Honda Power Equipment’s EU6500 is portable generator produces 6,500 volt amperes (VA) – or watts – of power. Compared to the EX5500 it replaced, the EU6500is is more than 33 percent smaller. Noise generated at rated load has been reduced by 5 dB(A). Fuel consumption at ¼ load has been reduced by 30 percent. The EU6500is has a dry weight of just 253 pounds. Its inverter produces enhanced commercial-grade electricity with a wave form distortion factor of less than 2.5 percent – power clean enough to run electronic equipment as sensitive as a home computer. It is powered by the Honda GX390 overhead-valve engine.