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iGen4200 4,200/3,500-Watt Gasoline Powered Hybrid Open Frame Portable Inverter Generator with RV-Ready TT-30R Outlet

  • 50% Quieter and More Fuel Efficient Than a Traditional Generator
  • Featuring a TT-30R RV Outlet Perfect for Camping or Home Backup
  • 4200 Peak Watts and 3500 Rated Watts with Easy-Start
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Depend on the Westinghouse iGen4200 Hybrid Inverter Generator to handle your portable power needs with 4,200 peak watts and 3,500 running watts. A perfect solution for recreational activities or as an emergency backup at home, the iGen4200 is a true versatile power source. With a unique combination of open frame design and inverter technology, you get maximum fuel efficiency as well as the strength of a conventional generator. The iGen4200 is engineered to dynamically adjust its engine speed based on the power drawn to reduce exhaust emissions, extend the engine life, and boost fuel economy. Built with a 212cc 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse Engine, this hybrid comes with a dedicated Efficiency Mode to further conserve power consumption. Its 2.6 gal. gasoline fuel tank provides longer run times of up to 18 hours with a quieter operational volume. An RV Ready 30A TT-30R outlet, household duplex outlets, and two USB ports make this generator ready to go for your travel trailer. A rugged steel frame protects the engine while maintaining up to twenty to forty pounds lighter than leading traditional generators. The iGen4200 is backed by a 3-year limited warranty and lifetime technical support.
  • Bring power to your home during a power outage or recreational activities
  • 4200 peak watts, 3500 running watts and runs for up to 18 hours on a 2.6 gal. gas tank
  • Variable engine speed draws only the power needed for your load - 30% to 50% more fuel efficient than a traditional generator
  • Weighs 80 lb. - conveniently 20-40 lb. lighter than leading traditional open frame generators in its class for lighter weight and portability
  • Quieter operation - the iGen4200 produces an operational volume as low as 64 dB
  • Hybrid technology combines fuel efficiency, quieter operation, lighter weight of an inverter without losing the power of a traditional generator
  • Safely powers sensitive electronics such as laptop computers, cell phones, and more with less than 3% THD
  • RV Ready TT-30R outlet keeps this compact generator versatile for campgrounds, tailgates, and other outdoor festivities
  • Automatic low oil shut-down and overload protection provides peace of mind
  • 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 Branded EngineOEM Branded EngineOEM BrandedOEM Branded Engine
CA (CARB) CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB Compliant
Running Wattage3500180035003650
Fuel TechnologySingle FuelDual FuelSingle FuelSingle Fuel
Starting Wattage4200250040004650
FeaturesAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Extended Handles,Low Oil Shutdown,USB Port3-Prong Plug,Dual Fuel,Low Oil Shutdown,USB PortElectric Start,Low Oil ShutdownBuilt-in Fuel Gauge,Built-in Hour Meter,Electric Start,Low Oil Shutdown,USB Port
Start TypeRecoil StartRecoil StartRecoil Start,RemoteElectric Switch,Recoil Start,Remote
ApplicationHome Standby,Job Site,RecreationCampsite,Recreation,TailgatingRecreationCampsite,Emergency Use,Recreation,Tailgating
Voltage (volts)120120/5120120
Half-Load Run Time1517028
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
20 in
Product Length (in.)
24 in
Product Width (in.)
20.5 in

Details

Application
Home Standby,Job Site,Recreation
Built-in inverter
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Blue
Engine Displacement (cc)
212
Engine Make
OEM Branded Engine
Features
Automatic Voltage Regulation,Extended Handles,Low Oil Shutdown,USB Port
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
2.6
Fuel Technology
Single Fuel
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
1.375
Half-Load Run Time
15
Horsepower (hp)
5.9 hp
Included
Oil Funnel,Spark Plug Wrench
Number of circuits/outlets
5
Number of Outlets
5
Operational Volume (dB)
64
Outlet Type
120V 20A,120V 30A
Power/Fuel Type
Gasoline
Product Weight (lb.)
80 lb
Returnable
30-Day
Running Wattage
3500
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
4200
Suggested Uses
Battery Charger,Bench Tools,Power Tools,Small Appliances,Small Electronics
Voltage (volts)
120

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CARB Compliant,EPA Approved
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited

Questions & Answers

14Questions14Answers

Question for manufacturer...In the specs this gen is listed as a floating neutral generator. In t...

Asked by Buyer67 December 12, 2020
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Answer

Thank you for taking the time to let us know! It is correctly listed as a floating neutral generator, but we are updating our manual to reflect the correct grounding.

purchased this for travel trailer. I am having trouble with the unit overloading when engaging my...

