Originally Posted by cynfulsmokersbbq
I know the most popular on the BBQ circuit is a Honda. I need something in the 6000 range for my mobile kitchen. I'm not ready to drop the $4,000 on an EU6500.
Originally Posted by redlevel42
I have a Black Max with about 70 hours on it. No problems. Noise isn't a factor. I believe it says it is rated at 8500 starting, either 6500 0r 7000 continuous. Genuine Honda engine.
From what I've found online the Black Max that was mentioned is rated at 78dB
. I presume (hope) that this is at full load.
The Honda EU6500is is rated at 60 dB(A) @ rated load, 52 dB(A) @ 1/4 load
It's obviously up to you whether or not the money is worth the noise reduction.