Power blackouts are prevalent occurrences in Nigeria, halting business operations and making life quite unbearable for the citizens.
Due to the erratic power supply problem affecting Nigeria for decades, generators have become the most popular power supply choice of most Nigerians.
Generators are very common mechanical equipment found in Nigerian households. Several workplaces whose business operations and running depend largely on electricity have at least one generator.
Depending on your needs and the number of appliances you wish to power, you will need a generator with higher power output to suit your needs.
Today, Nigeria has emerged as one of the biggest markets for generator brands with almost every generator brand claiming a percentage of the generator market in Nigeria.
Besides, these brands offer various generators at different capacities and features with the hope to satisfy the user’s needs. There are various types of generators based on brands, sizes, fuel/gas type, (carrying capacity), etc.
The EC5800CX is another model under the Elepaq brand with a power output of 3.5KVA. The major difference between the EC5800CX and the SV5200E2 is that the SV5200E2 comes with a key starter for easy ignition.
While the EC5800CX comes with the manual rope (recoil) starter method. This difference also affects the price as the EC5800CX is much cheaper than the SV5200E2
3.5KVA generators are available on Jumia, Konga, or other electronics stores in the country.
Key Factors to Consider Before Buying a 3.5KVA Generator
When making buying decisions from a range of similar brands, there are a few things to consider to make the right choice.
What are the Unique Features of a 3.5KVA Generator?
What differentiates a model from another is centred on the features they both possess. It could be the starting method; (manual starter, key starter or button starter), fuel efficiency as well as noise level.
In as much as most 3.5KVA generators come with a 15L tank, it is imperative to inspect the generator to ensure it indeed possesses the features it portrays.
Moreover, the more features a generator has, the more expensive it will be. For instance, a generator which uses the recoil starter will be cheaper than its counterparts which possess the key or button starter option.
Therefore, it is essential that your choice of generator aligns with your pockets.
Availability of Spare parts
In the course of servicing and maintaining your generator, you might require to replace one or two damaged parts. So, as a user, you need to get a brand of generator that has its parts accessible in the market.
This avoids you been left stranded.
Noises emanating from generators can cause some serious discomfort. Most generator brands try to convince everyone who cares to listen that their generators are less noisy compared to their competitors.
Therefore, as a user who has several options at your disposal, there is only one way know. Test-run the generator and make your choice!
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