18 Best Backup Generator

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1 WEN 56200i Super Quiet 2000-Watt Portable Inverter Generator, CARB Compliant WEN 56200i Super Quiet ( Generator, CARB Compliant)
2 Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 240, 240Wh Emergency Backup Lithium Battery, 110V/200W Pure Sinewave AC Outlet, Solar Generator for Outdoors Camping Travel Fishing Hunting Jackery Portable Power Station ( Generator For Outdoors Camping Travel Fishing Hunting)
3 Champion 7500-Watt Dual Fuel Portable Generator with Electric Start Champion 7500Watt Dual Fuel ( With Electric Start)
4 Champion 3800-Watt Dual Fuel RV Ready Portable Generator with Electric Start Champion 3800Watt Dual Fuel ( With Electric Start)
5 Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 160, 167Wh Lithium Battery Solar Generator Backup Power Supply with 110V/100W(Peak 150W) AC Outlet for Outdoors Camping Fishing Emergency Jackery Portable Power Station ( AC Outlet For Outdoors Camping Fishing Emergency)
6 DuroStar DS4000S, 3300 Running Watts/4000 Starting Watts, Gas Powered Portable Generator DuroStar DS4000S 3300 Running ( Powered Portable Generator)
7 Generac 7043 Home Standby Generator 22kW/19.5kW Air Cooled with Whole House 200 Amp Transfer Switch, Aluminum Generac 7043 Home Standby ( Amp Transfer Switch, Aluminum)
8 Champion 4000-Watt RV Ready DH Series Open Frame Inverter with Quiet Technology Champion 4000Watt RV Ready ( With Quiet Technology)
9 AIPER Portable Power Station 167Wh 45000mAh Solar Generator Lithium Battery Backup Power Supply with Dual 110V AC Outlet, 3 DC Ports, 2 USB Outputs for Home Emergency Camping CPAP Outdoors AIPER Portable Power Station ( USB Outputs For Home Emergency Camping CPAP Outdoors)
10 ROCKPALS 300W Portable Generator Lithium Portable Power Station, 280Wh CPAP Backup Battery Pack UPS Power Supply 110V AC Outlet, QC3.0 USB, 12V/24V DC, LED Flashlight for Camping, Home, Emergency ROCKPALS 300W Portable Generator ( 12V/24V DC, LED Flashlight For Camping, Home, Emergency)
11 Aeiusny 500W/288Wh Portable Generator, Emergency Power Station, CPAP Backup Lithium Battery Power Supply for Camping Travel Fishing Hurricane Aeiusny 500W288Wh Portable Generator ( For Camping Travel Fishing Hurricane)
12 DuroMax 12,000 Max 9,500 Running Watts Dual Fuel Electric Start Portable Generator, XP12000EH DuroMax 12000 Max 9500 ( Portable Generator, XP12000EH)
13 PRYMAX Portable Power Station, 300W Solar Generator 2019 Updated 298Wh Lithium Battery Backup Power Supply 90000mAh,110V/300W Pure Sine Wave,AC Outlet, QC3.0 USB,for Outdoors Camping Travel Emergency PRYMAX Portable Power Station ( Outlet, QC3.0 USB,for Outdoors Camping Travel Emergency)
14 All Power America APG3012 3250 Watt Portable Generator Gas Powered, Compact Design All Power America APG3012 ( Powered, Compact Design)
15 A-iPower SUA12000E 12,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Generator with Electric Start, GFCI Outlet Wheel Kit Included AiPower SUA12000E 12000Watt Gasoline ( Start, GFCI Outlet Wheel Kit Included)
16 Rockpals 250-Watt Portable Generator Rechargeable Lithium Battery Pack Solar Generator with 110V AC Outlet, 12V Car, USB Output Off-grid Power Supply for CPAP Backup Camping Emergency Rockpals 250Watt Portable Generator ( Off-grid Power Supply For CPAP Backup Camping Emergency)
17 Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Portable Power Station with Roll Cart, 1200Wh Chainable Home Battery Backup Generator Alternative with 12V, AC, USB and Anderson Power Pole Outputs Goal Zero Yeti 1250 ( 12V, AC, USB And Anderson Power Pole Outputs)
18 Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator with Remote Electric Start - 7500 Rated Watts & 9500 Peak Watts - Gas Powered - CARB Compliant - Transfer Switch Ready Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator ( Powered - CARB Compliant - Transfer Switch Ready)

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Top 18 Backup Generator

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WEN 56200i Super Quiet ( Generator, CARB Compliant)
Product Highlights:
  • extremely quiet operation is comparable to the sound of a normal conversation according to the us department of health and human services
  • epa iii and carb compliant 79.7 cc 4-stroke ohv engine produces 2000 surge watts and 1600 rated watts
  • great for campgrounds, construction sites, tailgates and power outages
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Jackery Portable Power Station ( Generator For Outdoors Camping Travel Fishing Hunting)
Product Highlights:
  • jackery portable power station, power outdoors!
