10 Best Lightweight Portable Generators
for January 2022

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WEN 56235i Super Quiet 2350-Watt Portable Inverter Generator with Fuel Shut Off, CARB Compliant, Ultra Lightweight, Black

WEN 56235i Super Quiet 2350-Watt Portable Inverter Generator with Fuel Shut Off

CARB Compliant, Ultra Lightweight, Black

by WEN
What We like

Ultralight body weighs in at a mere 39 pounds for easy transport and storage

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Product Features

  • Produces 2350 surge watts and 1900 rated watts of clean power for safe charging of sensitive electronics (phones, tablets, televisions, computers, etc.)
  • Fuel shutoff maximizes the generators lifespan by using up the remaining fuel in the carburetor before shutting down
  • Extremely quiet operation comparable to the sound of a normal conversation according to the US Department of Health and Human Services

Fuel shutoff maximizes the generators lifespan by using up the remaining fuel in the carburetor before shutting down Produces 2350 surge watts and 1900 rated watts of clean power for safe charging of sensitive electronics (phones, tablets, televisions, computers, etc.) Extremely quiet operation comparable to the sound of a normal conversation according to the us department of health and human services

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A-iPower SUA2000iV 2000 Watt Portable Inverter Generator Quiet Operation, Lightweight

A-iPower SUA2000iV 2000 Watt Portable Inverter Generator Quiet Operation

Lightweight

by A-iPower
What We like

Perfect for camping, tailgating, and travel

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Product Features

  • Quiet operation at only 58 decibels
  • Complete with A-iPowers Low idle technology for an extended run time
  • Produces 2000 starting watts with 1600 running watts of clean and safe power for sensitive electronics, such as phones, televisions, laptops, and other electronics
  • Light weight at only 46 pounds, providing compact and easy portability

Light weight at only 46 pounds, providing compact and easy portability Produces 2000 starting watts with 1600 running watts of clean and safe power for sensitive electronics, such as phones, televisions, laptops, and other electronics Quiet operation at only 58 decibels Complete with A-iPowers low idle technology for an extended run time

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Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 1000, 1002Wh Solar Generator (Solar Panel Optional) with 3x110V/1000W AC Outlets, Solar Mobile Lithium Battery Pack for Outdoor RV/Van Camping, Emergency

Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 1000

1002Wh Solar Generator (Solar Panel Optional) with 3x110V/1000W AC Outlets, Solar Mobile Lithium Battery Pack for Outdoor RV/Van Camping, Emergency

by Jackery
What We like

With a higher 1000W wattage and larger 1002Wh capacity, the Jackery Explorer 1000 features 3 standard PURE SINE WAVE AC outlets, which provide extra capacity to power more AC appliances simultaneously. Note that the total rated wattage should be under 1000w (surge 2000w). 2*USB-C and 1*Quick Charge 3.0 port can charge all your small digital devices like tablets and phones effectively.

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Product Features

  • What you Can Get: 1* Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station (1002Wh Portable Power Station), 1*AC Adapter, 1* Car Charger Cable, 1*SolarSaga Parallel Adapter Cable, 1* user guide.
  • Professional MPPT technology provides faster solar recharge rates. The Explorer 1000 can be quickly recharged within 8 hours by connecting two SolarSaga 100W solar panels together with an adapter cable(package included). If connecting only a single panel, the approximate recharging time is 17 hours. It is also possible to recharge from AC outlets and 12v vehicle accessory ports. Time for full recharging is approximately 7 hours from an AC outlet, or 14 hours from 12v car ports.
  • Power your outdoor recreation time from this instant solar generator. Designed for: (1) RV-ers: With no extra setup, powers your mini space heaters, cooling fans, mini-fridges, portable ovens and coffee makers, etc. (2) Outdoor parties: Power blenders, pellet smokers, small household ice shavers, and TVs to extend your grilling and game time. (3) Home backup power: Support emergency appliances such as refrigerators, CPAP/Bi-PAP, computers, radios, and phones to help keep your life as normal.
  • Founded in California in 2012, Jackery specializes in providing outdoor green power solutions for explorers. Jackery portable power station, power outdoors.

