Honda EM1600

Honda EM1600The Honda EM1600 is AC/DC portable generator with 1.6 KVA of maximum power, 1.4 KVA of rated power and 60Hz of rated frequency. The EM1600 generator is available with AC 120V and DC 12V rated voltage. The direct current terminals can be used for charging 12-volt automotive-type batteries only up to 8.3A.

The Honda EM1600 generator uses the GE200 single-cylinder gasoline engine with 197 cm3, (12.0 cu·in) of displacement. The engine has a side-valve (L-head) design, horizontal carburetor with butterfly valve, and transistorized magneto ignition system. The G200 engine’s compression ratio rating is 6.5:1, cylinder bore and piston stroke are 67.0 mm (2.64 in) and 56.0 mm (2.20 in), respectively.

The engine produced 5.5 PS (4.0 KW; 5.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower.

General information

Generator Specifications
ModelHonda EM1600
Dimensions (L x W x H):545 x 360 x 475 mm (21.5 x 14.2 x 18.7 in)
Dry weight44.8 kg (98.8 lbs)
AC Rated voltage:120V
AC Rated output:1.4 KVA (11.7 A)
AC Maximum output:1.6 KVA
Rated frequency:60 Hz
DC output:Only for charging automotive battery of 12V up to 8.3A
Fuel tank capacity10.0 liters (2.6 US gal, 2.2 Imp. gal)
ModelHonda GE200 (G200)
Displacement197 cm3 (12.0 cu-in)
Bore x stroke67.0 x 56.0 mm (2.64 x 2.20 in)
Max. horsepower5.5 PS (4.0 KW; 5.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque
CarburetorHorizontal type, butterfly valve
Cooling systemForced-air
Ignition systemFlywheel magneto ignition
Lubricating systemSplash
Starting systemRecoil starter
Stoping systemIgnition primary circuit ground
Fuel usedUnleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)

Maintenance data

Cylinder compression:6.0 kg/cm2 (85 psi) at 600 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve clearance:0.08-0.16 mm (0.0031-0.0063 in)
Exhaust valve clearance:0.16-0.24 mm (0.0063-0.0094 in)
Oil system
Lubrication system:Splash type
Oil type:SAE 10W-30 or 10W-40
Recommended oil:Honda 4-stroke or an equivalent (SE or SF)
Oil capacity:0.7 L (0.74 US. qt, 0.62 Imp. qt.)
Ignition system
Type:Flywheel magneto ignition
Spark plug:NGK:BR-4HS, ND: W14FR-U
Spark plug gap:0.6-0.7 mm (0.0236-0.0276 in)
Spark plug torque:20 N·m (2 kg·m, 14.7 ft·lb)
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