Generator Buyers Guides

Ryobi Generator Review

Ryobi is a big name in power tools, so how do Ryobi generators compare to the rest? We put them to the test. See our Ryobi generator review. A well known manufacturer the world over, Ryobi should have a generator range right up there with the best of the generator brands... Shouldn’t they? Let’s see how their generators compare and provide an expert Ryobi Generator Review: The Contenders The two Ryobi … Read More

used generator

Second-hand cars are one thing, but when it comes to buying a used generator, there are a few things you should be aware of. Let’s be honest, nobody likes to part with more hard-earned money than they have to, which is why the second-hand market in Australia is big business. But just like when you buy a second-hand car, if you see a used generator for sale, it’s worth stopping … Read More

Our most comprehensive range of genset models is our portable trade and farm generators series. We sell tough portable gensets to a whole range of commercial customers; builders, plumbers, farmers, civil construction companies, mine sites, agribusiness, renovators and much more. So after years of gathering feedback from these customers and businesses, along with our ongoing testing from in-house product experts, we can share with you these powerful reviews for the best trade … Read More

As experts in the generator space, we’ve helped thousands of Australians over the years to acquire home backup generators. Whether it be small portable generators to run a few essential appliances during a blackout, or larger whole house generators to restore full power, we’ve had the benefit of accumulating years of information and knowledge in this field. So here, we share with you the reviews, ratings and feedback from our … Read More

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Best Generator for Power Tools

BEST PORTABLE GENERATOR FOR POWER TOOLS Whether you’re a professional tradie or weekend warrior, a generator is often a must-have addition to your toolkit. But with a massive range to choose from, which is the best generator for power tools? Tradies and serious renovators face the power challenge on a daily basis.  How do you power you tools if you are on a remote job site away from mains power, … Read More

hire a generator

Should I buy or hire a generator?

Hire vs. Buy: How to know when buying a generator is cheaper There comes a time in any camper’s/renovator’s/business owner’s/farmer's life when it simply makes better sense to stop hiring a generator every time you need remote power, and buy your very own set. So how do you know when to take the plunge? Here are some of the things you should know when you hire a generator. Not too long … Read More

caravan generator

Selecting a Generator for Your Caravan

If you’re planning a caravan trip that involves free stay camping, then chances are you’ll need some power to run your appliances(caravan generator). Many caravan owners will pack a portable generator as an option to charge their deep cycle batteries, or to run those appliances that generally require a bit more power such as caravan air-conditioning units, washing machines, microwaves, kettles, hair dryers and the like. Our team of generator … Read More

trade/farm generators

Every week, all over Australia we sell trade generators to; civil construction companies, farmers, builders, plumbers, mining companies, hire industries, government departments, rural stations and many other customer types…Because of this, our generator experts have been able to compile a series of helpful answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about trade/farm generators for sale. So if you are in the market for a portable trade generator, then … Read More

generators for camping

Whether you are heading on a camping trip in your camper trailer or a family holiday in your caravan, chances are you’ll be relying on a battery system at some point to provide power for your appliances… your batteries will get charge when your vehicle is running, but your battery juice will get used up by your appliances if you stay in an un-powered spot for a little while. You … Read More

auto start generator

Australian homes and businesses are now more than ever turning to automatic standby generators to get through power outages. With the increasing occurrences of  floods, storms and fires, people no longer have to suffer the inconveniences of  being without power for days on end…an auto start generator will protect your home or business during blackouts 24/7 all year round.  Here at My Generator, we have an expert team of generator … Read More

generac generators

GENERAC GENERATORS AUSTRALIA  It isn’t exactly the new kid on the block, but Generac generator is making waves in the Australian generator market with its range of backup generators for homes, businesses and industry. Here, we take a look at the business behind the hype and reveal why Generac is a name you should get to know. Who exactly is Generac?  Born in the USA, Generac has been designing and … Read More

Planning a camping trip this summer? Before you pack your generator, take some time to read the generator rules for national parks across Australia. Nothing beats the convenience of portable power. For some, that may be solar and battery packs, and for others it may be a modern camping generator - and there’s no time like the summer months to get out there and test out your new ultra lightweight … Read More

EXPERTS RECOMMEND BEST TRADE GENERATORS FOR THE WORK-SITE  In a perfect world you’d be able to get power wherever and whenever you needed it. But in reality, tradies need to rely on portable generators to power up their tools. So which Generators for Tradesmen will give you the dependable power you need? When choosing generators for tradesmen, the first thing you need to decide is how much capacity you need. Too small and … Read More

