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Model #GEN1000I-PL

1,000-Watt/800-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Inverter Generator with Parallel Connection

  • Sine wave energy provides clean, safe, stable and reliable power
  • Runs 6.3-hours at 50 percent load with a full fuel tank
  • Compact and lightweight design; perfect for on-the-go uses
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Product Overview

For unprecedented power and versatility, look no further than this 1,000-Watt/800-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Inverter Generator. Each generator is ideal for small, low wattage electronics and appliances. The small, lightweight design runs 6.3 hours at 50 percent load on a full tank of gas. It includes a parallel power port terminal that allows the user to chain multiple generators together to increase the total output power.
  • California residents
  • 1,000 peak surge watts/800 rated running watts
  • Lightweight and portable, easily grab and go for a convenient power source
  • Sine wave gives clean, stable voltage, and reliable power safely charge your phone, tablets, and other electronics
  • Powers sensitive electronics with stable and constant voltage
  • Run time 6.3-hours at 50% load with a full fuel tank
  • One 120-Volt AC outlet, one 12-Volt DC outlet (4 Amp), parallel port
  • 1.3 HP, 5,000 RPM, 40 cc, 4 stroke, air-cooled, recoil start
  • Parallel power output terminal can increase output when chaining units together with a parallel power kit (sold separately)
  • Economy switch saves fuel reduces noise by controlling engine speed
  • Decibel rating: less than 56 dB with no load at 23 ft.
  • Runs on unleaded gasoline, 0.55 Gal. fuel tank
  • Low oil shutdown with indicator light, engine shut off switch, economy switch, overload indicator light, SAE 10W30, 7.5 oz. oil capacity
  • Comes with a DC connector wires for charging 12-Volt automotive-type batteries, spark plug wrench and a screw driver
  • Generator is not recommended for high altitude use above 3,000 ft.
  • EPA approved, Not for Sale in California
  • Watts on various appliance and devices can greatly vary, it is best to check the wattage of the device you would like to power to make sure it is below the running wattage of the generator
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Ratings
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Engine MakeOEM BrandedOEM BrandedOEM BrandedOEM Branded
CA (CARB) CompliantNot CARB CompliantNot CARB CompliantNot CARB CompliantCARB Compliant
Running Wattage80080018001800
Fuel TechnologySingle FuelSingle FuelSingle FuelSingle Fuel
Starting Wattage1000100022002300
Start TypeRecoil StartRecoil StartRecoil StartRecoil Start
ApplicationCampsite,Emergency Use,Recreation,TailgatingCampsite,Job Site,Recreation,TailgatingCampsite,Emergency Use,Recreation,TailgatingHome Standby,Job Site,Recreation
Voltage (volts)120120120120
FeaturesAuto Idle Control,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On/Off Switch,Overload Protection,Resettable Circuit Breaker,Short Circuit ProtectionLow Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On/Off Switch,Overload Protection,Resettable Circuit Breaker,Short Circuit ProtectionAuto Idle Control,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On/Off Switch,Overload Protection,Resettable Circuit Breaker,Short Circuit ProtectionAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Illuminated Plug,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On/Off Switch,Overload Protection,Resettable Circuit Breaker,USB Port
Half-Load Run Time6.36.378
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
15.75
Product Length (in.)
18.00
Product Width (in.)
9.00

Details

Application
Campsite,Job Site,Recreation,Tailgating
Built-in inverter
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
Not CARB Compliant
Color Family
Green
Engine Displacement (cc)
40
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On/Off Switch,Overload Protection,Resettable Circuit Breaker,Short Circuit Protection
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
0.55
Fuel Technology
Single Fuel
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
0.09
Half-Load Run Time
6.3
Horsepower (hp)
1.3
Included
Spark Plug Wrench
Number of Outlets
2
Operational Volume (dB)
56
Outlet Type
120V,12V DC
Power/Fuel Type
Gasoline
Product Weight (lb.)
19.00
Returnable
30-Day
Running Wattage
800
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
1000
Suggested Uses
Lights,Mobile Devices,Power Tools,RV A/C Unit
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
EPA Approved
Manufacturer Warranty
1-Year Warranty

Questions & Answers

116Questions19Answers

where can i buy SAE 10-Watt-30 oil ??

