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There are many misconceptions about generator systems.

Here is a basic overview of a manual system.

Manual systems:

1- Contain a transfer system allowing the use of a portable generator to power your existing electrical circuits.

2- The home owner is responsible for controlling the load on a manual system.

3- Require manual transfer when utility power is lost.

4- Require a sheltered spot for generator to run in bad weather.

5- Require manual exercise for portable generator.

6- Require fresh fuel storage.

7- Are less expensive then standby systems.


Here is some helpful videos about portable generators.
Below is  before and after photos of a manual generator system.
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