Professional mppt technology provides faster solar recharge rates. the explorer 1000 can be quickly recharged within 8 hours by connecting two solarsaga 100w solar panels together with an adapter cable(package included). if connecting only a single panel, the approximate recharging time is 17 hours. it is also possible to recharge from ac outlets and 12v vehicle accessory ports. time for full recharging is approximately 7 hours from an ac outlet, or 14 hours from 12v car ports. What you can get: 1* Jackery explorer 1000 portable power station (1002wh portable power station), 1*ac adapter, 1* car charger cable, 1*solarsaga parallel adapter cable, 1* user guide. Power your outdoor recreation time from this instant solar generator. designed for: (1) rv-ers: with no extra setup, powers your mini space heaters, cooling fans, mini-fridges, portable ovens and coffee makers, etc. (2) outdoor parties: power blenders, pellet smokers, small household ice shavers, and tvs to extend your grilling and game time. (3) home backup power: support emergency appliances such as refrigerators, cpap/bi-pap, computers, radios, and phones to help keep your life as normal. Founded in california in 2012, Jackery specializes in providing outdoor green power solutions for explorers. Jackery portable power station, power outdoors.

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Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 500, 518Wh Outdoor Solar Generator Mobile Lithium Battery Pack with 110V/500W AC Outlet (Solar Panel Optional) for Road Trip Camping, Outdoor Adventure

Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 500

518Wh Outdoor Solar Generator Mobile Lithium Battery Pack with 110V/500W AC Outlet (Solar Panel Optional) for Road Trip Camping, Outdoor Adventure

by Jackery
What We like

ENJOY THE MOST OUT OF THE NATURE WITH ENDLESSLY POWER: perfect for (1) RV-ers, easily stored in RVs, trailers, enough to power a RV ceiling fan, RV lightings, all your electronics devices without all the settings; (2)Outdoor grill party, powers up a small blender, pellet smoker, small household ice shaver, projector for a nice movie & grill party during a starry summer night with friends and families.

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Product Features

  • VERSATILE OUTDOOR POWER SUPPLY: featuring standard PURE SINE WAVE AC outlet this Jackery Explorer 500 portable power station provides stable power to a wide range of AC-relied devices from TVs, projectors to small blenders, a pellet smoker, etc. which rated under 500 watt(surge 1000W). Standard 12V/10A carport and 3*5V/2.4A USB ports power/charge all your car appliances and small electronic devices like car coolers, air pumps, car vacuums, laptops, phones. Enjoy a camping party like no others.
  • Founded in California in 2012, Jackery specializes in providing outdoor green power solutions for explorers. Jackery portable power station, power outdoors.
  • PORTABLE POWER STATION RECHARGED ANYWHERE: can be quickly (1)recharged under the sun with Jackery SolarSaga 100W Solar panel (Sold Separately) within 9.5 hrs (in full sun) while living outdoors; (2)recharged from a carport within 16 hrs while on-the-road/off-road (charging cable included); (3)or recharged from an AC wall outlet within 7.5 hrs (charging cable included).
  • SAFETY: (1)PURE SINE WAVE INVERTER ensures safely powering sensitive devices like laptops etc. without damages,meanwhile reduces audible and electrical noise; (2)BMS SYSTEM managing over-voltage protection, over-current protection, over-temperature protection, etc. safeguarding you and your devices during usage.

Founded in california in 2012, Jackery specializes in providing outdoor green power solutions for explorers. Jackery portable power station, power outdoors. Versatile outdoor power supply: featuring standard pure sine wave ac outlet this Jackery explorer 500 portable power station provides stable power to a wide range of ac-relied devices from tvs, projectors to small blenders, a pellet smoker, etc. which rated under 500 watt(surge 1000w). standard 12v/10a carport and 3*5v/2.4a usb ports power/charge all your car appliances and small electronic devices like car coolers, air pumps, car vacuums, laptops, phones. enjoy a camping party like no others. Safety: (1)pure sine wave inverter ensures safely powering sensitive devices like laptops etc. without damages,meanwhile reduces audible and electrical noise; (2)bms system managing over-voltage protection, over-current protection, over-temperature protection, etc. safeguarding you and your devices during usage. Portable power station recharged anywhere: can be quickly (1)recharged under the sun with Jackery solarsaga 100w solar panel (sold separately) within 9.5 hrs (in full sun) while living outdoors; (2)recharged from a carport within 16 hrs while on-the-road/off-road (charging cable included); (3)or recharged from an ac wall outlet within 7.5 hrs (charging cable included).