Asked by Brian September 8, 2020
1
Answer

<p>Hi Brian,</p> <p> There are a few things you can try to help your generator operate optimally in high temperatures. First, we recommend utilizing a higher viscosity oil in extreme heat. Second, building a well ventilated shelter that keeps your generator out of direct sun can help. Finally, performing more frequent periodic maintenance is necessary under any severe conditions, including very high temperatures. Hope this helps! </p>

does it have a spark arrestor?

Asked by mtnman65 August 6, 2020
1
Answer

Yes, the iGen4200 has a spark arrestor.

how long can I run this without rest? (It states 18 hours run in full tank but can I run it straight 18 hours nonstop?)

Asked by LGVale July 31, 2020
1
Answer

The iGen4200 will be able to run continuously provided that you are following proper care and maintenance of all generator components listed in your User Manual. Changing the oil, air filter, etc. will be able to keep your generator running longer with optimal performance.

can I get all 3500 watts out of 1x120v outlet? or out of both 2x110v outlets? or is it required to use the 30A to get all pow

Asked by Comanch3 June 8, 2020
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Answers

volts times amps equals Watts. If you have a 30 amp breaker and outlet, it's 30 amps x 120 volt for a maximum of 3600 Watts on that circuit. The unit has one 30 amp outlet and one 20 amp outlet. If you go over 30 amps on the 30 amp circuit it will trip the breaker.If you go over 2400 watts on the 20 amp outlet (20 amps x 120 Volts) you'll throw that breaker. The generator has 4200 W surge and 3500 W running maximums. You can not exceed these at any time either with one 30 amp outlet or both.

what is the part number for the wheel kit and where to purchase?

Asked by BBB June 7, 2020
1
Answer

We do not currently offer a wheel kit for the iGen4200.

When this igen4200 is at full load, is to as loud as the 3600 generator since they are both the s...

Asked by Wantinfo1 October 12, 2019
2
Answers

It is somewhat louder under full load but quieter than a non inverter generator. With no load I spoke with my wife on the phone and had no difficulty hearing when 10' away from the unit. She could not hear it until I told it was on. At full load the engine throttles up and probably doubles the DB of that at idle. If quiet is a major concern I would opt for the enclosed version however.

Does this generator take gas and propane?

Asked by joel September 16, 2019
3
Answers

Gas.

Why is the quality and value rating so low?

Asked by Jule September 7, 2019
1
Answer

This should’ve had plenty of power to run everything but couldn’t handle it.

Can you connect this to a transfer switch?

Asked by Selan September 3, 2019
1
Answer

The iGen4200 is a wonderful generator that is great for RV usage or just for home backup power to individual items. Unfortunately, this generator does not have a Transfer Switch Ready outlet and may not be the most practical usage of total home back up power despite any adapters that may be added.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 362 reviews
  • 96% recommend this product
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Small but Mighty!
I bought this generator a month ago, so glad we did, Hurricane season is coming. It’s light enough for both my husband and I to move. And quite enough to talk over. Will run our refrigerator, freezer and a few lights and fans.
by DawnC
Easy setup
People complained about the oil funnel, so I supported mine with some small rope. You have to keep the funnel bent while you spin into the threads on the engine block. She runs smooth and idles up to equal the load.
by DrWright
great features
I bought this generator after a week long power outage. While I havn't used it for long period of time, it started up quickly and runs very quietly.
by dfox
Great features
It was easy to install. Very silent. I would recommend it to my friends!
by @Sammy
Great power, low noise level. Love my igen4200
Just got my generator a few weeks back and already paid off with storm passing and leaving us without power for 3 days. The generator took care of all my sensible appliances( large TV, satellite box, console, monitor for console, laptops and phones etc) also handling my fridge and lights through the house without a hitch..i love how easy it starts up even my wife was able to turn it on at first pull. Comes with all you need at first minus the gas... ran around 40 hours total with around 7 gallons of gas... the manual states first oil change at 20 hours but unit will warn at 25 hours.. still did it at 20 ... very easy to do ... if you need a backup power source this is a great choice. Did several noise testing and generator being around 20 feet away from my room the noise my fan makes while running the generator basically made the generator noise to be nonexistent.
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Runs great
1 pull start out of the box. Runs great. Powers inside appliances and cell phones
by Ehen
Good product
I just purchased this generator and am pleased with this as a generator for our travel trailer.
by Txsurfer76
Powerful
Not too big or loud. Great power at 3600 rpm. Saves gas. Bring everthing you need and very clear instrucction on how to use and mantain. I would recommend
by Jarive
The función its great
I bought this two days ago and i love it i really recomendéd to friends
by Coco 1991
Appears to work
The packaging was extremely worn and it appeared to have been previously opened. After unboxing the generator, I notice there was a significant dent in the frame (picture attached). Notwithstanding, I started the generator effortlessly and tested it for further defects. Suffice to say, it ran as described. However, I still remain apprehensive about the reliability of the product, considering it was delivered with noticeable damage to the frame.
by Cotham
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