CAMPING GENERATOR

Best Camping Generators Revealed

EXPERTS PROVIDE CAMPING GENERATOR REVIEWS  Today you don’t have to leave power behind when you hit the road. Camping generators mean you can power up things like microwave, television, laptop, toaster, coffee maker and even the air conditioner in your Motorhome. Of course, the other most common use for a camping generator is recharging your deep cycle battery packs which run all your favorite 12 volt appliances; this is where … Read More

Home backup generator

BEST HOME BACKUP GENERATOR MODELS After tropical storms, cyclones and hurricanes hit, the resulting power cuts can cause disruption for days or weeks afterwards. Keeping food cold, living by torchlight and trying to keep mobiles, laptops and radios powered up becomes a daily challenge. Australians are no strangers to natural disasters – which is why many people are doing the smart thing and buying a home backup generator. While it … Read More

Honda 6kva

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 6kVA Generator It used to be so easy to choose an AVR generator that delivers serious power. Then earlier this year Yamaha unveiled a generator to rival the popular Honda EG Series. Here we find out which one has hit the mark as we put the Yamaha EF7200E and Honda EG5500CXS to the test.    Back in 2011, Honda released its EG series featuring the EG5500CXS model. … Read More

coffee cart generator

Top Coffee Cart Generators Revealed

Starting a mobile coffee cart business? Before you start honing your milk frothing, you need enough portable power to run the coffee machine. Here, we look at the best coffee cart generator on the market. Operating a coffee cart with a generator is the best way to expand your business into new locations as it eliminates the need for a mains power connection. The type of generator you choose for your … Read More

trade generators

Best trade generators for the worksite

Looking for the best trade generators? Here at MyGenerator, we’ve uncovered three generators packed with features and specs every tradie will love. But which one will prove itself as the best worker on a trade site? It’s tough powering up a trade site. The environment and workload is particularly demanding and full of potential dangers. You get bumped and knocked about, and are required to work for hours at a … Read More

honda 6.5kva inverter generator

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 6500 watt Generator Honda and Yamaha set the benchmark for the world of power. And the largest portable inverter generators in their class by a country mile are the Yamaha EF6300iSE and Honda EU65iS (now also available is the Honda 7kVA generator, known as the Honda EU70iS model). So let's find out exactly how they match up. We’re going to say it: both of these generators are … Read More

Honda EU30iS

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 3000 watt Generator Honda and Yamaha are so iconic in terms of anything to do with power, that it’s a true battle of the titans when you put their 3000W generators to the test. Let's see how they match up, as we compare their features and specs. Okay, so the Yamaha and Honda 3kVA generators might be more power than most people need for a camping trip. But … Read More

Honda EU30iu

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 3kVA Generator It’s Honda versus Yamaha, as My Generator compare the features and specs of the Yamaha EF2800i and Honda EU30iu portable inverter generators. First, let’s look at why you might choose a Yamaha or Honda 3kVA generator in the first place. These generators are designed for portable use, but they provide more power than you would generally need for the average camping and caravanning trip. Most … Read More

Honda EU20i

YAMAHA vs. HONDA Caravan Generator How do Yamaha and Honda caravan generators match up? Does anything compare to the Yamaha EF2400iS? In this blog, we answer the big questions. You might have seen that the Yamaha EF2400iS recently came out on top in the Caravan & Motorhome Magazine’s Mega Portable Generator Comparison of 2014. This inverter generator boasts 2000W continuous output and 2400W peak output, which is pretty much all … Read More

Honda 2kVA generator

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 2000 watt Generator When it comes to inverter generators, Yamaha and Honda are head and shoulders above the rest. And if you’re looking for a 2000W generator for camping, caravanning or boating, there’s simply no comparison between these two powerhouses and the rest of the field. So how do you choose between them? Continue reading about Honda 2kVA generator. Following from our in-depth comparison of the Yamaha EF1000iS and … Read More

Honda EU10i

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 1000 watt Generator Yamaha and Honda: these big boys lead the way in inverter generators. But despite appearances, Yamaha and Honda generators are not made exactly equal. The challenge for buyers is delving deep into the features to work out which provides the best value for your needs.   The good news is we’ve done the hard work for you. Starting with the smallest of their inverter … Read More

generator warranty

GENERATOR WARRANTY For any mechanical product with working componentry, you want to know where you stand with the warranty – a generator is no different.  Additionally, you want to know what kind of servicing facilities are available when you require any maintenance or repair.  Continue reading about generator warranty. The type of warranty your generator holds will depend on the manufacturer and the model, but mostly it comes down to the … Read More

generator noise level

How heavy and noisy is a generator?

