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Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator - 6866

Abt Model: 6866
Quiet Power/ Run-Time Remaining Display/ Powerbar/ Parallel Ready/ PowerDial/ Turbo, Standard Or Economy Mode/ Parallel Kit Sold Separately/ Starting Watts 2000/ 1.06 Gal. Fuel Tank/ Orange And Black Finish
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Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator - 6866

IQ2000 Portable Inverter Generator
Quieter. Smarter. Innovative. The new iQ2000 inverter generator lets you bring power wherever life takes you. From tailgating parties to camping trips and beyond. Find out why packing one for your next expedition is such a smart move.

Key Features:

  • Quiet: Noise level @ 50% load* measured in decibels by leading third party testing lab
    *Based on independent lab tests using ISO 9614 to measure sound power levels vs. Honda EU2000i.
  • Smart: Electronic fuel gauge, run-time remaining display, generator status lights, and PowerBar
  • Easy-Start: Start, run and stop functions with PowerDial; easy as 1-2-3

Features:

  • Quiet Power
    The iQ2000 uses a different type of alternator than standard generators. A digital inverter module converts the raw power produced from DC to AC power. Engine speed varies depending on electrical demand — which significantly reduces noise levels.
  • Avoid Surprises
    The run-time remaining display shows how long before you need to refuel — at a glance. No more guesswork or running out when you least expect it.
  • Know Your Limits
    The exclusive Powerbar™ monitors and instantly displays the wattage you're producing at the moment. So you'll always know how much capacity you have.
  • Stay Informed
    Generator status indicators alert you to low fuel, low oil, overload or overheating. Simply brilliant.
  • Parallel Ready:
    • Parallel Ready
      Connecting two iQ2000 generators gives you twice the power when you need it.
    • PowerDial™
      One simple-to-use dial integrates start, run and stop functions.
    • 3 Modes Of Operation
      Select Turbo, Standard or Economy mode — whichever best fits your needs.
  • Parallel Kit
    With the optional Parallel Kit, you can connect two iQ2000 inverter generators together for twice the power when needed. How you use it is up to you.
    (Model no. 6877 sold separately)

Specifications:

  • 50-State/CSA/CARB Model Number: 6866
  • Running Watts: 1600
  • Starting Watts: 2000
  • Engine Displacement: 79cc
  • Engine Type: 4-stroke OHV
  • Starting Method: Manual, Recoil Pull Start
  • Low Oil Shutdown: Yes
  • Fuel Tank: 1.06 Gal.
  • Run Time at 50% load: 5.7 Hours
  • Run Time at 25% load: 7.7 Hours
  • Hour Meter with Maintenance Reset: No
  • Outlets:
    • (1) 120V 20A
    • 5-20R Duplex
  • Handle Style: Single, Molded Case

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 16.9"
  • Width: 12.6"
  • Length: 20"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 46.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 51 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 3 Years Limited
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More reasons to buy the Generac 6866 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Generac 6866 is Brand New.
  • The Generac 6866 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 
Starting MethodManual
Fuel Tank Capacity (Gal.)1.03
InstallationPortable
Height (inches)16.9
Width (inches)12.6
Depth (inches)20
Warranty3 Years Limited
  

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Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator
 
4.5

(based on 169 reviews)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Camping (23)
  • Home backup power (21)
  • Other (13)
  • Tailgating (7)
  • Jobsite (6)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent inverter generator

I bought the iX2000 as soon as I heard hurricane Irene was going to hit. I ended up getting the last one, which was displayed and demo'd on the floor, as it was...Read complete review

I bought the iX2000 as soon as I heard hurricane Irene was going to hit. I ended up getting the last one, which was displayed and demo'd on the floor, as it was the last one left. The fuel inside it was brown and foul. The dealer drained it and poured fresh fuel in it and the generator started up on the third pull. It pulsated at first, but what do you expect with 2 year old fuel in it? The dealer I bought this from was very honest and knowledgable. I asked if these generac inverters has any problems, and he said yes. Common problems they see are carburetor issues, choke levers breaking off, oil sensors not working right, and something else which has to do with power surging but I can't remember the exact name of the part. He made sure everything worked right before I left out the door with it. And any problems I had to come right back to him with it. Great thing is, I haven't had any problems with this generator! When we lost power, it ran night and day for 6 straight days. I only shut it off for its first and second oil changes. This guy never quit on me once! In summary, this is an excellent inverter generator, however do not buy this online. Go to an authorized Generac dealer and buy it. Have them start it, check it, and make sure it's ok before going out the door.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Little power house, but hard to start

We were in the bad hurricane force winds of July 2012 storms; hit twice, without power for over eight days (and only a mere 1/2 block from the staging center for MonPower's...Read complete review

