More On Lower Amperage Use

One of our readers, Rick, sent in an interesting query regarding last week's post on The Appetite for Amps Goes Down. To quote Rick: "Good article Ed. One thing I'd like to know about these units too is the start-up current they draw. I'm likely to be using a Honda EU2000i portable generator and would like to size the AC accordingly. I do believe there are "soft start" gadgets to get these types of loads up and running without tripping the breaker on the genny". Well to Rick's question ...