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Choosing the Right 10kVA Generator

10kVA generators are the one size that suits many different applications and are one of the most popular sizes available Since hundreds of  people each month are looking online for 10 kVA generators in Australia, you have to wonder why. It will power almost anything on your building site or at your home/office/shop. You can…Read More

By | May 13, 2022

Off grid solar standalone solar system with generator

Off grid solar standalone solar system Off Grid Solar Power can be as reliable and affordable as being connected to the grid. With today’s solar battery technology combined with the new generation of solar battery system inverters, generators and chargers, anyone can and do produce their own electricity, in any remote Australian location. Hybrid solar…Read More

By | May 13, 2022

Generator Sizing Guide For Off-Grid Solar Systems in Australia

Most off-grid solar systems are paired with a generator. Without utility power as a fallback, off-grid setups need a backup plan in case their solar system can’t produce enough to meet the property’s needs. Petrol & Diesel generators are used in off-grid systems as a backup charging source to recharge the battery bank when solar…Read More

By | May 9, 2022

Typical generator fault finding procedure

Typical generator fault finding procedure   Listed below are typical faults which may occur together with the action required to remedy the fault.   ENGINE   Fault                                        Possible cause Engine will not turn a) Battery discharged. Loose or incorrect cable connections. Electrical fault in starting circuit. b) Faulty starter motor. c) Starter pinion will not…Read More

By | March 7, 2022

Off-Grid Solar Backup Generators

So your an Off-Gridder and need regular power Solar – wind – inverters – batteries and generators a combination of these is what you will end up with. Try and design your usage around minimal power usage this will help with overall costs in both set up and running. With the proliferation of LED lighting…Read More

By | February 18, 2022

Top 6 Generator Problems & How to Fix Them

    Generators are essential machines for residential & Industrial properties, especially in remote areas. They allow you to perform many useful tasks and can help you keep your home running should your area suffer an electrical outage, such as in the case of a heavy storm or bush fire. At some point, though, your…Read More

By | September 17, 2021

Servicing the Honda iGX390 Engine

Servicing the Honda iGX390 Engine It may be Honda’s most advanced small engine, but that doesn’t mean the iGX390 is hard to work on. Here is what you need to know about maintaining this engine so it continues to deliver top-level performance and reliability no matter what it may be powering. Maintenance Schedule Oil: Check…Read More

By | July 15, 2021

My Generator is Producing No Voltage

My Generator is Producing No Voltage with No Load. How can I test it?             How can I fix it? Why does your generator not produce any voltage?

By | July 14, 2021
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Pure Sine Wave Generator – The Truth

Pure Sine Wave Generator What is Pure Sine Wave? Pure sine wave or clean power is a marketing term. Electrical power can be graphically depicted as a sine wave whereby the electrical signal alternates from +240 volts to -240 volts at a rate of 50 times per second (50 Hz). Without sine wave power output,…Read More

By | July 5, 2021

Choosing the Best Generator For Your Farm

What Genset Do I Need For My Farm? Running a farm can present a wide range of challenges that require innovative solutions. Power supply is one of those things that is often not reliable, and loss of power can result in a loss of productivity and profit as well as greater complications for facilities requiring…Read More

By | June 29, 2021

Diesel Generator Fuel Consumption.

Diesel generator Fuel Consumption in liters per hour. The principle of thermal engine (or diesel engine or genset) electricity generation is quite simple. An electric thermal generator is a device that converts mechanical energy obtained from an external thermal source (fuel combustion) into electrical energy as the output. So to propel the piston to make…Read More

By | June 15, 2021

Diesel Generator Set Underloading and its impacts

Diesel Generator Set Underloading and its impacts. INTRODUCTION System condition and reliability are critical to backup and prime power applications for every facility, from mission critical data centers to home installations. A generator set is a key piece of the infrastructure, proper operation and maintenance are essential for long-term system reliability that ensures availability. All…Read More

By | June 10, 2021

Mine Spec Generator

Mine Site compliant Diesel Generators Our range of Mine Spec Diesel Generators are the perfect solution to those who require a generator that is designed to meet mining site requirements. Powerlite Australia has service agents across Australia with a sales, manufacturing, and service office located in Sydney. Our experience will enable us to deliver your…Read More

By | June 10, 2021

Do you have a tractor? Do you need a generator?

  PTO Generators / Tractor Generators are the answer!  A generator consists of an engine and alternator … by using the Power Take-off (PTO) on the tractor you can eliminate the need for an engine. PTO Generators / Tractor Generators are designed for mobile or standby electrical power and are ideal for any farmer as…Read More

By | April 15, 2016

Does your portable generator comply with Australian standards?

  When considering to buy a generator make sure it is manufactured to Australian standards (AS2790) which are rated to provide ‘true’ full power performance on their actual capabilities. All Powerlite Generators are manufactured to Australian Standards (AS2790). A generator is made up of an engine and alternator combination. The generating set rating is supposedly…Read More

By | March 30, 2016

Video – Petrol Generator User Guide

Powerlite’s guide to using our range of petrol generators. Powerlite Petrol Generator User Guide Check engine oil Use unleaded grade petrol only The engine speed is factory set (do not adjust) Operate in accordance with instruction book Do not operate in confined space or inhale exhaust Only use the engine oil specified. Other engine oils…Read More

By | December 2, 2015

Choosing the Correct Generator Size

Choosing the correct generator to suit your requirements can be tricky, but it doesn’t need to be. The ideal Generator is one that is correctly matched to power all the electrical equipment you would like to run at the same time. If you choose a generator which is too big it will not necessarily run…Read More

By | November 2, 2015