Double your power with Parallel Capability

Parallel capability is an additional benefit of inverter technology.

Using a special cable or kit, you can link two EU1000i, two EU2000i, two EU3000 Handi, or two EU3000is generators together to get as much as double the output. (Please note: you can only parallel two identical units together.)

This gives you extra power when you need it, without having to trade up for a larger, heavier generator. You get more power without sacrificing portability.

Honda also offers a special Companion version of the popular EU2000i with a built-in 30-amp receptacle. This model is designed specifically for parallel operation with another EU2000i. It's also perfect for RV and use with a transfer switch, where a 30A outlet might be preferable.

Parallel Options

Honda offers several kits and cables as optional accessories.


2 EU1000i

Parallel Cords

2 EU2000i

Parallel Kit (recommended) or Parallel Cords

1 EU2000i and 1 EU2000i Companion

Parallel Cords

2 EU3000 Handi

Parallel Kit or Parallel Cords

2 EU3000is

Parallel Kit or Parallel Cords

  • Parallel cords allow the user to obtain the full power of both units, limited by  the capacity of an individual outlet.  Parallel cords are available for the EU1000i, EU2000i, EU3000 Handi, and EU3000i.

  • If you have 2 regular EU2000i, 2 EU3000 Handi, or 2 EU3000is, consider a parallel kit. The parallel kits include a built in 30A outlet (EU2000) or 50A outlet (EU3000), which is capable of providing the combined full power from both generators. Although the kit is more expensive than the parallel cords, it offers you more power from a single outlet.

  • If you have a regular EU2000i and the Companion model, you only need a parallel cord. You will be able to use the 30A outlet on the Companion to draw the full combined power of the two units.

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