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Yamaha EF3000iSEB

Image of Yamaha EF3000iSEBThe Yamaha EF3000iSEB portable inverter generator features the Yamaha Boost Technology.  This gives you an extra power of 500 watts for 10 seconds. This enables you to quickly and efficiently start your power tools or air conditioners. It basically produces additional power when you need it. The generator also incorporates the electric starter for easy starts and operations of the generator

This generator produces high- quality electricity which is comparable to your a/c outlets in your home. This makes it a wonderful power source for your microcomputer –controlled appliances.  This is due to the inverter system with Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) control.

PROS

  • Very quiet
  • Fuel gage installed
  • Fuel efficient
  • Clean power
  • Well built
  • 3 year warranty
CONS

  • It is heavy
  • Oil changing is daunting
  • The wheels are fixed and don’t swivel
POWER

The generator has a rated AC output of 2800watts. What makes it interesting more technologically advanced is the Yamaha boost technology. It is designated by the “B” on the generator. It gives you an extra oomph of power to easy starting of power tools and air conditioners. The additional power is actually produced from the internal 12 -volt battery.  This makes the generator comparable to a conventional 3500-watt generator.

RELIABILITY AND DURABILITY

The generator is powered by 171cc Overhead Valve (OHV) engine, which gives and improved efficiency and increased the reliability. It has the longest emission engine durability ratings issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.  The oil Watch Warning System prevents engine damage caused by low oil and provides peace of mind.

OPERATIONS

With the smart throttle function and at ¼ rated load the generator can give continuous operations for up to 19 hours. With centralized control panel you always have easy access to the controls of the generator.  The electric starter installed with this generator enables effortless starting and ease of operation. . A 12 volt DC cable is included as standard equipment. This is to enable you charge RV, ATV, motorcycle, marine and automotive batteries. It also comes installed with four wheels and a parking brake.

NOISE LEVELS

It is designed with sound absorbing material in key locations. A newly designed muffler and molded fan is fitted with this generator to produce unbeatable noise reduction.

CONCLUSION

The Yamaha Boost Technology of this generator  is really helpful starting and running air conditioners and power tools .  Perfect for the RV enthusiast, the EF3000iSEB is an ideal source of power for either a fifth wheel or travel trailer.  Some reviewers claim it run their 16000 btu a/c so easily and flawlessly.  It is quality and dependable. It is also pricey but worth it. Click here to see pricing, ratings and reviews on Amazon.com

Yamaha EF3000ISEB
Engine
BrandYahama
TypeOHV, air - cooled, single cylinder, 4 - stroke
Starting System :12V Key Start w/ Recoil
HP/CC :171cc
RPM :Inverter
Low Oil Alert/ShutdownYes
Idle ControlYes
Hour MeterNo
CARB CompliantYes
Cast Iron SleeveYes
Power
Rated / Maximum AC Output2800/ 3500 Watts
Rated / Maximum AC Current23.3 /25 Amps @120 V Single Phase
Voltage121 Single-Phase
DC Output8 Amps @ 12V
Auto Voltage Regulator (AVR)Yes
Frequency60Hz
Alternator :Inverter
Voltage MeterNo
Fuel
TypeGasoline
Tank Size3.4 Gallons
Continuous Operation at 1/4 Rated Load19 Hours
Tank MaterialMetal
GaugeYes
Overview
Portability KitPlastic Wheels
Noise Level53 - 60 dBA
Lifting EyeNo
Weight154.3 lbs (69.85 kg)
Dimensions26.8" L x 17.5" W x 21.9" H (67.82 x 44.45 x 55.63 cm)
Warranty
Consumer3 Years
Commercial3 Years
AccessoriesDescriptionWhere To Buy
Image of STA-BIL 22214 Fuel StabilizerSTA-BIL 22214 Fuel Stabilizer. Want to prolong your engine's life? STA-BIL is the right choice. It keeps fuel fresh for quick, easy starts after storage, while prolonging your engine's life.Click Here
Yamaha's Engine Meters help you keep track of your engine's operating hours. The Deluxe Engine Meters include pre-programmed service intervals at 10 hours (initial) and every 50 hours thereafter. A flash alert displays for a 2-hour period upon reaching the specified interval. Includes hour meter and tachometer functions. Operating temperature: -40°F-160°F; -40°C-71°C. Battery life is 7-10 years (non-serviceable).Click Here
Image of No-Spill 1450 5-Gallon Poly Gas CanNo-Spill 1450 5-Gallon Poly Gas Can (CARB Compliant). Your best friend when filling your generator. Enjoy precise pouring of gas into your generator.Click Here
Gives quick, accurate readout of watts or amps used by 120 volt AC electrical devices (1875 Watts Maximum) such as: refrigerators, dehumidifiers, space heaters, holiday lighting, coffee makers, hair dryers and much more. Has a 26” cord to reach remote electrical outlets. Easy amps/watts slide switch. This tester is also perfect for matching appliance loads to generator power output.Click Here
Protect your investment during storage with a cover made from premium SurLast™ polyester fabric. This UV-resistant material fights fading while protecting your equipment from the elements. Click Here

TIPS

These are some of the general tips you need consider when you buy this genset;

  •  Get a fuel stabilizer
  •  Periodically start the machine if it is going to be unused for a very long time
  • Tie units down when in transport
  •  Limitations of the genset; what it can and cannot run.
  •  To deter thieves, buy a cable lock
  • Always test your newly bought generator out before there is an emergency or the actual time of using. In that you will be  sure the machine works. If anything than that you can replace it before the warranty expires.
  • Always make sure the spark plug and air filter are serviced.
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