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Comparing Stationary Generators

automatic-stand-by-generator Summary: Lets look at what makes an Stationary Generator System special when it comes to your choice of home generators.

Features of a Stationary Generator System



A basic home generator system comes pre-packaged, pre-wired systems make installation fast, easy and so affordable, you'll wonder why you didn't buy one sooner!


The kilowatt ratings that are listed should be the kilowatt ratings you get.

Be very careful that some brands only cover a percentage of the standby loads, but a good quality home generator covers the entire load, for the full duration of the power outage.

Home Generator Systems


7KW 10KW 13KW 16KW
7KW Generator 10KW Generator 13KW Generator 16KW Generator
  • 7,000 Watts
  • Circuits: 8
  • 410cc OHVI® Engine
  • 10,000 Watts
  • Circuits: 10
  • Electronic Governor
  • 530cc OHVI® Engine
  • 13,000 Watts
  • Circuits: 12
  • Electronic Governor
  • 992cc OHVI® Engine
  • 16,000 Watts
  • Circuits: 16
  • Electronic Governor
  • 992cc OHVI® Engine
Automatic Transfer Switch with 8 Circuits Included Automatic Transfer Switch with 10 Circuits Included Automatic Transfer Switch with 12 Circuits Included Automatic Transfer Switch with 16 Circuits Included


Features of a Stationary Generator

Download: Generator Specification Sheet
  • Automatic Transfer Switch With Built-In Emergency Load Center
  • Electronic Governor (10kW and 13kW)
  • Pre-wired External Connection Box
  • Flexible Fuel Line Pigtail
  • Composite Mounting Pad
  • Pre-wired conduits
  • Natural Gas or LP Gas Operation
  • UL 2200 Listed

ELECTRIC GENERATOR FEATURES:
Total commitment to component testing, reliability testing, environmental testing, destruction and life testing, plus testing to applicable CSA, NEMA, EGSA, and other standards, allows you to choose a quality home generator system with the confidence that the system will provide superior performance.

HOME GENERATOR TEST CRITERIA:
PROTOTYPE TESTED
SYSTEM TORSIONAL TESTED
NEMA MG1-22 EVALUATION
MOTOR STARTING ABILITY

SOLID-STATE, FREQUENCY COMPENSATED VOLTAGE REGULATION.
This state-of-the-art power maximizing regulation system is standard on
all quality brand models. They provide optimized FAST RESPONSE to changing
load conditions and MAXIMUM MOTOR STARTING CAPABILITY by
electronically torque-matching the surge loads to the engine.

SINGLE SOURCE SERVICE RESPONSE from the generator dealer network
provides parts and service know-how for the entire unit, from the engine
to the smallest electronic component. You are never on your own when
you select a good quality home generator system.

AUTOMATIC GENERATOR TRANSFER SWITCHES:
Long life and reliability will be synonymous with a quality generator system.
One quality characteristic will be a product line which includes its own transfer
systems and controls for total system compatibility.

A quality home generator system will be UL Listed.

UL Listed Generators

Features to look for in a Stationary Generator System

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Typical Stationary Generator System Controls

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Stationary Generator System Automatic Transfer Switches

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