A power outage can be an issue when you rely on it to perform your duties be it at home or workplace. A portable generator is life saver equipment as you can carry it to areas with the power outage and it will perform all the tasks efficiently. Take it to an event, campsite or even your job site.. In this post, we are reviewing Honda EU2200i generator looking at features that set it apart, the pros and potential drawbacks.
Honda EU2200i is portable, super quiet, and offers tremendous value to the user. This model provides 10 percent more power than the previous model EU2000i.
Setup And Functionality
When it comes to the engine, the EU2200i is more powerful than the previous model EU200i. EU2200i has GXR 120 engine. This 121cc engine replaces 98.5cc GX100 engine used in the last model. The power output rises from 1600 watts to 1800 watts. The extra 200 watts allows the generator to perform better and run additional appliances (2 or 3) at the same time.
Parallel Operation And Inverter Technology
It has two connectors for parallel operations. You can add a second EU2200i for additional power if you are using multiple smaller appliances or larger appliances.This Honda’s inverter technology translates to stable, clean power in a smaller lighter package. The power output you get from this generator is reliable as the power you get from other outlets at home.
The Eco-Throttle System
Honda EU2200i has an exclusive eco-throttle system that offers excellent fuel efficiency. On a single tank, the generator runs for 4.0 to 9.6 hours depending on the load. For overnight power and long-time applications, this generator will serve you best.
EU2200i has a control panel with a LED light tree that serves as a problem indicator system for the generator. The top LED shows the oil level and notify you when the oil is running low and needs a refill. The Middle Led indicates an overload on the generator alerting you to adjust the wattage demand to match generators specifications. Bottom LED is green and shows output indicator. It remains on when the power supply is appropriately generated.
The generator has user-friendly features that ensure that the user gets maximal performance. For example, the fuel shut-off valve that keeps the engine running with fuel supply off, and prevent stale fuel issues. Running the generator dry helps you store unit for off-season times.
Other features are:
- Light effort recoil
- A large spout and oil drain gutter for smoother and cleaner oil changes
- Increased ventilation that helps cool the engine
- Colour-coded startup points to power on the generator
All these features are incorporated to ensure the user get excellent performance from this portable generator.
Easy To Use And Super Quiet
Operating a portable generator gets more comfortable with Honda EU2200i. It has a single control knob plus a recoil pull cable that is used to start the generator. The controls are on the side for easy access. It issuper quiet as it operates at 48 to 57dBA which is less noise. This makes it suitable for work sites, home events and camping.
- Product weight: 46.5lbs/ 21.1 kg
- Recoil start system
- Powerful motor: 121cc
- Item dimensions: 20 x 11.4 x 16.7inches
- Engine: GXR120
- Fuel tank capacity: 0.95 US gal/ 3.6 L
- Super quiet
- 3-year warranty (residential and commercial)
- Easy to use and maintain
- The additional power of 200 watts
- Powerful engine that ensures enough power supply
- Allows parallel operation
- No fuel gauge and hour meter
- Price is a bit higher compared to competing generators
The EU2200i generator has various advantages compared to the outgoing model EU2000i. The GXR120 engine provides an extra 200 watts to boost your additional power demands. If you need to power your AC unit or other power tools, this model serves you best. The fuel shut off valve enables the engine to run with supply fuel off, allowing you to store unit for off-season time. It is super quiet which makes it suitable for camping or even workplaces.
It has excellent reviews, and this shows it offers outstanding performance. This portable generator is worth your money.