the 6 litre fuel tank provides 2.5 hours of continuous power.

The compact unit is also built in a trade tough welded frame with heavy duty anti-vibration mounts to withstand the roughest conditions. Thoroughly tested and built by Australia’s leading manufacturer of generating sets. The unit includes low oil protection. 

Complete with a 3-year Honda engine warranty, 2 year Powerlite generator warranty and backed by a national service network, this generator has your jobsite/farm site covered.

This product is ‘Honda Australia Approved’ - meaning that the Honda engine used in an Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) product, has been engine match tested by Honda Australia, is a genuine Honda engine and meets their strict quality and operational standards, and is backed by their national service agent network. The following table outlines the new extended warranty for the different Honda engine types:

 

 Honda Engine Warranty

 

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Specifications

SKU PH060

Brand Powerlite

GTIN 9336430002026

Warranty Period: 2 Years + 1 Year Alternator

Product Category Portable Generators

kVA 6

Continuous Output (Watts) 5600

Continuous Output (kW) 5.6

Fuel Petrol

Fuel Tank Capacity 6.5L

Starting Method Recoil

Voltage 240V

Cont. Working Time 2.5hrs

Engine Honda GX340

Output Type 1 x 10A & 1 x 15A

Note Product specifications provided by Manufacturer. This is a portable air-cooled petrol generator designed for short term/standby applications - for pri

Frequency 50Hz

Product Dimensions (mm) LxWxH 760x500x540mm

Net Weight (kg) 70

Engine Warranty 4 year warranty

Engine Warranty 3 year Engine Warranty

Alternator Type Mecc Alte

Noise @ 7m 71


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Powerlite Honda 6kVA Generator Product Review

 

Customer Reviews

Good generator Review by
I am pleased with the generator. With a Honda it started every time. Would recommend to anyone.
(Posted on 23 May 2020)
A great product that is reliable and good value. O Review by
In times of bush fire you need a reliable backup power source. The Honda Powerlite is an excellent unit.
(Posted on 1 January 2020)
Product quality and value for money Review by
We have purchased 5 generators and we are looking to get an extra 5. Great value for money as easier and quicker to deal with rather than our "preferred" suppliers. Great usability and reliability. A great tool to have on the field to power our "heavier" tool.
(Posted on 14 July 2019)

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  • Are these Powerlite generators using legitimate Honda engines? Some cheap brands use Honda engine rip-offs.

    Hi there – Most definitely yes. The Powerlite Petrol Generators use 100% authentic Honda engines purchased from Honda Australia. The engines come with a full 3 year commercial warranty, along with a 2 year generator warranty for frame, alternator etc. You can have the engine serviced or inspected by any approved Honda service agent around the country - there are more than 400 accredited service agents.

    We are aware of some cheaper brands using imported "Honda" engines in generators and other power equipment which are not authentic engines from Honda Australia. We do not stock any products that use non-verified Honda engines. Powerlite have been manufacturing generators in Australia for over 50 years and are a leading brand for tradesmen, farmers, mining companies, and professional contractors requiring portable power.

  • What is the power output wave form? Pure sine wave, modified sine wave?

    Hi Jeff, this is a conventional generator using a brushless alternator that produces a power output with harmonic distortion of +/- 5%.

    conventional generator is designed to run appliances with resistive and heavy loads, e.g. power tools, farming equipment, domestic applainces without microprocessors. Conventional generators can handle 'overloading' for short periods, where an appliance will surge (usually when starting up) briefly. However, conventional generators are not intended to run sensitive electronic equipment (e.g. TV's, laptops, mobile phones etc.). Conventional generators are built tough and are popular for trade, construction, farming, industrial use, plus certain domestic requirements. 

    The type of generator that produces pure sine wave output is an inverter generatorAn inverter generator can run sensitive electronic equipment. Note that Inverter generators cannot handle large 'overloading' that conventional generators can. Too much overload on an inverter generator will cause the generator 'trip the breaker' and stop producing power. These inverter generators are quiet, fuel efficient and are designed for recreational use, small home backup, DIY tasks, small mobile business and small events. 

     Finally, its worth mentioning AVR Generators This type of generator has an Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) fitted, so they reduce large voltage fluctuations that can potentially damage appliances. These types of generators are commonly used for Domestic backup applications and small business backup requirements. 

  • In terms of warranty, where can I find details of service agents for Powerlite Generators?

    Powerlite use premium grade components in all their generators. Starting with the engine, all of the engine manufacturers have national service agent and spare parts networks. The links below will help you with details of their respective service agents:

    For their petrol range, Powerlite mostly use Honda engines from Honda Australia. The Honda service agent network is listed HERE.

    Some petrol models have Briggs & Stratton / Vanguard engines, with their service agents listed HERE.

    For their diesel range, they use both Yanmar Engines and Hatz Engines.

    For specific generator/alternator warranty, servicing and spare parts inquiries for Powerlite Generators, you can find information HERE.

  • Can I use this generator to charge my power tool batteries?

    Hi there,

    Charging battery packs is fine from a conventional generator, we'd recommend having a steady load on the generator and don't connect appliances that will cause the load to jump around during charging.

    Thanks.

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