- Wattage (Gas): 8,750 W / 7,000 W
- THD: < 1.5%
- Noise Level: Unspecified
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: Yes
- Run [email protected] 25% load: Unspecified
- Run [email protected] 50% load: 6.7 h
- Weight: 136.7 lbs
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The WEN GN875iX is made with a 420 cc OHV 4-stroke engine that runs on gasoline. It has an output voltage of 120/240V and a running wattage of 7,000W and a peak wattage of 8,750W. This inverter generator can be started with a pull-start mechanism or a simple and elegant electric starter (battery included). With a full tank, the GN875iX can run for about 6.7 hours at 0.5 load (using about 0.63 GPH of fuel). This is because it has a 4.2-gallon fuel capacity. The GN875iX makes a clean sine wave. With a Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of less than 1.5%, you can safely plug sensitive electronics into its AC outlets.
The control panel has 6 AC outlets: two 120V 20A (5-20R) duplexes, a 120V 30A (TT-30R) plug, and a 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) plug.It also has 2 DC outlets: there are two 5V USB ports (USB-A) that make it easy to charge devices like cell phones and tablets.The TT-30R plug on this WEN generator is ready for an RV.TT stands for “Travel Trailer”.The GN875iX is also ready for a transfer switch because it has a twist-lock L14-30R receptacle.You can connect it to a breaker box to power your home when the power goes out.
The status and activity of the GN875iX can be easily checked on the control panel, which has a meter that shows voltage, frequency, and lifetime hours.In addition to this information, the device’s lights will show if there isn’t enough oil, if the generator is ready, and if the generator is overloaded.The inverter generator has a built-in fuel gauge, which makes it quick, easy, and convenient to check how much gas is in the machine.The unit also works well because WEN’s CO Watchdog can detect carbon monoxide.This system keeps track of how much CO gas is being made while the generator is running.If there is too much CO gas, the CO Watchdog system will turn off the generator automatically.It’s a nice extra safety measure, but don’t forget to always take your generator outside.The WEN GN875iX comes with basic instructions and an owner’s manual to help you start the generator quickly.It also comes with two altitude kits and a tool kit, among other things.You can also buy a storage cover that is made by the company.
With dimensions of L26.8 x W26.4 x H23.2 in, the WEN GN875iX is a traditional, open-frame generator that is stable and can be raised above ground level.This type of design is great for tough environments and heavy outdoor use.The generator is technically “portable” in the sense that you can move it, but at 136.7 lbs., it may be hard to move it by hand.But once it’s on the floor, its wheels and folding handle make it easier to move.
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The following charts show how some of the most important features of the WEN-GN875iX 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.
|Fuel efficiency||0.088 gal/kWh|
|Engine||420 cc OHV 4-stroke|
|Starting system||Recoil, Electric|
|Voltage||AC: 120/240V 60 Hz, DC: 5V|
|Running watts||7,000 W||n/a|
|Starting watts||8,750 W||n/a|
|Running amps (@120/240V)||58.3/29.2 amps||n/a|
|Peak amps (@120/240V)||72.9/36.5 amps||n/a|
|Run time @50% load||6.7 h||n/a|
|Run time @25% load||Unspecified||n/a|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator||Inverter|
|AC outlets||2x Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R); 1x 120V 30A (TT-30R); 1x 120/240V 30A (L14-30R)|
|DC outlets||2x 5V USB port (USB-A)|
|Indicators||Low oil, overload and output ready|
|Fuel tank||4.2 gal|
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)||26.8 x 26.4 x 23.2 in|
|Noise (lower limit)||Unspecified|
|Accessories included||Tool kit, 2 altitude kits, battery, and wheel kit|
- 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
Nick Anton started WEN Products, an American power tool manufacturer and distributor, in 1951.WEN Products says that its research in random orbital technology contributed to the creation of current chainsaws, soldering tools, and wet sharpeners.The Illinois-based corporation increased the range of power tools that were available through its distribution network, including presses, drills, and of course, power generators.WEN is a distributor, and the majority of the products in its inventory are branded imports from Asian manufacturers.
The WEN GN875iX has a warranty that lasts up to 2 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Check out WEN’s warranty policies to learn more about the warranty on their generators.You can also call their customer service line at 1-847-429-9263.