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Can I run a computer or other electronics on my generator?

Can I Run a Computer or Other Electronics on my Generator ?

Yes. GE standby generators feature the new Synergy™ powertrain, which features a commercial grade Vanguard V-Twin engine and a premium quality alternator for ultra-smooth power from your backup generator. And it's just as safe as what you normally have coming out of the wall socket. The spikes or surges that accompany power generation are just a normal aspect of electricity. However, when considering sensitive or expensive electronics like your home computer or microwave running off a wall outlet, you should use a good surge protector to guard against small influxes of power. The Synergy powertrain features a 5 year limited warranty-- the best in the business and your guarantee of quality and performance.

Please read and abide by any applicable Safety Information contained in your engine Operator's Manual. The material provided above is not intended to replace work performed by a GE Generator System Authorized Dealer. Terms and Conditions apply to all of the information presented on this website. Always be sure to completely read and understand your engine Operator's Manual.

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