Elemax Generator – For as long as the country has existed, Nigerians have always needed generators. As sad as it is to admit, generators have become a necessity in this country, and it doesn’t look like that fact will be changing anytime soon.
There have even been jokes of generator sounds being the National music of the country. There is nowhere in the country you go that you don’t hear this sound.
The average Nigerian believes that two things he must have; is a sound generator, and a constant supply of fuel inside. He needs the combination of these two products, to combat with the lack of continuous electricity supply.
With high demand, comes a high supply. Because of the need for generators in the country, manufacturers have also upped their game. Today, there are different kinds of generators and different ways of putting them on.
Various Types of Generators in Nigeria
We have the manual generators, which you have to grip and pull to start. There are also the key-start generators, the ones you need to start for it to come on.
And push-to-start generators; these only need you to push a button for your generator to come on.
Also, there are remote control generators. These generators let you stay inside your house and put on your generator.
And what about the automatic generators? These kinds of generators are programmed to start immediately; power goes off in your home.
Technology has come a long way from generators where we have to pull with all of our strength — many things these days are made easy. Now you can control your generator easily and without stress.
This article will be looking at one of the most popular generator brands in Nigeria. Elemax generators have been in Nigeria, serving Nigerians for a very long time. We will be looking at some of the generators they have, and their prices/review.
About Elemax Generator
Sawafuji Electric, the manufacturing company of the Elemax generators, was founded in the year 1908, in Japan. They have been a top manufacturing company since then, both in Japan and in other countries all over the world.
They also deal in the production of large vehicles like buses and trucks, as well as air conditioning, refrigerators, alternators, and so on.
It is impossible to mention top generator brands in the country and not mention Elemax generator. Their generators are made to be very strong, and each production keeps getting better than the last.
Elemax generators are also affordable, and so you don’t have to break the bank to use Elemax generator.
The generators from Elemax come in different sizes. The sizes vary from the very small generators to the large industrial generators. Elemax also produces diesel and soundproof generators, so you can see that they are not new in this business.
Elemax generators run on Honda engines, so be rest assures they will not disappoint you.
The producers of Elemax generators do not have any manufacturing factory in Nigeria, and so all their generators will be coming in directly from Japan. This is how you know it is the original product and not a fake that was assembled just anywhere.
Review and Prices of Elemax Generator in Nigeria
Generators are sold according to their sizes, type and capacity (KVA). Basically, the higher the kVA rating, the more power the generator produces and therefore, the more expensive it will be.
So, you need first to determine what your budget is so that you can know what to look out for. Elemax generators run on Honda engines, so be assured that they are very reliable.
Elemax 900watts (Manual starter)
In Nigeria, we call these kinds of generators ‘I better pass my neighbour’. This stems from the idea that the generators are really small and cannot do much. But you will have power supply when your neighbour doesn’t.
These generators are portable, easy to carry, and they do not consume a lot of petrol as they come with only 7liters of fuel tank capacity. It also happens that they do not make a lot of noise, unlike a few other small generators.
The downside to this generator is that it cannot accommodate most of your home appliances. But if all you need to do is use your ceiling fan, charge your phones and power little devices, then you are good to go.
This generator is perfect for if you are working with a very tight budget.
Elemax 2.2/2.8KVA (Manual starter)
These ranges of Elemax generators are one of the best in the market. This generator surpasses most of the other generators in this range because they have a stronger capacity, and their fuel tank size is 17 litres.
Most 2.5KVA generators have about 15liters of fuel capacity, but this is not so for these. This means that you can use your generator for an extended period, and your fuel will last longer.
These generators also come equipped with AVR (automatic voltage regulator). This is one of the best things that you can have in a generator because it protects your appliances by regulating the power that goes into your home.
They can be used in the home for personal use, or small businesses and offices. One downside here, however, is that these generators are manual starters and that means they require you to pull it to start.
But as long as you don’t mind a little pulling, you are going to love these generators.
- Price of 2.2kva: ₦240,000 – ₦280,000
- Price of 2.8kva: ₦290,000 – ₦320,000
Elemax 3.2/3.8 KVA (Manual starter)
Another set of cost-friendly, yet powerful generators. These generators are fantastic if you don’t mind that they are manual. They are competent to power most of your necessary appliances, and the fuel tank capacity is 28liters.
They come with AVR and circuit breakers that prevent fluctuation and the damage of your appliances.
- Price of 3.2: ₦260,000- ₦280,000
- Price of 3.8: ₦300,000-₦340,000
Elemax 5.0KVA (Key-start)
This generator has a bigger capacity. The more the capacity, the more appliances it can carry in your home. With this level of capacity, you can easily power your refrigerator without fear.
The engine system of this generator monitors the oil level of the generator and lets you know if the oil limit is too low. It also protects the engine by shutting it down, immediately it notices the little oil engine. This way, you don’t have to keep spending money on repairing the engine.
This generator also comes with an added key-start option. i.e., apart from the manual grip and pull, you also have the opportunity to start your generator with the key. This is so much easier if you ask me.
Elemax 5.6KVA (Key-start)
This is an even bigger capacity. This generator can power your refrigerator, microwave, pressing iron too. The only thing is that you may not want to use all of these appliances at the same time.
Like the 5.0kva above, this generator also comes with an added key-start option that lets you start your generator with the key. It also comes with the oil alert system and honda-engine.
You can imagine just how many appliances this generator can carry. It is suitable for home use because if you are one who does not like the stress of limiting the kind of appliances you can use with your generator.
The cost of this generator may be a little much, but I promise you it is worth it. It also comes with the oil alert system and Honda engine.
Price: ₦1,300,000- ₦1,800,000
Other Elemax Generators and Their Prices
|Elemax 2KVA||₦180,000 – ₦220,000|
|Elemax 2.3KVA||₦200,000 – ₦250,000|
|4.8KVA Elemax||₦540,000 – ₦610,000|
|Elemax 10KVA Diesel generator||₦1,350,000 – ₦1,550,000|
|Elemax 14KVA Diesel generator||₦ 2,950,000|
|20KVA Elemax Diesel generator||₦ 3,350,000|
I am sure you are more impressed by Elemax generators after this read. I don’t doubt that you are now considering which of the varieties you want to get.
Please make sure you are getting your Elemax generator from a reliable store, preferably an electronics store that only deals legit. Many fake generators are abounding in Nigeria, and it is easy to fall prey to any of them.
The only way is to go to a reliable retailer that gets his products directly from the manufacturer. So quickly, rush to that electronic store near your house, and buy your generator.
Remember that the size, capacity, fuel tank storage, etc., are all the factors that determine the cost of a generator. So decide on what you want, and go for it!