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4.9 | 685 customer ratings
98% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
So within a week after getting my cord, we had a three day power outage. I hooked it up to my 4000 watt generator and it performed perfect. Nice and heavy duty well made, and the yellow cord is great at night, so you don't trip over it.
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By Jamster
I purchased this cable to connect a portable generator to a power inlet. When making the connections at each end, I noticed the molded ends are so small I can't get a firm grip to insert or extract from the recepticals.
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By Me
This is a nice, and sturdy cable, and I'm sure it will work for my intended purpose.

The cord will connect an emergency generator to my house. Unfortunately, neither end of the cord matched the house connector, or the generator outlet. The locking pins were the opposite of what was required. I had checked this closely before I o
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By LaidBack
4.8 | 3,008 customer ratings
95% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I ordered this power station knowing it probably wouldn’t get to me until after Hurricane Florence had hit. This seller knew that too, so they took it upon themselves to send me a really nice, large battery pack charger at no cost to make sure I would have something before the storm to get me through. Who does that?
I never write re
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By Catherine Coday
This product works well, but there is a challenge for CPAP users that needs to be considered. The "passthrough" power on the 110v outlet is not actually passthrough. What this means is that the 3-hr cutoff time affects this outlet, as well, so if you intend to use this device as a UPS during storms while you sleep, you'll need to manuall
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By Alan_in_NC
Finally got my hands on this beautiful and clean piece of electrical storage goodness and was pumped to try it out. I already own an Explorer 160 and needed something with a little more juice and the 240 is the perfect upgrade.

My girlfriend isn't much of a camper but she said if I could make it glamping style, kind of like Tom
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By Scot Breithaupt Jr
4.8 | 2,073 customer ratings
97% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
works great. See photos for install. you will need a hole saw bit or spade bit to drill through siding and band joist or side sheeting to run waterproof conduit. My only complaint is that I wish the supplied ground that connects to the box from the outlet was solid 10 gauge copper instead of stranded... when connecting the 10-3 Romex soli
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By JD
Like other reviews, this is a great quality box, the manufacturer recommends using minimum 10 gauge / max 8 gauge wire, we installed the box with 8 gauge wire without problem, easy to install, but hire a Certified electrician to do this job, this box must be used with a combination of a transfer switch or Interlock, I decided to use an int
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By Pedro D.
Purchased for my generator hook up at main panel. The build quality is good. My only comment is the same as some of the other reviews. The removable cover that contains the plug in socket has an rear lip that must fit over the stationary cover that gets screwed in place. If you attach the base to a flat surface, you will not be able to
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By AddisonJ
4.8 | 1,627 customer ratings
96% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
We just received the Jackery Explorer 500 Power Station. It’s a much bigger unit than the Honda 290 Power station that we already have. It's still lightweight, but it's much heftier than the 290. The new one is going to be a holiday gift for my parents, since they don’t have a generator (we do). Power outages are a part of life in the
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By A Jersey Vegan Family
The Jackery Explorer 500 is a solid, well designed product. The unit is rugged and compact with nothing on the exterior to break off or catch on nearby objects. The display shows charge level, charging wattage, and use wattage, all very handy. The pure sine wave inverter provides a clean AC supply at 110V, 60 hz. The unit charges in 8 hour
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By eL Cid
I live in Florida and this is a must have for power outages, camping, and hurricane preparation. It’s so much easier than a traditional generator. It’s also a much cleaner solution and easier to have available when needed. The display screen is very helpful as far as knowing whether or not it’s fully charged. It has ample outlets and
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By S. Scott
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4.8 | 1,343 customer ratings
96% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
the material is nice and thick, seems very strudy. it has a tie string along the bottom to keep it tight to your generator. i bought this for my Champion Power Equipment 76533 3800 Watt Dual Fuel RV Ready Portable Generator with Electric Start generator. fits perfectly.
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By B-dub
Not a lot one can say about a cover. It covers the generator and prevents it getting covered in snowier rain the only negative i have found is that when it rains water collects in the dips and valleys that form on the top of the cover, then if it freezes you have to remove a substantial block of ice before you can remove the cover. Not a
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By SFXPHIL
I am sorry to have to write such a negative review but this Champion generator cover has been a disaster for me. I am a full time RV'er and I got this cover to go over my Champion generator which is mounted to the front of my 30' tow behind trailer RV. I carry the generator for those locations where there is no power hook-up such as the be
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By rnclem
4.8 | 812 customer ratings
96% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I cannot say enough good things about this product and this company. I purchased this transfer switch in July of 2014 to go along with my new Westinghouse WH6500E portable generator. I am reasonably handy, and have done a small amount of electrical projects before, but by no means am I a professional. I did all the setup, installation,
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By Charlie
The transfer box was a piece of cake to install. The video really speaks for it's self. My dad was a union electrician and I gofered for him growing up so I do have some pretty good experience. But I am telling you even a cave man can install the transfer box. I installed the outlet on the outside of my house and pulling off and cuttin
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By cosman
This has been terrific for us, and seems like a really safe, cost effective, and easy way to use generator power. I have a Champion 3800-Watt Dual Fuel RV Ready Portable Generator with Electric Start that sits outside and plugs into this product's plug that's on my outside wall.

