Great product, good price, quiet
great size generator, compact not too bulky, not heavy, quiet, and easy to start, easy to read instructions, fits nicely in our caravan slide/box. highly recommend. worth the money spent and much cheaper then other generators and does the job.
Purchased in May 2021 at Caravan RV Camping for $900.00.
Quality and Support Key to buying
Bought from McFarlane Generators in Brendale QLD - I needed a generator that I could manage and would start my caravan air conditioner (old clunker Electrolux CAL 136) McFarlane offered me a few options to actually trial on site. The Cromtech CTG2500i came out on top it has worked well for me for almost two years, Support network around Australia was quite large compared to other manufacturers Great value and quiet.
Purchased for $899.00.
I have owned mine for over two years. It has been perfectly reliable
Bought from the brilliant Macfarlane Generators in Sydney. Highly recommend these guys. Knowledgeable and fairly priced generators. Paid $850 for mine
Does the job brilliantly. Running a couple of coffee roasters and charging phones via the USB ports.
Can take a bit of effort to start but that os likely the heavy handed users fault !
Always run on 91 with zero issues but never e10
Five stars from me.
Purchased in October 2018 for $850.00.
Better than a Ryobi and cheaper than a Honda
After battling with my Ryobi RIG2000 which in all honestly was probably the worst piece of equipment I've every bought I eventually settled on this upon recommendation from the sales person. I didn't want to spend big coin on something I was only going to use in emergency situations to run my submerged garage pump when the power goes out during storms. It will mainly be sitting in long term storage and prepped ready for the Qld summer storm season.
So far so good. Easy to set-up and I can already see that it will be much easier to service than ...
Purchased in February 2020 for $990.00.
I have a 34ft motorhome. We camp self contained remote near Karratha and require something that starts and wont stop. Bought this unit second hand hardly used. Ran this Cromtech 2.4 everyday over 6hrs a day for for 5 weeks Ran everything with ease. 2x 20 amp chargers; tv; micro wave when the wife needed it. Handles AC no problem' better than my Honda eu 2. Quiet as though has a different exhaust note than the honda when under full load. I used normal unleaded 91 Fuel ' consumption was maybe a little better than my honda. This Generator e...xceded my expectations and I was impressed with the additional power compared to my Honda. Only Time will tell if it lasts though I have seen a few hondas die and the repair bill has been more than a new Cromtech. For the price they have more power to run more items with ease. I did take my trusty old honda as a spare but it stayed in the compartment the whole trip.
Purchased in January 2019 for $700.00.
Fantastic Generator runs like a dream .....
Bought this on special It was shipped immediately Recieved it in a few days Put oil and fuel in started first time instantly.Exceeds all my expectations for output quietness and is simply great on all fronts ... Considering you can have 3 of these with higher output compared to the red and the blue competition not that there is anything wrong there This is just a delight to have by comparison and price Support Australia wide as well ..
cromtech outback, nice surprise!
Purchased my Cromtech Outback from L&V Forklifts via EBay for $879 with free shipping.
We had a new Honda EU20i prior which was great but it was going to struggle with the new Air Command Cormorant aircon in the caravan. Very happy with the unit, well built, all the outlets are solid and weather protected. Quiet and runs the aircon plus fridge no worries on eco idle. Glad we took the punt.
Dose everything they say it dose!
I mostly use my unit for work runs all my refiguration machines, a 1500W air compressor, I can run a catty welder on low and it will even run my 2400W drop saw easy. I have used it camping running 3 engel fridges lights and I get 22hrs out one tank. If i had brought a Honda I would have paid $3000+ to do the same job. Best value genny you can get.
Mid price standby generator
Bought the generator after the last cyclone. Installed a transfer switch in my meter box. Plugged in the generator. Added about 2l of fuel & it ran all day. Tested it out. Ran most household lights, ceiling fans & microwave. Was not comfortable with the electric jug!. Seems to be a good standby unit with plenty of power for most requirements! Would like to run it more, but no real reason to.
Ran it again today. About 7 hrs on 3 l of fuel. Started first pull.
Love it hope it lasts.
Awesome generator at an awesome price.
I live on Scotland Island and from time to time storms come a trees take down our power lines. I've previously owned a HONDA 2.0 EU which I foolishly sold last year. When the power was taken out yet again last March I went to the same dealer to buy another Generator. The result was the Cromtech 2500i. At half the price and the same output as the Honda I was sceptical. But not any more! I ran a modem, 65" 4k TV, fridge, two desktop computers, 2 laptops and the first night started it up at 5pm and expected it would be stopped next morning. It ran...all night on one tank and was still going at 8am. Added another 3.5L of fuel (yes it still had some in the tank and left it going while I went to work. When I got back over 8hrs later it was still going with almost half a tank to go. AWESOME is the only word I can use for this generator.
A must in South Australia!
Yes I live in SA (we have excellent wine, but a lousy power supply). I picked up the Cromtech Outback in Melbourne (had difficulty finding a SA supplier - def a business opportunity for someone). Its first trial was when the power was off for 15 hours yesterday - no problems. Connected the fridge/freezer, fan, light, modems (kids would have gone crazy without internet), and small TV. All good & no probs. Certainly chugs when boiling the jug! Seemed to use 5lt of fuel after the first 7 hours. So a fridge and freezer full of food saved. Easy to start. I am sure I will get to use it a few more times here in beautiful SA!!!
A Value For Money Inverter Generator That Works As Well As It Looks & Backed By Nation Wide Crommeli
I unpacked my Cromtech CTG2500i 2400w Inverter Generator, read instructions, filled with synthetic SAE10-40, (my choice), & 0.5L of fuel as instructed, second pull of the starter cord & all was good!
Connected 1KW load + 100w lamp to Generator & left running to see how long 0.5L of fuel would last?
Was very impressed to find it lasted 1/2 an hour which equates to 5 hours running on a full tank of fuel, I think that's very good!!
Generator is a very quiet unit so no problem with excess noise to upset neighbours!
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Questions & Answers
Not so sure about it!
It does NOT run my 2.2 KW Heron AC. I am using unleaded 91 octane fuel. Would it make any difference if I would use 98 octane premium?
Hi Norbert. No
Thanks Mick. Any suggestions?
Cheers and merry Xmas
Hi Norbert, apologies for the blunt reply, struggled to type on this forum with my phone.
I don't think higher octane will make much difference. My Cromtech will run my sons split system AC in his Jayco expanda. I believe that is a heron 2.2. Also runs father in laws Jayco split system. Not sure why yours doesn't. Maybe Crommelins can help.
What brand is the motor?
When I fill my crometech 2500i, Petrol goes into air filter and floods won’t start until I dry it all out! This now happens almost every time I fill it. Help anyone?
I dare say one of the check valves is not working properly and allowing fuel to flow when it is not supposed to... Unless it is a bowl type carburettor in which case your needle and seat which shuts the fuel off when the bowl is full is not sealing and flooding, and also flowing back into the air filter, needs a carby kit and/or a good clean out.
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