Originally Posted by Gregor
While this true from a billing perspective, power factor is an issue for a modeler running off a generator. Also, when you get into these larger charger setups you can trip the breaker on a 120 AC outlet even with APFC supplies. Without APFC you'll trip the breaker much sooner.
Yeah thought of that while responding above. I've got a Cellpro Powerlab 8 that can pull up to 1000 watts, or 500 watts at 12 VDC input. That's about 5 Amps at 120 VAC, way below my 3500 watt generators 15 amp breakers.
But to get rid of all the hassle, take a look: