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So I got a GX390 powered 6700W generator for the last 10 years and I started to realize that I might not so really need 6700w when power outage occur.
I evaluated my "survival load" to be around 1500-1800W peak... So I started looking for a smaller, quieter, inverter generator ( around 2000w).
These generator usualy come with 2 x L5-15 outlet and thats ok but I was wondering if there would be any cable converter that allow to use the 2 x L5-15 outlet in order to connect them to the power inlet plug I already have in my house that is a L14-30 ?
The L14-30 inlet is connected to a sub-panel that only has 120v circuits. No need for 240v...
That would look like :

(Generator L5-15 outlet1)----\
--------------------------------- |------- Cable or converter i'm looking for ---------(House L14-30 inlet)
(Generator L5-15 outlet2)----/

Or, another option would be to go with a slightly bigger inverter generator (3000w) that usually come with RV-Friendly (L5-30 or TT-30 outlet), but again, is there any option for me in order to keep the L14-30 existing inlet ):

(Generator L5-30 / TT30 outlet)------ Cable or converter i'm looking for --------(House L14-30 inlet)

So you might ask why keeping the L14-30 inlet... Well if for some reason in the future I would like to add more circuits to that sub panel, I could eventually use my gx390 generator again....

Any idea ?
 

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So I got a GX390 powered 6700W generator for the last 10 years and I started to realize that I might not so really need 6700w when power outage occur.
I evaluated my "survival load" to be around 1500-1800W peak... So I started looking for a smaller, quieter, inverter generator ( around 2000w).
These generator usualy come with 2 x L5-15 outlet and thats ok but I was wondering if there would be any cable converter that allow to use the 2 x L5-15 outlet in order to connect them to the power inlet plug I already have in my house that is a L14-30 ?
The L14-30 inlet is connected to a sub-panel that only has 120v circuits. No need for 240v...
That would look like :

(Generator L5-15 outlet1)----\
--------------------------------- |------- Cable or converter i'm looking for ---------(House L14-30 inlet)
(Generator L5-15 outlet2)----/

Or, another option would be to go with a slightly bigger inverter generator (3000w) that usually come with RV-Friendly (L5-30 or TT-30 outlet), but again, is there any option for me in order to keep the L14-30 existing inlet ):

(Generator L5-30 / TT30 outlet)------ Cable or converter i'm looking for --------(House L14-30 inlet)

So you might ask why keeping the L14-30 inlet... Well if for some reason in the future I would like to add more circuits to that sub panel, I could eventually use my gx390 generator again....

Any idea ?
Correction... I was meaning Nema 5-15R instead of L5-15.... sorry for the typo... can't edit post..
 

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