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Blue Star® 185 DX

Reliable outdoor power! Great for farm, ranch, maintenance and hobbyist.

Blue Star 185 DX
  • Blue Star 185 DX
  • Blue Star 185 DX
Base Model Starting at:
$3,419.00 List Price (US$)

Additional Models and Pricing

Spec Sheet (ENG)

Compact and portable

Its small foot print and light weight mean it takes up little truck space and is easy to move around.

Accu-Rated - Not Inflated Generator Power

Miller provides the strongest and most reliable generator power. Our Accu-Rated, not inflated, standard for measuring generator power guarantees delivery of all the power the machine promises.

DX Model Features

DX models include electric start, auto-idle, 5-gallon fuel capacity and engine hour meter.

Strongest Power in its Class

Weld and generator outputs exceed all other machines in this class. All of Miller's weld and generator outputs are rated at 104F (40C) to ensure maximum performance throughout the work day.



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Product Literature
Spec Sheet (ENG)
ProcessesDC TIG (DC GTAW) 
Stick (SMAW) 
Air Plasma Cutting and Gouging (PAC) with Optional Spectrum Models 
General specificationsRated Output
185 DX: 185 Amps at 25 Volts, 20% Duty Cycle
             130 Amps at 25 Volts, 60% Duty Cycle
Welding Amperage Range
185 DX: 55 - 185 Amps
Net Weight185 DX: 315 lb (143 kg)
Generator Power 104DegF
Accu-Rated Power
185 DX: 6,000 Watts Peak; 5,500 Watts Continuous
185 DX: 10.2 HP at 3,600 RPM
Fuel Capacity & Fuel Type
Fuel capacity
185 DX: 5 gal (18.9L)
Run time

- Will provide approx. 6.5 hours of run time with a continuous load of 3,000 watts generator power.

Run Time

- Welding with a 1/8 inch Stick electrode, 20% Duty Cycle, the run time is approximately 12 hours.

Farm and Ranch 
Warranty True Blue With the best coverage in the industry, Miller's True Blue® Warranty [PDF] delivers unparalleled peace-of-mind.


Stock # Manufacturer List Price US$    
  BLUE STAR 185 DX W/GFCI  907591 $3,419.00  

Most Popular Accessories

Stock# Manufacturer List Price US$

Protective Cover, Blue Star

Blue with Miller Logo. Attractive, mildew-resistant, odor-free, water-resistent cover protects the finish of your machine and includes easy-off handles.


No. 38 Hand Running Gear

Compact, balanced, lightweight, wheel-barrow-style running gear designed for easy on-site mobility.


Lifting Eye

Secure lift point when picking up machine.




Spark Arrestor

Mandatory when operating on California grasslands, brush or forest-covered land and all national foresets. For other areas, check your state and local laws.


Additional resources

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