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Old 07-12-2016, 11:35 PM   #15
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I learned something about generators when I put a muffler on one of mine.

Yeah, an advanced muffler quiets things down some, but most of the noise comes from the crankcase etc.

I am sure that is why most advanced and expensive inverter generators come housed in a sound deadening plastic case.


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Yes, and we need to look some way to insulate the generator itself then...
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Best way to "quiet" the generator is to not use it! The engine alternator charges the batteries at far higher current than the generator+charger do. It is also far quieter.
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Gen's primary use is AC.
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Best way to "quiet" the generator is to not use it! The engine alternator charges the batteries at far higher current than the generator+charger do. It is also far quieter.
I wasn't aware of that. Thanks

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