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Honda EU3000iS vs Yamaha EF3000iSEB - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Yamaha EF3000iSEB and the Honda EU3000iS.

But before checking out explanations regarding their power, portability, and features, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 generators:

Yamaha EF3000iSEBHonda EU3000iS
Yamaha EF3000iSEBHonda EU3000iS
  • Higher starting watts
  • Wheel kit
  • Higher runtime
  • Lower fuel consumption
  • Quieter
  • Lighter
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As the Honda EU3000iS and the Yamaha EF3000iSEB do not share the same manufacturer, their overall build and technology in use can vary.

Power Comparison

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the Yamaha EF3000iSEB compare to the Honda EU3000iS.

  • Power: As both the Yamaha EF3000iSEB and the Honda EU3000iS share the same running wattage of 2800W, they will both allow you to simultaneously power the same appliances. However, compared to the 3000 starting watts of the Honda EU3000iS, the Yamaha EF3000iSEB and its starting wattage of 3500 W will give more power to start the appliances which require an additional boost to get their motor running.
  • Runtime: When loaded to 25% of their max capacity, the Honda EU3000iS offers a higher runtime on a full tank than the Yamaha EF3000iSEB: it can operate for up to 20 hours, whereas the Yamaha EF3000iSEB offers a maximum runtime of 18.6 hours.
  • Fuel Efficiency: With a gasoline consumption at 25% load of 0.17 GPH (gallon per hour), the Honda EU3000iS is more fuel efficient than the Yamaha EF3000iSEB and its 0.18 GPH. The former's operation will therefore cost less in terms of the money spent on gasoline. Inverter generators like these 2 are of the most fuel efficient (and quiet) type.
  • THD: Both generators offer a low THD (<3% for the Yamaha EF3000iSEB and <3% for the Honda EU3000iS) and are therefore perfectly suitable to safely power your sensitive electronic devices.
  • Noise: With a noise of 50 dBA, the Honda EU3000iS allows for a quieter operation than the 53 dBA of the Yamaha EF3000iSEB. The former will therefore be the most suitable for you if you take noise emission seriously.

Portability Comparison

  • Bulkiness: As these two products share the same overall bulk, neither of them will really take up less storage space.
  • Weight: The EU3000iS and its 131 lbs is somewhat lighter than the 154.3 lbs of the EF3000iSEB.
  • Portability: As the Yamaha EF3000iSEB benefits from a wheel kit, it is easier to move it once on the ground than the Honda EU3000iS, because the latter doesn't have one. Both offer a double handle, which improves your grip when you wish to move them around.

Feature Comparison

  • Starting System: Both devices can be started either via a pull-start mechanism or an electric starter.
  • Outlets: The Yamaha EF3000iSEB and the Honda EU3000iS both offer 3 AC outlets. None of them feature GFCI outlets. Both of them also feature a DC output. For more detailed information regarding all their respective receptacles, refer to the Yamaha EF3000iSEB's and the Honda EU3000iS's product pages.
  • Fuel Gauge: These 2 products are fitted with a fuel gauge allowing to see their fuel level at a glance.

TL;DR

Yamaha EF3000iSEBHonda EU3000iS
Yamaha EF3000iSEBHonda EU3000iS
  • Higher starting watts
  • Wheel kit
  • Higher runtime
  • Lower fuel consumption
  • Quieter
  • Lighter
Show all offers
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