## How many watt generator do I need to run a computer?

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Wattage / Engine / Run Time / Starting / Mobility

Appliance | Running (Rated) Watts | Additional Starting Watts |
---|---|---|

Computer with 17inch Monitor | 800 | 0 |

Laser Printer | 950 | 0 |

Fax Machine | 65 | 0 |

Copy Machine | 1600 | 0 |

**How many amps can a 10000 watt generator put out?**

42 amps

A 6500 watt generator can only produce about 27 amps; a 10,000 watt generator can produce about 42 amps, and it doesn’t matter if it is a portable or an automatic. There is a simple formula that can be used; watts divided by volts will equal amps. The generator produces 240 volts. 6500 divided by 240 equals 27.

### How many kW generator do I need to run my house?

Multiply kilowatts x 1.25 to add a margin of safety and for future power needs. This is the minimum Generator Capacity required for your home. For example, if you determine that your minimum Generator Capacity is 17.5 kilowatts, you’ll want an 18-22 kilowatt generator to adequately power your home during an outage.

**Will a 10000 watt generator run a whole house?**

If you need a generator size for home, you need more wattage to run multiple home appliances. For homeowners, large dual fuel 10000-watt units are the best option.

#### What can a 10500 watt generator run?

With 10,500 watts of running power and the ability to surge up to 13,000 watts, this generator can power household essentials such as lights, small and large appliances, and your home’s central A/C system. The fully loaded power panel features multiple outlets including 2 120V GFCI protected household outlets.

**What size generator will run a computer?**

Most desktop PCs use less than 300 watts, peak. Large laptops use less than 100 watts. Smaller laptops might use less than 50, and tablet sized devices might use less than 25. You can probably run several desktop PCs on a 3400 watt generator.

## What will a 10500 watt generator run?

**What size breaker do I need for a 10000 watt generator?**

50 Amp breaker

10,000 Watts divided by 240 Volts equals 41.6 Amps. This unit requires a 50 Amp breaker. Wire size is determined by load, length and material of the conductor. #6 AWG copper or #4 AWG will serve up to 165 feet with an NEC maximum allowance of 3% voltage drop from the source.

### Will a 30kW generator run my house?

The typical house will need about 25 to 40 kilowatts, so a 20kw generator is too small. An average American home needs around 30 to 50 kilowatts of power for its basic electrical needs. In order to ensure that your home has enough electricity when the grid goes down, you’ll want at least a 30 kW generator.