This product, basically, gets wired into 4 circuit
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By Eric F
4.8 | 740 customer ratings
97% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Updated 4/4/20 -> additional l appliances used

Just a little background on why I bought the Jackery 1000 - as a short little sadly not that thin Asian girl (5ft 124 lbs) I wanted to be self sufficient and not rely on a certain someone to grab the gas generator out of storage and set it all up and take forever in doing so. (why i
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By Anime, Manga and Harlequin Romance Girl
With last year's fires that devastated nearly the entire US west coast, and this year's COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it was time to get a powerhouse generator that could keep a multitude of devices running, including a crucial mini refrigerator that we use to store milk for our infant daughter. Emergency preparation
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By M. Y. 'Photographer | Tech Pro | Outdoor Enthusiast'
Today is March 30th and decided to give the Explorer 1000 another chance. I plugged in my regular things: laptop, portable monitor, IPad and IPhone. Started my day at 7:00 AM and finished 3:45 PM. To my surprise the results were different. I had 67% remaining. It fair to say, I needed to let the Explorer settle in. Love the fact that I don
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By Steve S
4.8 | 601 customer ratings
95% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
A post PGE California power outage customer here.

I got both the 100 W and the lighter-weight 60W, so this review is a comparison. I would have just bought the 60W first, but it was out of stock, so I bought the 100 W one; then the 60W became available again a day later. Thanks to Prime free shipping, I figured I would compare t
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By Amazon Customer
I use the Solar Saga to charge my Jackery 240 which recharges a lot of handheld devices on a daily basis. The panel is lightweight, compact and sets up in less than a minute. While parked in your camper, RV, car, truck, etc. you can place the panel on your dashboard faced toward the sun with the 240 charging on the floorboard. This works w
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By K. Hatfield
The Solar Sega is the latest component added to our emergency preparedness schematic, which also includes the Jackery 160 and 240 Power Stations, as well as a host of power banks, etc. During short term power outages (which don’t necessitate cranking up the generator), the 160 and 240 each have a primary job addressing design flaws in ou
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By Amazon Customer
4.8 | 447 customer ratings
94% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Cool little generator. Pretty powerful and it lit up the lights in my backyard. Very small and compact. Holds a good amount of juice held in this generator. Great design. Comes with a stylish carrying case as well. I used my solar panels to charge it up, which took a few days.
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By Edwin
It comes with the carrying bag and has two 110v outlets. I even tried plugging in the blender that is 450W and it still worked. I decided to buy it in case of a power outage during tornado season and it should be enough for more than one phone charge. The fan is quiet and is not annoying like some of these power stations have. I would defi
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By Kira Balan
I was in the market for more substantial backup power at home, but without the necessity of a fueled backup generator. When planning for power outages, I was looking for backup power to basically handle a 4-6 hour outage. Not long enough to worry about food going bad in the refrigerator, but yet if I needed to plug something in I could.
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By Ap50031
4.7 | 784 customer ratings
94% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
A post PGE California power outage customer here.

I got both this and the lighter-weight 60W, so this review is a comparison. I would have just bought the 60W first, but it was out of stock, so I bought this one; then the 60W became available again a day later. Thanks to Prime free shipping, I figured I would compare them and ke
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By Amazon Customer
I purchased the Jackery Explorer 500 and the SolarSaga 100 watt system together to use in our full time fun in our 4x4 adventure van. We love to be off grid taking our van into the backcountry mountains, deserts, grasslands, along rivers and oceans, you name it. Even on the infrequent times when we pull into an RV park with hookups, we o
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By J Kessler
The Jackery SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel is among the higher priced products in this category and in my opinion, it's worth the extra money. Upon first inspection, the precision fit, form and function of this product conveys much forethought by the product's designers. From the durable plastic trim to the cable compartments, everything fit
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By Stephen Coscia
4.7 | 654 customer ratings
94% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I purchased this at my local small equipment dealer, but thought I would share the differences between the EU2000i and the EU2200i, for those deciding between this model and the EU2000i which is on clearance where still available.

