When choosing a new generator, you will not always be guided by power. Especially if you are using this equipment in the home, noise levels can be the most important factor. Thankfully, there is no shortage of great silent portable generator units to choose from.
The downside, of course, is that it can be difficult to narrow down the search to find a sufficiently silent portable generator that is going to suit your needs. The team at Generator Ratings searched through the best portable generator units on the market for quality silent portable generators; and compiled these reviews of the best units.
The WEN 56200i is an incredibly silent portable generator unit, and produces clean energy without any voltage spikes or drops. The technology in the unit limits harmonic distortion and making it safe enough to power sensitive electronics such as laptops, mobile phones, tablets and other equipment.
Yamaha's EF2000iSv2 portable generator is powerful, ultra portable and extremely cool. And for those who don't like noise, it is also incredibly quiet.
The EF2000iSv2 can power a much wider range of applications than previous Yamaha models in this class. Weighing in under 45 pounds, it's also a compact 2.2 cubic feet, making the device easy to store and transport.
An incredibly silent portable generator, this Briggs & Stratton can power a huge range of electric devices and gadgets, whether at home or on the move.
The generator packs a solid punch, but quietly, wherever you run it. Its neat StatStation LCD Display makes it easy to use, and there is a really cool telescopic luggage-type handle and 6-inch wheels that make it incredibly easy to move. With 10 hours of run time at 25% load, and a 24 months' limited customer warranty, this generator should be checked out!
Like other Yamaha models, the EF2000iSv2 latest technological developments enables it to power a much broader range of devices, and for longer, than earlier generations.
These advances have not negatively affected the noise levels of the generator, nor made it any less cool to look at or move around the home or elsewhere. This lightweight and silent portable generator, with its extremely cool retro design, weighs less than 45 pounds, and is very easy to store, transport and operate.
The Honda EU 2000i is one of the most acclaimed silent portable generator units. Robust and powerful, it's also utterly dependable and easy to service. This Honda generator is also remarkably quiet and easy to store, making it an ideal option for home use.