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040351 Briggs 8kw



Outlast the next power outage, maintain your family’s comfort and power the basics with the sleek 8 kW1 standby generator system. The 8 kW1 generator features the smallest footprint in its kW class, and still packs plenty of power so your home’s basic circuits and small appliances stay on during an outage all at an affordable price.

Tech Specs

Running Watts (LP)* 8,000
Running Watts (NG)* 6,000
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton OHV
Engine Displacement (cc) 500
Operation Fully Automatic
Voltage (V) 120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Running Amps (NG) 25
Alternator Type Computer Friendly
LP Fuel Consumption** 50% load = 1.04 gal/hr
NG Fuel Consumption** 50% load = 94 ft3 /hr
Weekly Exerciser Yes
Battery/Battery Charger Yes
Overcrank Protection Yes
Hour Meter Yes
Fuel System Liquid Propane (LP) Gas, Natural Gas (NG)
HZ 60 Hz
Warranty (Product)*** 4 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
Length (in) 28
Width (in) 24.4
Height (in) 35.1
Weight (lbs) 252
Surge Watts NG 6,000
Surge Watts LP 8,000
Running Amperage LP 33.3

*NG = Natural Gas; LP = Liquid Propane.
**Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at 1/2 load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
***See Operator’s Manual for complete warranty details