Honda EB6500

Honda EB6500The Honda EB6500 is a single-phase AC portable generator with 6.5 kVA of maximum power and 5.5 kVA of rated power and 60 Hz of rated frequency. The EB6500 generator is available with 120/240V rated voltage.

The Honda EB6500 generator uses single-cylinder Honda GX390 gasoline engine (389 cc; 23.7 The Honda GX390 K1 has overhead valve design, single-cylinder inclined by 25°, transistorized magneto ignition system and horizontal carburetor with a butterfly valve. Bore and stroke are 88.0 mm (3.46 in) and 64.0 mm (2.52 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 8.0:1.

The GX390 produced 13.0 HP (10.0 kW) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower and 27 Nm (2.7 kg·m, 20.0 ft·lb) at 2,500 rpm of torque.

General information

Generator Specifications
ModelHonda EB6500
Dimensions (L x W x H):1,200 x 665 x 720 mm (47.2 x 26.2 x 28.3 in)
Dry weight (without tines)98.5 kg (217.2 lbs)
AC Rated voltage:120/240V
AC Rated output:5.5 kVA
AC Maximum output:6.5 kVA
Rated frequency:60 Hz
Rated current:45.8/22.9 A
Fuel tank capacity17.0 liters (4.5 US gal, 3.7 Imp. gal)
Engine modelHonda GX390
Displacement389 cm3 (23.7 cu-in)
Bore x stroke88.0 x 64.0 mm (3.46 x 2.52 in)
Max. horsepower13.0 HP (10.0 kW) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque27 Nm (2.7 kg·m, 20.0 ft·lb) at 2,500 rpm
CarburetorHorizontal type, butterfly valve
Cooling systemForced-air
Ignition systemTransistorized magneto ignition
Lubricating systemSplash
Starting systemRecoil/Electric starter
Stoping systemIgnition primary circuit ground
Fuel usedUnleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)

Maintenance data

Maximum speed3,850 ± 150 rpm
Idle speed1,400 ± 150 rpm
Cylinder compression6.0-8.5 kg/cm2 (85-121 psi, 0.59 – 0.83 MPa) at 600 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve0.15 ± 0.02 (0.006 ± 0.001)
Exhaust valve0.20 ± 0.02 (0.008 ± 0.001)
Oil system
Oil typeHonda 4-stroke or an equivalent (SE or later)
Recommended oilSAE 10W-30
Oil capacity1.1 L (1.16 US gal, 0.97 lmp qt)
Ignition system
Ignition timingB.T.D.C. 25° (Fixed)
Spark plugNGK: BPR5ES
Spark plug gap0.7-0.8 mm (0.028-0.031 in)
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