The A-iPower PWF2701SH is a gas-powered pressure washer offering a maximum water pressure of 2700 PSI and flow of 2.3 GPM. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|Engine||196cc Senci OHV 4-stroke|
|Soap injection||Via siphon hose|
|Nozzles||0°, 25°, 40°, Soap|
|Quick connect nozzles||Yes|
(D x W x H)
|Approx. 20.6 x 18.2 x 35.9 in|
|Wheels||2 wheels, ⌀12", never flat|
|Included accessories||Oil, funnel, tool kit, nozzle cleaner, wand, spray gun, high pressure hose, 4 nozzles|
|Security||Low oil and trigger lock|
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Zoom on the A-iPower PWF2701SH
In summary, the A-iPower PWF2701SH is a medium duty pressure washer, that offers an all-around versatile cleaning experience, and also:
- spot cleaning of hard, unpainted surfaces and high-reach cleaning
- cleaning of painted or delicate surfaces
- application of detergent and cleaning solutions
Powered by a 196 cc engine, its aluminum axial pump can deliver a pressure of 2700 PSI (around 45 times more than a standard garden hose) and a flow of up to 2.3 GPM (values claimed by the manufacturer). Combined, these values mean that the A-iPower PWF2701SH has a cleaning power of 6210 Cleaning Units.
The Senci engine of this gas-powered pressure washer relies on an old-school pull-start mechanism to get started.
Design & Handling
With its hand truck design and approximate dimensions of D20.6 x W18.2 x H35.9 in, the A-iPower PWF2701SH provides great mobility. The robust steel tubing frame guarantees longevity of the assembly. The rubber-padded fixed handle adds to the PWF2701SH convenience of transport, while offering a comfortable grip.
The majority of users will be able to maneuver this unit easily, it only weighs 57 lbs. Its 196 cc Senci engine and steel tubing frame all add up to a substantial part of that weight. But, as the PWF2701SH does have a set of two 12" never-flat wheels, it can be easily maneuvered and manipulated.
The A-iPower PWF2701SH's package includes a spray gun, a wand, a pressure hose, 4 nozzles and a detergent injection feature, with a more detailed description below.
- Soap injection: Even though the device doesn't have a soap tank, detergent is supplied by a siphon hose. Whenever a soap nozzle is connected, the detergent is automatically added to the water.
- Pressure hose: The 25 ft high-pressure hose, which is included with the device, can be stored neatly on the unit itself when idle, using a set of convenient hooks.
- Spray gun and wand: A side hook enables you to easily store the included classic ergonomic spray gun and its wand.
- Nozzles: The 4 included nozzles, and the respective surfaces they’re appropriate for, are listed in the table below.
|Concrete, brick, masonry||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable||Suitable|
|Siding, gutters, house||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Fencing, deck, patio||Not recommended||Use with caution||Suitable||Suitable|
|Lawn equipment, boat, RV||Not recommended||Use with caution||Use with caution||Suitable|
Note: The shape of the nozzles above is for illustration purposes only and may differ.
Red cross: Not recommended. Green check: Suitable. Orange check: Use with caution.
- Onboard storage: With the A-iPower PWF2701SH's handy storage area, you’ll always have all the necessary nozzles and accessories at hand and thus, you’ll be fully prepared for any job.
- Safety: Safety of operation is enhanced by a low oil protection and a trigger lock mechanism (which prevents accidental operation).
- Accessories: The A-iPower PWF2701SH comes with an owner's manual (opens in a new tab) and some basic documentation to get you quickly started. On top of that, you also get pressure hose, spray gun, wand, nozzle cleaner, oil, tool kit and funnel.
- Emissions: The A-iPower PWF2701SH is EPA-approved and CARB-compliant. Therefore, the sale and purchase of this pressure washer is permitted in all of the 50 states, including California.
The A-iPower PWF2701SH's performance versus other pressure washers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea of how the key specs of the A-iPower PWF2701SH compare to similarly priced pressure washers.
- The A-iPower PWF2701SH, with a maximum pressure output of 2700 PSI, has an average pressure output, when considering gas-powered units in $190 to $250 price range. As for the device with the most powerful water stream, in this price range, one of the top products is the Westinghouse WPX3200 with 3200 PSI.
- In the aforementioned price range, the GPM (gallons per minute) of this washer, which can reach 2.3, can be considered in the average. If being able to rinse away debris as efficiently as possible is your priority, one of the products with the highest GPM in this price range is the Westinghouse WPX3200, with 2.5 GPM.
- The 6210 Cleaning Units (PSI X GPM), of the PWF2701SH result in an average cleaning efficiency, compared to similarly priced gas-powered units. If you consider the highest overall cleaning power as a really important factor, the Westinghouse WPX3200 and its 8000 Cleaning Units has one of the highest cleaning efficiency of all the similarly priced units.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas-powered washers between 6000 and 6500 Cleaning Units, the A-iPower PWF2701SH is on the cheap side of the price range.
It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget pressure washer.
A-iPower, which stands for American Innovation, is a subsidiary of SENCI Electric Mechanical Co. Ltd. Headquartered in Ontario, California, they have an engineering office in Charlotte, NC, and technical and distribution center in Milwaukee, WI. For almost 30 years, A-iPower has been dedicated to providing excellent customer service and product solutions for a wide range of consumer and commercial power generation equipment. They offer portable generators, pressure washers, gasoline engines, and water pumps for the professional trade and homeowners.
The A-iPower PWF2701SH is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may be limited and may not cover all parts of the unit.
For more information about the warranty of A-iPower pressure washers, please contact the A-iPower Customer Support: 1-855-888-3598.