• 6000 Watts continuous / 6500 Watts surge
  • One 120 V 20 A 5-20R split duplex, one 120 V 30 A L5-30R, and one 120/240 V, 30 A L14-30R
  • Built-in hour meter to track the total run time
  • Continuous run time 5.3 hrs at full load; or 12.8 hrs at ¼ load
  • Folding/locking wheelbarrow style handles and 2 pneumatic tires
  • Remote electric start to 75-feet away
  • Internal circuit breaker, fuel gauge, automatic low oil shutdown and emergency stop control
  • EPA, CARB, CETL and ISO compliant

The newest member of the Powerhouse® family, the PH6500Ri delivers maximum power – 6000 watts of continuous power and 6500 watts of surge power – at an affordable price. Designed for the professional tradesman or high-demand recreational user, the PH6500Ri is ideal as a central power supply for multiple users of hand power tools or for running high-demand equipment from compressors to welders. Plus, inverter technology makes it safe for use with sensitive electronic equipment like televisions, laptops and cell phones. Remote start, two pneumatic tires and locking wheelbarrow style handles allow for convenient 1-person operation.


AC Output: Rated / Max (Watts) 6000 / 6500 W
Continuous Run Time (hr)
(Full Load / 1/4 Load)
5.3 / 12.8 hrs
Continuous Run Time (hr)
(1/2 Load)
Dry Weight (gross) (lbs) 186 lbs
Dry Weight (net) (lbs)
Generator Dimensions (box dimensions) 29.5"H x 28"W x 32"D
Generator Dimensions (generator only)
Noise Level @ 23 ft.
(Zero Load / Full Load)
73 / 78 dB
Automatic Low Oil Shutdown Yes
Certifications EPA, CARB, CETL, ISO
Choke Auto/Electric
DC Output 12 V - 8.3 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) 5.8 gal
Horsepower (hp) / Displacement 11.6 hp / 420 cc
Ignition System Electronic Ignition
Max Current (A) 54 A
Max Output (kW) 6.5 kW
Oil Capacity (oz) 37.2 oz
Oil Type 15W-40
Overspeed Protection
Overload Reset Switch Yes
Primer Bulb No
Rated Current (A) 50 A
Rated Frequency (Hz) 60 Hz
Rated Output (kW) 6.0 kW
Rated Voltage (V) 120/240 V
Receptacles One 120 V 20 A 5-20R split duplex, one 120 V 30 A L5-30R, and one 120/240 V, 30 A L14-30R
Spark Plug
Starting System Remote, Electric
USB Ports


Keys-PH3100RiAccessoriesKit-PH3100RiIncluded Accessories

Oil Jug, 12 V Charge Cable, Spare Spark Plug, Spark Plug Wrench & Handle, Screw Driver, 1 Owner’s Manual (English, French, Spanish), 3 Quick Start Guides, Keys & Remote, Spare 20A ATC style fuse, Spare 30A ATC style fuse.


Optional Accessories

TC2-P Plug-In Trickle Charger
Keep the battery in your Powerhouse generator charged and ready for action with the TC2-P Trickle Charger. Plugged in to any standard 120 V outlet, and connected via the T-Style receptacle to the generator, the battery will be maintained at full power. Also a fast and easy way to charge batteries used in mowers, snow blowers, ATV’s and motorcycles, as well as other commercial, residential or recreational products.

• T-style DC connector for back-charging the internal battery of Powerhouse Generators with T-style receptacle on the control panel
• Alligator clip cable extension for connecting directly to battery terminals
• Automatic shutoff protects battery from over-charging
• Full-charge indicator shows you when charging has been completed
• Supports batteries with capacities from 3 Ah to 30 Ah
• 1 amp continuous output
• 12V, 2 amp maximum output
• Solid state circuitry


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.