Parallel kit capable: connect 2 for twice the power
Whether you are headed to the campsite, jobsite or the stadium, the Ryobi 2200 Watt Inverter Generator is ready with clean, quiet power for any occasion. Designed with an extra quiet engine, this inverter is whisper quiet and offers 2200 Starting Watts/1800 Running Watts and is completely safe for even the most sensitive electronics. Plus, this portable inverter is parallel-kit capable, so for larger power demands you can link two Ryobi Inverters together for twice the power. This Inverter also features idle-down technology for better fuel efficiency, and rear wheels with extending handle to make transport a breeze.
13 x 18 x 24
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
First off, this is not a Honda or Yamaha. It is an inexpensive Chinese rebadged generator. Which is fine for what it is and the price. But don't buy this and think you're getting a deal.
The engine is made by Topsun which is in several lines of generators like this. if you pull the parts list on the ryobi website, you'll see that you can buy all parts for the gennie EXCEPT for engine parts. You can get a spark plug, air filter, fuel pump, but the engine itself and internal components are NOT available. It is considered disposable if you have a major mechanical issue. Big difference there compared with the Japenese brands and support networks. Who knows how long it will last. The Honda's are known for 1000's of hours of life. Ryobi may make it- maybe not. I won't need mine to last that long.
The generator runs fine. First hour or so the rpms surged all over the place and it wouldn't seem to settle down. Lots of stumbling at idle and with light loads...
I had a situation where my 29 foot boat was docked at a waterfront lot with no electricity. I had run 300 feet of Home Depot 14 AWG extension cords from the house across the street to the boat, then through the Marinco shore power adapter plug that adapts a regular extension cord connection to the shore power connector on the boat. This kept the battery chargers going and let me watch TV.
I didnt expect it to work, but when i tried to turn on the 12,000 BTU A/C unit, it would run until the compressor tried to kick in. My volt meter on my power panel would drop to 50 volts, and the a/c would reset itself and try again. after two cycles of this on a hot day, i looked around for a cheap inverter generator to make this work. I saw the Ryobi 2,200 surge watts Generator RYI2200 for less than $600. I gassed it up, pulled it 6 times, and fired it up. The moment of truth came when I had everything on the panel turned off and put the a/c unit on. I watched the volt meter gauge drop...
It was hard to get a decibel rating on this generator. The advertising just said "quiet as a conversation." But I called the company and they told me it was rated at 60 dbls. which is pretty good. I do airbrush tattoos at kids parties, fairs etc. I have 2 air compressors to run plus, for fairs, we have lights and on real hot days a fan. This generator ran them all. Plus a couple of neighboring vendors at the fair asked to plug in to our system for their laptops. I let them and the generator ran them! Quiet? It was so quiet I had to go near it to make sure it was running. I would venture to say it's as quiet as a Honda of similar size. The wheels and telescoping handle are a nice touch as well as also having two handles to lift it with. This makes it much easier to lift into or out of a car or truck. The others had one handle molded into the body which can be a strain on you back. The price, $550 at Home Depot was very reasonable for what you get. Plus it has a 2 year warranty which it...
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