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PowerHouse 500Wi Inverter Generator (60370)


Powerhouse 500Wi Inverter Generator:

  • 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
  • 1-year consumer / 6-month commercial warranty

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
Dry Weight (lbs) 21.38 lbs
Generator Dimensions 12.6"H x 8.2"W x 14.1"D
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
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
Starting System


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