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Durostar DS4000S Portable Generator, Yellow/Black

Durostar DS4000S Portable Generator

Yellow/Black

by DuroMax
What We like

PLENTY OF POWER: With 4,000 peak watts and 3,300 running watts, this unit is a workhorse that provides plenty of power to handle multiple jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools

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Product Features

  • WHAT'S IN THE BOX: DuroStar DS4000S Generator, Oil Funnel, Sparkplug Wrench, Tool Set and Owner's Manual
  • POWER PANEL: Includes a selection of outlets for maximum compatibility in your applications including: 2 120V household outlets and 1 120V 30A twist lock outlet; Also includes a voltmeter for measuring voltage output
  • POWERING EVERYONE ANYWHERE: Like all DuroStar generators, the DS4000S is EPA and CARB approved for use in all 50 states
  • POWERFUL DUROSTAR ENGINE: The DS4000S is powered by a DuroStar 7 HP 208cc OHV engine with automatic low oil shutoff; Fuel Capacity: 3.96 Gallons; Noise Level: 69dB

Powerful durostar engine: the ds4000s is powered by a durostar 7 hp 208cc ohv engine with automatic low oil shutoff; fuel capacity: 3.96 gallons; noise level: 69db Powering everyone anywhere: like all durostar generators, the ds4000s is epa and carb approved for use in all 50 states What's in the box: durostar ds4000s generator, oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner's manual Power panel: includes a selection of outlets for maximum compatibility in your applications including: 2 120v household outlets and 1 120v 30a twist lock outlet; also includes a voltmeter for measuring voltage output

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Generac 76711 GP1200i 1200 Watt Portable Inverter Generator, Orange and Black

Generac 76711 GP1200i 1200 Watt Portable Inverter Generator

Orange and Black

by Generac
What We like

Compact and lightweight makes transportation easy with built-in handle.

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Product Features

  • Economy Mode automatically adjusts engine speeds to save fuel and reduce sound emissions.
  • LED Indicators alert you when unit is low on oil, overloaded, or ready-to-use. Covered Outlets provide added protection from the environment.
  • Quiet and Neighbor Friendly fully enclosed design dramatically reduces noise levels.
  • True Power Technology provides clean, stable power ideal for sensitive electronics, tools and appliances.

Led indicators alert you when unit is low on oil, overloaded, or ready-to-use. covered outlets provide added protection from the environment. True power technology provides clean, stable power ideal for sensitive electronics, tools and appliances. Economy mode automatically adjusts engine speeds to save fuel and reduce sound emissions. Quiet and neighbor friendly fully enclosed design dramatically reduces noise levels.

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BALDR Portable Power Station 330W, Portable Solar Generators for home use, CPAP Backup Battery with QC3.0&TypeC SOS Flashlight and Wireless Charger for Outdoor Camping Travel Emergency

BALDR Portable Power Station 330W

Portable Solar Generators for home use, CPAP Backup Battery with QC3.0&TypeC SOS Flashlight and Wireless Charger for Outdoor Camping Travel Emergency

by BALDR
What We like

LARGE CAPACITY PORTABLE POWER STATION: Baldr330 portable power station with 297wh power capacitywhich can effectively power the same electronic equipment longer than other camping batteries. Baldr330 portable power station generator has powerful functions, and can be used for home / travel / Camping after full charge, charging mobile phones, tablet computers, tablet computers, GPS, notebook computers, walkie talkies, GoPro, cameras, drones, holiday lights and CPAP machines

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Product Features

  • THREE EASY CHARGING METHODS: 1) Any compatible 100W solar panel (not included) can be used to charge the solar generator in the way of solar energy, portable generator can be fully charged in 5-8 hours. 2) Plug in the wall power socket for charging, and it can be fully charged within 5-8 hours. 3) Plug in the 12V socket of the car to charge, and it can be fully charged within 7-8 hours. And the generator is only 7.1 pounds, you can carry it with you, never worry about the lack of power supply
  • MULTI FUNCTION OUTPUT PORT: BALDR power station has standard 1 * pure sine wave AC power socket; 3 * QC 3.0 USB (5V / 3a, maximum 15W); 1 * C type (5V / 3a, maximum 15W); 1 * vehicle port (maximum 12V / 10A 120W); 2 DC ports (maximum 12V / 5A 60W). Power CPAP anywhereWe strongly recommend that CPAP users use DC converter to work with this portable power station for better effect.
  • SAFE AND RELIABLE: Portable power station use battery management system (BMS) to improve battery utilization, and extend battery service life through short circuit protection, overcurrent protection, overvoltage protection, overload protection, overheating protection and other functions. In addition, the portable generator is equipped with a wireless charger and a built-in multi-mode flashlight, which can quickly charge the mobile phone in case of emergency and help with LED SOS mode

