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A portable generator can be your best friend during a power outage. Whether it’s a natural disaster such as a hurricane, ice storm or just a weekend getaway camping in the woods, generators have a niche market that they excel at very well.

All generators have the same purpose but some are certainly more efficient and effective than others. Some may have a larger fuel tank, some may last longer on that tank of gas, some may be quieter, and some may be smaller. It is important to know these differences to be able to shop for a generator that meets your needs.

One generator in particular has caught my attention -- the Honda EU2000i portable generator. Honda, as we all know, usually specializes in vehicles, but this generator certainly proves to be worthy and one of the best to be used for most situations. Further down, we will discuss these differences and benefits in the Honda EU2000i review.

The Honda EU2000i generator is among one of the quietest on the market. When running the EU2000i, you barely know that it’s running. You can stand next to it and still have a conversation with your friends. It is not obnoxious and overbearing like other generators on the market. For the size and the amount of gas it holds, this is almost unprecedented in the generator market.

One thing to note in this Honda EU2000i review is that this generator is made ideally for TV/DVD products, satellites, fridges, coffee pots and more. Because it is a portable generator, it will not power your entire house, but can still power the necessities during a power outage. The whole point of a portable generator is so it is easy to carry and then put it away somewhere with its compact size. The EU2000i is very quick and very easy to get set up and running, whether it is during an emergency or just a weekend camping trip.

Another note is just how much gas this tank can handle. Honda made sure to make this portable generator very fuel-efficient. One gallon of gas can run for up to 9.6 hours. That is an exceptional amount of time for any portable generator on the market. Most other generators will not be able to match the fuel efficiency of the EU2000i. Honda made sure to focus a good bit on how long this will stay charged. And that is just on one gallon of gas.

This portable generator is true to its name. It weighs less than 47lbs and is very easy to carry. Other portable generators, with power equal to this generator, are going to be much heavier. Being so lightweight, it is extremely important in emergency situations where you may not have time to move and set up a larger generator. It only takes one person to move and set up the Honda EU2000i.

The Honda EU2000i pushes out 2000 watts at 120V. Very powerful, this generator is sure to not disappoint anyone who uses it. In any sort of situation where a generator is needed, you will be happy you had the extra power in the long run.

In short, the Honda EU2000i portable generator is a powerhouse and it is worthy to be mentioned. It does the job right but more importantly it does it in an effective and friendly manner. It is light to pick up and move, quiet the entire time it runs, can last you an entire day based on the amount of gas you put in it, and it can power a few appliances at one time! In other words, you have found the generator you need to buy and should not hesitate to grab one today!

Technical Specifications:

Engine: Honda GX100

Displacement: 98.5 cc

AC Output: 2000W max, 1600W rated, 120V

DC Output: 12V, 96W

Noise Level: 55dB

Weight: 46.3 lbs.

Fuel Tank: 1.1 gallons

Runtime: 4 hrs at rated load, 9.6 hrs at ¼ load

Dimensions: 20.1” x 11.4” x16.7”


Posted: March 31, 2014

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