In addition to the increase in power, going from 1600W running and 2000W surge in the EU2000i to 18
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By Bo Peep
Awesome generator! I bought it as insurance for the next major storm! Easy to start and really quiet. It does not come with oil, so make sure you have some. Takes about a half quart. Love the eco mode! This is the new 2200 watt, which is the same price as the 2,000 watt, so you are bette off getting the newer model.
Also I would not r
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By Jay Man
This is the brand new model from Honda replacing the very popular eu 2000. So far the only noticible upgrades I’m seeing are an additional 200 watts of power and a loooong overdue fuel cutoff switch. Other than those two upgrades it seems very similar to the reliable and trusted eu 2000. Since I can’t offer much of a review, I’ll pas
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By Suburban household
4.7 | 640 customer ratings
95% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I selected the Reliance Controls 31410CRK because of its positive reviews, overall value, and ease of installation. The kit includes hardware to wire into the service panel, but some other pieces of hardware are required. (Like wire and mounting hardware) The kit included an Installation DVD that I never watched. The written instruction
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By Daniel G.
Several years ago an electrician hooked up my Honda 5000 generator to power our house in the event of a power failure. The hook up has worked fine, but just recently I became very aware that he had hooked up the system improperly. So, I set off to research the appropriate way to make the hook up.

I stumbled by accident on an ins
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By David Zemens
This model has been updated and replaced by Reliance 310CRK.

This model works great if you only run smaller devices. The largest you can switch over is a double-pole 20Amp, which is not clearly defined in the description.

The NEWER MODEL (310CRK) has a cover, actual breakers (not just push button resets), REPLACEABLE
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By K
4.7 | 474 customer ratings
93% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Works great! I also purchased the Conntek ISI 80SS2-GYBX Temporary Generator Transfer Switch Power Inlet Box, 50 Amp (http://amzn.to/1MUrPBN) and would recommend that Power box as the cable fits perfectly. I've read some other reviewers who had issue with a different brand box not accepting the cable very easily. No need for any grease
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By Sean
We are using this with a Duromax Dual Fuel generator to power our home after losing power from Hurricane Irma (5 days and counting at this point). This cable has been in constant use since our power went out and has not gotten hot or failed. The connections are very firm and did not loosen or fail at all during extremely heavy winds and dr
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By FL-Reviewer
this cord is heavy duty and can handle any watts or voltage you may have in you home or shop or some kind of storage you may have, this cord works great with the generator of my choice duromax XP10000EH or the duromax XP12000EH both works really well just install a 50 amp breaker in your main breaker box hook up your wires to a transfer s
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By Sammy R.
4.6 | 1,200 customer ratings
91% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Waited a year to review (about 100 hrs on the machine)..
Ok, here's the deal. Take it from a retired home builder with lots of generator experience, if you plan to rely on this unit to make a daily living, (think food truck) I would save my pennies and go for the twice as expensive Honda only because they are proven to last forever.
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By Amazon Customer
I currently have a Yamaha EF2000is. I saw the WEN on hot deals recently and couldn't pass it up for the price. I could have bought two of these and had change for what I paid for the Yamaha. The reason that I purchased the WEN is that the engine is a Yamaha clone, it's very similar inside, and the wiring diagrams are virtually the same
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By Willy J
I purchased two of these units, along with the parallel connection kit, for use with my RV. My main goal was to be able run the 13,500 BTU air conditioner and to recharge the deep cycle house battery. We've had the units out on just one outing so far, but the units both performed well. We did not need to use the air conditioning on that
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By DVB
product price & FREE Shipping
4.6 | 954 customer ratings
91% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
After reviewing a number of generators, I chose this one. It runs as quiet as the Honda at half the cost. It has enough power to run my 30 foot travel trailer including the AC (13,500 BTU). With some instruction from Champion's tech's, I was able to connect the generator directly to the trailer's propane system. I have included a short vid
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By peteski
I live in Houston and as hurricane season approaches I started researching emergency generators. Consumer Reports recommends inverter generators, plus the more I read about propane, the more I liked it.