  • jackery explorer 240 : one of the jackery explorer family, high capacity generator rechargeable lithium power pack, 240wh (16.8ah, 14.4v) with ac-outlet, carport and usb outputs. powerful to charge smartphones 18 times, laptops 4 times, gopro 40 times, drone, mini projector, mini-refrigerator or other small power appliances. the portable power station is handy and good use for your rv outdoors , camping or hurricane emergency life power outage etc.
  • easy outdoor life: light and compact generator, it's easily portable and lightest in its class at just 6.6 lbs and 5'' wide and 8'' tall, with an easy-carry handle for easy travel. it's noise-free without vibration. and it hazes zero emissions, therefore does no harm to personal health, nor to the nature.
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Champion 7500Watt Dual Fuel ( With Electric Start)
Product Highlights:
  • dual fuel - operate your 7500-watt portable generator right out of the box on either gasoline or propane, plus the unit holds 1.2-quarts of oil (included) and has a low oil shut-off sensor
  • electric start - power up the 439cc champion engine with the handy toggle switch, battery included
  • intelligauge - keep track of voltage, hertz and run-time hours to easily monitor power output and track maintenance intervals.1.5 inch dia. tubular steel frame for protection and durability
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Champion 3800Watt Dual Fuel ( With Electric Start)
Product Highlights:
  • dual fuel - runs on gas or propane straight out of the box. engine type: 4-stroke, wheel diameter: 8.0 inches
  • 4750 starting watts, 3800 running watts with up to 9 hours run time on a full tank of gas and up to 10.5 hours on a 20 lb. propane tank
  • powered by a reliable 224cc champion engine with touch start, push-button electric start (battery included).gasoline starting amps at 120v - 39.6a.gasoline running amps at 120v - 31.7a.propane starting amps at 120v - 35.6a.propane running amps at 120v - 28.5a
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Jackery Portable Power Station ( AC Outlet For Outdoors Camping Fishing Emergency)
Product Highlights:
  • jackery portable power station, power outdoors!
  • high capacity generator power station: 167wh (46,400mah/3.6v), much bigger capacity than similar power station; equipped with 1* ac outlet (110v 60hz 100w 150w peak), 1*usb-c port(5v 3a), 2* smart fit usb-a ports(5v 2.4a) and 1* standard dc 12v port(12v/7a); it can charge everything from smartphones,tablets and laptops to cameras,nintendo and drones; it can power other devices while recharging itself except the 12v dc output port. affords power while camping fishing off-grid,short blackouts
  • quiet generator & clean power eco-friendly: jackery explorer 160 is equipped with a lithium battery pack, no fuel or gasoline needed, no fumes, no clanging! to recharge it, simply plug the unit into a wall socket, a car or a solar panel (sold separately). full charge takes 5 hours by wall socket and car, and 8-10 hours by solar panel depending on weather
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DuroStar DS4000S 3300 Running ( Powered Portable Generator)
Product Highlights:
  • powerful durostar engine: the ds4000s is powered by a durostar 7.0 hp, air cooled ohv engine w/low oil shutoff.
  • plenty of power: with 4,000 starting 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.
  • 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.