Asked by T2020 September 9, 2020
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Ace Hardware.

Is this considered a quiet generator?

Asked by Bec August 18, 2020
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No

How much does it weigh?

Asked by CA August 18, 2020
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Not sure to be exact but you can easily carry it with one hand probably less than 20 lbs. with fuel

Does this have a oil drain plug...

Asked by PIPEMAN August 13, 2020
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nope.

I would like to get another oil filler cap/dipstick. Does anyone know the thread type?

Asked by Bob August 11, 2020
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Yes , perfect

The product manual says to only connect two “identical” generators when using the in parallel. Does that mean yoi cant use the 2200 with the 1000 wat

Asked by Jeremiah August 5, 2020
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You can connect any two generators as long as both units are parallel compatible.

what is the weight

Asked by Everett July 31, 2020
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50 lbs

what is the parallel kit

Asked by PS July 29, 2020
1
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It is a cord that syncs both generators together to get a higher wattage.

Has anyone had success using this at high elevation. It recommends no higher than 3,000-feet. Any...

Asked by MGR July 23, 2020
1
Answer

Do not run this over 3000 feet, you will have operational issues including but not limited to : unit not starting, shutting off, running rough.

How quiet is it?

Asked by CampingIsMyLife June 27, 2020
4
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Not quiet at all

