2018 Yamaha EF2800i Generator


2018 Yamaha EF2800i Generator


2,800 maximum watts of output in a compact 66 lb. package equals exceptional power output to weight ratio.


  • Inverter system with Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) control — Can power computers, or computer-controlled electric tools or devices
  • Smart Throttle — Improves fuel economy and reduces noise
  • Multi-pole alternator — Excellent power output to weight ratio
  • GFCI (Ground Fault Interrupter Circuit) — Helps reduce the risk of shock
  • OHV engine — Improved efficiency, increased reliability quieter operation
  • Cast iron cylinder lining — Provides long engine life and consistent performance during continuous use
  • Oil Watch Warning System — Prevents engine damage, avoiding costly repairs and minimizing down time
  • USFS-approved spark arrestor — Reduces chance of fire caused by an errant spark
  • Noise suppressor — Reduces electrical interference with TVs and radios
  • Specially designed muffler — Reduces noise and weight
  • AC non-fuse thermal circuit breaker — Added durability and peace of mind
  • 12-volt DC output — Recharge 12 volt batteries for RV, auto, marine, etc.
  • Open frame design — Provides a lighter weight and large gasoline capacity
  • EPA & CARB Emission Engine Life Rating — Yamaha generators have the longest emission engine life ratings issued by the environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board
  • Factory Warranty — Covers the entire generator for defects in parts and workmanship for three (3) years
  • 50 state legal — Meets emission regulations, including CARB

General Information

Manufacturer Yamaha
Model Year 2018
Model EF2800i Generator
Model Code EF2800I
Color Blue


Length 19.2 in.
Height 16.7 in.
Width 15.6 in.
Weight Dry - 68 lb.



Maximum AC output - 2,800 watts

Rated AC output - 2,500 watts


Rated AC current - 20.8 amps @ 120V

Maximum AC current - 23.3 amps @ 120V

DC output - 8.3 amps @ 12V


Engine 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled OHV
Displacement 171 cc
Run Time Continuous operation at 1/4 rated load - 14.7 hours
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity 2.6 gal.



Noise level (1/4 load) - 65 dBA

Noise level (rated load) - 68 dBA

Warranty 3-year limited