camping generators

Hi all...I am just wondering about using a small (2000W) camping generator and how the use of may effect my 3 lead pacemaker...if at all...experiences or knowledge anyone..?



by Tracey_E - 2021-05-23 20:25:57

I'm not sure how a camping generator differs from one you'd use for a house, but I've run our generator after hurricanes. Just don't linger near it. Rule of thumb is keep it 6" from our device so it's really only an issue when starting or working on it. 

Relax and enjoy your camping experience :)

by Persephone - 2021-05-23 22:26:54

Here's a 10-year old thread on the subject (I note the age because shielding on PMs continues to improve); there are other threads if you search:

Camping generator

by AgentX86 - 2021-05-24 13:03:25

There is a small possility of the generator causing problems.  It's more to do with the generator itself.  The gas engine isn't  any problem but the generator itself may be, depending on its design.  My EP said, when in doubt, keep it 2' away from your chest.  That shouldn't be any problem with your generator.



by blowhard - 2021-05-27 18:32:50

Thankyou folks....more educated now..cheers..

You know you're wired when...

Bad hair days can be blamed on your device shorting out.

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