This Generac Guardian Series Standby Generator provides peace of mind with 24/7 automatic power protection from blackouts whether you're home or away. Backup preselected circuits or the whole house. When connected to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply, this Generac Guardian Series Standby Generator automatically kicks in within seconds of determining power loss. Plus, it runs for as long as necessary until utility power returns. You enjoy easy hands-free operation with no fueling, no manual starting and no extension cords. Add even greater convenience with a Mobile Link or remote monitoring system, Item#s 37871, 167223 and 167218 sold separately. Enclosure All-weather steel, Auto Shutdown Yes, Battery Included No, Battery Required Yes, Dimensions L x W x H in. 48 x 25 x 29, Noise Level dB 66, Engine Cooling Air cooled, Mounting Pad Yes, Start Type Automatic, Phase Single, Safety Alerts Yes, UL Listed Yes, Fuel Type LP/NG, Transfer Switch 200A service rated Smart Switch, Rated Watts LP kW 14, Rated Watts NG kW 13, Amps 58.3 LP/54.2 NG, Engine OHVI, Engine Displacement cc 992, Volts 240, Rated Watts kW 14 LP/13 NG. Includes 200 Amp service rated Smart Switch Generac OHVI engine is designed to run for extended periods, ensuring reliable, uninterrupted power Generac's Evolution Controller features a dual-line, improved multilingual LCD display for easy monitoring and management of generator functions, built-in hour meter and external at-a-glance indicator lights Install as close as 18in. to home as certified by NFPA standards or directed by local codes True Power technology provides clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances Quiet-Test weekly self-test mode runs at lower RPM, is quieter and consumes less fuel Sturdy, all-weather steel enclosure with Rhino Coat finish for superior weather protection to withstand 150 MPH winds Tool-less fuel conversion with swivel-action fuel selector dial allows for easy switching between natural gas and LP fuels Mobile Link compatibility for adding Mobile Link wireless remote monitoring system to receive status updates using your computer, tablet or smart phone Battery required, not included 24/7 Generac customer care support 365 days a year Engineered and built in U.S.A. 5-year limited warranty
Average Customer Rating:
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Rating Summary(74 reviews)
70 of 70(100%)would recommend this product to a friend.
Instructions could use some more detail & better clarification. Had to call the support line for clarification & it took 20 minutes on hold before talking to someone. However, they were very knowledgeable & cleared up the confusion immediately. Generator installation & hook up was not complicated. Easily programmed.
I installed this generator for a 2800 sq ft manufactured home on 5 acres; it runs the whole house. We have electric water heating and oven. We use propane for furnace heating, stove top and running the generator. We are far up in the mountains and we live with snow and heavy weather so when power goes out, you stay in the dark. Today the power company shut us down for 7 hours but the generator automatically started within seconds and we hardly noticed; 100 ft away we can't hear it in the house. It even runs the 4 ton air conditioner; it was 90 degrees today so we were really pleased. It staggered a bit when the air conditioner started, but carried the load impressively. The unit is excellent, but the installation instructions are not good at all. The electrical wiring diagram is confusing and misleading. The conduit which carries the sense wires and the power for the battery charger had to be done twice because the documentation was unclear. I am an engineer so they had to try hard to fog my brain. Once I got it installed and running, the word spread and I was asked to solve a neighbor's Generac installation problem 5 miles away, which I did. Suggestions for conduit material for the power cable and the sense wires would have helped. The Nexus smart switch is very impressive and it works flawlessly. Top drawer stuff. Overall, we are the envy of our neighborhood.
We live in a rural area so after suffering thru several power outages in the past, some of them lasting days in both the winter and summer, I ordered and received promptly the Generac 14 kw generator. I had it professional installed along with the transfer switch that was included with the purchase. By the way did I say that shipping was FREE as long as I was able to unload it from the delivery truck. Anyway, I set it up to exercise once a week on Sunday mornings while in church. I was planning to test it manually on load before Winter began, but a severe rain and wind storm stuck our area the night before last and power went out for an hour. My Gererac generator started up after the 15 second delay and kept our house powered up and my coffee hot. In the distance I could see the neighbors sitting in the dark. It furnished plenty of power to to do anything I wanted during this period. Should have purchased one sooner for the piece-of-mind it provides. Now my wife and I are ready in the future for anything that "Mother Nature " will send our way.
When every one else is dark I have lights an heat or air what ever it may call for. I purchased this unit trough Northern Tool and it was shipped to Illinois to a local truck terminal were I picked it up. I had a Licensed Electrician help me instal the unit and it cycles every week and has never failed me. Like I said when every ones lights are out mine are on.
ORDERED NOV WAS TOLD IT WAS BACKORDERED THEY KEPT ME INFORMED THE HOLE TIME AFTER I PLACED THE ORDER I GOT AND EMAIL ABOUT THE SHIP DATE AND IT WAS SPOT ON. I GOT IT 4 DAYS AFTER THE COMPANY SHIPED IT. NORTHERN TOOL IS THE PLACE FOR HANDELING LARGE EQUIPMENT. THANKS AGAIN
Ordered this after Tropical Storm Irene.in August 2010 Had installed and up and running the day of a severe October 2011 snowstorm In Connecticut. We lost power from this storm for 7 days. The Generator worked like a charm. Ran 24x7 without a single glitch. We checked for oil and added just a minimum to be safe. This unit powered my entire 3440 square foot home which includes two refrigerators, furnace, dryer, well pump, etc. I highly recommend this item !