WEN 56200i 4-Stroke Gas Powered Portable Inverter Generator

WEN 56200i 4-Stroke Gas Powered Portable Inverter Generator

Are you a fan of clean and reliable power? Do you want to own a clean power generator that is free from voltage spikes and is very quiet in operation?

Many people love to own a good generator that offers easy to use and durable performance for a long time. Well, the WEN 56200i Gas Powered Portable Inverter Generator is one such low noise generator that can offer you clean and efficient portable power to power up your required appliances when you are camping or on a vacation. The black and yellow colored body and design makes it look attractive.

It comes with a carrying handle and this makes it very easy to transport the generator from one place to the other. This machine is very useful in households that prefer to run quieter and energy efficient generator during electrical breakdowns at nights so that the inmates can sleep without being disturbed by loud noises.


The key features that makes WEN 56200i generator a household name are as follows.

  • True sine wave with distortion less than 1.2 percent to take care of all sensitive electronics
  • Eco-mode feature to maximize the fuel efficiency by using the necessary fuel to run the connected appliances
  • Can link it with another similar generator through the WEN 56421 Parallel Connection Kit to generate more power
  • Two three-prong 120 V, one 12V DC and on e5V USB port receptacles are offered
  • Operates very quietly and is comparable to  the normal human conversation, according to the US Department of Health  and Human services
  • Safe and clean power are generated that will not harm sensitive electronics
  • Eco-mode feature that will make the generator to adjust the fuel  consumption
  • Offers about 1600 watts of power and if more power is needed it can be connected to another generator using the WEN 56421 Parallel Connection Kit
  • It weighs 48 pounds and hence is very easy to be carried around


  • Eco mode features to save fuel consumption
  • Indication lights for overload, low oil and output
  • Parallel connection option for getting more power
  • 6 hours continuous power at half load
  • CARB compliant
  • 48 pounds in weight
  • Two-year warranty


  • It lacks a fuel valve
  • A little bit heavier


The WEN 56200i generator offers a decent construction for its price. It is very easy to maintain and can be transported around very easily. It offers a run time as advertised courtesy of a powerful 79.7cc 4-stroke OHV engine.

The engine operates at a very low decibel and therefore is very quiet than your window air conditioner. As it mirrors, pure sine wave, all delicate and sensitive appliances like laptops, smart phones, tablets, etc., can be safely powered and run using the generator.

Some of the impressive features of this generator are Eco-mode throttle, 2 three-prong 120V receptacles, parallel connection nodes, a 5V USB port, auto shut off when the oil level is low, overload protection and CARB compliant. This noiseless and powerful generator is a must have in all homes where you face emergency power lockdowns and is a very useful tool to carry for camping and picnics.


Let us compare the performance of the WEN 56200i generator with other popular generators. The Yamaha EF2000iSv2 offers 1600 running watts, smart throttle for fuel saving, super quiet engine, inverter system with Pulse Width Modulation control, lightweight, easy to carry handle, run time of 10.5 hours at quarter load and parallel connection point.

All these features are seen in the WEN 56200i gas powered portable inverter generator also earned over and above WEN generator also offers one 5V USB port. The Yamaha also sounds a bit noisier than the WEN generator.

The Champion Power Equipment 73536i is offered with safe and reliable power through the Champion single-cylinder OHV engine using the inverter technology. This generator also does not offer the option of a 5V USB port power source to charge delicate and sensitive electronic items. All other features are more or less the same that you find in the WEN generator. It is bigger in size than the WEN portable generator.


The above comparison of the popular three portable generators shows that the WEN 56200 generator is an outright winner as it is offered at a lower price than the other models and also offers a 5V USB port to power up smart phones.

All other features offered in the above three models are just the same with little different here and there. With overload protection, low fuel auto shut off, eco mode and much more, the WEN 56200i Gas Powered Portable Inverter Generator  is a must use for emergency power generation.

The WEN with its sturdy construction, amazing features, and affordable price is a safe, portable generator to buy to meet all your emergency power needs. This is the best and most suited generators for anyone looking for a compact, sturdy and powerful generator to meet his or her camping needs.

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