Generac 6243 17,000/16,000 Watt Air Cooled Standby Generator

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Generac 6243 17,000/16,000 Watt Air Cooled Standby Generator

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  • Restores power to your entire electrical panel automatically
  • Digital Power Management (DPM) protects against overload
  • Generac Smart Switch PMM technology allows for the smart control of 2 air conditioners
  • Service Rated: Mounts between meter and main service panel
  • Provides system status to compatible Nexus wireless monitors
  • Lightweight material offers superior corrosion resistance
  • Regulates ouput voltage to ±1% which prevents damaging spikes
  • Steel Enclosure and 200 Amp Generac Smart Switch

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Covered by Generac's 5 Year Limited Warranty. Click Here for Generac Warranty Documentation.

The 6243 includes:

  • 1x Generac 17,000/16,000 Watt Air Cooled Standby Generator
  • 1x RTSY200A3 200 Amp Generac Smart Switch

Tech Specs:

  • Model Number: 6243
  • UPC: 696471062434
  • Manufacturer: Generac Guardian
  • Made in USA: Yes
  • Engine Brand: Generac OHVI
  • HP/CC: 992 cc
  • Consumer Engine Warranty: 5 Years
  • Commercial Engine Warranty: 5 Years
  • Engine RPM: 3600 RPM
  • Low Oil Alert/Shutdown: Yes
  • Voltage 120/240 Single-Phase
  • Frequency: 60 Hertz
  • Cooling System Air Cooled
  • Fuel Type LP/Natural Gas
  • NG Power Capacity 16,000 Watts
  • LP Power Capacity 17,000 Watts
  • NG Consumption (50% Load) 190 ft³/hr
  • LP Consumption (50% Load) 2.06 gallons/hr
  • Rated Amps: 71 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
  • Decibel Rating @ 7m: 66 db(A)
  • A/C Ton Rating: 4-Tons
  • Enclosure Aluminum
  • Transfer Switch: Automatic (Included)
  • Transfer Switch Amperage: 200-Amps
  • Transfer Switch Style Service Disconnect
  • ATS Service Disconnect: Yes
  • ATS Load Shedding: Built-In
  • Battery: Not Included (525 CCA)
  • UL Listed Yes
  • Weight: 437 Lbs. (198.22 kilograms)
  • Dimensions: 48"L x 25"W x 29"H
  • Consumer Warranty: 5 Years
  • Commercial Warranty: 5 Years

UPC - 696471062434

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