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Generac EcoGen 6kW LP Air-Cooled Standby Power Generator 5818

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Regular Price: $4,598.00

On Sale For: $3,678.40

Shipping Weight: 30lb

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  • Extended run capability & long life are gained from our exclusive premium oil recovery and circulation system that virtually halts oil degradation. Maintenance intervals are extended by an unprecedented five times the industry standard with 500 hours between oil changes.
  • Clean burning propane fuel increases efficiency, contributes to longer engine life, and produces significantly less carbon monoxide than gasoline fueled engines.
  • Weather protective steel enclosure features our RhinoCoat™ finish system, providing exceptional protection from the elements on not only the enclosure, but also the base frame.
  • Warranty - backed by an unprecedented 3 year/2000 hour limited warranty when used off-grid in an alternative energy system.
  • NexusTM Digital Controller features an LCD display with status indicators, monitors generator performance, and also records any issues for easy troubleshooting. Integrated smart charging system only charges the battery when necessary. Three position switch allows for automatic, off and manual functions.
  • Capable of 120V or 240V - factory wired for a full 6 kW at 120VAC, with the capability to be reconfigured for a full 6 kW output at 240VAC to accommodate larger 240V inverter systems or two systems paired together.
  • Factory equipped with two-wire start to easily connect to the inverter control wires. It enables the inverter to automatically start and stop the generator in order to charge the system batteries as necessary.
  • Ultra quiet, low rpms - only 52 dB(A) under normal load! Vertically mounted, belt-driven engine drives at 2600 RPMs, resulting in a longer life and drastically quieter operation than other systems.
  • Specifications
  • Rated Maximum Continuous Power Capacity:    6 kw
  • Rated Voltage:    120V (240 capable)
  • Rated Maximum Continuous Load Current:    50 Amps (25 after conversion)
  • Phase:    1
  • Number of Rotor Poles:    2
  • Rated AC Frequency:    60Hz
  • Power Factor:    1
  • Batter Requirement (not included):    Group 26R 12 Volts and 525 Cold-cranking Amperes minimum
  • Unit Weight:    387 lbs.
  • Sound Output at 23 ft. with generator operating at normal load:    52dB(A)
  • Type of Engine:    Generac OHVI
  • Number of Cylinders:    530cc
  • Cylinder Block:    Aluminum w/ Cast Iron Sleeves
  • Valve Arrangement:    Overhead Valve
  • Ingition System:    Solid State with Magneto
  • Governor System:    Electronic
  • Compression Ratio:    9.5:1
  • Starter:    12 Vdc
  • Engine Oil Capacity Including Filter:    1.5Q
  • Oil Reservoir Capacity:    4.2Q
  • Engine Operating RPM:    2,600
  • Fuel Consumption - Liquid Propane at Full Load:    46.2 cu.ft/hr
  • Required Fuel Pressure to Generator Load Inlet at All Load Ranges:    11 to 14 inches of water column for liquid propane gas
  • 2-Line Plain Text LCD Display:    Simple User Interface for ease of operation
  • Mode Switch: Auto - Puts unit in standby, waiting for inverter start call, Off - Stops Unit, power is removed. Control and Charger still operate, Manual/Test - Start w/ starter control. unit stays on
  • 2.5 Amp Smart Battery Charger:    Standard
  • Automatic Voltage Regulator w/ Overvoltage protection:    Standard
  • Automatic Low Oil Pressure Shutdown:    Standard
  • Overspeed Shutdown:    Standard, 72 Hz
  • High Temperature Shutdown:    Standard
  • Overcrank Protection:    Standard
  • Safety Fuse:    Standard


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