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iQ3500

Model #7127

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$1,449.00 MSRP
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Generac iQ3500. QUIETER. MORE POWERFUL. BEATS HONDA.

The iQ3500 portable inverter generator lets you bring power wherever you go – from tailgating parties to camping trips, the jobsite and beyond.

Ultra Quiet- 40% Quieter than Honda*- advanced inverter technology and enclosure design provide optimal quiet performance.

PowerRush™ ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY gives 16% more power than Honda** and delivers 50% more starting capacity allowing you to do more with less.***

Electric start with PowerDial™ has three operation settings integrated into one simple-to-use dial.

Generac's OHV engine with splash lubrication provides a long engine life.

Digital Smart LCD with hour meter tracks maintenance intervals.

Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage.

USB Ports charge mobile devices including smartphones and tablets.

Economy Mode reduced noise and fuel consumption.

Parrallel-ready capability allows for connection of two inverter generators for twice the power.

Disclaimer * Over 5 dB(A) quieter than the EU3000is, based on independent third-party testing
**500 more starting watts than eu3000is, based on manufacturer’s specifications.
*** Increases electrical current upon demand; above rated output when starting electric motors.

Generac iQ3500. <strong> QUIETER. MORE POWERFUL. BEATS HONDA. </strong>

Product Features

Quieter. More powerful. Easy to start. The new iQ3500 inverter generator lets you bring power wherever life takes you. From tailgating parties to camping trips and beyond. The durable, yet lightweight design is specifically engineered for easy portability. The intuitive PowerDial™ integrates the start, run and stop functions into one simple-to-use dial, along with Electric Start (battery included) capability, all conveniently located for quicker startup. Select from two engine speeds, depending on your need, to significantly reduce noise and fuel consumption, or to maximize power response.

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quiet, small footprint, easy starting. I got the Generac IQ3500 to replace a much cheaper, much larger, very much louder generator. The Generac doesn't have as much power, but is so much better in the size and noise areas. I had never really used our old generator and I gave it to my son who used it to build a shed on his property. It failed after a few hours, It was cheap, but had no reliability. The Generac is so much nicer. It doesn't come with wheels but a $30 simple cart makes it portable. It now takes a much smaller spot in my small garage than the old unreliable generator. I have not really used it yet (other than to test it) since it is meant as a power back-up.
Date published: 2021-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super quite and excellent quality Purchased for deer camp as well as use at home during power outages. Very quite, excellent quality. Electric start is awesome!
Date published: 2020-12-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Flawed Product I purchased this unit 6 months ago from menards.com. Overall, this seems to be a good generator with the features necessary to support sensitive electronics and it is very quiet. However, it has some production flaws. The first thing I noticed is that the exhaust pipe does not line up with the grill that covers it. After a run of several hours, I'm guessing that the plastic grill will be melted where the exhaust pipe is pointing. The second thing I noticed is related to the maintenance of the unit. The oil drain for the unit does not actually exit the outside casing of the unit, leaving it up to your creativity how you are going to get the oil to drain out of the unit without making a mess on the inside of it. If someone has some suggestions to make this process clean and simple, I may increase the product rating slightly. So far a search of FAQs on Generac's website and a thorough search through the internet has not amounted to anything. The third thing I'll make note of is the quality. After just 6 months and 2 uses, the electric start on the unit no longer works.
Date published: 2020-12-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Add more trouble with this product right out of the box It's a big generator a heavy generator and a very very noisy generator. We've had trouble from day one we've had to replace the starter once and after that and has run rough the Generac dealership worked on it and said it was something to do with the engine. I have bought suitcases from Generac the IP series and had no trouble with him this one my friends is noisy heavy bulky you cannot read the panels on them it's an LED readout very very hard to read I just wish Jen erect had stayed with the gauges they used on the suitcases generators. Also trying to get to the oil spout is very difficult to change the oil I had to buy a pump just to pump the oil out of it. There's a lot of features that need to be worked on this generator. I bought two of them for our deer camps both have the same problems.
Date published: 2020-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great generator Bought for backup when camping. Have had to use it this past year and it was great.very quiet! Only con is that it doesnt like it when refrigerator and ac are on together. Says overload. Simple fix... put refrigerator on gas and everything else runs fine. Recommended to a friend and he loves it as well.
Date published: 2020-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought it for camping This is an amazing generator and so quiet even running it at night in a silent forest we cannot hear it in the camper. The only change I would like to see is possibly wheels it is right on the threshold of needing two people to move it around.
Date published: 2020-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is of high quality Bought this generator to use at our deer camp it is extremely quite and with push button start cannot beat it very much a up grade to what we were using! Great product
Date published: 2020-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am very impressed by the quality of this product! I selected the iQ3500 as it has high power output, good efficiency (for a relatively long run time) and operates quietly. The operator's manual is very clear and it only took a few minutes to hook up the battery and fill the unit with oil. Good access is provided to reach the maintenance points. The unit started right up and the electric start worked well. I was very impressed by the sound levels, the unit is very quiet even when not in Eco-mode. The digital display was surprisingly helpful as it displays output voltage, current and best of all the fuel level and remaining run time. Just starting to use the unit but it deserves 5 stars so far! One suggestion... although the packaging is good I would suggest over-boxing the unit when shipped via commercial carriers...the box takes a beating during shipment.
Date published: 2020-12-03
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