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From the Honda portable inverter petrol generator series, the Honda EU70iS is reliability economical thanks to the robust and smooth Honda engine. The Honda Overhead Valve (OHV) engine produces 7000W of power effortlessly and has been designed for non-industrial applications. Its best at home when used in applications such as exhibitions, mobile catering, garden use, potable power tools, lighting, home backup, and site work. Plus, it can charge low voltage batteries and its compact size and low sound levels makes it the market leader.

Power Rating of the Honda EU70iS

It has a maximum power rating of 7000W and a rated output (constant running) of 5500W.

This portable inverter generator is extremely compact and strong, so can be stored with ease in the smallest of spaces. With a generous fuel tank of 19.2 L, the Honda EU70iS petrol generator is perfect for your next project. Plus, its surprisingly light, just 118KG. With an easy-to-use configuration and fold down handles this Honda inverter generator gives you a fantastic balance between performance and price.

Is the Honda EU70iS Easy to Start and Use?

You bet it is – Simply user the button electric start or the easy recoil start (pull start) is smooth and silky. You’ll get easy starting in all conditions, with automatic decompression to reduce the pull force required.

There is 2 x 230V 16A sockets as well as 1 x 230V 32A socket to connect your electrical equipment up to. As well as low oil shutdown this inverter generator has a reset circuit breaker overload protection and LED indicator lights. This portable petrol generator also features a digital readout of the hours of operation, wattage and engine speed information, as well as diagnostics for convenient servicing.

Using Sensitive Equipment with the Electrical Power from the Honda EU70iS

The power produced by the Honda EU70iS enables True Sine Wave inverter technology voltage output. This keeps the 230v output within tolerance making it safe to use with electronic equipment like PC’s, laptops TV’s and more besides. The Eco Throttle controls the engine speed automatically and adjusts to match the load for increased efficiency.

Low Noise Levels

You might think having a petrol generator will be very noisy. Well think again; the Honda EU70iS is surprisingly quiet at 91 dB(a) at 7m.

Honda Warranty

As an authorised Honda dealer, we register your Honda product for its warranty and take care of all the paperwork, so you don’t have to!

Warranty length:

  • Domestic use – 5-year warranty
  • Commercial or professional use – 1 year warranty

Find out more about Honda’s Warranty here

As a certified Honda supplier, we perform

  • A full pre-delivery inspection (PDI) on your generator before we deliver it to you.
    That includes a test run with fuel and oil inserted – as recommended by Honda.
  • Warranty Paperwork Completed
    We register your generator for warranty. We take care of all the paperwork, so you don’t have to! Click the Honda Warranty tab above for more.
  • Oil Supplied
    We include the exact amount of oil you’ll require in a separate container with your generator.

What Happens If I Do Not Use My Generator for Long Periods?

As with all petrol engines, if you are planning to store your generator for a long period its ‘best practice’ to either drain the fuel tank then run the generator until it stops. This will prevent any unused fuel congealing and clogging the carburettor. Or to stop the fuel from going off use a petrol additive. Remember, stale fuel can stop your generator from starting when you need it.

Hampshire Generators can also maintain your generator with a regular cost-effective service plan or one-off visit. Simply call 01329 277164 or inquire via contact us page for more information.


Q1. What engine oil should I use in my EU70iS?

A.SAE 10W–30 API service category SE or later (or equivalent) is recommended for general use. (except Marine and Snow Blower)
Please check Owner’s manual for Outboard Engines and Snow Blower engine oil

Q2. What fuel should I use in my EU70iS?

A. Honda engines are designed and certified to run on regular unleaded gasoline containing no more than 10% ethanol (E10).
E85, a mixture of 85% ethanol and 15% gasoline, has been in the news recently. E85 is an alternative fuel; it is not gasoline. Honda engines are not designed or certified to run on E85 or any other alternative fuel.
Always refer to your owner’s manual for the recommended fuel and the currently approved additives.

Main Features :

  • Frequency Hz 50
  • Voltage V 230
  • Phase 1

Power Rating :

  • 7000 W Max
  • 5500 W Rated

Engine Specifications :

  • Engine manufacturer Honda
  • Model EU70iS
  • Engine: GX390
  • Engine type: single cylinder 4-stroke OHV air-cooled
  • Engine cooling system Air
  • Aspiration Natural
  • Fuel type unleaded petrol
  • Oil capacity: 1.1 with Oil Alert®
  • Starting system Electric & Recoil

Alternator Specifications :

  • Output voltage: 230V
  • Voltage stability: + or - 1%
  • Frequency rating: 50 Hz

Dimensional Data (handle down):

  • Length (L) mm 848
  • Width (W) mm 700
  • Height (H) mm 721
  • Dry weight Kg 118
  • Fuel tank capacity 19.2L

Dimensional Data (handle up):

  • Length (L) mm 1198
  • Width (W) mm 700
  • Height (H) mm 721

Fuel Consumption:

  • Run time at Rated: 6.5hrs
  • Run time at 1/2 load: 12hrs

Noise Level :

  • Noise Level: 91dB(A)

Socket Type :

  • 2 x 230V 16A
  • 1 x 230V 32A


When will I receive my order?

In most cases, a product on our website will give you an indication of the current stock availability, but shipping is not uniform for all products. We maintain fantastic relationships with all of our suppliers and we aim to get products to customers within 3 business days of the order being taken. This availability is based on information from our suppliers and from sales and supply patterns. The availability information given is a guide only and not a guarantee as there are external factors that we may not have control over.

Coronavirus Update – UK couriers and transport companies will not currently guarantee delivery times and we are seeing a slight delay in deliveries – please bear this in mind when ordering.

Specialist Couriers – Some items such as the larger portable power stations are sent by specialist courier as standard couriers will not accept them. These specialist couriers are very reliable but sometimes don’t have tracking or timed delivery.

Split deliveries – We sometimes need to send orders for more than one item by different courier networks (portable power stations for example) – so you may receive items at different times.

1500rpm machines or larger diesel gensets however are typically priced on application and all depend on the destination. We will be happy to quote on any large diesel generator and discuss your needs over the phone or via email.

Most orders placed before 12pm on a business day will be shipped from our suppliers on the same day provided the product is in stock. If you need to be certain an item is in stock and available, or if you need a lead time, it’s worth calling our sales team on 01329 722390. Pricing for extended shipping areas like Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and outlying Islands, Outer Hebrides, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles, and other postcodes not considered as UK mainland can be obtained also by calling our offices.

Please note that the processing of a payment and acknowledgement email does not constitute a legally binding contact. In the case of mispricing, changes in stock quantity, or if we believe the machine will be misused, we reserve the right to cancel the order and provide a full refund.

Heavy Items

You will be contacted by phone after ordering a larger item to confirm a delivery date before your order is dispatched. Large or heavy items are dispatched through a pallet network, so if we can’t get in contact with you, we may be unable to send out your item on a next day delivery. Please be sure to include a working phone number with your order.

Heavy items will require the recipient to make arrangements to take delivery of the goods and may require the recipient to help the courier unload the item. For items that are delivered on a pallet the courier will leave the pallet as close to your door as possible.

1500rpm diesel generators will require forklift (or similar) offloading; if this is not available then we can arrange a Hiab offload at an additional price – please call us to discuss any delivery requirements.

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Honda EU70iS Petrol Inverter Generator

  • Max power 7000W / Rated Power 5500W
  • True Sine Wave inverter technology
  • Just 91dBA at 7 metres
  • Electric & recoil start (pull start)
  • Covered by a 5 Year Warranty
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