Model # 030550

Internet #203180794

Store SKU #1000030344

Briggs & Stratton 3,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator
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Briggs & Stratton

3,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator

  • Briggs and stratton OHV engine, 250cc
  • Up to 8 hour run time at 50% load, 4 Gal. metal fuel tank
  • Low oil shutdown for added engine protection
$59900 /each
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Product Overview

  • Briggs and stratton OHV engine, 250cc
  • Up to 8 hour run time at 50% load, 4 Gal. metal fuel tank
  • Low oil shutdown for added engine protection
The Briggs & Stratton 30550 3500-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator produces clean and instant power to keep appliances and other important electronics running during a power outage or natural disaster. This unit features an 1150 Series OHV 250 cc Engine that produces 11.5 ft. lbs. of torque and a 4 Gal. metal fuel tank for an impressive 8-hours of continuous operation at 50-percent load on a full tank. Features a fuel gauge for monitoring gas levels and a Super Lo-Tone Muffler to reduce operating sound. 120-Volts and 29.2 Amp. All power levels are stated gross torque at 2600-RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton. CARB Compliant. All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600-RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton. The Briggs & Stratton 30550 3500-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator comes with a 2-year limited warranty to protect against defects in materials and workmanship. For more than a century, Briggs & Stratton branded engines and power equipment have helped consumers get the job done. Known for hard-working, dependable, efficient products, Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on all seven continents.
  • Power surge alternator to run multiple large appliances at the same time
  • 12 in. never go flat wheels to easily move in and out of storage or to new sites
  • Includes (4) GFCI 120-Volt household outlets, (1) 120/240-Volt 30 Amp locking outlet and rubber outlet covers
  • Technical information: 3500 running Watts and 4375 starting Watts
  • Rated in accordance with CSA and rated in accordance with PGMA standards
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Product Overview

  • Briggs and stratton OHV engine, 250cc
  • Up to 8 hour run time at 50% load, 4 Gal. metal fuel tank
  • Low oil shutdown for added engine protection
Model #: 030550
Sku #: 1000030344
Internet #: 203180794

The Briggs & Stratton 30550 3500-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator produces clean and instant power to keep appliances and other important electronics running during a power outage or natural disaster. This unit features an 1150 Series OHV 250 cc Engine that produces 11.5 ft. lbs. of torque and a 4 Gal. metal fuel tank for an impressive 8-hours of continuous operation at 50-percent load on a full tank. Features a fuel gauge for monitoring gas levels and a Super Lo-Tone Muffler to reduce operating sound. 120-Volts and 29.2 Amp. All power levels are stated gross torque at 2600-RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton. CARB Compliant. All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600-RPM per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton. The Briggs & Stratton 30550 3500-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator comes with a 2-year limited warranty to protect against defects in materials and workmanship. For more than a century, Briggs & Stratton branded engines and power equipment have helped consumers get the job done. Known for hard-working, dependable, efficient products, Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on all seven continents.

  • Power surge alternator to run multiple large appliances at the same time
  • 12 in. never go flat wheels to easily move in and out of storage or to new sites
  • Includes (4) GFCI 120-Volt household outlets, (1) 120/240-Volt 30 Amp locking outlet and rubber outlet covers
  • Technical information: 3500 running Watts and 4375 starting Watts
  • Rated in accordance with CSA and rated in accordance with PGMA standards
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
25
Product Height (in.)
18.5
Product Length (in.)
25.5
Product Width (in.)
23.5

Details

Application
Home Standby,Recreation
Built-in inverter
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Gray
Engine Displacement (cc)
250
Engine Make
Briggs and Stratton
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,Muffler
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
4
Fuel type
Gasoline
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
1
Horsepower (hp)
0 hp
Included
Wheel Kit
Muffler
Yes
Number of circuits/outlets
3
Operational Volume (dB)
0
Osha Required GFCI Outlets
No
Output
120/240 Single Phase
Power Type
Gasoline
Product Weight (lb.)
121lb
Returnable
30-Day
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank or charge)
8
Running Wattage
3500
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
4375
Suggested Uses
Battery Charger,Bench Tools,Large Appliances,Lights,Mobile Devices,Power Tools,Small Appliances,Small Electronics,Sump Pump,Well Pump
Voltage (volts)
120
Wheel Kit Included
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Year Limited

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
25
Product Height (in.)
18.5
Product Length (in.)
25.5
Product Width (in.)
23.5

Details

Application
Home Standby,Recreation
Built-in inverter
No
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Gray
Engine Displacement (cc)
250
Engine Make
Briggs and Stratton
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Fuel Gauge,Muffler
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
4
Fuel type
Gasoline
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
1
Horsepower (hp)
0 hp
Included
Wheel Kit
Muffler
Yes
Number of circuits/outlets
3
Operational Volume (dB)
0
Osha Required GFCI Outlets
No
Output
120/240 Single Phase
Power Type
Gasoline
Product Weight (lb.)
121lb
Returnable
30-Day
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank or charge)
8
Running Wattage
3500
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
4375
Suggested Uses
Battery Charger,Bench Tools,Large Appliances,Lights,Mobile Devices,Power Tools,Small Appliances,Small Electronics,Sump Pump,Well Pump
Voltage (volts)
120
Wheel Kit Included
Yes

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Year Limited

Questions & Answers

Does it have Low oil shutoff protection?