Like many, I was attracted to the Hondas, but there was a recall on some and others do not accept propane. I REALLY wanted a pr
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By hotdog12
I needed a 3000w inverter and really had my mind set on one of the Honda models. In my opinion you can't go wrong with a honda they make an excellent product. The problem is the price. I am a firm believer in you get what you pay for but I just really didn't wanna spend 1800 to 2200 on a generator that will maybe get used 50 hours a year.
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By Amazon Customer
4.6 | 872 customer ratings
90% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I was skeptical about buying this brand since I have a Honda 2200 inverter as well that I really like, but I needed a 2nd one and Honda is double the price as this one.
This does come with oil and a funnel for putting the oil in the motor since it is shipped dry. One thing to keep in mind that the overload light comes on for about a m
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By Jay Man
I have to say, I never right reviews, however with this purchase I found it a must. Like most of us, when I decided to purchase a generator, I started my online research. Everything about this one looked perfect, with the exception of the low volume of reviews. Let me tell you I really love this inverter generator. It was easy to fuel up a
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By Eric R.
Generator would not run properly right out of the box. Motor sputtered and backfired, eco switch didn't work at all, and no power was being produced. Called Generac customer support, and was told to take it to an authorized repair facility for repairs. I asked them since it was brand new and never even used, any repairs should be covere
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By Steve S
4.6 | 728 customer ratings
90% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
Great little power station, awesome for travel or emergency. There are limitations on wattage so do not expect to run a microwave, hot plate or heater from this.
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By Sheepdog
What a great product!! Very useful on my job,at home etc emergencies, thinking of buying another one! Wow!!
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By Ramil S Bartolome
Very cool product. I like how small it is. It is a bit heavy, but understandably so. Mine came charged at 100% but they recommend charging it right away. Very impressed with all the adapters and the versatility of this. Happy with how it charges. Check video for more
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By Gerley Joseph
4.7 | 345 customer ratings
94% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I've actually had the set up and running twice now. First time was the test of the backfeed circut, second was an actual power outage.

The inlet box was a little hard to wire but mostly because I had to use four 6 AWG wires! I did end up sripping the screw that holds the inlet box closed, but a little bigger screw and a drill
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By RMH
The cord is fine. It's nice and thick, yet flexible -- I don't think "supple" would be an exaggeration. A bit of a weird way to describe a cord, perhaps, but not an exaggeration. I also didn't notice any heating at all during load testing. So I hereby bestow five stars upon the cord. As generator cords go, this one is a keeper.

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By Geek On The Hill
The cord itself is great. The box was a challenge to wire up to 6/3. Big challenge. The grounding terminal really should be a lug. I checked out an Eaton 50 amp box and they use lugs for grounding. I spent about 60 minutes trying to get the ground to hold. Then when you try to close the box it is so tight I had no idea if the groundi
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By S. Basile
4.7 | 334 customer ratings
95% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
I bought a 7500 watt Champion generator and in two months time, I have used it 3 times. I felt very uncomfortable using the generator uncovered. I put off buying this cover but after second outage, decided to buy it. Its a 5 minute install. No tools needed. I do not know about its claim to withstand 70 MPH winds, but I can tell you it
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By Frederick Nunes
We often lose power during winter storms -- and that means rain and wind when a generator is needed (usually at least 3 times each winter). Studied specs on this cover and, from reviewer comments, thought it was more practical than other 'generic' covers with fiddly frame-to-dome connections, and so decided to see if it would work on our
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By Michael D
Works awesome. Waited to do a review to test durability. Have it mounted on the back of the party bus on a hitch platform where the generator sits. Drove 70mph down the road for 20min, no issues. Drove 60mph for 1 hour, no issues. Only thing that concerns me is the plastic mounting brackets. Not sure how long they will last outside, they f
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By Rob
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4.7 | 332 customer ratings
95% of the ratings are 4-stars or 5-stars
- Reliance brand name- This is the same brand as the transfer switch i purchased and installed- but that came with a 10 foot reliance cord which is sufficient to connect -but for safety I ordered this to be able to run the generator further from the house. The thickness is the same from what I can tell- the rating of 7500 watts and 30 amp
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By LG19Gamer
When they said I could have power during a massive storm and my Generator could be placed safely from our home, I thought they were selling snake oil. Sure enough, this cord is sturdy and long enough to do just that. What a bargain at 50% the cost of “oem” ones
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By Charles
Unfortunately I need only a 20 Amp cable for my generator, So I'll make a short pigtail between the 20 amp split phase outlet on the generator and this 30 amp power cord. Mea culpa.
I've not used it yet, but I'm impressed with the construction.
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By C & S Newman