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Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi

Item# 23204
This Powerhouse Portable 2000 Watt Inverter Generator delivers clean power that is quiet enough for the campground yet powerful enough for the job site. Plus, stable, pure sine wave AC output safely powers even the most sensitive electronic equipment. Run Time 7.5 hrs. at 1/4 load, Engine Displacement cc 125, Noise Level dB 66, Surge Watts 2,000, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Rated Watts 1,900, Fuel Type Gasoline, Engine Single-cylinder, 4-stroke OHV, air-cooled, Receptacles qty. 2, Start Type Recoil, Dimensions L x W x H in. 22 x 11 x 19, Fuel Capacity gal. 1.4. Variable and constant power for economy and full power Two 120V, 20A 5-20R outlets Low oil shutdown protects the engine High-efficiency combustion system produces exceptionally low emissions Carry handle for easy portability Certifications EPA, CARB, CSA and ISO 9001
Average Customer Rating:
4.429 out of 5
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7 of 7(100%)would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Review 1 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Nice Little Generator For The Price

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October 15, 2013
By LiveFreeOrDiet
from Richmond, VA
"During a recent blackout the 2000Wi ran my refrigerator easily, plus a coffee maker some lamps and a couple laptops. I unplugged the fridge when running the microwave. I've also used it occasionally at outdoor events with rather light loads.
PROS:
Price. That's obvious.
Gas: about 5 hours per gallon unless I'm pushing it hard.
It starts easily, usually on the first pull.
The RUN light is on within seconds.
It's much, much quieter than the 5000w unit I had for 15 years. It was even quieter than the tire inflator I used it with last week.
MIDDLE:
It's a bit big and heavy for a 2000w, but it's rated for 1900 running watts, which I suspect is all because of a larger engine and inverter. (I really like the extra elbow room when plugging in yet another cell phone.)
CONS:
Gas smell when not running. I even turned off the fuel lever and let it run dry and it smells. I had to drain the fuel system according to instructions in the manual to stop the smell.
Oil: Try to find 15w40 motor oil during a big blackout.
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Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+2points
2out of 2found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5

BR549

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September 17, 2013
By MarkBR549
from Alabama
"Since purchasing the inverter generator I’ve used it for a boat lift, yard trimming & blowers. It worked very well for these, but it did develop a fuel leak at the bottom of the fuel shutoff after only about 2 hours of use. Then it took the authorized tech. a week the get it repaired. No problems since the repair were complete."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+1point
1out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Excellent buy

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August 15, 2013
By OutdoorJoe
from Ashland wi
"I have ran two tanks of gas so far starts on second pull every time I use it for running lights tv ect at my cabin excellent price and it runs about six hours using only a gallon and a half of fuel"
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+2points
2out of 2found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Powerhouse Portable Inverter 2000

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April 23, 2013
By ALB1950
from Oklahoma
"Perfect size and weight to be used as a backup for small appliances. We used this in January when we had an icestorm power outage. It was quiet and easy to start even in 20 degree weather.Very economical on fuel."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+1point
8out of 15found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Plenty of Power to Spare

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March 14, 2013
By Al5557
from Utah
"The manual states that the generator is rated for 2000 Watts max power with steady state @ 1900 Watts. However; the circuit breakers (on front panel) are rated for 120 Volts @ 20 Amps which is 2400 Watts. Just fired it up and ran the A/C on my Camper which is rated for 2000 plus watts power draw on High Cool A/C.
Ran it flawlessly under max load.
So I suspect that the sustained power output is higher than rated and the unit has a conservative power output rating. The other bonus is that it was so quiet that when the A/C was running on max A/C I could barely hear the generator inside my Camper...it was sitting right outside my camper door not more than 2 feet away.
Bottom Line:
This generator is a keeper with plenty of power to spare and quiet as well. Next test is to run my 42" LCD TV and Computer along with it as it will only add another 165 Watts max to the load, if I am lucky I can still run the A/C at max as well.
Will see and report back with the results."
Describe Yourself: Professional
+18points
18out of 18found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Powerhouse 2000Wi

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December 13, 2012
By Wink1
from Georgia
"Just recieved it and only ran it for about 15 minutes ( It started on first pull ) but I can say that I was impressed on how well built & robust this unit is. It seems pretty quiet to me and has a nice solid sound to it when its running. Only complaint I have as of now is it does not come with a exploded parts list so I guess you'd have to call service and explain what part your looking for ( I plan on buying a spare fuel primer bulb & filter). I will report back as I put more time on it but as of right now I am happy."
Describe Yourself: Professional
+1point
9out of 17found this review helpful.
Review 7 for Powerhouse Portable Inverter Generator - 2000 Surge Watts, 1900 Rated Watts, Model# 2000Wi
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Clean, Quiet and Portable Fun!

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August 7, 2012
By mh2014
from Gilroy, CA
"It was time for our annual guys out camping trip with Dad and five of my brothers. This time we needed to assure our campsite poker game would not peak too early. In prior years the game was hindered by lanterns that burned out too quickly. We were men pretending to rough the wilderness while also embracing our technological toys to attain genuine calmness. Dad just acquired a new iPad, all of us holstered cell phones, electronic gadgets were cluttered all over the tents and of course, 16 inch air mattresses had to be filled every evening. This 2000Wi generator met our camping challenges with ease. Within minutes of being unpacked the generator jumped to life with a few simple steps. Five days of use at Shaver Lake campground resulted in zero complaints from other campers (or site manager) and never stalled once. I could go on but simply put – this Powerhouse generator was within my budget and a great value for what it delivered. And yes, our annual poker game survived the night without loss of light."
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+4points
34out of 64found this review helpful.