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iGen2500 2,500/2,200-Watt Super Quiet Gas Powered Inverter Generator with LED Display and Enhanced Fuel Efficiency

  • Perfect for Camping, Tailgating, RV's, Home Backup, and More
  • LED Display: Output, Fuel Gauge, Est. Run Time, & Lifetime Hours
  • 2500 Peak Watts and 2200 Rated Watts with Easy-Start
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Product Overview

The Westinghouse iGen2500 Portable Inverter Generator produces up to 2,500 peak watts and 2,200 running watts, making it perfect for emergency home backup during a power outage or for recreational uses such as camping and tailgating. Powered by a 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse Engine, the iGen2500 is engineered to automatically adjust its engine speed to produce only the amount of power you need for enhanced fuel efficiency. The iGen2500 can simultaneously power most large appliances such as refrigerators and furnaces while powering any necessities you may need while traveling. It's lightweight and portable, weighing 48 lb. with a built-in carrying handle. The iGen2500 has an ultra-low tone for community-friendly use, operating as low as 52 dBA which is quieter than the average conversation. Unlike traditional generators, the iGen2200 safely powers sensitive electronics like plasma/LCD televisions, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices by producing clean, stable power at less than 3% THD. If you need more power, the iGen2500 is parallel capable and can be paired with another Westinghouse Inverter Generator using the Westinghouse WHPC Parallel Cord (sold separately). The iGen2500 has built-in safety features including low oil shutdown and overload protection while backed by a 3-year limited warranty and lifetime technical support.
  • Bring power to your home during a power outage or recreational activities
  • 2500 peak watts, 2200 running watts and runs for up to 10 hours on a 1.0 gal. gas tank
  • Enhanced fuel efficiency - variable engine speeds allow 30% to 50% higher fuel efficiency than a traditional generator
  • Lightweight and compact design - the iGen2500 weighs 48 lb. and features a built-in carry handle for easy transportation
  • Real-time LED display with runtime, remaining fuel, load/output, volts and lifetime hours data
  • Super quiet - as low as 52 dBA with double-insulated acoustic enclosure, asymmetrical cooling fans, and low tone mufflers to reduce operating noise
  • Safely powers sensitive electronics such as laptop computers, cell phones, and more with less than 3% THD
  • (2) 120V 5-20R standard household outlets and (2) 5V USB ports with rubber outlet covers
  • EPA and CARB compliant
  • All Westinghouse portable generators are functionally tested in the factory and may contain minimum residual oil and/or fuel odor



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Engine MakeOEM BrandedOEM Branded EngineRyobiOEM Branded Engine
CA (CARB) CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB Compliant
Running Wattage1850220017003700
Fuel TechnologySingle FuelSingle FuelSingle FuelSingle Fuel
Starting Wattage2500250022004500
FeaturesLow Oil Shutdown,USB PortAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,Overload Protection,USB PortAuto Idle Control,Extended Handles,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,Overload ProtectionAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Electric Start,Extended Handles,LCD Display,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,Overload Protection,USB Port
Start TypeRecoil StartRecoil StartRecoil StartElectric Switch,Recoil Start,Remote
ApplicationCampsite,Recreation,TailgatingHome Standby,Job Site,RecreationJob Site,RecreationHome Standby,Job Site,Recreation
Voltage (volts)120120120120
Half-Load Run Time5.7567.515
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
17.9 in
Product Length (in.)
19.8 in
Product Width (in.)
11.4 in

Details

Application
Home Standby,Job Site,Recreation
Built-in inverter
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Blue
Engine Displacement (cc)
98
Engine Make
OEM Branded Engine
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,Overload Protection,USB Port
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
1
Fuel Technology
Single Fuel
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
.3
Half-Load Run Time
6
Horsepower (hp)
3.4 hp
Included
Engine Lubricant,Oil Funnel
Number of circuits/outlets
4
Number of Outlets
4
Operational Volume (dB)
52
Outlet Type
120V 20A
Power/Fuel Type
Gasoline
Product Weight (lb.)
48 lb
Returnable
30-Day
Running Wattage
2200
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
2500
Suggested Uses
Battery Charger,Bench Tools,Halogen Work Light,Large Appliances,Lights,Mobile Devices,Power Tools,RV A/C Unit,Small Appliances,Small Electronics,Sump Pump
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CARB Compliant
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year

Questions & Answers

61Questions19Answers

need to charge a fridge, 2 fans, 2 laptops, 2 cells

Asked by sonny May 12, 2021
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Yes I bought mine last and had it delivered to the store. It came with oil , a funnel and a spark plug wrench. I'm happy with my purchase. Russ

Can this run a 80 lb demolition hammer? I have a bostch demo hammer and I use it with the Honda e...

