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Hobart Handler 190 MIG Welder, 190A, 230V, 500554

SKU: 102102799
Hobart Handler 190 MIG Welder, 190A, 230V, 500554
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15 carriage house dr
jackson, TN 38305
(731) 660-8484
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Handler 190 MIG Welder - An industrial performance welder that is spool gun ready for aluminum. Runs on 230V input power, welds up to 5/16 in. mild steel and is flux-cored or MIG ready.

  • 7 voltage selections, enhanced magnetics and infinite wire feed speed control - Offers easier fine control of the output parameters for improved arc performance with less spatter for a better bead appearance and less clean up.
  • Accepts uncomplicated, easy-to-install direct plug-in SpoolRunner 100 spool gun- spool guns enhance feedability and reduce "bird-nesting" associated with soft aluminum wires.
  • Quickly reference initial settings for different wires, gases, materials and thicknesses. Provides quick starting point for novices and professionals alike.
  • Eases use and excellent safety feature which makes wire electrically "cold" until trigger is pulled.
  • Professional and durable wire feed performance.
  • Access makes it quick and easy to change polarity for solid or tubular wire. Includes convenient storage holes for spare tips.
  • Quick Select drive roll - Makes setup quicker by offering three grooves - two for different size solid wires and a third for flux-cored wire.
  • Short circuit protection - Protects unit against current overload.
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Specification Description
Amperage Input at Rated Output (60 Hz) - KW: 20.5 V, 4.7 KVA, 3.88 KW
Gun Length: 10 ft.
Output Amperage Range: 130 A at 21.5 VDC, 30% duty cycle
Product Length: 19.5 in.
Rated Output at 20% Duty Cycle: 160 A
Maximum Wire Diameter: .045 in.
Part Number: 500554
Product Width: 10.625 in.
Amperage Input at Rated Output (60 Hz) - 115V: 130 A at 21.5 VDC, 30% duty cycle
Amperage Range: 25-190 Amps
Compatible Metal: Stainless Steel / Steel / Aluminum
Input Voltage: 220/230/240 V
Ground Cord Length: 10 ft.
Product Weight: 68 lb.
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Solid Wire and/or Flux Cored: Solid Wire and Flux Cored
Maximum Open Circuit Voltage: 31 VDC
Clamp Cable Length: 10 ft.
Spool Size Capacity: 4 or 8 in. spools
Wire Feed Speed Range: 40 IPM - 740 IPM
Product Height: 12.375 in.
Special Feature(s): Spool gun ready
Application/Use: Maintenance/repair, Auto body, Farm/ranch, Home repair, DIY, Metal art
Current Range: DC
Brand: Hobart
Maximum Material Thickness: Mild Steel 24 ga. (0.8 mm) - 5/16 in.
Amperage Input at Rated Output (60 Hz) - KVA: 230 V: 25-190 Amps
Manufacturer Part Number 500554
Hobart Handler 190 MIG Welder, 190A, 230V, 500554 is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 215.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome welder for hobbyist or professional I absolutely recommend this welder. I learned on a HF cheapo MIG and a Lincoln stick. This welder is so well set up and so easy it makes me look like I'm better than I am. It lays beads as easy as squeezing toothpaste out of a tube. I wish I had bought years ago. Most importantly, if you ready to spend money on a quality MIG don't bother without getting set up for gas. I'll only ever flux wire MIG again if I'm outside in the wind.
Date published: 2020-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Built solid I bought this because its a transformer based unit. Heavy, reliable and i dont need all the bells and whistles. Not the greatist duty cycle, but for home use its more than enough.
Date published: 2020-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing welder Best welder I ever purchased. I had a Lincoln welder for years and it finally died. Went with Hobart after reading reviews and glad I made the move.
Date published: 2020-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New To Me New To Me, I have welded 20 min tops, with this new machine, at this point I think its great, went from a 100 Lincoln 120 volt that I have had for 25 years, its a good machine, but the Hobart 190 is better for heavyer welding, I will keep both.
Date published: 2020-05-24
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Is 190 mig inverter or transformer

Asked by: Bobbyron
Transformer
Answered by: NRoberts
Date published: 2020-03-19

CAN THIS WELDER BE OPERATED OFF A GEERATER

Asked by: JOE L JR
Yes this unit can be powered from a generator. A 7000 watt continuous would be required to achieve max output of 190 amps and 5000 watt to achieve rated output of 130 amps.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-02-04

I know nothing about welding but interested in it for hobby, and setting up tagets for gun range. Would you recommend this welder for a newbie?

Asked by: Johnph31
This would be a great unit for someone just starting out. It will also grow with you as you tackle larger jobs or projects.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-09-19

What amperage extension do I need with welder

Asked by: Gojo57
Depending on length you can use 12 gauge wire and for longer lengths over 50 feet use 10 gauge.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-11-14

This is a simple beginners welder as easy as they come. I find I have to keep the gun close to the weld when using gas outside. Are the parts for this welder made in the U.S?

Asked by: Oldackonoak
Duty cycle is 15% at 190 amps.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2020-03-04

What is the circuit breaker amp requirements of this unit.

Asked by: The lil leprauchan
It runs on 230V input power. Additional information can be found at the link below. Thank You and please let us know of any additional questions. https://www.hobartwelders.com/pdf/spec_sheets/Handler_190.pdf
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2018-09-23

what type of power cord is supplied? My electrical contractor needs to know what type of receptacle to install for the cord

Asked by: zoey513
The unit comes with a power cord with a molded NEMA 6-50 style plug.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-11-14

Does this come with the liner it needs to run gas or does it have to be changed?

Asked by: Jaybo91gt
Yes… it can run flux core or solid. To run solid you will need a bottle of shielding gas. Everything is there.
Answered by: BOHE
Date published: 2020-03-17
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