Small Generator

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Small Generator
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Tier Small
Group Power
Type Module
Recipe 1x Compound
Crafted at Backpack
Research Free

The Small Generator is one of the Generators in Astroneer and produces power when consuming Organics.

Usage[edit | edit source]

This generator can be placed in either a Widget slot on a player's backpack or on a platform slot. Once a stack of Organic is placed on top of it, the generator will convert the organic to energy over time.

Once started, the generator will consume the block of Organic even when there is no power needed on the backpack or in the network, but can be toggled on or off with the action key. Once the organic resource has been attached to the generator it cannot be removed.

  • The generator produces power at 1 Amp, exactly the same speed a small battery or backpack can charge at. One Organic will run for 100 seconds and fill 25 bars.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

In the Excavation Update, the Small Generator swapped places with the Small Solar Panel, specifically as a power management tutorial.

In the Basebuilding Update, the generator can now be toggled on or off, saving fuel. It also creates a small platform under it when placed on the ground.

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