- Wattage (Gas): 9,400 W / 7,500 W
- THD: Unspecified
- Noise Level: Unspecified
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: No
- Run [email protected] 25% load: 13 h
- Run [email protected] 50% load: 10 h
- Weight: 188 lbs
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The Powermate PM9400E has a 420 cc OHV 4-stroke engine that drives it. It gives out 120/240V, runs on gasoline, and has a running wattage of 7,500W and a peak wattage of 9,400W. This generator can be turned on with either a traditional pull-start or a simple and elegant electric starter (battery included). With its 8-gallon fuel tank, the PM9400E can run for up to 13 hours on a full tank (fuel consumption is approximately 0.62 GPH).
Two 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI duplexes and a 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle are among the 5 AC outlets on the control panel.The PM9400E is ready for a transfer switch because it has a twist-lock L14-30R receptacle.It can be easily connected to a breaker box and can power your home if the power goes out.
The data center on the PM9400E’s control panel is one of its many features.It tells you how many hours it has been running for and lets you keep track of its activity and status.The generator has a built-in fuel gauge that makes it quick, easy, and convenient to find out how much gas is in it.When it comes to safety, this product has a circuit breaker for overheating and an automatic shut-off for low oil, so you can use it without any worries.The Powermate PM9400E comes with the standard paperwork and an owner’s manual, which will help you get the device up and running quickly.The battery charger and oil are also included.
The Powermate PM9400E is 31 inches long, 27 inches wide, and 26.4 inches high.Together with its traditional, open-frame design, they support the generator and allow it to be raised above the ground.The design shown is great for the outdoors and other rough places.Even though this device is technically portable (meaning it can be moved), it can be hard to move and use it without special tools because it weighs 188 pounds.It is hard to move around, but its wheel kit (dia:10) makes it possible “Once it’s on the floor, it will be easier to move because of the handle that folds down.
The following charts show how some of the most important features of the Powermate-PM9400E compare to other generators with the same power output.
**Fuel efficiency is give in relative percentage, 0 being the lowest and 1 being the highest value. Please see below specification table for actual value.
|Fuel efficiency||0.23 gal/kWh|
|Engine||420 cc OHV 4-stroke|
|Starting system||Recoil, Electric|
|Voltage||AC: 120/240V 60 Hz|
|Running watts||7,500 W||n/a|
|Starting watts||9,400 W||n/a|
|Running amps (@120/240V)||62.5/31.3 amps||n/a|
|Peak amps (@120/240V)||78.3/39.2 amps||n/a|
|Run time @50% load||10 h||n/a|
|Run time @25% load||13 h||n/a|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator||Yes|
|AC outlets||1x 120/240V 30A (L14-30R)|
|Data center||Lifetime run hours|
|Fuel tank||Steel, 8 gal|
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)||31 x 27 x 26.4 in|
|Noise (lower limit)||Unspecified|
|Security||Low oil and overload protection|
|Accessories included||Oil, battery charger, battery, and wheel kit|
- We compared more than 500 portable generators at 50% load. We found that there is “skewed right” distribution for the difference between 50% load and 25% load and the median comes at 1.43. With this number we converter all the 25% load runtime to 50% load. Same with the propane efficiency, where median is 1.38.
- For some generators where propane runtime was not given, we used NIST 1994 GGE (Gasoline Gallon Equivalent) formula: 5.66 lbs. of propane = 1 gal of gasoline. All propane runtime is for 20 lbs. propane tank (4.7 gallons).
- Unlike many other sites, we actually tried to find out information about each of the above requirements. However, we are human and are therefore capable of the odd oversight or mistake. Please let us know if you spot any missing or erroneous values so that we can fix them.
About the Manufacturer
While Powermate’s past is a little mysterious, they assert to have been selling portable generators and other outdoor power equipment for over 40 years.They entered into a contract with the Italian PRAMAC in 2009 under what they refer to as “partnership,” but is actually ownership.Generac purchased Powermate from PRAMAC in 2014.
A warranty covers the Powermate PM9400E for up to 3 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Check out Powermate’s warranty policies if you want to know more about the warranty on Powermate generators.You can also call their customer service line at 1-800-445-1805.