If you think about it, a generator is basically an engine and an alternator.
The quality and style of these two components will determine a generator's size, quietness and, ultimately, price.
Most people assume that the engine - which generates the power - is the most influential component.
In fact, the style of the alternator - which converts the power into electricity - is actually the difference maker.
Hear the difference in sound output between the new PowerSmart Series Inverter Generator from Briggs & Stratton and a comparable, traditional camping generator.