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Old 02-18-2013, 11:16 AM   #1
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Beside blue and red what are the differences in a honda eu2000 and the Yamaha Yamaha EF2000iS
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:31 PM   #2
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http://powerequipment.honda.com/gene...models/eu2000i

http://www.yamaha-motor.com/outdoor/...6/0/specs.aspx

They are pretty much the same. the only difference I found was the Yamaha did not have any DC Output listed. The other difference I found was the Honda Companion can be connected with another Honda Companion to double up your generator capacity.
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:44 PM   #3
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Ok so I'm not a big electric guy. What does not having dc do. I'm looking to charge batteries run lights while boon docking should I just go with best price for this use
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I should clarify. Pug trailer in to gen and let onboard charger do its thing like when plugged in to shore power
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:34 PM   #5
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both generators can be paralled with a matching generator.
both can use the parallel kit but Honda has the Companion unit, which eliminates the need for a separate kit.
i've heard that the Honda has a fuel pump while the Yamaha uses gravity-fed.
this comes into play when you want add an external fuel tank.

other than that, there's not much difference that i know of.

as was said, as long as you have a good 3-stage converter in your trailer, just plug the shore cord into the generator. using the generator's 12v cables to recharge the battery, is the second worse way to recharge them, next to using jumper cables from a running tow vehicle.
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I use a Boliy and I am very happy with it. It will run a 15 BTU a/c, microwave, and just about anything else. Weighs 68# dry.

You can get it manual, electric, remote start.

I modified mine to run 16 HOURS.
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Old 02-18-2013, 03:43 PM   #7
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Been using a Boily inverter generator the past 4-5 years with no issues. Ran my 15k air. 3300 watt max and 53-59 db. Weighs 70 lbs. I paid less than 900 at the time ... I think they are around $1000 now.
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Old 02-28-2013, 04:55 PM   #8
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We are new to the rv world. Just bought a Silverback trailer. Want to get a generator. Would like opinions on gas or propane? Size? Make? We are Nascar fans and want to be able to park at the races and stay in the rv.....nice and cool during the summer months.
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We are new to the rv world. Just bought a Silverback trailer. Want to get a generator. Would like opinions on gas or propane? Size? Make? We are Nascar fans and want to be able to park at the races and stay in the rv.....nice and cool during the summer months.
Welcome to the forum!

There's tons and tons of the info your looking for on this forum .
Use the search option and type in "generator"
Also starting your own thread will get more hits then tagging on others as info gets construed.

Good luck!


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We are new to the rv world. Just bought a Silverback trailer. Want to get a generator. Would like opinions on gas or propane? Size? Make? We are Nascar fans and want to be able to park at the races and stay in the rv.....nice and cool during the summer months.
heres some .

Small Portable Generators

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Dometic LW3000 Plus Generator


Help...I need to purchase a generator
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