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LittleBill

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marcsbigfoot20b27 wrote:

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Dave H M wrote:

Sometimes bigger is not always better.

I don't understand how arbitrarily speaking, smaller displacement is a hindrance. [emoticon]


In the case of Honda's new EU2200i it is. The previous EU2000i with it's larger 98 cc engine was already the class leader in surge capability, up to a 1/2 hr at it's full rated power, the new EU2200i with it's even larger 121 cc engine is even more capable of sustaining it's full rated surge output. All other competition pales by comparison.


While in the final break in phase I loaded my 2200i to about 3000 watts and it throttled up higher than normal but put out. One day I will test the max output. This gen rocks.


considering it has a 20 amp breaker im curious how you did that





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LittleBill wrote:

marcsbigfoot20b27 wrote:

SoundGuy wrote:

Dave H M wrote:

Sometimes bigger is not always better.

I don't understand how arbitrarily speaking, smaller displacement is a hindrance. [emoticon]


In the case of Honda's new EU2200i it is. The previous EU2000i with it's larger 98 cc engine was already the class leader in surge capability, up to a 1/2 hr at it's full rated power, the new EU2200i with it's even larger 121 cc engine is even more capable of sustaining it's full rated surge output. All other competition pales by comparison.


While in the final break in phase I loaded my 2200i to about 3000 watts and it throttled up higher than normal but put out. One day I will test the max output. This gen rocks.


considering it has a 20 amp breaker im curious how you did that


Ok so I just got my second killawatt in the mail the other day, so I just tested it with a 1500 watt heater and 1250 watt hair dryer.
It would put out 2300 total and was dropping both about 300 watts from their rated power consumption. Couldn’t see that before but they both still ran and didn’t trip any breakers so I assumed it was putting out their rated consumption. I just didn’t have enough monitoring equipment to be thorough.
So the max output is ~2300 watts at a DA of 2500 ft.

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opnspaces wrote:

Interesting, they look similar to a Honda, but you can stack them.

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The Champ 2K in this link has more features than the black one on sale at TS. The yellow with more features is $499 at HD. I don't really need one, but would buy the HD one for $399. Does Home Depot ever have generators on sale?

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That new Honda 2200i reminds of my 650 watt Honda EX650 ... it powers the DW's hair dyer even though it's not supposed to. [emoticon] and [emoticon]


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LittleBill wrote:

marcsbigfoot20b27 wrote:

SoundGuy wrote:

Dave H M wrote:

Sometimes bigger is not always better.

I don't understand how arbitrarily speaking, smaller displacement is a hindrance. [emoticon]


In the case of Honda's new EU2200i it is. The previous EU2000i with it's larger 98 cc engine was already the class leader in surge capability, up to a 1/2 hr at it's full rated power, the new EU2200i with it's even larger 121 cc engine is even more capable of sustaining it's full rated surge output. All other competition pales by comparison.


While in the final break in phase I loaded my 2200i to about 3000 watts and it throttled up higher than normal but put out. One day I will test the max output. This gen rocks.


considering it has a 20 amp breaker im curious how you did that


Thermal circuit breakers can do that easily, for a short while. 3000W at 120V is 25A. A thermal circuit breaker will probably take a minute or more to trip with a small overcurrent like that. If the test was short it would not trip.

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The (yellow) Champ 2K ... has more features than the black one on sale at TS.

True ! Each person will have to decide on their own if those features are worth the extra $100.

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The easy to read Digital LED Display includes maintenance, low oil and receptacle status indicators and monitors power output, total run time, fuel level and fuel life.

Champion minimizes the hassle of refueling in the dark with Fuel Fill Assist LED, a cleverly designed push-button LED built right into the handle to illuminate the gasoline fill area.


Champion 2000W generator Model #100478

Champion 2000W generator Model #100306

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According to the specs:

The black one puts out 1700 running watts and weighs 38.6 lbs.
The yellow one puts out 1600 running watts and weighs 46.3 lbs.


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While the light wt is nice, it may be due to cheaper components, and it seems the 306 has an upgraded motor, even though appearing to have less running watts.

I plan to purchase the 306 at some point, but will wait for a deal, rather than suggested list of $499. Not sure if HD will have a sale on them, but would take one today for $450, free shipping. I will wait/watch, as will not need till next May.

Jerry

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opnspaces wrote:

Interesting, they look similar to a Honda, but you can stack them.

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The ad you linked to says they can be stacked.


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Curious if this new Champion 2000-W Inverter Gen will have high altitude jets available for it as that was not the case for the original Champion 2000-W Inverter Gens.


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