Honda Power Equipment HON-EM6500S2C 6500W Commercial Generator ES

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The Electric Start 6500 has premium features for demanding commercial usage (non-GFCI applications) and reliable home backup use.


  • PPortable power with premium features and traditional Honda durability and performance
  • 6,500 watts maximum AC output
  • Powerful, easy-start Honda iGX390 commercial-grade engine
  • Auto-throttle further extends running time by automatically adjusting engine speed to idle when under no load
  • 12 VDC battery charging capability with optional charge cable
  • Standard Wheel kit with Positive Lock Folding Handles for easy transportation and convenient, compact storage
  • Cold Climate Technology aids continuous running in cold weather conditions
  • Honda exclusive iAVR (Intelligent Auto Voltage Regulation) system for stable power delivery and available extra wattage (7000 watts for 10 seconds to start larger equipment)
  • A voltage Selector Switch allows both 120 V and 240 V output, or total output to a single 120 V outlet for powering devices with larger wattage requirements


  • Generator Type: Brush type
  • Maximum AC Output (Watts): 6,500
  • AC Voltage Available: 120 / 240
  • Maximum Continuous AC Output (Watts): 5,500 7,000 (iAVR)
  • Max. Rated AC Amperage @ 120 V / 240 V: 45.8 / 22.9 (58.3 / 29.2 for 10 sec. iAVR)
  • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI): N/A
  • Frequency (Hertz): 60
  • Automatic Voltage Regulator: Standard iAVR (Intelligent Automatic Voltage Regulator)
  • DC Output Volts / Amps: 12 / 8
  • Common Duplex Receptacle Specifications: 40 amps/120 VAC continuous is available as combined total from these twin duplex AC receptacles. Maximum of 20 amps available from each GFCI duplex receptacle.
  • DC Receptacle Specifications: 8 amps/12 VDC is available from these +/- thumb screw terminals. Important Note: AC and DC output can be used simultaneously on this series only. DC system uses floating N (Neutral) type.
  • DC Charging Cable: Optional (P/N 32650-825-015)
  • High Capacity 120 / 240 VAC Twist Lock Receptacle Specifications: This receptacle will supply 30 amps at 120 VAC continuously. This receptacle will supply 22.9 amps (5.5 kVA) at 240 VAC continuously.


  • Engine Type: Honda iGX390T2 OHV, 4-stroke, air-cooled
  • Displacement: 389 cc
  • Starting System: Electric/recoil
  • Low Level Oil Alert System: Standard
  • Auto Throttle: Standard
  • Remote Start Capability: Optional
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 23.5 litres (5.17 Imp. gal.)


  • Transport Wheels: 2 Wheel standard
  • Lifting Hook: Optional (P/N 06810-Z22- A30ZA)
  • Battery: Standard (P/N 31500-MCR-J01)
  • Approximate Running Time (hrs.) / Tankful: 6.9 / 10.4
  • Rated Fuel Consumption (litres/hr): 3.40
  • Noise Level dB(A) (1.5 m to 7 m): 73
  • Length (Without Handles and Wheels): 681 mm (26.8 in.)
  • Length (With Handles and Wheels): 1,051 mm (41.4 in.)
  • Width (Without Handles and Wheels): 530 mm (20.9 in.)
  • Width (With Handles and Wheels): 706 mm (27.8 in.)
  • Height (Without Lift-Hook): 719 mm (28.3 in.)
  • Height (With Lift-Hook): 773 mm (30.4 in.) optional lift hook
  • Dry Weight: 104.8 kg (231 lbs.)
  • Cold Climate Technology: Standard

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