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The Top 5 Best Portable Generators


100-Watt Portable Generator

This small, feature-packed generator is fitted with a 40800 lithium battery that provides power for up to eight hours. There are a number of options when it comes to powering it up.

You can use a compatible solar panel, a 15V 2A wall socket or your car.

It has USB, 12-Volt, and A/C outputs, making it compatible with a number of devices. It is also compatible with a number of medical devices including a CPAP machine. It’s very simple and easy to operate.


Durostar DS4000S Portable Generator

The Durostar uses its 7.0HP OHV 4 cycle motor to pump out 4000 watts. It uses the regular gasoline and has a 4 gallon tank. When full, it can run for up to 8 hours operating at half its capacity.

It burns clean, as approved by EPA, and efficiently.

The generator also has 2 areas where one can plug in 120V, 20A, three pronged items and one 120V, 30A twist lock. One of its greatest feature is its automatic low oil shut down to prevent motor damage.


Champion 3500-Watt RV Portable Generator


This innovative product is 20% lighter and 50% quieter than traditional models. It has an economy mode feature, which works to extend engine life and save fuel.

It uses gasoline and produces 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts, which is more than sufficient.

It can run for up to 17 hours. It has a 120V 30A RV, two 120V 20A outlets, dual USB adapter and 12V DC outlet.

Its output can be increased by connecting up to two 2800-watt parallel kits.


WEN 56180 1800-Watt Portable Power Generator


The starting and running wattage of the WEN 56180 is 1800 and 1500 watts respectively. It weighs a mere 50 pounds and has a noise muffler, making it very quiet.

Its tank has a capacity of 1.45 gallons and can run up to 7.5 hours, operating at half its capacity. It has two 120V AC and one 12V DC outlets.

It is EPA approved and has a two-year warranty.


Honda EU2000i Portable Generator


Weighing 45lbs, the EU2000i is very light compared to its size. It is the largest on this list, designed to handle loads of equal magnitude.

It holds 13 ounces of oil and at its full 2000 starting watts, it lasts about three and a half hours. At 25%, operating capacity, it can last up to 8 hours.

It uses the recoil system and is very quiet. It also features an auto-off feature when the oil levels reach a certain lower limit.

With two 120V AC and one 12V DC outlets, this is nothing short of a workhorse.