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Old 07-10-2011, 09:10 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by herk7769 View Post
I think the Companion will not work without the primary.
Just like my better half, but she would say she's the primary

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Old 07-10-2011, 10:08 AM   #12
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The Honda site is not clear about it, but according to Wise Sales, the Honda EU2000i Companion model can be used by itself. I do not know if the 30-amp RV receptacle functions or not. Obviously if it functions, it would not provide 30 amps, but what the single generator can provide (16.7 amps max, 13.3 amps maintained). There is still a 20-amp receptacle, but no 12-volt DC receptacle.

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Old 07-10-2011, 01:45 PM   #13
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I stand corrected. Silly name then...

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Old 07-10-2011, 04:41 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by skgeorgy View Post
Yammaha has a generator rated for 2400 watts. It is designed to be able to withstand the inrush current and run a 13,000 btu a/c unit. I can't rember who it is but there is someone on this form who has it. Even at higher elevations it still runs well.
I be 1 of those members. I have run the AC off of the generator at 3500'. There is another member that has done so at 7000'. But that is with nothing else running along with the AC.

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Old 07-11-2011, 09:02 PM   #15
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I have the Honda 2000 Companion. It works just fine. It does NOT, however, have a RV plug. It is a normal 30 Amp plug, you will need an adapter to use that plug.

I thought I was being smart buying the Companion first. I thought it had the RV plug. I would just go with the normal one. Either way you will have to buy an adapter to get the most power out of it. By the way I bought it at Wise Sales. Good price, free shipping.


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