Safe and reliable: portable power station use battery management system (bms) to improve battery utilization, and extend battery service life through short circuit protection, overcurrent protection, overvoltage protection, overload protection, overheating protection and other functions. in addition, the portable generator is equipped with a wireless charger and a built-in multi-mode flashlight, which can quickly charge the mobile phone in case of emergency and help with led sos mode Multi function output port: BALDR power station has standard 1 * pure sine wave ac power socket; 3 * qc 3.0 usb (5v / 3a, maximum 15w); 1 * c type (5v / 3a, maximum 15w); 1 * vehicle port (maximum 12v / 10a 120w); 2 dc ports (maximum 12v / 5a 60w). power cpap anywherewe strongly recommend that cpap users use dc converter to work with this portable power station for better effect. Three easy charging methods: 1) any compatible 100w solar panel (not included) can be used to charge the solar generator in the way of solar energy, portable generator can be fully charged in 5-8 hours. 2) plug in the wall power socket for charging, and it can be fully charged within 5-8 hours. 3) plug in the 12v socket of the car to charge, and it can be fully charged within 7-8 hours. and the generator is only 7.1 pounds, you can carry it with you, never worry about the lack of power supply

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Aeiusny Portable Solar Generator 500W 288WH UPS Power Station Emergency Battery Backup Power Supply Charged by Solar/AC Outlet/Car for CPAP Laptop Home Camping

Aeiusny Portable Solar Generator 500W 288WH UPS Power Station Emergency Battery Backup Power Supply Charged by Solar/AC Outlet/Car for CPAP Laptop Home Camping

by Aeiusny
What We like

ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT : 12.70*5.91*8.66 inches, 7.05Lb; it is the portable battery generator you want to keep around. You can carry it with you or put it in your car, super convenient!

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Product Features

  • 3 WAYS RECHARGING : Able to be recharged by Aeiusny 60w solar panel (Sold Separately) within 8-10 hours in full the sun, AC wall outlet (included), or in your car(included).
  • HIGH CAPACITY : 288Wh(12V/24Ah)/500W with AC-Outlet, DC Port and USB Outputs, the portable power station is handy and good use for your travel, outdoors , camping or hurricane emergency life power outage etc.
  • CHARGE YOUR DEVICES : 3 AC outlets/4 DC ports/4 USB ports powerful portable battery to charge smartphones 40 times, laptops 8 hours, Drone, Mini-Refrigerator, CPAP, small home appliances, etc. When you are in an emergency, it can be used as a backup battery.

high capacity : 288wh(12v/24ah)/500w with ac-outlet, dc port and usb outputs, the portable power station is handy and good use for your travel, outdoors , camping or hurricane emergency life power outage etc. charge your devices : 3 ac outlets/4 dc ports/4 usb ports powerful portable battery to charge smartphones 40 times, laptops 8 hours, drone, mini-refrigerator, cpap, small home appliances, etc. when you are in an emergency, it can be used as a backup battery. 3 ways recharging : able to be recharged by Aeiusny 60w solar panel (sold separately) within 8-10 hours in full the sun, ac wall outlet (included), or in your car(included).

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ROCKPALS 500W Portable Power Station, 520Wh CPAP Backup Lithium Battery Pack Camping Powered Generator with 110V AC Outlet, QC 3.0 USB, Type-C Port for Outdoor Camping, Home Emergency UPS Power Supply

ROCKPALS 500W Portable Power Station

520Wh CPAP Backup Lithium Battery Pack Camping Powered Generator with 110V AC Outlet, QC 3.0 USB, Type-C Port for Outdoor Camping, Home Emergency UPS Power Supply

by Gadgetwoo
What We like

HIGH CAPACITY LITHIUM BATTERY PACK 520Wh(11.1V/140400mAh) lithium battery and weighs 14.33lb, powerful enough to charge smartphones (2000mAh) 70 times, laptops (56wh) 8.5 times, mini fridge(45W) about 10-18 hours, 32" TVs ( 75W ) 6-7 hours. This emergency backup power perfect for outdoor camping and home emergency.*QC3.0 usb; 1*type C;1* cigarette lighter adapter.

