Noise level at rated load to reflect maximum noise level possible, measured at
9 feet (3 meters) from the control panel side of the generator.

Model Noise Level dB(A)
Industrial Models
EB2000i 53* - 59
EB3000CK2A 68
EB4000XAT 71
EB5000XK3AT 72
EB6500XK3AT 73
EB10000AH 76

Economy Models
EG4000CLAT 72
EG5000CLAT 73
EG6500CLAT 74

Deluxe Models
EM4000SX 71
EM5000SXK3 72
EM6500SXK2 73

Inverter Models
EU1000iK1A 53* - 59
EU2000i1A1 53* - 59
EU2000i1A3 53* - 59
EU2000iANF 53* - 59
EU3000iHAN 57* - 65
EU3000iS1A
49* - 58
EU6500is1A
52* - 60
EU7000iSAT1 52* - 60
*With Eco-Throttle On
Updated 5/15/15
 
dB
140   - Threshold of pain
  - Siren at 100 feet
130 - Jet plane at 50 feet
    ..
120 - Auto horn at 3 feet or Rock & Roll bar
     
110 - Chain Saw
     
100 - Heavy city traffic
     
90 -  Rotary mower
     
80 - Curbside on Busy Street
     
70 - Vacuum cleaner
     
60 - Normal speech
     
50 - Private office
  - Living room, suburban area
40  

 

  - Soft whisper
30   .
  - Bedroom at night
20