• 450 Watts continuous / 500 Watts surge
  • One 120 V, 20A 5-20R single receptacle
  • Continuous run time at full load is 3.4 hrs; 1/4 load is 6.1 hrs
  • Recoil start and automatic low oil shutdown
  • Single cylinder, 4-stroke, .9 HP engine
  • Weighs only 21.38 lbs and comes with a convenient carry handle for easy transport
  • EPA, CARB, CETL and ISO compliant

The handiest generator on the market today, the 500Wi is ideal for powering a laptop, television or game console or keeping cell phones charged. Weighing in at just 21 pounds, the 500Wi has a built-in carry handle for easy portability. The 500Wi has a 0.9 HP engine with a maximum output of 500 watts and can be set to run at variable speed for fuel economy or at constant speed for full power. It also carries all of the primary features of larger Powerhouse generators and operates quietly enough to meet National Park Service guidelines for campground use.


AC Output: Rated / Max (Watts) 450 / 500 W
Continuous Run Time (hr)
(Full Load / 1/4 Load)
3.4 / 6.1 hrs
Continuous Run Time (hr)
(1/2 Load)
Dry Weight (gross) (lbs) 21.38 lbs
Dry Weight (net) (lbs)
Generator Dimensions (box dimensions) 12.6"H x 8.2"W x 14.1"D
Generator Dimensions (generator only)
Noise Level @ 23 ft.
(Zero Load / Full Load)
55 / 64 dB
Automatic Low Oil Shutdown Yes
Certifications EPA, CETL, CARB, ISO
Choke Manual
DC Output 12 V - 2.5 A
Electric Circuit Breaker Inverter Controlled and Panel Mounted
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke OHV, Air-Cooled, Gasoline
Fuel Economy Switch Yes
Fuel Type Unleaded Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal) 0.37 gal
Horsepower (hp) / Displacement 0.9 hp / 31 cc
Ignition System Electronic Ignition
Max Current (A) 4.1 A
Max Output (kW) 0.5 kW
Oil Capacity (oz) 7.4 oz
Oil Type 15W-40
Overspeed Protection
Overload Reset Switch No
Primer Bulb No
Rated Current (A) 3.75 A
Rated Frequency (Hz) 60 Hz
Rated Output (kW) 0.45 kW
Rated Voltage (V) 120 V
Receptacles One 120 V, 20 A 5-20R Single
Spark Plug
Starting System Recoil
USB Ports


AccessoriesKit-PH3100RiIncluded Accessories

Oil Jug, 12 V Charge Cable, Spare Spark Plug, Spark Plug Wrench & 8mm x 10mm End Wrench, Screw Driver, 1 Owner’s Manual (English, French, Spanish), 3 Quick Start Guides, Oil Drain Extension.




Optional Accessories

Generator Cover
Keep your generator clean and ready for action. Water resistant cover protects your generator from the elements. Heavy duty fabric won’t shrink or stretch.