Last updated on April 13th, 2021 at 05:02 am
Briggs and Stratton Q6500 is a reliable and cost-effective inverter generator mainly designed for home backup power use. But, you can also take it to campsites, tailgates, and even at the construction sites to power your tools, appliances, or electronics.
It has a powerful engine that operates quietly. Its fuel tank offers a good runtime so that you can keep your essentials running for a more extended period during an outage. It is also relatively safe for sensitive electronics, highly portable, and has various power outlets.
Briggs & Stratton Q6500
Weight and Warranty: The Briggs and Stratton Q6500 is a QuietPower Series inverter generator lighter in weight because of its compact design. It weighs 135 pounds and comes with a 2-year consumer warranty and a 1-year commercial warranty.
Certifications: It is an EPA approved product, but it is not CARB compliant. Not having a CARB certificate means it can’t be shipped to California.
Engine: The generator is featured with a 306cc Briggs & Stratton 4-cycle OHV engine that is highly fuel-efficient.
Starting and Running Watts: It produces 6500 watts of peak power and 5000 watts of running power. With this output power, you can power a variety of appliances at the same time.
Fuel Tank Size and Runtime: Its 5-gallon fuel tank provides 14 hours of non-stop runtime at 25% load. The runtime will decrease when you increase the load.
Start System: The unit features a recoil start system.
Noise Level: It is an inverter generator, so its noise level is on the lower side. It operates at 66 dB (A) at a 25% load. Thanks to its QuietPower Series Inverter Technology that automatically adjusts the engine speed according to the load applied. It results in lower noise levels and excellent fuel efficiency. Also, the plastic, all-steel enclosure keeps the noise level at minimal levels.
THD Rating: It provides clean and stable power to your appliances to keep them in working conditions for a long. Its less than 5% THD rating allows you to power most sensitive electronics without hesitation and fear.
Portability: Its compact design and light weight make it portable. But not only this, a telescoping luggage-style handle and 8-inch never-flat tires make the unit easy to transport.
Safety Features: If we talk about its safety features, there is an automatic voltage regulator, overload protection, and low-oil shutoff. The available LED indicators are there for added safety.
Power Outlets: There are four GFCI-protected 120V 20A household outlets and two USB ports. Also, there is a 120/240V 30A outlet that can be connected to a transfer switch.