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Briggs & Stratton

Model # 30553

Internet # 205403592

PowerSmart Series 2,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Inverter Generator

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Model # 30553

Internet # 205403592

The Briggs & Stratton 30553 PowerSmart Series Portable 2000-Watt Inverter Generator is perfect for your camping needs and produces clean and instant power to keep appliances and other important electronics powered during trips in your RV. The 30553's computer-controlled engine continuously adjusts its speed to your power needs for efficient, consistent, and quiet power. The two handle design make it easy to transport and it produces smoother power for sensitive electronics. This generator is equipped with (2) 120-Volt household outlets and (1) 12-Volt DC accessory battery charging outlet. This unit features an onboard low oil and overload alert system and PowerSmart mode to automatically adjust engine speed to save fuel and run longer. The Briggs & Stratton 30553 PowerSmart Series Portable 2000-Watt Inverter 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.

  • 38-percent quieter and 45-percent lighter than a traditional camping generator
  • Enough power to run multiple appliances at once
  • 1gal. fuel tank for an impressive 6-hours of continuous operation at 25-percent load on a full tank
  • Technical specs: 1600 running Watts, 2000 starting Watts, permanent magnet alternator, recoil start, automatic idle control and low oil shutdown
  • Includes engine oil, quick start guide, operator's manual
  • Briggs & Stratton Generator Features:

    Briggs & Stratton PowerSmart Series 2,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Inverter Generator

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Product Depth (in.) 
29 
Product Height (in.) 
25 
Product Length (in.) 
29 
Product Width (in.) 
20 
Details
Built-in inverter 
Yes 
CA (CARB) Compliant 
Not CARB Compliant 
Continuous Wattage 
1600 
Engine Displacement (cc) 
105 
Engine Make 
Briggs and Stratton 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
Fuel type 
Gasoline 
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour) 
0.6 
Generator Features 
Auto Idle Control,Low Oil Shutdown,Fuel Gauge,Automatic Voltage Regulation 
Horsepower (hp) 
Muffler 
Yes 
Number of circuits/outlets 
Operational volume (dB) 
Osha Required GFCI Outlets 
No 
Peak Wattage 
2000 
Product Weight (lb.) 
60.6 lb 
Returnable 
30-Day 
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank) 
12 
Voltage (volts) 
120 
Wheel Kit Included 
No 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
CSA Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
2-year limited warranty 

MORE PRODUCTS WITH THESE FEATURES

Continuous Wattage: 1000 - 2000
Brand: Briggs & Stratton
Fuel type: Gasoline
Engine Make: Briggs and Stratton
Review Rating: 3 & Up
CA (CARB) Compliant: Not CARB Compliant
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The unit takes a 4-Cycle 30 Weight Oil
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Rated 3.6 out of 5 by 10 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by My wife wanted smoothies! I wanted margarita's! We do dry camping at various lakes but the B&S 2000 watt portable generator allows us to do some wet camping with the blender. March 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Love this thing. Great generator. Had it for almost 5 years now and still going strong. Bought it for Hurricane Irene. Its so quiet could run it overnight during our Sandy 11 days outage to power heat, fridge, freezer, TV/AV, wifi and laptops. Used a big 7000w genset during day to power the house but it had a 75db sound level. Looking to try and fit an extended run gas cap to allow use with a 6 gallon external tank, then I won't have to wake up every 3-4 hours to check on it. January 27, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Works good during power outage but.. Used it during Super storm Sandy. Leaked oil all over garage brought it for warranty service to find out what went wrong. They ran it under load couldn't find anything. Start it once a month no problems power outage this week oil all over garage. Haven't budged it since I started it. No idea what could cause it. Apparently neither do they. August 5, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not powered as advertised Very disappointed. Always faithful to Briggs and Stratton so I didn't think twice about picking one of these up. Got it home, followed the start manual. Hooked it up to a chop saw and circular saw, which it advertises it will run and it didn't. I then hooked it up to my 1500 watt heater just to test it. On low or 750 watts it was flashing the overload light, med or 1200 watts it stayed on and bogged down. At high or 1500 watts it bogged down until it almost died then tripped the circuit. Really hoping I can get a refund. October 14, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to purchase but hard to find warranty service Cannot find any dealer that will work on this product under warranty March 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by PowerSmart 2000 Excellent Generator, a little on the heavy side but over all excellent, two pulls and she is off and running. I am very happy with my Briggs and Stratton Generator. September 23, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Would not start I would not recommend this generator because it never started. However, I've had other products with B&S engines and was very pleased. August 27, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Surprisingly Quiet and very portable I bought this when the generator on my motorhome broke down. I have yet to take it out for a weekend but I have hooked it up and it has no problem running the refrigerator and all my lighting and a DVD player and exhaust fans. I would have given it a 5 star rating but like I said I haven't taken the motorhome out. April 28, 2014
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