Asked by Louie May 9, 2021
2
Answers

That all depends on the watts needed to operate the hammer. I would think that it would but check your watts demand of your hammer to determine it it will work for you.

I see the generator can’t get wet... is there a better product I can use in wet weather? I am loo...

Asked by Wetgenerator February 22, 2021
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Answers

Any generator will need to stay dry maybe build a wooden box to put over it with a space to let the exhaust out. You could mount something to the patio and side of the box to hold it down during a storm but have it be able to unlatch to access the generator.

I just received my new IGEN 2500W today and I really like it. I assumed it would say a certain am...

Asked by Ron January 12, 2021
2
Answers

Bought this after multiple power outages from wind. I have recently moved to the PNW and have ever had this issue. It does exactly what we were looking for. Just wanted a means to keep our food from being spoiled.

Does IGen 2500/2200 have a fuel shut-off valve so I can burn off the fuel so it wont sit & go stale in carb when stored

Asked by Huw November 4, 2020
3
Answers

no. it has a bowl drain but will drain gas until the tank is dry as far as i can tell. it wont just drain the carb. bowl.

Will it be a problem at over 3000 altitude?

Asked by BB October 27, 2020
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Answers

NOT A PROBLEM AT OVER 3000 FT ALTITUDE. I SELL THESE UNITS AT MY BONNERS FERRY SOLAR STORE. THERE ARE PLENTY OF IGEN2500 GENS RUNNING WITHOUT ISSUE AT 4000FT HERE.

Does this unit have fuel shut off to avoid fuel setting in carb during storage?

Asked by Jayco August 11, 2020
2
Answers

Yes, it has a carb drain

How to parallel with the Westinghouse WHPC?

Asked by Antony July 30, 2020
1
Answer

The iGen2500 can be used in conjunction with the WHPC Parallel Cord. The WHPC cord can only be used with other Westinghouse units. If you are looking to parallel a Westinghouse Generator and another manufacturer's generator, you may use out 304PC Parallel Cord which has specified parallel ports.

What about performance at higher altitudes? Say 4000-5000 ft.

Asked by Logger July 15, 2020
1
Answer

The iGen2500 is not engineered for high elevation usage but will still work with enhanced performance if used in conjunction with a high altitude kit. Please keep it mind this kit still may not provide the same optimal performance compared to operation at normal elevations.

when an appliance has a "surge watts" of 2200w, does that mea the firt time you turn it on, or ea...

Asked by dick June 22, 2020
2
Answers

Poor product. Low power. Don’t buy

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 2,620 reviews
  • 97% recommend this product
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So great to have it
So great to have it I just bought So far I love it nice and quiet so much power that I need thank you Westinghouse
by Musa
Look awesome
Great price, looks good thanks so much!! Haven’t used yet though.
by Krisbob
Great purchase! Very Quiet!
Purchased this a week ago. The features easily beat out the competition of similar generators. Having 2 120v plugs makes a world of difference. The USB's are a big help as well. Runs very quiet and fuel efficient. Simple to use. So easy my wife can handle it with no problems. The scrolling digital read out is a big help as well.
by SCSuperfly
Better Than Expected
Received Generator in perfect condition with all items enclosed. Added oil and fuel and it started on second pull. Everything works properly. Ran it for a while yesterday and a few hours today with various loads and it didn't miss a beat. I don't find it loud at all. I only plan to use the generator at home during power outages - hurricanes AND ice storms. I will maintain this generator as per the Owners Manual and hope that it will be dependable for many years to come. It meets my needs perfectly.
by pyromania54
Powerful and compact
I bought the iGen2500 a week ago for Hurricane season in Florida. We will be using it to power a portable AC unit and some home electronics when the power goes out.
by floridaman954
Great choice
Just did the break-in and testing and this is by far the easiest generator to operate. 1st pull start. And by far the quietest. Added a run hour meter, which is the only feature lacking. Great buy.
by Wilsoncp
Great for powering my shed
Just bought a week ago and I love it. It runs great and is kinda quiet. Not too loud
by Big blue power
Great features
This is a great product, I definitely would recommend this to friends.
by Abraham17
Definitely Recommend
So far it has worked great for us! Use it with our camper and havent had a single problem.
by Heathert04
Great
I bough this product because I have a friend recomended. This is very easy and clean to used. I recomended for everyone
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