Yamaha EF2800i

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We often face the question of balance between quality and price. So far, Yamaha maintained its leadership in their segment of the market and today’s topic is no exception. If you are looking for a closer look on Yamaha EF2800i then you came to the right place. Why do we need generator in the first place? Well, for example you have a power down, that makes your whole house freeze and you were in the middle of something important. Sure thing, you would be happy to unfreeze your home and finish things you have been doing. Where else you might use a generator, you might ask? Well, we all are social beings, and garden parties, weddings and so on are one of the ways of getting together. And as you can imagine, garden party means no outlets and steady current included, so this is another moment when generator comes to rescue. As for us, we live in the northern part of US, this means, that power outages are a common visitors in our region. Surely, we want to be ready for such occasions and so we bought a generator.

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Yamaha EF2800i Review

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Number one reason why we chose Yamaha EF2800i is the running time, which is abou 7 hours of constant work at a full load. But surely, you can make it last longer (up to 15 hours) if you set the load to one fourth of the general capacity. For comparison we tried powering chainsaw, router and vacuum cleaner all at the same time, and then added conditioner in RV and well…it did just fine. Our test has shown zero problems in such load for this generator, so this will be one of the reasons why we recommend it.

In some states, such as California, special attention is drawn to the problem of pollution and environmental friendliness, thus Yamaha made this model CARB compliant, which means that you can sell this unit in California. This is actually good news, because you are not only receiving a steady working machine with high maintenance, but also a friendly to nature device, which add a few pluses to karma in general.

There is 2800 watts in board and an AC output to add. As a note to self, count the entire appliance you are planning to use, add each of powers they use, so you won’t overwork your generator. If you are lacking some power, then consider buying another model, because it might turn into a problem in most unexpected moment.

If you are planning connecting sensitive devices to your engine, then we have more good news. As you already know, inverter generator means, that the current that this machine uses is one of the steady kind, because the transformation from AC to DC goes within the generator and provides you clean electricity with no jumps which can harm or burn your gadgets.

As for the specs you will be pleased as well: compact dimensions (15.6” W x 19.2” L x 16.7” H) and a decent weight of 64 lbls to match. As for the tank, the capacity is more than respectable for its size: 3gallons. As a bonus there is 3 years of industrial warranty to come with it, which we did not use at all.

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If you are a bit stingy on financial behalf, this generator will meet your needs with no hesitation, because it allows reduction of fuel usage, and it is very vey quite. Trust me, when going out for camping or making a special event, nice background without noise is one of the keys for comfortable time passing.

Only con that we found out was a bit harsh in the price, because it is not the cheapest one out there. But, if you look around your local retailers, you might stumble upon a good deal. But even so, keep in mind, that this is an invertor generator, thus the price on similar models are high as well. But if you need quality it is okay to pay a bit more, right?

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Hope our review was useful and you will come back to us for more interesting material very soon : )

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Powerland PD3G10000E Tri-Fuel

 

 

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Howdy. Today we decided to pick up a topic of rather new guest on our website: Powerland generator. This machine got some controversial reviews every now and then, so we decided to figure out what is there to it.

So to be more specific, we are to talk about PD3G10000E model and its vices and virtues. So let us get started.

We got our machine of Amazon a few months ago, just to test it out and share with you all. And also we got in trouble with outgates in our region (northern states are not the friendliest places on earth), so generator was not just a matter of mean fuss.

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So what is our opinion on this device? Well, let us start from the bottom.

It was no problem of waiting for it at home, because we got our mailing notification in time. We had paid for it before, so what is left was just signing the paper and getting it out of the box.

Me and my friend assembled it more or less without any problems (still, we recommend using your own tools), we prepared our device for the first run. And well…it didn’t run right away. This is related to the dead battery of electrical start (this is no surprise), so we had to pull the cord.

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We got a bit alerted when few first coughs of the engine reached our ears, but relaxed afterwards. Though, in my opinion the running proses could be smoother. So I decided to mail the company, and they recommended restricting the flow a bit, for some time at least.

We would not recommend this generator if you are planning connecting any sensitive electronics to it, it is not an inverter generator, so power jumps are a normal occasion.

As for the tech support on this generator…well it is simply not there. Sure, you can email them, but it is a rare thing to get a response in any way. So if you are facing any issues, head straight to the service center, just trust us on this one.

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Also we had some issues with the voltage regulator, which acted a bit awkward right from the start. So if you are facing some troubles as well. You probably will have to replace it with a new module, which you can order online. Tough the module is from China and you will be setting it at your own risk.

To be honest, the spare part we bought wasn’t quite right one, and we oriented mostly on the spec at our own risk. But good news is that after replacing AVR generator worked just fire, even though we didn’t have any more powerdowns. Though we took some time and did a few tests, checking its output and productivity, and it did well. So we are planning to use it at a max power next time it will be needed.

Our unit runs on propane, which suites our cold weathers and location. So our choice was simple: few tanks of propane for 30 hours of constant work and you will be good to roll. Though we had a few issues every now and then, but we assume that this is a rare case.

Hope our review was useful to you and you will come back soon for more articles : )

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Honda EU3000is

 

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Going out somewhere for a trip? Power went down at home and you need to keep your fridge running? Then this Honda EU3000is Inverter Generator is just what are you looking for. It is capable of producing steady 3000 watts that will be more than enough for all of the home and RV basics. It is quite, small and highly reliable, a perfect formula for any occasion.

As we already mentioned, this generator is okay with any goals you might set for it: starting from Jobsite and RV and ending with home appliance and so on. Oh yes, and in most cases this generator is capable of powering a 13,500 BTU conditioners for RV.

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While out in the camping sight, your co-campers will not have the urge of shooting you in the head because of the loud beast, that most people tend to bring along. This generator has a sound range of 48 to 59 dB, thus you won’t hear it that much and at a half load it is quieter than a conversation.

Take as a notable fact, that Honda EU3000iS is an inverter machine, thus, connecting sensitive gadgets and sensitive to the current electronics will be a no problem. You will have a comfort of knowing, that this electricity is as safe as it is in your outlet, so you appliance will not burn out.

Because of increased attention to eco-friendliness, Honda a decided to create the best combination in this matter as well. This generator is capable of running on a single tank for about 20 hours, and because of the advanced technology, it will adjust its running during the night and day time. Also, it is CARB approved and has a spark reduction muffler on it (law for control of spark and fire in the forest is fulfilled at its fullest).

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In past years, a parallel connection gained more and more popularity, allowing doubling or tripling your power by connecting generators together. You can connect it to similar generator and obtain 6000 watts just like that. You won’t have to buy a bigger generator, thus, your portability stays in place.

You will receive a combination that is suitable for both homes and work thanks to the tool kit and carrier, and even if you choose another generator out of the Honda line, you will not regret your choice not one bit.

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So what are the remarkable things you should notice?

  1. Two offset handlers for easy carrying.
  2. Smooth and portable design.
  3. Electric start for easy beginning of your work.
  4. Parallel connection feature.
  5. Fuel efficient in every way.
  6. 3000 watts of pure Honda.
  7. Inverter technology, which will keep your devices safe and sound.
  8. Quite as your conversation: you will have no need in screaming to be heard over it.
  9. CARB compliant and sold in every state of US.
  10. Small weight (around 144 Ibs).
  11. Awesome running time (20hrs at a full tank).
  12. Runs on gasoline.

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