Great value for $299. 60 day money return, 3 year warranty.
Runs all electronic appliances.
Noise level ok. not to bad under load. So yes, not to bad for its price....... good for back up incase power goes out to keep fridge running and water pump.
Chuck afew bales of mulch around it and its quiet.
Great Product for the right people.
OK a 3.6kw or 3.4kw Inverter Generator for $399.00 I thought I was imagining things. This unit has some specification inconsistencies on the box. The first being the noise output pressure, it's either 72db or 69db depending where you look on the box. I was not expecting too much for the price but then I was not the one making the claims and since this unit has a supposed 3 Year Warranty and a 60 Day money back Satisfaction guarantee I had nothing to loose as I was in the market for a spare Generator anyhow. So here are my findings after buyin...g one. The box itself had some wear and tear and a number of technical inconsistencies were noticeable straight away however everything was in the box that was supposed to be and it was all undamaged. There was even a small tool kit in a cloth bag. This unit requires some assembly and a fair bit of attention to detail as I found a large number of the already fitted components loose with a number of the nuts and bolts barely finger tight. I had to tighten all the engine mounts and a number of other retaining bolts. It seems the engine and generator were fine but who ever mounted the unit to the frame did not own a spanner. There were also a few cables not clipped into the supplied mounting clips.So after I did the factory workers job for them and fitted all the rubber mounts, wheels and handle I filled the oil and put some fuel in the unit. A few pulls with the switch in the off position to circulate the new oil and one pull with the switch turned on and it was away. Adding various loads up to and including the Maximum for various periods over the five or six hours I tested the unit I found everything worked OK and the Fuel Economy is EXCELLENT! Voltage and frequency outputs were within tolerable specification. OK for an inverter, great for normal geny and better than what you probably get from your household power point. More expensive units like the Honda EU30I etc. that cost like ten times the price do have better output! This unit was fine over a large range of power outputs with the voltage dipping a little as the load increased and spiking up as large loads were released. Motor starting Capacity was OK but you knew you were starting a motor as this unit has a slightly sluggish recovery so there is a noticeable fluctuation of voltage when changing load conditions. I would highly recommend using a UPS with this unit for sensitive equipment like computers especially if you have motors or other high load devices turning on and off like hot water units, fridges, freezers and water pumps etc. The unit has good airflow and remains relatively cool even under high load. Noise however is possibly an issue for some. This unit is light for it's rated output and while easy to move around it's probably the lack of bulk that adds to the noise output. The unit is no louder than most standard 3000 RPM Generators but you tend to expect an Inverter unit to be more quiet. This one is not quiet and in a public camping ground you would be told so. Use this unit in a Sound Damping Bunker or on a LONG LEAD and all is good. The Pros: Three 15A Power Outlets (Needless to say the MAX POWER is only available as a total of the three. Cheap to Buy and to Run, Great Economy, large fuel tank, long run times. Light, easy to wheel around and even lift. It's an INVERTER. Looks Good, works well and starts easy. The Cons: Noisy. You better have and know your way round a good tool kit and give this unit the once over lest it fly apart on the first run. Motor starting and fluctuating load performance a bit sluggish with some voltage spikes on switch over. This is expected on a cheap generator but not on an Inverter. No 12V Charging output. To sum up: I am keeping Mine, I have it on a LONG Lead and have tightened up all it's bits. I even moved the pull start around (3 bolts) for a right hand pull as it was set up for a left hand pull. All in all I think I got a Bargain I will add comments later if things turn bad.
Cannot fault it, great generator for the price.
I have a rural property that is off the grid. I have in excess of 400 hrs on the Aldi 3600watt Inverter genset and use it to recharge/top up my solar batter when necessary.....and whilst it is on, I use the microwave/toaster/coffee machine and it handles it with easy. It is fairly good on fuel.......It would be a bit noisey for camping use and caravaners......However, this is not an issue for me, as I don't have anyone to annoy !!!!
I have just purchased another today 23/6/18 as a back up, and to be honest...I didn't think the original one...would be still going as I certainly give it a workout !! If anyone wants a nice quiet quality inverter.......get the Yamaha or Honda 3000....Super-Quiet !.....However, $4000 and not $400....Well worth it though in the long run. Cheers
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Brought this to run aircon and electrics in caravan. Over the 4 days of march long weekend we sweltered through 42+ degrees. This unit ran my aircon between 14 to 16 hours every day through this period. When hot running aircon will run jug or toaster. Never a problem. Used it over easter without an issue.
great gear at fantastic prices
Have had no problems so far 3 year warranty good, used it at easter camping ran my coffee maker ok 1900 watts auto revs cut in. I am happy with it and didn't plan to useit up its capacity just for fridges and tv when the power goes out which it should handle.
Great Buy, More than happy with the performance
Purchased today from Aldi. As an electrician the first thing i did once assembled, filled with oil (Premium SAE 30w Mineral oil) and fuel (premium) was to give it a good test. I used a Kettle to give it a 10a load while i checked output. I was happy with 240V output with the Hertz sitting stable at 50HZ with the change in load. I am more than happy with my purchase that has a 3 year warranty. Its rated at 3200w (max) but i suggest keeping the load to around 2400w or so it not working its but off permanently, savvy.
Its a woman's world
This has inverter written in add and on right hand side of it the reviews from Australia are good it's the overseas ones and they are very humid places maybe that is the reason. Noise is a good level for being in a open area easy to use as being female
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How much were they
They initially were $399, but I bought it on special for $349.
Geneator shows warning lights .red and green. And also he does not make ignition. Plz help me
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