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    Quiet Worry Free Ceremony Power, test has been done!

    Quiet Worry Free Ceremony Power, test has been done!

    Gear: 2 Shure PGX wireless, Yamaha MG12 Mixer, Denon DN-4500, Laptop, 1-2 QSC K10
    Testing time: Stanley is good/solid for 1 solid hour when 1 speaker is used with gear above, 2 speakers it worked but appeared to be ready to go down soon close to an hour.
    Need 2 hours, the Dewalt 2800 is still going strong when using 2 speakers and all gear above.

    Stanley STA-PPRH7DS 1400 Peak, 500 watt power inverter $115

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Stanley-S...prh7ds&veh=sem


    Dewalt 2800 Peak Amp, 1000 watt power inverter $249
    http://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-28...EPS2/300385280
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    No crossing your fingers power supply https://www.lowes.com/pd/Schumacher-...tem/1000092907

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dire Straits View Post
    No crossing your fingers power supply https://www.lowes.com/pd/Schumacher-...tem/1000092907
    Have you actually used this one yet on an event? If so, length of time and gear used. Total draw if known?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockingdj View Post
    Quiet Worry Free Ceremony Power, test has been done!

    Gear: 2 Shure PGX wireless, Yamaha MG12 Mixer, Denon DN-4500, Laptop, 1-2 QSC K10
    Testing time: Stanley is good/solid for 1 solid hour when 1 speaker is used with gear above, 2 speakers it worked but appeared to be ready to go down soon close to an hour.
    Need 2 hours, the Dewalt 2800 is still going strong when using 2 speakers and all gear above.

    Stanley STA-PPRH7DS 1400 Peak, 500 watt power inverter $115

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Stanley-S...prh7ds&veh=sem


    Dewalt 2800 Peak Amp, 1000 watt power inverter $249
    http://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-28...EPS2/300385280


    $249 just to get two hours is not all that great. I assume this was just for ceremony with light vocals too. How hard did you run the music. That is what determines how much power is pulled.

    I can run mine close to full volume (cocktail hour) powering 3 mic systems, Go rack, laptop and one L1 compact, and Bose T1 for a little over an hr.

    When I don't push the music, I can get close to 2 hours, and that is with a 400 watt B&D for $90.

    DO they not sell that at your Home Depot? Were there any other units at Home Depot.

    You should have NOT needed the extra power from the expensive unit. Something doesn't seem right. It's possible the K Series is not as efficient. Or Maybe lose the Denon unit draws more than you think. I control all the music via my laptop. IMO, no reason to have another unit, if you have a mixer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaswrx View Post
    $249 just to get two hours is not all that great. I assume this was just for ceremony with light vocals too. How hard did you run the music. That is what determines how much power is pulled.

    I can run mine close to full volume (cocktail hour) powering 3 mic systems, Go rack, laptop and one L1 compact, and Bose T1 for a little over an hr.

    When I don't push the music, I can get close to 2 hours, and that is with a 400 watt B&D for $90.

    DO they not sell that at your Home Depot? Were there any other units at Home Depot.

    You should have NOT needed the extra power from the expensive unit. Something doesn't seem right. It's possible the K Series is not as efficient. Or Maybe lose the Denon unit draws more than you think. I control all the music via my laptop. IMO, no reason to have another unit, if you have a mixer.
    It was at good volume. I'd rather have backups (for music source just in case) and lots of extra headroom for a ceremony. 1/2 hour for prelude then the vows that usually go 10 minutes to 40 minutes, plus 10 minutes after.

    Please send the link and / or a picture of your exact unit. I may get one to test out using the setup noted above to see how it holds up. Curious now.


    Here's one I found online at HD, it may be a tad better for a few dollars more.
    https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.p...000813318.html
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    ya, that is the replacement fro the one I have. a little nicer.

    Give it a try.
    Thanks,
    Justin

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    Generator with full tank of gas, six hours using any sound system and combination of mics for a ceremony.

    Just my .02 cents on portable ceremony needs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mound of sound View Post
    Generator with full tank of gas, six hours using any sound system and combination of mics for a ceremony.

    Just my .02 cents on portable ceremony needs.
    The first word is, Quiet.

    For bigger events we use the Honda. For ceremonies total power silence is more desired. No gas smell either, no pun intended
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    For remote ceremony power supply, the end all be all power generator = Honda EB2000i. Run Time per tankful - 3.4 hrs @ rated load, 8.1 hrs @ 1/4 load. Noise levels - 59 dB(A) @ rated full load 53dB(A) @ 1/4 load. Everything else is looking at Honda's rear end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by djrox View Post
    For remote ceremony power supply, the end all be all power generator = Honda EB2000i. Run Time per tankful - 3.4 hrs @ rated load, 8.1 hrs @ 1/4 load. Noise levels - 59 dB(A) @ rated full load 53dB(A) @ 1/4 load. Everything else is looking at Honda's rear end.
    I have the Honda 2000i that I modded with a tri-fuel kit. I can run gas, propane or natural gas. A standard 20 pound propane tank should give you more than 24 hours at 1/2 load.
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    If you don't want a generator but want more run time than a lead-acid, try the Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium. It weighs less than half of an equivalent lead-acid backup solution and produces a pure sine wave output (as opposed to noisy modified sine wave output of many). I saw one at Costco for $1K.
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    What I use is not as flashy or powerful as others mentioned here. When I first got it, I hooked up a K12 to it and ran it with music at high volume for over 5 or 6 hours, before I shut it off.

    https://www.amazon.com/Xantrex-852-2...0900617&sr=1-3

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