7
Generac 7043 Home Standby ( Amp Transfer Switch, Aluminum)
Product Highlights:
  • true power technology delivers best-in class power quality (less than 5% thd) for smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  • includes a 200 amp nema 3 (indoor/ outdoor rated) whole house smart transfer switch
  • generac evolution controller features led indicators for generator status, utility power presence or maintenance required
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Champion 4000Watt RV Ready ( With Quiet Technology)
Product Highlights:
  • advanced open frame inverter design - 50% quieter and 20% lighter than a traditional champion 3500-watt generator, plus our economy mode feature saves fuel and extends engine life, no gfci outlets
  • quiet technology and extended run time - 64 dba is great for rvs, tailgating, your next project or home backup, with 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts for up to 17 hours run time on gasoline
  • clean electricity for sensitive electronics - rv ready with a 120v 30a rv, plus two 120v 20a household outlets with clean power (less than 3% thd) and 12v dc outlet with dual usb adapter
9
AIPER Portable Power Station ( USB Outputs For Home Emergency Camping CPAP Outdoors)
Product Highlights:
  • 【large capacity battery power】: comparing to 42000mah items, aiper 45000mah 167wh portable generator provides larger power capacity, that means it can efficiently power up the same electronic devices longer. for example when it's fully charged you can recharge iphone8 for about 20 times and cpap machine about 8hours. ideal emergency power backup for home use/camping/hiking/hunting/, highly compatible but not limited to phones, tablets, laptops, holiday lights, radio,mini fans, tv.
  • 【portable & three input modes】: it weighs only 3.52lbs and the compact appearance design makes it a great travel companion for outdoors enthusiasts. three input modes to charge it easily. the package come with two adapters so you can charge it by wall outlet or by car adapter. or you can recharge it under sun with a solar panel(13v-24v/over 18w)(not included) and you can search for rockpals solar panels to purchase it.
  • 【completely safe & very quiet】: built-in battery management system, short-circuit protection, over-current protection, over-power protection, low-voltage protection and over-temperature protection. also no gasoline or other toxic fumes added make this camping generator completely safe. it's top quiet which makes it perfect for cpap and so on.
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ROCKPALS 300W Portable Generator ( 12V/24V DC, LED Flashlight For Camping, Home, Emergency)
Product Highlights:
  • latest rockpals 300-watt portable power station: comparing to most similar power stations, rockpals rp300w has upgraded the ac output to 300w continuous (600w surge max);5* dc port (16a / 96w max); built-in 2* usb 2.1a and 2*quick charge 3.0 usb. perfect emergency backup power for home/ travel/ 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)
  • highest capacity lightweight lithium power pack: 280wh(3.7v 75ah/12v 18.7ah) lithium batteries and weights 7.3lb. powerful enough to charge smartphones (2000mah) 25 times, laptops (56wh) 4-5 times, mini car refrigerator (75w) about 3-5 hours or other small appliances, lights, and more. this solar generator is also very handy to be put on your rv, camper and perfect for emergencies, camping or wherever you need power (support pass through charging)
  • easily three way rechargeable: 1)this solar generator can be recharged from the sun with any compatible 60w or 100w solar panel (sold separately). 2) this battery pack can be fully charged in 6-7 hours by being plugged into the wall outlet. 3) this camping battery power supply can be fully charged in 6-7 hours by car charger
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Aeiusny 500W288Wh Portable Generator ( For Camping Travel Fishing Hurricane)
Product Highlights:
  • larger capacity : 288wh(12v/24ah)/500w with ac-outlet, carport and usb outputs, the portable power station is handy and good use for your rv outdoors , camping or hurricane emergency life power outage etc. this is a true life savoir!
  • built-in ports : 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 battery backup.
  • easy to carry : 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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DuroMax 12000 Max 9500 ( Portable Generator, XP12000EH)
Product Highlights:
  • powerful duromax engine: the xp12000eh is powered by a duromax 18hp, 457cc ohv engine.
  • dual fuel technology: the ability to run on propane or gasoline allows the freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • plenty of power: with 12,000 starting watts and 9,500 running watts, this unit can handle heavy loads from lights and a refrigerator to a home air conditioner and high amperage power tools.
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PRYMAX Portable Power Station ( Outlet, QC3.0 USB,for Outdoors Camping Travel Emergency)
Product Highlights:
  • 🔥【298wh large capacity battery】featuring with updated lithium battery cells, this power station is 298wh powerful enough to charge a smartphone 40 times, laptops 7-8 times, 32" tvs 5+ hours, cpap 4+ nights(using dc converter), mini-refrigerator 5+ hours, lights or other small appliances. rated power is 300w while peak surge power is 600w.
