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Easy-To-Use RV and Commercial Mobile Generators Worthy of the Cummins Onan Name

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When you buy a towable RV, motorized RV, specialty RV or a park model RV, they don’t always come with a generator or you may be replacing a defective or old generator. Many people solve this problem with a portable option, which can work if you don’t have a lot of devices to run. However, you’ll start to have problems when your power needs are constant, like when you want to run a refrigerator and an AC unit. Also, lifting a portable generator that’s large enough for these tasks and moving it away from your belongings so it can safely be operated is back-breaking work, too. And that doesn’t even include all the fuel you have to bring to keep it running.

This is why a lot of RV owners are switching to Cummins Onan installed generators. They’re designed to maximize efficiency in a small footprint and run as quietly as possible. Installed generators generally have on-board tanks that are bigger than what you’ll find on portables, which means they run much longer, too.

Before buying, it’s best to start by determining what size generator you need. Cummins Onan provides an online resource to help make your calculations: https://cumminspowerdocs.com/RV-sizing. When you click the link, you’ll just need to select what kind of vehicle you’ll be using and pick what devices you’ll be powering. When you’re done, the site provides recommendations for what generator types and models work best for your needs.

Cummins Onan RV generators are divided into two basic categories: Quiet Gas (QG) and Quiet Diesel (QD). The letters are used in the name of each model, so it’s easy to see which kind you’re looking at. The QG units run on Liquid Propane (LP) gas, but gasoline-powered units are available as well.

Some of the most popular Quiet Gas (QG) LP units for RVs are listed below:

QG2500 | 2.8 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 23.3 Amps | 70 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 125 lbs

QG3600 | 4 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 33.3 Amps | 68 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 176 lbs

QG5500 | 5.5 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 45.8 Amps | 69 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 279 lbs

QG6500| 7 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 58.3 Amps | 70 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 290 lbs

Some of the most popular Quiet Diesel (QD) models for RVs are listed below:

QD3200 | 3.2 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 26.7 Amps | 68 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 205 lbs

QD6000| 6 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 50 Amps | 66 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 420 lbs

QD8000| 8 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 66.6 Amps | 66 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 420 lbs

QD10000| 10 kW | 60 Hz | 120/240 Volts | 83.3/41.7 Amps | 68 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 765 lbs

QD12500| 12.5 kW | 60 Hz | 120/240 Volts | 104/52 Amps | 69 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 770 lbs

Cummins Onan Commercial Mobile Generators are also available in Quiet Gas (QG) and Quiet Diesel (QD) models. Commercial mobile generators are designed to be used constantly and in demanding conditions, including applications like fire and emergency trucks, utility and telecom fleets and specialty vehicles such as food trucks.

Some of the most popular Quiet Gas (QG) LP units for commercial purposes are listed below:

QG2300 | 2.3 kW | 50 Hz | 230 Volts | 10 Amps |70 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 125 lbs

QG2500 | 2.5 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 20.8 Amps | 70 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 125 lbs

QG3300 | 3.3 kW | 50 Hz | 115/230 Volts | 28.7/14.3 Amps | 65 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 174 lbs

QG3600 | 3.6 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 30 Amps | 70 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 174 lbs

QG5500| 5.5 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 45.8 Amps | 66 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 290 lbs

QG6500| 6.5 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 54.2 Amps | 70 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 290 lbs

Some of the most popular Quiet Diesel (QD) models for commercial purposes are listed below:

QD5000| 4.8 kW | 50 Hz | 230 Volts | 21 Amps | 68 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 400 lbs

QD6000| 6 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 50 Amps | 69 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 420 lbs

QD6500 | 6.25 kW | 60 Hz | 100 Volts | 63 Amps | 71 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 420 lbs

QD7500| 7.5 kW | 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 62.5 Amps | 71 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 420 lbs

QD8000| 8 kW| 60 Hz | 120 Volts | 66.6 Amps | 72 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 420 lbs

QD10000| 10 kW | 60 Hz | 120/240 Volts | 83.3/41.7 Amps | 68 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 816 lbs

QD12000| 12 kW | 60 Hz | 120/240 Volts | 100/50 Amps | 68 dB(A) sound level | single-phase | weighs 816 lbs

You can buy any one of RV or Commercial Mobile Generators from AP Electric going to the Cummins Onan section of our website http://apelectric.com/all-generators/rv-commercial-mobile-generators-3-6-20kw or calling AP Electric at 847-516-8882 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central.

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