We were in the bad hurricane force winds of July 2012 storms; hit twice, without power for over eight days (and only a mere 1/2 block from the staging center for MonPower's power restoration). Luckily I had this as my only way to get any power. It was able to keep my refrigeration running and when the temperatures rose, would switch it back and forth to a small window AC in one room, plus ran my medium size flat screen and small computer to watch some movies (since cable, phone, Net EVERYTHING was out of service). It ran them well, however, it is very hard to restart after running out of gas. Even if you stop it manually to refill, it is hard to restart. It is BRAND NEW, NEW USED before this incident. I've wound up with an extremely sore hand and arm and a couple fingers that are red and raw from pulling the started cord up to 50 times to restart after a refill. On the PLUS side, I timed the running time with the "stopwatch" on my iPod and it ran 4:00:52 (4 hours 52 seconds) with the fridge, 2 fans, small computer and flat screen running off it... so I got longer run times than expected in specs on it. Only had ONE overload (no idea why) the entire week when the AC first engaged (it was a brand new AC I had yet to replace the one in my bedroom with.. so maybe because it was new...) but never did it again over span of 8 days. This may NOT be recommended by manufacturer, so take this advice at own risk: I noticed it seemed rather hot when temps were hitting 100degrees and I took off the side panel to check air filter (clean as brand new) then left off the panel allow more air flow. It was a little easier to start after doing this and seemed to run a bit cooler.

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5.0

Has all the features I was looking for

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from Elkview

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

Purchased this generator for camping. Noise level is great . I can run the microwave, electric coffee pot and hairdryer at the same time. Also, very easy to start with each use. Easy to store in our camper. Just a little heavy in carrying but not bulky. Price was approximately half the price that I was wanting to spend compared to other generators. Very well pleased and happy I have made this purchase. Looking forward to years of use. I also have a whole house 20kw centurion generator. I would certainly recommended both of the generators.

 
5.0

great little generator

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from Elizabeth

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

i have used Generac generators for years where i work. 4000 watt gens. They worked great for years of service. So i knew Generac made good,larger generators.Smaller,compact ones are just as good.Have used it camping,ice fishing a few times this winter.Powered my camper lights,small tv and inverter with noooo problem.

 
5.0

Great Product!

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from Undisclosed

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

Have this on our bowfishing boat pulling 12 100 watt leds. It's super quiet and very reliable. Only flaw I have found is the pull cord has a deep fray in it after one night. Will be going through warranty to get it replaced. Great product and easy maintenance!

 
4.0

IQ2000 is just what I needed and better than the Honda portable

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from SAN RAMON

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

only challenge I had on set up has been determining the break in period.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nice portable unit. Great price!

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from Detroit Lakes

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

We were looking for a portable unit for deer camp and ice fishing. After researching other portable generators, went with the IQ2000, believing this will meet our needs. It's nice to see the remaining fuel level and like the different mode options. Nice unit!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

runs great,great smart gas gage of hours remaining

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from belleville

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

Runs quiet,great smart gage of fuel remaining till empty,just fill and hit the rack. It had rained for 3 days while hunting,it ran good non stop

 
5.0

Nice and Quite

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from Buckeye

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

Purchased 2 of these portable generators for our RV they are very quite and run great. We like the features on the gas gage and how many hours left till empty are awesome no longer waiting till they run out to see to put in more gas. Takes out the guessing game, also like the feature on how much power your consuming as well.

 
5.0

Love It !!!

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from Cookeville

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

I purchased this portable generator for use around my farm and as a power source when camping. I was pleasantly surprised at how quite it operates and the Fuel Gauge, Time to Run and Power Usage read-outs are wonderful. I removed from the box, put in oil and pulled rope twice to make that initial start. A big plus is my wife likes it too. Great Product, Excellent Reputation, Top Notch Quality

 
5.0

Good things come in small packages!

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from Raymond

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

We have lived in the same older home since 1970 and it has a perpetual wet basement. The sump pump runs MANY times during the day. Just recently the electricity was off for several hours 2 times within a week. After struggling to get the old generator in position and operating we decided enough! We needed a more portable generator that was lightweight and easy to handle. This one fit all our needs. It is really quiet and has two outlets which are enough for our basic needs. Really like that it shows how much power it is using for operating the sump pump to see what it is left to use for something else.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Like it.

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from Undisclosed

Comments about Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator:

Also own a Honda 3000iu for my camper, I'm disabled and have trouble lifting and managing a bulky load. Wish I had just purchased 2 of the Generac 2000iq generators.

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Generac iQ2000 2000 Watts Portable Inverter Generator

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