- Wattage (Gas): 3,600 W / 3,000 W
- THD: < 5%
- Noise Level: 63 dBA
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: No
- Run Time@ 25% load: Unspecified
- Run Time@ 50% load: 8.5 h
- Weight: 107 lbs
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A 212 cc OHV 4-stroke engine powers the ECHO EGi-3600LN. It has a 120V output, runs on gas, and has a running wattage of 3,000W and a peak wattage of 3,600W. Also, the device can work in parallel (but doesn’t come with a parallel kit), so it can be linked to a similar or compatible unit for more power. The noise level of the inverter generator is 63 dBA, which is just a little louder than a normal conversation. It has a simple pull-start mechanism and a simple and elegant electric starter (battery included). With a full tank, the EGi-3600LN can run for about 8.5 hours at 0.5 load (using about 0.26 GPH of fuel), because it has a 2.2-gallon fuel capacity. The EGi-3600LN makes a clean sine wave. With a Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of less than 5%, you can safely plug sensitive electronics into its AC outlets.
The control panel has 3 AC outlets: a duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) receptacle, a 120V 30A (L5-30R) receptacle, and a 120V 20A (5-20R) receptacle.It also has 3 DC outlets: a 12V 8A receptacle that makes it easy to charge batteries and two 5V USB ports that make it easy to charge devices like cell phones and tablets.This ECHO generator isn’t quite RV Ready, but it has an L5-30R receptacle that makes it easy to hook it up to an RV with an L5-30P to TT-30R adapter.
A handy compartment on the top of the unit makes it easy and convenient to keep maintenance tools on board.The EGi-3600LN’s control panel has a digital data center that tells you how much fuel is left, how much power it is putting out, and how many hours it has run so far.This helps you keep track of its activity and status.In addition to this information, the device’s lights will show if the generator is ready, if it is overloaded, or if it doesn’t have enough oil.From a safety point of view, the product has an automatic shut-off for low oil and an overload protection (circuit breaker), so you can use it without worrying.The EGi-3600LN comes with the usual paperwork and owner’s manual to help you get started right away.ECHO also included a tool kit.
Since the ECHO EGi-3600LN is an inverter generator, its enclosed design (L25.3 x W18.9 x H19.6 in) looks better than a traditional open frame product.This kind of design is the most modern and easy way to make power for fun.The generator is technically “portable” in the sense that you can move it, but at 107 pounds, it may be hard to move it by hand.But the lack of maneuverability is made up for by its two wheels and folding handle, which make it easy to move once it’s on the ground.
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The following charts show how some of the most important features of the ECHO-EGi-3600LN compare to other generators with the same power output.
**Fuel efficiency is give in relative percentage, 0 being the lowest and 1 being the highest value. Please see below specification table for actual value.
|Yes, cable not included
|212 cc OHV 4-stroke
|AC: 120V 60 Hz, DC: 12V
|Running amps (@120/240V)
|Peak amps (@120/240V)
|Run time @50% load
|Run time @25% load
|Automatic Voltage Regulator
|1x Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R); 1x 120V 30A (L5-30R)
|1x 12V 8A receptacle; 2x 5V USB port
|Power output, fuel level and lifetime run hours
|Low oil, overload and output ready
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)
|25.3 x 18.9 x 19.6 in
|Noise (lower limit)
|Low oil and overload protection
|Tool kit and battery
- We compared more than 500 portable generators at 50% load. We found that there is “skewed right” distribution for the difference between 50% load and 25% load and the median comes at 1.43. With this number we converter all the 25% load runtime to 50% load. Same with the propane efficiency, where median is 1.38.
- For some generators where propane runtime was not given, we used NIST 1994 GGE (Gasoline Gallon Equivalent) formula: 5.66 lbs. of propane = 1 gal of gasoline. All propane runtime is for 20 lbs. propane tank (4.7 gallons).
- Unlike many other sites, we actually tried to find out information about each of the above requirements. However, we are human and are therefore capable of the odd oversight or mistake. Please let us know if you spot any missing or erroneous values so that we can fix them.
About the Manufacturer
In Northbrook, Illinois, ECHO Incorporated was first established in 1972 as the Kioritz Corporation of America.The name was modified to its present form in 1978.Despite being the largest subsidiary of the Japanese company Yamabiko, its US headquarters are in Lake Zurich, Illinois, not far from Chicago.The majority of ECHO’s products are made in the US, using components from both domestic and international vendors.Portable generators, pressure washers, trimmers, blowers, and chainsaws are just a few of the many outdoor power devices it offers.The business takes pride in its commitment to the three environmental sectors of technology, conservation, and sustainability.
The warranty for the ECHO EGi-3600LN lasts for up to 3 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Check out ECHO’s warranty policies to learn more about the warranty on their generators.You can also call their customer service line at 1-800-432-ECHO (3246).