Category: Reviews

  • DuroMax XP4400E Portable Generator With Electric Key Start

    DuroMax XP4400E Portable Generator With Electric Key Start

    The DuroMax XP4400E portable generator provides 3500 continuous watts and up to 4400 surge watts. An electric key start and onboard battery makes it easy to start. Its retail price is also very competitive, but it requires frequent oil and fuel changes to keep it in good running order. Should you buy the DuroMax XP4400E…

  • Briggs & Stratton Q6500 Portable Inverter Generator Review

    Briggs & Stratton Q6500 Portable Inverter Generator Review

    Does the Briggs & Stratton Q6500 portable inverter generator have your back during power outages? Can it supply quiet power when the power quits? Read my Briggs & Stratton Q6500 Quiet Power Series inverter generator review to learn more. Q6500 Goes Up To 6500 Surge Watts The Briggs & Stratton Q6500 provides up to 6500…

  • Champion 46539 Review: 3500 Watts With Wireless Remote Start

    Champion 46539 Review: 3500 Watts With Wireless Remote Start

    The Champion 46539 is a 3500-rated-watt, 4000-peak-watt portable generator with both push-button electric start and wireless remote start. This portable generator is household and RV ready with two 20-amp duplex receptacles and two 30-amp outlets. Parts The Champion 46539 generator is shipped in a big carton with all the nuts and bolts required for attaching…

  • WEN 56200i Is Low-Priced 2000W Portable Inverter Generator

    WEN 56200i Is Low-Priced 2000W Portable Inverter Generator

    The WEN 56200i is a moderately priced portable inverter generator in the very competitive 2000-watt section. Is the WEN 56200i a winner or a loser? I review its engine, power switch, wattage, receptacles, economy mode and noise level. I also compare it to both the 56202i and the 56225i. What size engine does the WEN…

  • Briggs & Stratton P2200: Cheaper But Louder Than 2200W Honda

    Briggs & Stratton P2200: Cheaper But Louder Than 2200W Honda

    The Briggs & Stratton P2200 Powersmart fits into the popular but highly competitive 2000-watt portable inverter generator market. It is up against strong competition from the Honda EU2200i, the Westinghouse iGen2200 and the Generac GP2200i. I discuss the Briggs & Stratton P2200 inverter generator in this review, but I also compare it to other 2200-watt…

  • Pulsar PG10000B16 10000-Watt Dual Fuel Generator Review

    Pulsar PG10000B16 10000-Watt Dual Fuel Generator Review

    The Pulsar PG10000B16 10000-watt portable dual fuel hybrid generator seems like a versatile but affordable option for home backup power or other projects. A dual fuel portable generator gives you the option of using either gasoline or liquid propane when the lights go out. Pulsar PG10000B16: Engine And Run Time The Pulsar PG10000B16 dual fuel…

  • Generac GP2200i Review: 1700 Watts Clean Power At Low Price

    Generac GP2200i Review: 1700 Watts Clean Power At Low Price

    If you are looking for a portable inverter generator with 2200 starting watts that costs less than $1000, then the Generac GP2200i might be a possibility. Is it worth paying less for this Generac portable inverter generator, or should you rather save your money for a Honda EU2200i? Generac GP2200i: Overview We did not find…

  • Champion 100302 4000-Watt Open Frame Inverter Generator

    Champion 100302 4000-Watt Open Frame Inverter Generator

    This Champion Power Equipment 4000-watt inverter generator (model 100302) has an interesting design. It is a hybrid of an open frame generator and a fully enclosed inverter generator. The upside is that the open frame can accommodate a larger engine with increased power output. The downside is the increased loudness when compared to an enclosed…

  • Westinghouse WGen7500: Portable Backup Power For Your House

    Westinghouse WGen7500: Portable Backup Power For Your House

    What makes the Westinghouse WGen7500 one of the most popular 7500-watt gas powered portable generators on the market? Is it features such as the wireless remote start or the Westinghouse smart transfer switch outlet? I review the gasoline powered Westinghouse WGen7500 portable generator with remote electric start. Is the Westinghouse WGen7500 generator easy to assemble?…

  • Champion 7500W Dual Fuel Portable Generator Review

    Champion 7500W Dual Fuel Portable Generator Review

    This Champion 7500W dual fuel portable generator is able to operate on either gasoline fuel or liquid propane gas. This dual fuel generator provides up to 7500 continuous watts on gasoline, but only 6750 running watts on propane. Dual Fuel A dual fuel portable generator is more adaptable to power outages because its engine runs…

  • Webetop 155Wh Portable Power Source: Small But Useful

    Webetop 155Wh Portable Power Source: Small But Useful

    Small portable power sources with lithium-ion batteries are useful for recharging phones, tablets and cameras in an emergency or while camping outdoors. I take a look at such a portable power source: the Webetop 155Wh 42000mAh power station. Webetop 155Wh: Outlets This portable power station has a power panel with two 110-volt AC outputs, three…

  • Champion Power Equipment 76533: Dual Fuel And Electric Start

    Champion Power Equipment 76533: Dual Fuel And Electric Start

    A generator that can run on either gasoline or propane is a versatile tool for emergency power. The Champion Power Equipment 76533 can run on gas or propane right out of the box. It also has both recoil and electric start. Champion 76533: Summary This portable generator provides up to 4750 starting watts (on gasoline)…

  • WEN 56180 Portable Generator: 1800 Peak Watts For Low Price

    WEN 56180 Portable Generator: 1800 Peak Watts For Low Price

    Are you looking for a cheap, lightweight, gas-powered generator? The WEN 56180 is a portable generator that produces up to 1800 surge watts and 1500 running watts. It offers two 120-volt AC outlets and one 12-volt DC port. WEN 56180: Wattage The WEN 56180 generator provides up to 1800 surge wattage. This might not be…

  • Westinghouse iGen2200 Review: Inexpensive Inverter Generator

    Westinghouse iGen2200 Review: Inexpensive Inverter Generator

    Is the Westinghouse iGen2200 really a portable inverter generator that is both quiet and inexpensive? It seems like a lightweight, portable and quiet inverter generator for outdoor trips and recreational activities. Westinghouse iGen2200: Summary The iGen2200 is easy to set up for the first run. A good product manual is included in the box, so…

  • Suaoki S270 Provides Portable Power For Phones And Tablets

    Suaoki S270 Provides Portable Power For Phones And Tablets

    Dragging along a portable inverter generator for charging your smartphone, tablet computer or camera is often neither possible nor practical. You might use a lightweight battery pack, such as the Suaoki S270 portable power station, to provide the power you need while camping. Suaoki S270 Portable Power Station: Summary The best things about the S270 is…