Generac 6245 Air Cooled Standby Generator

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Generac 6245 8,000/7,000 Watt Air Cooled Standby Generator

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  • Generac's OHVI engine is purpose-built for the rigors of generator use, and requires significantly fewer scheduled maintenance checkups than competitive engines.
  • True PowerTM Technology provides clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances
  • RhinoCoatTM finish for superior weather protection to help prolong the life of your generator.
  • Sturdy, galvanneal-steel enclosure is modeled to withstand winds up to 150 mph, and with a fire rating, 3rd-party-certified to NFPA standards, that allows for installations as close as 18" to the home
  • Easiest installation on the market and an excellent value when purchased pre-packaged with a pre-wired transfer switch, or customize your system by purchasing the generator and transfer switch separately. Composite mounting pad is included, eliminating the need to pour a concrete base unless specified by local codes.
  • The only standby generator certified for natural gas operation at 3.5" of water column to accommodate low-pressure areas.
  • Mobile LinkTM compatible, for wireless remote monitoring of your generator. It sends alerts or text messages to your computer, tablet, or Smartphone.
  • Generac's EvolutionTM Controller features a dual-line, multilingual LCD display in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese allowing for easy monitoring of history and maintenance logs, as well as management of generator functions. Also features a built-in hour meter to monitor run times, provide information to determine maintenance intervals, and trigger reminders.

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

The 6245 includes:

  • One (1) Generac 8kW/7kW Air Cooled Standby Generator

Tech Specs:

  • Voltage (Single Phase): 240V
  • Amps @ 240V LPG: 33.3
  • Amps @ 240V NG: 29.2
  • Engine/Alternator RPM: 3600 / 3600
  • Engine: OHVI / 410cc
  • Fuel Consumption @ full load LPG cu. ft/hr (cu. meter/hr): 51.6 (1.42)
  • Fuel Consumption @ full load NG cu. ft/hr ( 121 (3.43)
  • db(A) at exercise: 62
  • db(A) at normal operating load: 62
  • Enclosure: Steel
  • Enclosure Color: Bisque
  • Warranty: 5-year limited
  • Dimensions (L" x W" x H"): 48 x 25 x 29
  • Weight (lbs.): 360

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