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Product Features

  • UPGRADED ROCKPALS 500-WATT PORTABLE SOLAR GENERATORComparing to most similar power station, upgraded Rockpals 500W is equipped with built-in 1*Type-C(5V~9V/2A), 2*USB(5V/3.1A) and 1*Quick Charge 3.0 USB(5V~9V/2A), the AC output of camping battery has upgraded to 110V/500W(Peak 1000W). Perfect emergency backup power home/camping, charging up your tablets, iPhone, iPad, laptops, fans, TV, lights and CPAP machine (*Use Rockpals DC converter from your CPAP would get longer hours)
  • SAFE OUTDOOR POWER STATIONBetter than modified sine wave and clean power like utility supplied electricity. This portable outdoor power station provides overheat protection, short-circuit protection, voltage control, temperature control and more advanced safety operations.
  • AUTOMATIC SLEEP FUNCTIONBecause the USB output has an automatic sleep function. If you don't plug in any device within half a minute, the USB will automatically shut down.PACKAGE DETAILSYou will receive Rockpals portable generator (520Wh Portable Power Supply), power adapter, car charger cable, user guide.
  • EASILY RECHARGEABLE VIA 4 WAYS (1) Rockpals portable camping generator can be recharged from the sun with any compatible 60W or 100W solar panel (SOLD SEPARATELY). (2) The solar generator can be fully charged in 21 hours by car charger. (3)The portable rechargeable generator can be fully charged in 8-10 hours via being plugged into wall outlet. (4)recharged from generator within 10 hrs.

Easily rechargeable via 4 ways (1) rockpals portable camping generator can be recharged from the sun with any compatible 60w or 100w solar panel (sold separately). (2) the solar generator can be fully charged in 21 hours by car charger. (3)the portable rechargeable generator can be fully charged in 8-10 hours via being plugged into wall outlet. (4)recharged from generator within 10 hrs. Automatic sleep functionbecause the usb output has an automatic sleep function. if you don't plug in any device within half a minute, the usb will automatically shut down.package detailsyou will receive rockpals portable generator (520wh portable power supply), power adapter, car charger cable, user guide. Safe outdoor power stationbetter than modified sine wave and clean power like utility supplied electricity. this portable outdoor power station provides overheat protection, short-circuit protection, voltage control, temperature control and more advanced safety operations. Upgraded rockpals 500-watt portable solar generatorcomparing to most similar power station, upgraded rockpals 500w is equipped with built-in 1*type-c(5v~9v/2a), 2*usb(5v/3.1a) and 1*quick charge 3.0 usb(5v~9v/2a), the ac output of camping battery has upgraded to 110v/500w(peak 1000w). perfect emergency backup power home/camping, charging up your tablets, iphone, ipad, laptops, fans, tv, lights and cpap machine (*use rockpals dc converter from your cpap would get longer hours)

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Westinghouse WGen3600v Portable Generator - 3600 Rated Watts & 4650 Peak Watts - Gas Powered - CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen3600v Portable Generator

3600 Rated Watts & 4650 Peak Watts, Gas Powered, CARB Compliant

by Westinghouse
What We like

All Westinghouse Portable Generators are Functionally Tested in the Factory and May Contain Minimum Residual Oil and/or Fuel Odor; EPA and CARB Compliant; Backed By a 3-Year Limited Service, Labor, and Parts Coverage with Nationwide Customer Service and Support Network at 1-855-944-3571 and [email protected]

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Product Features

  • 3600 Running Watts and 4650 Peak Watts; Recoil Start; 4 Gallon Fuel Tank With Fuel Gauge; Up to 13.5 Hours of Run Time Per Tank
  • Plug-and-Play: Comes With Oil, an Oil Funnel, a Tool Kit, and a Users Manual to Get You Started Right Out of the Box (Minimal Assembly Required)
  • Features One 520R 120V Household Duplex Receptacle, One RV-Ready TT-30R 30 Amp Receptacle, and One L5-30R 30 Amp Receptacle; All Outlets Have Rubber Covers for Added Safety
  • Powered by a 212cc Westinghouse 4-Stroke OHV Engine Featuring a Long-Lasting Cast Iron Sleeve With Automatic Low Oil Shutdown

3600 running watts and 4650 peak watts; recoil start; 4 gallon fuel tank with fuel gauge; up to 13.5 hours of run time per tank Powered by a 212cc Westinghouse 4-stroke ohv engine featuring a long-lasting cast iron sleeve with automatic low oil shutdown Features one 520r 120v household duplex receptacle, one rv-ready tt-30r 30 amp receptacle, and one l5-30r 30 amp receptacle; all outlets have rubber covers for added safety Plug-and-play: comes with oil, an oil funnel, a tool kit, and a users manual to get you started right out of the box (minimal assembly required)

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