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What's New 2002

For the record here is the detailed list of changes made to this web site, with the most recent at the top.

December 29, 2002
Noted that Coleman PM0610023 is out of stock until mid-January 2003.  Added blue line to top shared borders.

December 28, 2002
Changed shared top border marquee and buttons to simple text to reduce publishing difficulties and speed up page loading.

December 25, 2002
Revised pricing of APS1024, APS2012, APS2424, APS3636VR.  Discontinued APS912 and replaced with APS1012.

December 25, 2002
Added holiday notice and Google power outage News search link to home page.

December 15, 2002
Updated news clip on Home Page and deleted trouble notice.

December 14, 2002
Noted out of stock status of ColemanPowermate 12kW portable PM0612023.9.

December 13, 2002
Fixed blank page banners by updating top.htm and republishing changed pages only.  Discontinued all Gen/Tran flush-mount manual transfer switches.

December 10, 2002
Deleted duplicate index.html to restore left menu bar on home page.

December 5, 2002
Big price reduction on Onan RS12000 residential standby genset till 12/31.

November 29, 2002
Added power system reliability graph and explanation to the Why You Need Backup page.  Added yellow cord set RJB10425Y.  Added online pricing and ordering for 600A and 800A Zenith ZTG transfer switches.  Added 30kW & 50kW Winpower pto generators with transport and pto shafts.  Revised price of METERPNL4.

November 18, 2002
Added image to TPH130 three point hitch for pto generator.  Adjusted Winpower pto generator prices.  Added 300 amp ZTX automatic transfer switch and deleted references to crank limiter for all ZTX switches.  Discontinued and deleted Photowatt solar modules.  Updated Home Page news clip.

November 17, 2002
Added Home page links to Generator Metering Panels and Portable Power Distribution Boxes.  Deleted navigation problem note from Home page.

November 16, 2002
Fixed order button cat no ZTGK40.

November 12, 2002
Changed default shared borders to remove left menu bar.  Added left menu bar for these pages: Home, What's New, Configurations, Test Reports.  Published new navigation structure to fix broken structure.

November 11, 2002
Updated news clip on home page.  Added Coleman premium wheel kit PA0650181.   Added images and wiring diagram to METERPNL page.  Corrected extra pole price for ZTX40RM4 switch.  Adjusted price of replacement AIR-BLADES.

October 27, 2002
Reduced price of Coleman 30A transfer switch PA0650080.01 and added to home page.

October 24, 2002
Revised price & weight of APSRM.  Added maximum solar inputs to H40PV, H80PV and 175 wind turbine pages.  Edited text on search page.  Added e-mail Sale Flyer Archive page.

October 15-17, 2002
Revised weight of PowerShelter Kit and added venturi fan option at $200 more for generators over 8kW.  Revised weight and price of Watts Up? meter.  Added GE Zenith ZTG 3 phase transfer switches.

September 30, 2002
Deleted expiration date for Coleman 10kW & 12kW sale and changed to "while supplies last."  Reduced price of 3 Winpower compact PTO generators.   Reduced price of AS52 engine controller.

September 26, 2002
Checked and updated all approximate shipping costs for items 5 lbs and less.

September 24-25, 2002
Added Coleman Powermate PW0933501 pressure washer on sale and provided link on home page.  Adjusted prices of Onan RSZ transfer switches and clarified when free freight applies.

September 12-13, 2002
Deleted Coleman inverters.  Showed Cherokee inverters now available, reduced pricing and changed series from TS- to STS-.  Added reference to SK-200 cable kit and deleted glasses and ground cable from text and images.  Added Coleman Powermate Pressure Washers page to new online catalog section titled Other Items and added links on Home page.

September 5, 2002
Added Coleman Powermate 30 amp and 50 amp manual transfer switches (PA0650080.01 and PA0650081).  Reduced commercial lease rate factors on Lease Calculator page.

September 4, 2002
Updated Watts Up? meter page with new versions.  Corrected Backup Generator Sizing page and added section on Watts Up? meter.  Added Coleman Powermate generators PM0401850, PM0401851, PM0524000.  Added accessories to purchase buttons for PM0422505.02, PM0545004, PM0545004.17, PM0505622.17, PM0555523.  Replaced image for PM0505622.17.

September 1, 2002
Extended 10kW & 12kW Coleman Powermate sale and added optional accessories to purchase buttons.

August 28, 2002
Deleted PC0496503.17 from Portable Generator and Configuration B pages (only for sale in Canada).  Adjusted sale prices of 10kW & 12kW PM0610023 & PM0612023.9 by $50 and added engine tune-up kit.  Adjusted prices of Onan 4.0EGHEB and 6.0EGHEB and added special price for one 4.0EGHEB.

