Macfarlane Generators Blog

This blog covers everything to do with generators, including reviews, tips & suggestions. Topics cover everything from portables, new & used, commercial generators and associated products on the market.

Should I Buy or Hire a generator?

Are you in need of a generator? Are you unsure whether to hire or purchase a unit? We will guide you to make the right choice depending on your needs and requirements.

Easy Guide to AVRs

AVR’s help secure voltage to safe levels that otherwise may cause a surge, spikes and overloading.

Should You Buy A Used Generator?

The age old argument of new vs used. We look into why you should consider a used set for your business or industrial application.

The Liddell Power Station Closure

The Liddell Power Station provides, on average, 10% of power across the East Coast, but AGL says its life is almost over and it doesn't look like there's any decent alternative, which will result in power outages and load shedding.

Take me on a road trip!

Pack the car, load in the generator and head off on a road trip! Here are some great road trips to take across Australia.

Understanding Voltage Drop

Voltage drop the further away a power source gets from the powered appliance - It's basic physics. Here's the simple explanation.