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Customer Reviews

  • 719 Customer Reviews
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According to the instructions, and all the stickers in the generator, the generator has a surge of 1000 watts and 800 watts continuous. I tried using a small 500-watt space heater during the first snowstorm in El Paso. The generator was not capable of doing such a thing. The space heater has a surge of 800 watts and uses 500 watts continuous, way below what the generator should be able of. Also, the generator is producing white smoke through the exhaust. I emailed the warranty, almost a week ago from the post of this review, with no answer. I will try calling in tomorrow.
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer, We have reached out to the manufacturer and their reply is,we're sorry to hear that your experience has been less than stellar. We believe in the quality of our products and we take pride in being able to assist our customers at every turn. We'd like the opportunity to turn this around and we encourage you to reach out to us directly at 1+(866) 460-9436 or info@buffalotools.com so we can assist you further and have you enjoying your product!
Excellent small and quite generator that puts out the power....
Excellent small and quite generator that puts out the power. I added oil and gas, pulled the cord 3 times and it fired right up ! Built well and I really like the features it offers. All this at a great price ! I shopped other brands and the Sportsman won out. Very happy with my purchase.
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Seems to be decent quality but died after about 15 minutes. You have to remove the side cover tha...
Seems to be decent quality but died after about 15 minutes. You have to remove the side cover that is screwed in just to check the oil. It started surging then pouring smoke out of the exhaust. I used good oil and fresh non ethanol fuel. Guess you get what you pay for.
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Response from THD-CSJuly 31, 2020
We're sorry to hear that your experience has been less than stellar. We believe in the quality of our products and we take pride in being able to assist our customers at every turn. We'd like the opportunity to turn this around and we encourage you to reach out to us directly at 1+(866) 460-9436 or info@buffalotools.com so we can assist you further and have you enjoying your product!
Really wanted to love this little generator. Liked the size and weight and seemed to fill a need ...
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Really wanted to love this little generator. Liked the size and weight and seemed to fill a need nicely. Although, after initial One hour run time, first oil change and two hours later it would not stay running. Engine oil turned extremely dark with lots of metal shavings after initial change. The engine appeared to be seizing after one hour under part load @ 200 watts. Even used the recommended NGK spark plug... Took the shot in spite of some of the negative reviews. The little generator that couldn’t! Turns out to be true in my case. Cheap Chinese junk! Fortunately Home Depot has an awesome return policy.
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Response from THD-CSApril 27, 2020
Hi Steve, we are sorry to see that you returned your purchase. We take pride in our products and the happiness of our customers. If you require future assistance, we encourage you to reach out to us at 1+(866) 460-9436 or info@buffalotools.com, so we can help.
Great Generator! Purchased to charge car battery in storage once a week. Does the job perfectly u...
Great Generator! Purchased to charge car battery in storage once a week. Does the job perfectly using a Schumacher 15 amp microprocessor controlled battery charger. This generator starts on the 2nd pull, runs great, is easy to maintain, and super quiet. It runs so efficiently I recommend only using nonethanol gas. Just fill it with the recommend 7.5 ounces of oil and it won't smoke.
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After purchasing several other small (cheap) generators, I finally decided shell out the cash for an inverter generator. When I saw this model was capable of running on gasoline or LPG, I had to buy it - especially at the sub $500 price point. It came out of the box in good shape and it was very easy to add the oil and fuel. It started right up without any hassles on both gasoline and LPG. I tried them both, just to see how they worked. I plugged in my meter scope and sure enough, it makes a really nice pure sign wave, even when under load. I tried a 15 amp saw - it took it but I believe it pushed the little generator to its limit. Here is a video showing the experiment: https://youtu.be/Ng5g_xZ69RQ
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five stars I like it very much. If you can make a smaller sports man 1000-800 watt it would grea...
five stars I like it very much. If you can make a smaller sports man 1000-800 watt it would great for electric bike riders. I am using my on my E moped and fits on the footer. but I which you had a smaller on width and height.
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Just picked this up a few days ago. My first thoughts were how good the quality was, the fit and ...
Just picked this up a few days ago. My first thoughts were how good the quality was, the fit and finish of the plastic was surprisingly very good and not that brittle stuff that you would expect, it is the good stuff that turns white when impacted hard or bent to far, not as good as my Honda EU1000 (That someone wanted more than I did) but it is not $800 either. Not as quiet as the Honda but the same not $800. It is however very quiet, quiet enough to hold a conversation without having to raise your voice when right next to it. It runs smooth with no more vibration than the Honda. I would not let this generator run for 20 hours before it's first oil change like the manual says, I used conventional 10w30 oil ran for approximately 2 hours with no load then changed the oil, I could see some metal in the oil (That is normal for a new engine) . Keep in mind these little engines have no oil filter (just like Honda) and changing the oil is quick and easy, I will run it for another 10 hours or so on the conventional oil for break in then switch to 10w30 full synthetic for all future oil changes. Now for the one problem, it had an annoying little rattle on one of the side covers I just put a tiny piece of sticky backed velcro (The soft loop part not the hook) behind where the rattle was and rattle gone. Hope this review helps you, for under $200 I don't think you can go wrong. P.S. I also purchased the extended 2 year warranty for $25. Just in case.
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This is for the 1,000/800 watt inverter. It starts easily, and runs more smoothly as I put more ...
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This is for the 1,000/800 watt inverter. It starts easily, and runs more smoothly as I put more hours on it. It's not super quiet under load. When in eco, and not under load it's not bad. The photo I took was with eco mode off, and running a 500W halogen work light. The meter was about 6" from the unit. 88 decibels. Standing about 15ft away from the exhaust side, same watt load, measured 72db. But for 149.99, you really can't beat it.
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On sale for $150 this is an excellent value. I'm at about 4,500ft elevation, and the engine does...
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On sale for $150 this is an excellent value. I'm at about 4,500ft elevation, and the engine does burn a bit rich, and cannot handle as much of a load. I tried a 700W space heater, and the engine struggled for about 5 seconds, then the overload light came on, and shut down. The carburetor is a small diaphragm type, so no replacing a jet to compensate. It handles about 500W adequately, which is less than I'd expect, but it's also not fully broken in yet. Also, the comments about the oil filler being "almost horizontal" are misleading. The filler is just like any other horizontal shaft engine without an extended dipstick.
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