August 26, 2002
Discontinued PM0421100 portable generator and added 3LW64 generator.  Showed PM0495503.17 as not yet available.  Revised description for MOD6-20P to indicate that it only works with #12 ga cord and smaller.  Added zones to US Mail costs on checkout screen and updated rates.

August 25-26, 2002
Added 2 small ColemanPowermate portable generators.  Added note about sound levels on Portable Generator selection page.  Updated generator references on Configuration B & C pages. Updated "Works With" column on Cords & Wiring Devices page to eliminate generator model numbers.

August 22, 2002
Added 3 ColemanPowermate Honda-powered portable generators.  Added engine make to ColemanPowermate purchase buttons.  Revised Onan RV/Mobile generator purchase buttons to delete free freight.

August 11, 2002
Discontinued Alternative Energy Design Guide & Catalog (out of print and out of stock).

August 10, 2002
Revised pricing and lead times of small portable ac load banks.  Added no load watts for S-1500 inverter in operating mode.  Added Sharp 165 watt solar PV module.

August 8, 2002
Clarified geographic area on large UPS quote form.

August 7, 2002
Corrected specs for Coleman 12kW portable generator.

August 2, 2002
Reduced prices of Coleman Powermate 10kW & 12kW portables for August sale and added to home page.  Stated that there are over 2,500 authorized service centers in USA.

July 31, 2002
Added office closing notice to home page.  Updated text on S-1500 and S-600 pages.

July 28, 2002
Added more quantity discounts on Coleman Powermate portable generators and added more models.  Added return policy statement to all portable generators.   (Policy already existed in Terms & Conditions).

July 24, 2002
Added sound levels to Onan 4.0EGHEB genset.

July 17-19, 2002
Updated news clip on home page.  Added 3 ColemanPowermate portable generators with free freight (others also available and will be added online soon).  Added Winpower compact pto generators 7kW to 15kW and accessories.

July 16, 2002
Added Disclaimer/Warning to PowerShelter Kit page.

July 14-15, 2002
Added "Our Customers" page listing hundreds of our customers by organization name.  Added Broadcrown-Yanmar 13kW & 20kW diesel gensets.   Deleted 4LM41 & 4LM43 gensets.

July 10, 2002
Added PowerShelter to home page.  Removed Alternative Energy Print Catalog from Home Page and online Catalog (out of print).  Added connection type menu to IQ-3 controller.  Added not to Alternative Energy Print Catalog indicating it is out of print.

July 9-10, 2002
Added PowerShelterKit photos.  Fixed links to Onan Diesels and Gaseous Genset pages.

July 9, 2002
Added note about Onan RV and mobile genset pricing and discontinuation of free shipping effective after July 12.

July 6, 2002
Updated Alternative Energy Price List.  Added lists of Cummins Onan gensets and transfer switches and deleted 100kW limit.  Discontinued APC BK200C, BK300C, BK500MC, BP500U, SU420NET, SU700NET, SU1000NET, SU1400NET UPS systems.  Added APC BK350, BK500, BP420S, SUA750XL, SUA1000, SUA1000XL, SUA1500, SU2200XLNET UPS systems.  Adjusted prices of some APC UPS systems.  Adjusted prices of hydroelectric products.

June 26, 2002
Deleted office closing notice.  Added PowerShelter Kit page.  Revised weight and added new image to 3W924.  Corrected weights for Zenith ZTX and Onan RSZ automatic transfer switches and adjusted some pricing.  Revised price of NRG2100.   Revised pricing of some Iota DLS charger/converters.

June 7, 2002
Added June 16-21 office closing notice to Home page.  Added image to 3W924 Wheel Kit page.  Discontinued crank limiter for Zenith ZTX transfer switches.  Changed description and purchase button for DLS-75 charger to indicate it includes the built-in IQ-3 controller.  Updated new clip on Home page.

May 18, 2002
Added pipe length and size to hydroelectric calculator.  Added Large Hydroelectric Generator link to info page.

May 14-15, 2002
Added JavaScript hydroelectric calculator to Hydroelectric Information page.   Added "VIEW SHOPPING CART" to left menu bar on Home Page.  Revised Custom Enclosure page and added JavaScript instant quote calculator.

May 9-10, 2002
Added today's date JavaScript to home page.  Update wind turbine Tower Details page to show actual installation photos at site near Sedona, AZ.  Also added scenic photos of Sedona area.  Moved old Tower Details page.

May 8, 2002
Discontinued ATS3W30 and updated ATS2W30 description.  Added Iota charger DLS45 & DLS30 pages.  Deleted Used Equipment pages.

May 4, 2002
Updated news clips on home page.  Added Griggs-Putnam Index to Wind Information page.

April 22, 2002
Updated Why Buy Here page for all 50 states and the B B B membership.   Clarified lift gate charges on Terms & Conditions page.