You've found the perfect generator to power your appliances. Great! Now you need to move it to where it needs to be. The problem is it’s heavier than you realized and you can’t move it by yourself. Worse still, when you turn it on, it sounds like a jet engine has fired up and your neighbours waste no time in complaining. Learn more about generator noise level. Noise and weight might … Read More

Caravan Generator

Okay all you Caravan folk, you'll want to read this; Caravan & Motorhome On Tour Magazine’s Mega Portable Generator Comparison has revealed the ultimate winners when it comes to portable power. Here we share the best caravan generator as judged by one of the most respected Caravan publications in the market... As you may know, Caravan & Motorhome On Tour Magazine is the preeminent monthly publication for Australian Caravan and … Read More

value for money generator

Is opting for cheaper generators false economy? Or are the ‘lesser known’ value for money generator as good as premium ones? The truth is, in many cases, the value for money generator aren't massively different units than the premium ones (particularly when you look at their specs). So, it might appear like you're just paying for the name with the likes of Yamaha and Honda generators, but in both cases … Read More

what type of generator do i need

What type of generator do I need?

Inverter? AVR? conventional?…when searching for the right generator type, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the jargon. Luckily, working out which is the best generator for you is easier than it looks. What type of generator do i need? Essentially it comes down to getting the right voltage control. Take a look at our cheat’s guide below and you’ll soon be powered up with the right generator: 1. Conventional (Condenser … Read More

what size generator do i need

What size generator do I need?

What size generator do i need? Choosing the right size is by far the most important factor when you are buying a new generator...not surprisingly then, its the most frequently asked question by our customers. The size of generator you get will determine the types of appliances you can run. Get it right, and you’ll enjoy continuous hassle-free power. Get it wrong, and you could damage the generator and the … Read More

buy a generator online

Remember the days when shopping for a petrol generator meant trekking from store to store comparing prices and models? Trying in vain to find an expert who could tell you the difference between this generator and that generator? Those days are long gone. Thanks to this fang-dangled thing called the Internet, today the most convenient way is to buy a generator online. With the internet, you have the biggest range … Read More

three phase generators

Three phase generators are an excellent choice if you want higher horse power without an expensive fuel guzzling engine. But not all three-phase generators are the same – like all generators, you can choose from a whole range of features, sizes and power outputs. Here, we provide an introduction to the types of three-phase generators out there. First, why should you choose a three-phase generator? The main reason is that … Read More

Tough work environments demand tough generators. And there’s no tougher work environment than an Australian mine. You can’t settle for just any generator. You need to choose the most extreme Mining generator out there. One that is designed specifically to withstand everything a mining site can throw at it and still be begging for more.  Here are the five key factors you need to consider when choosing a mine specification … Read More

Diesel generator

When it comes to engines, there’s no greater grudge match then diesel generator versus petrol generator. But this battle isn’t restricted to the road – it’s a battle that extends to, worksites, homes, businesses and farms across Australia. It’s a battle of the generators. Here at My Generator, we know for a fact that diesel generator are some of the most cost-effective and fuel-efficient units you can buy. But petrol generators … Read More

Buying a Generator for your Business

Thinking of buying a generator for business use? Whether it’s a farm, event, construction site, satellite office or something else entirely, there’s a whole range of commercial generators that can power your Australian business day and night. The only challenge is working out which one is best for your needs. That’s where we come in.  Below are the top 9 things to consider when buying a commercial generator. You may … Read More

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The Risks When You Buy a Generator Online

So you want to buy a generator online, such an auction site like eBay? You’ve found a bargain, done your research and are about to win the bidding war or hit ‘buy now’. But before you make the final purchase, there are a few very important things you should know. First, did you know that auction fraud is one of the most commonly reported cases of online fraud? The majority … Read More

solar backup generator

Accessorize your generator with…. Two Wire Auto Start Control for solar backup generator.  Solar power is a great idea when the sun’s shining. You can use your appliances safe in the knowledge that your solar panels are collecting power from the sun and converting it into electricity. But what happens when the weather turns for weeks on end and the battery charge runs out? If you're off the grid, it’s … Read More

