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LIFAN Energy Storm 5,500-Watt 389cc Gasoline Powered Electric Start Inverter Generator with Remote Start


Energy Storm 5,500-Watt 389cc Gasoline Powered Electric Start Inverter Generator with Remote Start

  • 4.62 Gal. fuel tank for extended run time of 7 hours at 50% load
  • Extremely quiet-58 dB sound rating at 23 ft.
  • Built-in low oil engine shutoff protection
$1,699.00 /each

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Product Overview

LIFAN Power USA prides itself in standing behind all its products with a 3-year limited warranty and the highest level of service and support with a complete parts and service network. All LIFAN generators are made with Horizontal Shaft OHV engines which feature Industrial duty upgrades like cast iron sleeves, automotive grade rods, pistons, rings, crankshafts, valve and valve springs. The OHV design provides better fuel efficiency, quieter operation and longer life. In addition, all LIFAN generators come equipped with alternators that have solid copper windings which increases efficiency and gives better performance. This commercial grade generator is a perfect fit for the farm, contractors, emergencies, homeowners, job sites or special events. It features a remote start feature and is also EPA Approved.

  • 5,500-Watt peak and 5,000-Watt running power
  • 4.62 Gal. fuel tank runs the generator for 7 hours at 50% load
  • 389cc 4-stroke OHV industrial duty engine
  • One 120-Volt, 20 Amp AC outlet
  • Two 120-Volt 30 Amp AC 3 prong twist lock receptacles
  • One 12-Volt DC power cord with plug and alligator clips
  • Super quiet-58 dB sound rating at 23 ft. (7 m)
  • Recoil and electric start with remote start/stop control
  • Digitally cleaned sine wave, less than 2% total harmonic distortion, providing clean power for all your sensitive equipment like computers, plasma and LCD TVs and digital audio devices
  • Low oil engine shutoff protection
  • AC overload system
  • Auto idle feature for power on demand
  • Exhaust spark arrestor for safe and legal operation in national parks
  • Suitcase style mobility kit with wheels and collapsible handle
  • EPA approved

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does the Energy strom 5500 have a recoil start?

Asked by: Attakapas
That's what the specs say. One just has to read them that's all.
Answered by: Baba
Date published: 2017-02-06

Is there a 240 outlet?

Asked by: Travis
No. Most cheaper inverter generators are 120v only.
Answered by: GG
Date published: 2016-08-28

is it too loud to use to operate ac in a camper at a nascar track?

Asked by: debdeb
I hope you don't literally mean "in a camper," meaning inside?? Remember you have exhaust fumes with carbon monoxide, so you'll die running it IN a camper.
Answered by: Sten
Date published: 2016-10-24

what is the tank capacity ?

Asked by: Joe
The tank is 4.62 gallons.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2017-03-10
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Customer Reviews

Energy Storm 5,500-Watt 389cc Gasoline Powered Electric Start Inverter Generator with Remote Start is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It depends on what you buy this machine for and how mobile you want it to be. I bought it to run ... It depends on what you buy this machine for and how mobile you want it to be. I bought it to run my equipment at farmers markets and chose it because of the specification write up. It was stated that this generator ran super quiet at 59db. This was not the case and within 15 minutes I was told to shut it down by the market manager. Sure it produced the power but far too loud for my purposes. This is also a very heavy machine and I found the wheels way too small for the weight. It's ok on smooth concrete but forget about grass. If you don't mind upsetting close neighbors and you don't plan to move it around, then this is a good product for the price. On a personal note, I used it once and returned it for a Honda.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So Far not bad. Received my Unit 2 days ago. Filled with oil. Started and ran fine. Spark plug does not come gapped. Gapped Spark plug and it ran smooth. So far so good. Unit is fairly well made and extremely quiet in Auto Idle mode. Love the electric start feature. Great bang for the buck and if anything you can always return to Homedepot.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of mind! After way too much research I finally decided on this unit. First comment: Delivery. Estes Freight hit their promised time within 5 minutes. The shipment was perfect, the box wasn't even scuffed. The driver even helped my wife move it into the yard. Thanks Estes. Unpacked the unit, again, perfect condition. I looked the unit over and I am very satisfied with the initial quality. It unit is fully assembled as shipped, even the wheels are installed. The battery was factory connected and fully charged. The only thing required was the purchase of the recommended oil, fill the unit, twist the key, and it started within seconds. We put a load on it, and again, no issues. During my research of Lifan oproducts I had seen comments as to low quality manuals. I am going to assume that Lifan read those reviews, as this manual is printed on high gloss, heavy bond stock, with clear well-written instructions. I did spot one typo due to translations but if that the worse thing I can find... As to the noise: This is a 15 HP unit yet is noticably quieter than our 6.5 HP lawn mower. No one in the house heard it running. My wife and I had a conversation standing next to it. Home Depot specs state this is a 68DB rating: however, the product specs states 58DB. I believe the lower number. The only thing left to do besides regular starts is to wait on a power outage and fire up both submersible pumps, the fridge, and a few other essentials. Yes! That is peace of mind!
Date published: 2012-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Buy and Quality This is a very quiet machine compaired to my 8000 watt generator and works just as well I would say this is a no brainer if you dont like it you can return it to your local home depot.I love it,you wont be unhappy.It runs my RV with 15000 btu AC and all my appliances
Date published: 2012-03-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from energy storm 5600ier review The generator idles extremely rough in eco mode. It stalled 5 times in 24 hours. I repeat this happens without there being a load on the generator . It runs fine when there is a load on it. I cannot get home depot or Lifan to help with the problem so I will be returning it for a refund.
Date published: 2014-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great products It does everything it promised. started right out of the box, no problems I bought 2 of them
Date published: 2012-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from rv user I put 10-30w synthetic oil in and 1 gallon of 87 octane gas and it started on second try. It's a new motor. I let it run for 2 hrs and it stopped a couple of times. I checked the spark plug and it needed to be properly gapped. The gap was to narrow, as if dropped. This time it ran continuously, although a little ruff on idle. I load tested and it worked flawlessly for a straight hour. I then replaced plug with a denso IW22 iridium spark plug, and this time, I used 89 octane gas. Now, I have the perfect generator! It's guiet, idles smoothly, quicker start, and more fuel efficient. You just have to learn to tune these small engines.
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good value It took a little time for the first start. After that it has started up right away every time. Runs great. Not as quiet as hoped but still quieter than a standard generator. Lightweight and easy to move around.
Date published: 2012-01-25
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