- Wattage (Gas): 5,250 W / 4,250 W
- THD: Unspecified
- Noise Level: 76 dBA
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: Yes
- Run Time@ 25% load: Unspecified
- Run Time@ 50% load: 8 h
- Weight: 99.5 lbs
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The Pulsar PG5250 has a 224 cc (8 hp) Ducar OHV 4-stroke engine that runs on gasoline and provides 120/240V and 4,250W of running power and 5,250W of peak power. The generator has a pull-start mechanism that is common. It has a noise level of 76 dBA (less noisy than a shower). The PG5250 can run for about 8 hours at 0.5 load on a full tank and 4 gallons of fuel (fuel consumption is approximately 0.5 GPH).
There are 4 AC outlets on the control panel: a duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) outlet, a 120V 30A (TT-30R) outlet, and a 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) outlet.Also, it has 1 DC outlet with a 12V 8A output, which makes it easy to charge batteries.This Pulsar generator is ready for an RV because it has a TT-30R (TT stands for “Travel Trailer”) receptacle.The PG5250 is also ready for a transfer switch because it has a twist-lock L14-30R receptacle.If the power goes out, you can easily connect it to a breaker box and keep your home running.
The status and activity of the PG5250 can be easily checked on the control panel, which has a meter that shows voltage, frequency, and lifetime hours.In addition to this information, a light shows you if the oil level is too low.A built-in fuel gauge makes it easy and quick to check how much gas is in the generator.As for safety features, the device has a circuit breaker for overheating and an automatic shut-off for low oil, so you can use it without worry.The Pulsar PG5250 comes with the standard paperwork and an owner’s manual, which will help you get the device up and running quickly.It also comes with the following accessories: funnel and a set of tools.
The standard, open frame design of the Pulsar PG5250, which is L23.3 x W17 x H17.8 in, gives the generator stability and lets it be raised above ground level.The device was made to work well in harsh conditions and in the great outdoors.The PG5250’s dry weight of 99.5 lbs lets you use it anywhere you need to.Also, once it’s on the ground, it’s easy to move because it has wheels and a handle that folds up.
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The following charts show how some of the most important features of the Pulsar-PG5250 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||0.08 gal/kWh|
|Engine||224 cc Ducar OHV 4-stroke|
|Voltage||AC: 120/240V 60 Hz, DC: 12V|
|Running watts||4,250 W||n/a|
|Starting watts||5,250 W||n/a|
|Running amps (@120/240V)||35.4/17.7 amps||n/a|
|Peak amps (@120/240V)||43.8/21.9 amps||n/a|
|Run time @50% load||8 h||n/a|
|Run time @25% load||Unspecified||n/a|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator||Yes|
|AC outlets||1x Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R); 1x 120V 30A (TT-30R); 1x 120/240V 30A (L14-30R)|
|DC outlets||1x 12V 8A output|
|Fuel tank||4 gal|
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)||23.3 x 17 x 17.8 in|
|Noise (lower limit)||76 dBA|
|Security||Low oil and overload protection|
|Accessories included||Funnel, tool kit, 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
A good selection of air compressors, pressure washers, and of course generators are available from Pulsar Products Inc., a firm situated in California, USA.Their models vary from 1,2 kW to 10 kW and include dual fuel and RV-Ready designs.The US is home to a number of Pulsar facilities, including two distribution centers, one in Illinois and one in California.However, it appears that Asia is where they outsource the production of their goods.
There is a warranty on the Pulsar PG5250 for up to 2 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Pulsar generators come with a warranty that you can learn more about by calling Pulsar Customer Support at 1-866-591-8921.