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home and garden home appliances# How many amps does a 5500 watt generator put out?

Last Updated: 17th January, 2020

**5500 watt generator**provides approximately 45

**amps**, in case of 120 volts or 23

**amps**in case of 240volts. In layman's terms, a

**5500 watt generator can**runalmost any essential household appliance, including: Small windowAC unit. Fridge with a freezer.

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People also ask, how many amps does a generator put out?

**Generators** can only **put out** a finiteamount of power. Companies use watts to rate a **generator's**output. The wattage is calculated by multiplying the voltage by theelectrical device's load capacity in **amperage** (Watts = Voltsx **Amps**). For example, a **generator** may be listed as1,500 watts delivering 120 volts.

Beside above, will a 5500 watt generator run a house? A **5500 watt generator will run** your water heater,but that is the only job it **will** be able to do.

Similarly one may ask, how many amps does a 3500 watt generator put out?

A **3500**-**watt generator** is one of the best optionsfor emergency backup electricity as it is capable of supplyingpower to run several medium sized household appliances at the sametime. It will provide around 14 **amps** at 240 volts or 28**amps** at standard 120 volt power.

What can I run with a 5000 watt generator?

A **5,000 watt generator** is capable of**running** a lamp, fan, radio, television, water pump, hairdryer, portable electric heater and electric blanket. The**generator** is able to power any small appliance with awattage rating below **5,000 watts**.