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Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator - 5791

Abt Model: 5791 | UPC Code: 696471057911
$319.00  
Inverter Technology/ Lightweight/ Electronic Overload Protection/ LED Status Indicator Lights/ Low-Oil Shut Down/ Flexpower Fuel Management System/ Fully Enclosed Case/ Orange Finish
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Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator - 5791

Features:

  • Inverter Technology - Clean, Stable Power
  • Lightweight, Compact Design
  • Electronic Overload Protection
  • LED Status Indicator Lights
  • Low-Oil Shut Down
  • Flexpower Fuel Management System
  • Durable, Fully Enclosed Case

Specifications:

  • Configuration/Emissions 49-State
  • A/C Rated Output Watts 800
  • A/C Maximum Output Watts 850
  • A/C Voltage 120VAC
  • A/C Frequency 60 Hz
  • Rated 120/240 VAC Amperage 6.6
  • Max 120/240 VAC Amperage 7.1
  • Engine Displacement 38cc
  • Engine Type OHV
  • Engine RPM Variable
  • Recommended Oil SAE 30
  • Lubrication Method Splash Sump
  • Choke Type Manual Lever
  • Fuel Shut Off Manual Lever
  • Idle Control FlexPower
  • Starting Method Manual
  • Low Oil Shutdown Method Low Level
  • Start Switch Type On/Off Toggle
  • Switch Location On Engine
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Gal) 0.50
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Ltrs) 1.90
  • Run Time at 50% (Hours) 3.60
  • Handle Style Fixed
  • Maintenance Kit Sold Separately

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Depth: 18"
  • Width: 10"
  • Height: 15"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 29 lbs
  • Shipping: 33 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturers Warranty(authorized online retailer):
    • Commercial 6 Months
    • Residential 2 Year
More reasons to buy the Generac 5791 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Generac 5791 is Brand New.
  • The Generac 5791 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 
A/C Rated Output800 Watts
Starting MethodManual
Fuel Tank Capacity (Gal.)0.5
InstallationPortable
Height (inches)15
Width (inches)10
Depth (inches)18
Warranty2 Years Residential, 6 Months Commercial
  

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Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator
 
4.3

(based on 86 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Camping (23)
  • Home backup power (21)
  • Other (13)
  • Tailgating (7)
  • Jobsite (6)

Cons

No Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent inverter generator

I bought the iX2000 as soon as I heard hurricane Irene was going to hit. I ended up getting the last one, which was displayed and demo'd on the floor, as it was...Read complete review

I bought the iX2000 as soon as I heard hurricane Irene was going to hit. I ended up getting the last one, which was displayed and demo'd on the floor, as it was the last one left. The fuel inside it was brown and foul. The dealer drained it and poured fresh fuel in it and the generator started up on the third pull. It pulsated at first, but what do you expect with 2 year old fuel in it? The dealer I bought this from was very honest and knowledgable. I asked if these generac inverters has any problems, and he said yes. Common problems they see are carburetor issues, choke levers breaking off, oil sensors not working right, and something else which has to do with power surging but I can't remember the exact name of the part. He made sure everything worked right before I left out the door with it. And any problems I had to come right back to him with it. Great thing is, I haven't had any problems with this generator! When we lost power, it ran night and day for 6 straight days. I only shut it off for its first and second oil changes. This guy never quit on me once! In summary, this is an excellent inverter generator, however do not buy this online. Go to an authorized Generac dealer and buy it. Have them start it, check it, and make sure it's ok before going out the door.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Little power house, but hard to start

We were in the bad hurricane force winds of July 2012 storms; hit twice, without power for over eight days (and only a mere 1/2 block from the staging center for MonPower's...Read complete review

We were in the bad hurricane force winds of July 2012 storms; hit twice, without power for over eight days (and only a mere 1/2 block from the staging center for MonPower's power restoration). Luckily I had this as my only way to get any power. It was able to keep my refrigeration running and when the temperatures rose, would switch it back and forth to a small window AC in one room, plus ran my medium size flat screen and small computer to watch some movies (since cable, phone, Net EVERYTHING was out of service). It ran them well, however, it is very hard to restart after running out of gas. Even if you stop it manually to refill, it is hard to restart. It is BRAND NEW, NEW USED before this incident. I've wound up with an extremely sore hand and arm and a couple fingers that are red and raw from pulling the started cord up to 50 times to restart after a refill. On the PLUS side, I timed the running time with the "stopwatch" on my iPod and it ran 4:00:52 (4 hours 52 seconds) with the fridge, 2 fans, small computer and flat screen running off it... so I got longer run times than expected in specs on it. Only had ONE overload (no idea why) the entire week when the AC first engaged (it was a brand new AC I had yet to replace the one in my bedroom with.. so maybe because it was new...) but never did it again over span of 8 days. This may NOT be recommended by manufacturer, so take this advice at own risk: I noticed it seemed rather hot when temps were hitting 100degrees and I took off the side panel to check air filter (clean as brand new) then left off the panel allow more air flow. It was a little easier to start after doing this and seemed to run a bit cooler.