  • 🔥【super multiple ports】prymax portable power bank is equipped with much richer ports than others, including 2* ac output ports(pure sine wave), 3* dc ports(12&24v output, 19v input), 2* 5v 3.1a usb quick charge ports, 1* 5v3a/9v2a type-c output port, 1* 12/8a cigarette lighter port, fully meeting the needs of your travel charge.
  • 🔥【run more safely】2 pure sine wave ac outlets ensure a safer charge for your sensitive devices, better than modified sine wave and clean power like utility supplied electricity. built-in smart and silent cooling fan will automatically turn on the fan when the unit is hotter to maintain the unit at the constant temperature without running the fan constantly. the low-noise and gas-free design make it more environmentally friendly.
14
All Power America APG3012 ( Powered, Compact Design)
Product Highlights:
  • 3250 watt peak power, 2500 watt rated power
  • 6.5 hp 196cc ohv air cooled engine. runs 8 hrs @ 1/2 load, operating noise 68 db
  • 4 gallon fuel capacity, low oil level shut down, produces 20 amps at 120v
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AiPower SUA12000E 12000Watt Gasoline ( Start, GFCI Outlet Wheel Kit Included)
Product Highlights:
  • 12, 000 starting watts/ 9, 000 running watts with electric start
  • keyless one-touch push button provides an effortless start
  • 7. 0 gallon, large heavy duty all steel construction fuel tank provides up to 9 hours of run time at 50% load
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Rockpals 250Watt Portable Generator ( Off-grid Power Supply For CPAP Backup Camping Emergency)
Product Highlights:
  • upgraded 250-watt powerful ac, usb and 12v outputs: comparing to similar battery powered generators, rockpals rp250w portable generator has upgraded the ac output to 250w continuous (300w surge max) dual ac outputs, built-in 2x usb 2.1a and 4x dc 12v ( 60w ) ports. perfect emergency backup power for home/ travel/ 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)
  • high capacity lightweight lithium power pack: 240wh(3.7v 64.8ah/12v 20ah) lithium polymer batteries and weights 5.5lb. powerful enough to charge smartphones ( 2500mah ) 25 times, laptops ( 50w ) 3-5 times, 32" tvs ( 75w ) 2-3 hours, mini car refrigerator ( 60w ) about 4 hours or other small appliances, lights, and more (ac output). this solar generator is also very handy to be put on your rv, camper and perfect for emergencies, camping or wherever you need power
  • easily rechargeable via three ways: 1)the solar generator can be recharged from the sun with any compatible 60w or 100w solar panel (sold separately). 2) this battery pack can be fully charged in 8 hours by being plugged into the wall outlet. 3) the portable power station can also be charged by plugging into your car 12v socket. (car charger included)
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Goal Zero Yeti 1250 ( 12V, AC, USB And Anderson Power Pole Outputs)
Product Highlights:
  • 1250wh lead acid battery portable power station can power up to 10 devices at once (100ah @ 12v)
  • continuous 1200w, 1500w surge pure-sine wave inverter, 2.1a usb ports, 120w 12v ports
  • charge phones, tablets, laptops, cameras, drones, and more. provides backup emergency power for appliances, lights, and most household devices.
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Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator ( Powered - CARB Compliant - Transfer Switch Ready)
Product Highlights:
  • 7500 running watts and 9500 peak watts; remote start with included key fob, electric and recoil start; up to 16 hours of run time on a 6.6 gallon fuel tank with fuel gauge
  • features two gfci (ground fault circuit interrupter) 5-20r 120v household duplex receptacle and one l14-30r 120/240v twist-lock receptacle; all outlets have rubber covers for added safety
  • plug-and-play: comes with a remote start key fob, 12v battery charger, oil, an oil funnel, a tool kit, and a user's manual to get you started right out of the box (minimal assembly required)

April Crawford

April has over a decade’s experience writing reviews for consumer appliances. Chief writer and editor for appliances at WhatRocksAndWhatSucks.com, right now April is based out of small but beautiful beach-overlooking apartment in the sunny San Diego where she grew up. Reach her at aprilcrawford@wraws.com.