Product Review: Porter Cable H1000IS-W Electric Generator
The Porter Cable H1000IS-W is equipped with a 20 HP twin-cylinder engine. The engine features pressure lubrication and low-oil protection in order to keep it running at maximum performance. Also, the engine is easier to maintain thanks to the spin-on oil filter. The Porter Cable H1000IS-W also features an hour meter so that you can properly schedule maintenance.
Another nice feature of the Porter Cable H1000IS-W is the brushless alternator. This type of alternator requires less maintenance than brush designs as you don’t have to replace brushes periodically. Also, the alternator in the Porter Cable H1000IS-W provides cleaner electricity. The unit is equipped with rubber isolator in order to reduce vibrations. The ball bearings will also help increase the life span of the unit.
The Porter Cable H1000IS-W is equipped with a seven gallon fuel tank complete. The tank also features a fuel gauge so you don’t run out of fuel unexpectedly. When running at 50% load, this provides enough fuel to generate power for just over eight hours. The Porter Cable H1000IS-W can provide power for 4.2 hours when it is operating at full load. The idle control feature will help save fuel.
There are a total of four outlets available on the Porter Cable H1000IS-W. There are 120 VAV GFCI Duplex and 120 VAC Twistlock outlets. Also, the Porter Cable H1000IS-W offers 120-240 VAC Twistlock and 120-240 VAV High Power outlets.
You will also appreciate the fact that the Porter Cable H1000IS-W is very portable. The electric generator comes packaged with a portability kit so that you can move it around easily. The kit includes 13-inch pneumatic tires. There is also a lift kit included.
If you need a portable generator, then you should take a look at the Porter Cable H1000IS-W. The seven gallon fuel tank will provide enough fuel for eight hours at 50% load and 4.2 hours at full load. Also, the Porter Cable H1000IS-W is equipped with a brushless alternator so you don’t have to worry about replacing brushes periodically.