Generac 6296 Generator Transfer Switch Kit 50 AMP 12 ~ 16 Circuit

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Generac 6296 Generator Transfer Switch Kit 50 AMP 12 ~ 16 Circuit Pre-Wired

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  • Includes 12 circuits and accommodates a maximum of 16
  • Increase safety and prevent backfeeds with the mechanically interlocked generator and utility breakers
  • Allows direct power to be supplied to your hard-wired appliances, including furnaces, well pumps, and septic pumps
  • Interchangeable circuit breakers make reconfiguration, replacing and expanding possible
  • Compatible with GP5500, GP6500E, GP7500E, XG6500, XG7000E, XG8000E, XP6500E, XP8000E, and other generators equipped with 30 amp outlets
  • Recommended Replacement for the G-TKIT50-10

A transfer switch is not just a transfer switch if it's made by Generac. The 6296 is not just a 60 amp switch, it is a safety device that stops backfeeds with the help of mechanically interlocked generator and utility breakers. It has 12 circuits, already a versatile switch, but it has interchangeable circuit breakers allowing for easy reconfiguration, replacing, and it can expand to accommodate up to 16 circuits. With this unit you will be able to directly power your furnace, well pump, and septic pump so your world doesn't stop when the power goes out. Without a great transfer switch your generator is useless. Keep your home or business ready for volatile weather conditions with the 6296 from Generac.

The 6296 includes:

  • One (1) 50 Amp Transfer Switch for Flush or Surface Mounting
  • One (1) 10' 6/4 Cord (14-50 Male and CS6364 50 Amp locking female)
  • One (1) Power Inlet Box - Aluminum
  • One (1) Install Manual
  • One (1) Wiring Harness

Tech Specs:

  • Circuits Provided: 10
  • Max # Circuits: 16
  • Max Amps @ 240V: 30 Amp
  • Included Breakers: 3 - 15 Amp 1-pole, 3 - 20 Amp 1-pole, 1 - 20 Amp 2-pole, 1 - 30 Amp 2-pole, 1 - 50 Amp 2-pole
  • Required Main Breaker in Load Center(provided by installer): 100 Amp 2 Pole
  • Male Inlet Configuration Power Inlet Box: CS6365 NEMA 3R
  • Switch Enclosure Type: NEMA 1
  • Switch Dimensions: 14-3/8" W x 11-1/2" H x 3-3/8" D

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