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4.0

nice little generator

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from Dayton

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

I got this unit to run my circular saw with out having to drag out my 100' extension cord. It works great for this purpose, its nice and quiet. I also wanted to run my little fridge and some lights if a storm ever comes. Tested it out to see how well it would take that load and it worked just fine. I also purchased from my local dealer and I was impressed with the service. They shown me how to operate and service it. They initially oiled and fueled it up checked operation. I like to support my local business anyway. Thanks Generac for the great product and thanks local generac dealer for the service.

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5.0

awesome !!!

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from Chicago

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

This generator is so cool. Just blows everything else away. So quiet and smooth running. It's truly a great product. Definitely will highly recommend this product to everyone.

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5.0

Great generator for camping or anytime you are on the go!

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from Jefferson City

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

After unlocking the unit and becoming familiar with the directions, I added the oil and gas and it started right up without any issues. I let it warm up for just a bit and tested it out with a portable 1500W heater. It ran the heater without hesitation with a very reasonable exhaust tone. The ECO mode allowed the engine to lower the RPM a bit to make it even quieter. I hate the sound of a generator just screaming for no reason, so with the ECO mode turned on is where I will be running it mostly. Absolutely love the ECO mode! The 49lbs or so makes it very portable and easy to carry with one hand. I walked it all the way around the house and into the lower garage and put it up on the bench with one arm. My wife has heavier luggage! I tested the 12vdc option on a lead-acid battery and like the manual says, it is not a regulated output by any means. Personally I would have liked to see it regulated at least somewhat. I measured over 20vdc with not load and loaded on a mostly charged battery the output was 15-16vdc. I find this too high for a rated output of 12vdc. The load would have to be quite heavy to draw it down to 12vdc. I had hoped to possibly use is output for other loads other than charging batteries, but I guess I will have to stick with what it was designed for. And like the manual states, don't leave a battery on there too long otherwise you will over charge it. I looked to an external voltage regulator, but the options are limited and pricey. In conclusion, I think it's a great unit and compares the same or better then the red or blue units out there. I'm a very happy customer!

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5.0

Starts Good and runs Quiet, Air filter could be better.

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from Twin Falls

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

I purchased this generator for camping and works great! It has been easy to start, puts out rated power and It is quiet enough for camping with close neighbors. The only complaint that I have is that the air filter does not do a good job of keeping dust out of the engine if the generator is run while setting in loose soil.

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5.0

great unit for the price

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from Bismarck

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

this unit is quiet and runs smooth and light weight to move around we use it as a portable for our jobs arouind our c-stores saves on having to drag extension cords around

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5.0

Great little generator for the price!

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from Las Vegas

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

Bought this to support my motorcycle and car track day excursions. Provides plenty of power for my small air compressor, music, etc. Also like the 12VDC output for battery charging. Quiet & economical, a perfect fit for my needs!

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1.0

Worked for a brief time.

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from Hessel

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

As an electrical contractor I install a couple generac guardian systems each year. I purchased this portable as a convenience for customers while I had the power off for the install of the transfer switch. I bought it in August of 2014, used it twice, nothing about the unit I did not like. On March 10th of 2015 I needed it and it would not start. Would not even try to start. Contacted my wholesaler they picked it up and as of writing this review on April 17th I have not heard anything about my generator. I like generac because my customers request generac. I hope this issue is resolved soon.

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5.0

Amost as quiet as a mouse

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from San Luis Obispo

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

Great little generator for camping or running a small music amp and speaker. We hooked ours up and it kept going and going. This thing sips gas like nothing doing. I recommend this generator to people that need electricity but little noise. The only thing you need to be aware of is the exhaust. Make sure to put the generator away a few feet down wind and you should be golden

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5.0

Nice unit

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from Lafayette

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

A bit cramped near the oil fill but that's to be expected with a small unit. Started easily and ran smoothly under load of a 24" drum fan. I haven't put it through it's paces yet but my initial impression is good.

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5.0

Good value

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from Harrisburg

Comments about Generac iX Series 800 Watts Portable Generator:

Great generator, great price, quiet. Bought for a backup at home and for outdoor activities.

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