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Benefits of Using Gentrax Inverter Generators

Benefits of Using Gentrax Inverter Generators

Australia is a country for the outdoorsmen and camping enthusiasts. There isn't a place you can go where people hate camping. And who can blame them when there's so many places to go, and so many sights and things to see and experience.

However, camping doesn't mean you have to rough it. This is why the Gentrax inverter generator is the most popular brand we carry here at Outbax. If you're trying to decide to get one, here are some of the benefits of using these award-winning portable power sources.


What are the benefits of using a Gentrax inverter generator?



A portable generator with a handle and wheels would ease your camping experience. A sturdy wheel system would ensure more portability in an all-terrain environment.

Inverters are light because they use an inverter microprocessor, instead of the heavy alternator found in old-fashioned or conventional generators.

True sine wave

A true sign wave generator would run appliances with efficiency. Appliances with delicate electronics would only run efficiently in true sine wave generators. In electronics, a true sinewave shows a smooth wave with crests and troughs, unlike the modified sine wave with an irregular wave pattern. You can see this in an oscilloscope found in technicians' labs or hospitals.

Earliest models of generators featured sine-wave or conventional generator, followed by the rectangular wave and the recent true-sine wave.

True sinewave produces less harmonic distortion than other waveforms. Devices that run efficiently in true sign wave include: Laser printers, radios, laptops, cordless tools, medical equipment, cellphones and more.

When you run a device in a not-true sine wave generator, it will either go hotter or stop working altogether. You will be using a device that consumes more electricity. The following are the benefits of a true sine wave generator:

  • Power tools such as a drill with motors produce less heat.
  • Rice cookers and heaters work faster.
  • It prevents damage to devices and appliances with sensitive electronics.
  • It has less noise such as found in radios, TV, and phones.
  • It prevents computer errors and shutdowns.
  • It provides clean energy without the risks of drops and spikes that could damage sensitive electronics.


Quieter than traditional generators

At 58DB@7m, a conventional generator is quieter than a conversation. You won't want a generator that sounds like a chainsaw.

Hassle-free maintenance

An inverter doesn't need heavy maintenance, unlike other old generators that need oil replacement after more than 150 hours of use. This will free you of special instruments and countless hours of troubleshooting.

Fuel economy selector

You can run generators for eight hours at economy mode. With this feature, you can reduce the engine speed whilst keeping a steady and quality power output for devices that need less power.

Power efficiency

Inverter generators can adjust their motor speed depending on the load. This is unlike the conventional generator that runs at 3600 RPM regardless of the appliance load. This results in gas savings and more electricity time. For instance, a conventional generator would consume two gallons of gas, whilst an inverter would use less fuel for the same amount and time.

Can be used for various purposes

An inverter generator is designed for camping, outdoor parties, construction, and any outdoor activities that need a stable power supply.

Parallel capable and high-quality output

An inverter can produce power akin to the one used in houses. To increase such power, you could pair another inverter generator with a unit of similar size and rating to double capacity.



An inverter generator comes with a one to two-year warranty that provides consumer protection coverage in case of factory defects and conditions covered. The Australian Consumer Law ensures that you are compensated or entitled to refund in case of damage. You will save money within the warranty coverage.

Has a hardened plastic and metallic housing

Inverter generators constitute high-density plastic or HDP, aluminium, and stainless housing. These three materials can resist blunt force, humidity, rain, and direct sunlight. You can also find generators with anti-rust housing for all kinds of weather.

Clean and safe power quality

The inverter generator works by converting an AC power into DC power, and then again into clean AC power.


Some tips on choosing a Gentrax inverter generator


  • Know your wattage needs for your appliances. If the unit's power is in amps, follow the formula amps x volts = watts. Add up the required watts of all the items that will run simultaneously. Because a wattage listed by the appliance's manufacturer would not be exact compared to the actual power usage, add a 10% correction factor on top of the total power requirements. Take note that the starting wattage and running wattage could be different depending on appliance type. These total watts would determine the power rating of the inverter generator that you will need.


  • Don't rely on price alone. What you pay is what you get. If you do, you would get generators that are not fuel efficient, durable, and would cost you more in maintenance than what you bought at face value. Do a research about the inverter generator features such as power output, housing build, and fuel efficiency.


  • Read customer reviews about the products and the company that supplies it. Read blogs, forums, and social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. You could read up client reviews in various consumer review sites.


  • Compare the product features, power output, warranties, decibel, prices, and operating time.


  • Determine if the product meets the Australian Regulatory Compliance mark. This will ensure that the product passed rigorous technical and industry-standard tests.


  • When choosing two generators, buy a bigger one for your house and a portable generator for outdoor activities or as a reserve.



  • Choose generators with a high-power capacity. This allows you to use several devices simultaneously.