Asked by: jlnclimbs
Yes, it does. If the oil falls below a preset level, an oil switch will stop the engine. Nice feature!
Answered by: Maddy
Date published: 2017-08-01

Manual or electronic start

Asked by: Luis
Mine is a manual start.
Answered by: Dudley
Date published: 2017-09-27

How does it start?

Asked by: Karen
Turn on the fuel valve, push the choke lever to the choke position, flip the toggle switch to ON, and pull start the engine with the pull cord.
Answered by: GeGenerators Support
Date published: 2017-09-19

What does CARB stand for?

i see that there is a model that is CARB and it is $50 more than the other one? Just would like to know what this is...
Asked by: Devidas
CARB this unit is available for sale in CA. CA has stricter emissions standards than all other 49 states.
Answered by: Briggs & Stratton
Date published: 2015-09-20
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Customer Reviews

3,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy start. I have a Rigid 10" portable. table saw that draws just a bit too much in rush ampera... Easy start. I have a Rigid 10" portable. table saw that draws just a bit too much in rush amperage on start-up. If nothing else is connected on either circuit, it runs fine. But anything else trips the reset. I should have purchased the next bigger size.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This item the Briggs & Stratton 3,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable... This item the Briggs & Stratton 3,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator met and exceeded my needs very well, Thank you. I would recommend this item to anyone looking for a good generator.
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Have only uses it once but is so superior to... Have only uses it once but is so superior to the last one I had. Easy to assemble and started right up.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I got this generator to use during ocassional power outages to keep my freezer and refrigerator r... I got this generator to use during ocassional power outages to keep my freezer and refrigerator running. However, we've not had the electricity go out once since I received it. Because it is the first time I have had a generator, I wanted to be prepared, familiar with it and knowledgeable about how to use it before an emergency. So I filled it with oil and gas and fired it up and used several electric tools plugged into it to try it out. I used my log splitter, a Dremel tool, a palm sander and a reciprocating saw and all worked great and at full power. It can also be used to plug in a travel trailer and I hope to get a chance to do that when my out-of-state friends come to visit next month. It came with good instructions, engine oil, a quick start guide and the operation manual. It is easy to move to wherever I need it because it has wheels and a handle to pull it and the handle folds down for compact storage. It started easily everytime I used it, but it is a bit loud and I am not sure I would be able to run for long periods of time (especially overnight) during an outage without disturbing my neighbors. Briggs and Stratton has a great reputation and this 3500 watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator is well-made, starts every time and is a high quality machine.
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Noisy This works great we had a power outage with this last storm pulled it out of the box. Started right up it supplied my microwave,3 tv's largere frigerator, central air heater, drier, charged phones with no problems but it's way to noisy
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good generator for all around use but it's loud. I bought the California version and have had no trouble at all with it. It started right up and has never faltered while running. I use it mainly for our travel trailer when camping and it has enough power to run everything we need it to run including the A/C if we're careful about what else is on. My only complaint would be the sound, it's very loud and isn't set up to be able to add a muffler to quiet it down. I wasn't expecting whisper quiet when I bought it but I didn't expect it to be as loud as it is.
Date published: 2013-06-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What a piece of JUNK 7 months old used 6 times when the motor sized. Getting warrany work is like jumping through hoops with 1 foot.Customer service is the worst
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value for emergency use. Purchased for use during extended power outages to keep freezer and refrigerator cold and to charge batteries. The Briggs and Stratton 3500-watt generator is comparable to many of the portable units i used for work, and is a good value. It would be more flexible if there was a 240 volt outlet for running pumps, but this isn't a deal killer. It assembled easily, with clear instructions. After filling the crankcase with the supplied break-in oil, adding stabilizer to several cans of gasoline and filling the tank, the engine fired within three pulls of the rope starter. The only down side of the generator is that it is a 3600 rpm unit, and is noisy. Too noisy to allow to run in close proximity to neighbors after dark, or in a campground situation, without additional sound dampening. Other than that the generator functioned normally and provided sufficient power for my needs. The included wheel and handle kit allow it to be moved around the property without lifting, a definite advantage.
Date published: 2013-06-20
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