The Great Portable Inverter Generator Showdown: Yamaha vs. Honda: Are you in the market for an inverter generator? While there are several reputable manufacturers out there to choose from, there are two big brand names that stand head and shoulders above the rest: Honda generators for sale and Yamaha generators for sale. So how do you choose between Honda generators for sale and Yamaha generators for sale? Both brands have popular portable generator … Read More

Portable Generators for Sale

In our increasingly technological world, we’re used to having everything we want precisely when we need it. Need information? Jump online on your smartphone, type in a few key words into a search engine and voila! Here are some Portable Generators for Sale. Thanks to portable generators, we can also get power almost any place and time you need it. But when faced with a vast choice of portable generators for … Read More

cheap generator

How to choose the Best Cheap Generator

Looking for a cheap generator for camping? Maybe you need portable back-up power around the house but don’t want to spend a fortune. There was a time when buying a cheap generator meant you couldn’t expect it to last beyond the shop door. We have some good news for you – those days are long gone. Today generators don’t have to be expensive to be fit for certain tasks. Just … Read More

Thirty degrees and sunny. Thirty degrees and sunny. Thirty degrees and sunny. With a weather forecast that rarely veers from sunshine and blue skies, it’s little wonder that Perth-siders love the great outdoors. In fact Perth residents are some of the most active in the whole of Australia. They merrily skip off to Bremer Bay or Rottnest Island for a long weekend, hardly aware of the kilometres ticking over as … Read More

Generators for Sale

You know the amount of power you need. You’ve decided on diesel or petrol. You even have an idea of which brand you’re after. But when faced with generators for sale, there are still some questions left unanswered. Here we answer the questions you never thought to ask about generators for sale: 1. What type of oil does a generator take? For most generators you can simply use 10W-30, 15W-40 … Read More

cheap generator

If you’re in the market for a Honda generator, the chances are you’ve been eyeing up the Honda eu20i or Honda eu2000i generator. For good reason, too; after all, these generators are highly regarded as two of the best quality generators in the Australian market. The problem is, you may also have noticed the price...it’s a lot to pay out for a generator. Even if the generator is considered to … Read More

Diesel generators are some of the most cost-effective, fuel-efficient and quiet units you can buy. And nowhere is this more important than in Perth and Western Australia. When it comes to Diesel Generators Perth customers are in the right place to enjoy the huge benefits. They not only have the opportunity to use diesel generators across a huge variety of applications – domestic backup, outdoor events etc. – but they … Read More

Yamaha Generators Australia

When it comes to generators, Yamaha is up there with the best names in the industry. It is continuously raising the bar to provide bigger and better benefits to Yamaha generator users worldwide. With a myriad of Yamaha generators on the Australia market, how do you choose the best one for your power needs? At MyGenerator.com.au, we’ve put together a quick buyer’s guide to Yamaha Generators Australia: Yamaha Inverter Generators Safe, … Read More

generator during storm

Generator during storm : Portable generators can be a lifesaver during a storm. By powering appliances and mobile devices, your portable generator can help keep you safe, warm, fed and connected with the outside world. But it’s critical you take the proper precautions while using your generator to help avoid dangerous situations. After all, the last thing you want is to make an emergency situation even worse. Here are our … Read More

Behind every great outdoor event is power generator technology. Generators have long been the power option of choice for market stalls, festivals, and school fetes. Now their popularity has reached an all-time high thanks to the growing trends of pop-up bars and food vans. In fact, portable electric generators provide power to almost all events and festivals in Australia today. But with so many generators to choose from, how to … Read More

Looking for Honda Generators Melbourne? Here’s our handy guide to choosing the right Honda powered generator for your needs and budget. With well over four million people, Melbourne is home to thousands of generators powering up everything from food vans and festivals right through to heavy industry. Melbourne has such a diverse range of people requiring portable power for different applications (Probably something to do with being one of the … Read More

Best Generator Brands

Thinking of buying a new generator? Maybe you’re finally going on that caravan trip you’ve been planning for the past 12 months. Perhaps you’re investing in a new generator as back-up to your solar system. Or maybe this is the year you’re finally getting your home extension built and you need a generator to see you through. Whatever the reason, before you purchase a new generator, it pays to know … Read More

Fix A Portable Generator

How To Fix A Portable Generator

Ever tried to start up your portable generator only to be greeted by the sound of silence? Here's How to Fix A Portable Generator. Don’t panic. There are a number of quick steps you can run through before you dig out the receipt and call the professionals. 1.      Check the Fuel We know; it’s like being told to check that the kettle is plugged in. But one of the most … Read More