April 21, 2002
Add office closing notice to home page.  Added external charge control & load dump resistor to button description for AIR403 Industrial.  Revised price of Onan RV Marquis™ 5500.

April 6, 2002
Added Better Business Bureau membership logo to home page.

April 4, 2002
Added Broadcrown 23kW diesel generator.  Added customers also ordered SK-200 to PV1000HF, PV1800HF and S-1500 product pages.  Added ATS3W75 transfer switch.

March 25-26, 2002
Moved information on Automatic Standby Generator page to two new separate pages for Automatic Standby Generators and Automatic Transfer Switches.  Added spec sheet thumbnail to Onan RSZ switches.  Add GE Zenith ZTX automatic transfer switches and DelTran BatteryTender.  Added statement to Onan Pro portable generators stating that 50Hz models are no longer available.  Added e-mail Flyer Signup page to menu bar on Home page.  Added note to Print Catalog price list about changes.

March 15-16, 2002
Deleted office closed notice.  Added Porter-Cable portable generator models H451CS-W, BSI550-W, BSV750-W.  Discontinued DeVilbiss portable  generator models 3MK72, 3MK73, 3MK74.   Added comparison page for Onan RSZ versus RST transfer panels and added statement about neutral switching.  Revised price of 3LW64 and deleted price for 100GGHH genset (price by quote).  Added spare blade sets for AIR403 and AIR-X wind generators.  Updated lease rate factors for Lease Calculator page due to lower interest rates.  Updated Contacting Us page.  Added Merchant911 logo to Home page.  Corrected weight of 20216, 30216, DWYERII.  Corrected supplier # for C-40 & C-60..

March 1, 2002
Reformatted Wind Maps page and added link to Danish Wind Energy Association web site.  Revised price of TrippLite APS2424 and BP-260.

February 27-28, 2002
Reformatted Privacy Promise page and expanded text of bullets 3 and 4.  Added Trace DR1512RP backup power system.  Added Southwest Wind Power new AIR-X wind modules.

February 24-27, 2002
Added Onan RV/Mobile Gensets including new electronic fuel injected models and discontinued some models.  Added image to MOD1450P and added customers also ordered... to RJB064XX cordset pages.  Added Installation Tips page for Gen/Tran flush-mount switches.  Added geographic shipping area to Why Buy Here page.  Added interconnection diagrams to Onan RSZ transfer panel pages.  Added office closing notice to home page.

February 20, 2002
Added Onan 100GGHH LP genset page and sale notice on home page.  Rearranged images at bottom of home page.  Restored checkout form on Feb 20 because it was not working.

February 18, 2002
Added phone number to bottom of checkout form.

February 16-17, 2002
Added panel with 4 meters.  Added WattsUp? test instrument and PFR4-EC Power Loss Dialer.

February 13, 2002
Corrected button model for 4.0EGHEB.   Corrected item numbers EXCEL-R, PW1000-90, PW1000-95, PW1000-100.  Corrected weight SU1000RT.  Corrected button dust cover adder to $19.  Added phone number to bottom of checkout form.  Added Metering & Instrumentation pages to Catalog.  Added meter centers with 2 or 3 meters.

February 5-6, 2002
Updated news clip on home page and added 2002 Outage News archives page.   Added Polane finish to enclosure quite image.  Added NEMA 1450 plug image and AIR403 Industrial packing image.  Added "Customers ... also ordered" to Whisper H40, H80 wind turbine and Gen/Tran transfer switch and transfer panel pages.   Added images to C-35 and C-40 charge controller pages and country of origin.   Added Large Hydroelectric Generator page and quote form.

February 3-4, 2002
Added application note to AIR-SW.  Added Bergey 7.5kW & 10kW whole house wind turbines.

January 25, 2002
Added voltage menus to S-600 inverter.  Added images to AIR403 Industrial page.  Ended sale on Onan Pro 6.0EGHEB generator.  Updated news clip on home page.  Added items that are not included in Automatic Standby Generator prices in note above table.  Added switched neutral note above automatic transfer switch table.   Fixed button description on RSZ200-N1 page.  Corrected AIR403 tower kit weights.

January 13-14, 2002
Added sound recordings of appliances powered from modified sine wave inverters versus pure true sine wave inverters and added link on What's New page and Home page.  Adjusted prices of AIR403 Marine and Industrial Wind Turbines.  Added links to User Manuals for AIR and Whisper Wind Turbines.  Added "customers who purchased this product also ordered..." to AIR403 wind turbine pages.  Added Iota Battery Chargers, power relay and time delay relays to Control & Distribution page.  Added copyright 2002 to all footers.

January 2, 2002
Listed S-1500 and S-600 sine wave inverters as now in stock.  Added images for S-600 and deleted references to DIP switches.  Corrected generator watts for L6365 inlet box.


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