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Yamaha 2000 Generator - Perfect for a Small Camper

Yamaha 2000 generatorIf you like to camp a lot and you find yourself in need of electrical power all the time, the Yamaha 2000 generator may be a great solution for you. In case you have any doubts about it, this is the best 2000 watt generator being made today, at least if you believe the sales numbers. Actually, there a lot more reasons the Yamaha ef2000is is rated #1 in its class worldwide.
Yamaha is one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies. They are famous for building great motorcycles, automobiles, generators, musical equipment, and heavy equipment. Generators are one of the things they do best and the Yamaha 2000 watt generator is the best of the best. In truth, the only competition for this model is the Honda eu2000i. Anything else is not even worth considering if reliability and quiet operation means anything to you.

Yamaha Generators - Quiet, Reliable, Efficient, and Easy to Use

So what makes the top selling 2000 watt generator? Well, Yamaha has pretty much done everything right with this generator. First off, this is not the least expensive generator in the 2000 watt class. In fact, the Honda and the Yamaha 2000 watt generators generally run neck in neck as the most expensive 2000 watt portable generators. But since their nearest competitors make junk, the money you’ll pay for a Honda or a Yamaha is well worth it. Both of these generators are generally found to produce more power than the rating would suggest. Both are miserly when it comes to fuel consumption. They will run for many hours on a single tank of gas. Both are super quiet. Did you know that if you camp in national and state parks they have mandated decibel levels that your generator cannot exceed? Don’t take some junky Chinese generator to a national park. You’ll end up with a big fat fine. Naturally, both the Honda and Yamaha generators are super reliable. You’re going to pay more for these brands but they are going to provide you with years of trouble free service if just take care of the scheduled maintenance. Think about it. You are buying a generator to provide electricity so you can use your PC, watch TV, turn on some lights and maybe even run an air conditioner. If your generator fails and you are out in the middle of nowhere, you are up the creek without the proverbial paddle. Yes, you’ll find generators that cost about half of what these two great generators cost, but think about the consequences.

Honda or Yamaha?

Yamaha 2000So what seperates the Yamaha from the Honda eu2000i? Well, it boils down to a couple of features that make the Yamaha more user friendly and easier to service. The Yamaha 2000 generator has a fuel gauge and the Honda does not. It’s nice to know when you are running low on fuel without having to take off the fuel cap and look in the tank. The Yamaha also has a much wider fuel fill spout. Spilling gas everywhere is just a drag. It’s also really easy to change the oil on the Yamaha while it’s a pain in the rear end to do it on the Honda generator. Which one do you think will get more oil changes?
The Yamaha generator ef2000is and the eu2000i are great generators. Either one is an excellent choice, just don’t buy anything else.

Yamaha 2000 Generator Videos

Do you own a Yamaha 2000 generator or you considering buying one? Well, here's a video about how to do an oil change. Nothing is going to extend the life of your Yamaha generator more than doing frequent oil changes. The oil capacity is only in the neighborhood .4 ML, so it costs almost nothing to do and you'll see that is a really simple task.

Yamaha EF2000IS Oil Change

How to change the oil in the Yamaha EF2000iS Inverter Generator. In this video I show you how to change the oil in your Yamaha Generator. I use Yamalube 10W-...



This gentleman just purchased a 2000 watt Yamaha generator and he wanted to find out if it has the power to run his home air conditioner.  Now the sound quality is poor, but it does show the remarkable capabilities of this Yamaha product.

Yamaha 2000i generator and Kenmore 5200 BTU a/c

Yamaha generator and Kenmore a/c.



For those of you who are electrical geeks, here is a really entertaining video of the oscilloscope traces of a Yamaha 2000 watt inverter generator under load. The wave look clean which I guess is a good thing.

Yamaha EF2000iS Portable Generator Output Waveforms

Oscilloscope traces of generator's output loaded with two 300 watt work lights and unloaded.



While dry camping at the grand Canyon, this gentleman did a video to demonstrate the sound level of his 2000 watt Yamaha generator. Unfortunately, there is really no substitute for hearing a generator in person. In the video, this generator sounds loud as heck.  The reality is, these are remarkably quiet running inverter generators. Anyway, the dogs are cool.

Yamaha 2000Is Sound Level

Demonstration of the sound level of the Yamaha EF2000iS inverter generator. We filmed the EF2000iS while dry camping at the Grand Canyon. When you are close ...



Blog Articles about the Yamaha 2000 Generator

This gentleman had the good fortune of winning a brand new Yamaha 2000 watt inverter generator from Bretz RV and Marina. He looks really happy about it too.

winner of 2000 watt yamaha generator from bretz rv and marine


The MORS Crew wants to send a big congratulations to Dean Henman, of Miles City, MT. Henman is the winner of a 2000 watt Yamaha Generator from Bretz RV and Marina.


Here is a review of Yamaha's portable 2000 watt inverter generator from a motorcycle racers point of view. they make mention of the fact that you can join two of these generators with an accessory cable and double the electrical output. For an RVer, that means more than enough power to run your air conditioner.

Yamaha EF2000iS Generator | Racing Companion


As the latest model in Yamaha's inverter generator lineup and the result of three years of research and development, the EF2000iS provides a practical, versatile machine that can go anywhere and provide up to 2000 watts of ...


This blog article takes a look at emergency and camp generators. The author selects the Yamaha 2000 watt generator as the clear cut best choice for for its performance, output, design factors, and value. It would be tough to argue with his reasoning for the selection.

Emergency & Camp Generator | 4dtraveler


2000 Watt Generator: Three popular models of 2000 watt generator are: 1) All Power America APG 3014, 2) Honeywell HW2000i and, 3) Yamaha EF2000iS. These three models have different built-in options and power ...

EXCERPT:  The EF2400IS is campsite friendly only producing 53 db of sound while in operation. The Yamaha generator is simple to use and easy to store.
It has 2400 watts of starting power and is easily accessible with an included control panel. There is a visible gas gage to keep track of how much gas you have left. The oil monitoring system is accomplished by the Oil Watch feature, which will alert you when there is low oil pressure.



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