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General Electric: 8kW Standby Generator

General Electric: 8kW Standby Generator

The new 8kW General Electric generator monitors your home's connection to utility networks. Our generator has an automatic start when there is an outage and has an auto shut off when your power comes back on. It's newly designed to save space and is the smallest standby generator in its class. It's perfect for homeowners with small properties.

Key Features:
  • Automatic Start Up
  • Automatic Shut off
  • Wireless Monitor
  • Smallest in class
  • 4 year limited warranty
  • Hour Meter
  • Battery charger
  • Synthetic Oil


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Fuel Type Propane (LP Vapor), Natural Gas (NG) Propane (LP Vapor), Natural Gas (NG)
GE Power Management Selected Circuits Symphony™ II Power Management
Watts1 LP/NG 8,000 (LP Vapor)
6,000 (NG)
10,000 (LP Vapor)
9,000 (NG)
Engine 500cc Briggs & Stratton® Intek Engine 570cc Briggs & Stratton® Vanguard Engine
Operation Fully Automatic Fully Automatic
Voltage 120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0pf 120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0pf
Amps (240V) 33.3 (LP)
25 (NG)
41.7 (LP)
37.5 (NG)
Alternator Brushed Brushed
Voltage Regulation Automatic Automatic
Full Pressure Lubrication Yes Yes
Fuel Consumption4 (at ½ Load ) 37.6 ft3/hr, 1.04 gal/hr (LP) 94 ft3/hr (NG) 42.8 ft3/hr, 1.18 gal/hr (LP) 111 ft3/hr (NG)
Fuel Consumption4 (at Full Load ) 56.4 ft3/hr, 1.57 gal/hr (LP) 121 ft3/hr (NG) 65.6 ft3/hr, 1.82 gal/hr (LP) 169 ft3/hr (NG)
Weekly Exerciser Yes Yes
Enclosure Technology Galvanneal steel with corrosion resistant paint Galvanneal steel with corrosion resistant paint
Hour Meter Yes Yes
Overcrank Protection Yes Yes
Dimensions (L×W×H) 28" x 24.4" x 33.5" 28" x 24.4" x 33.5"
(Generator Only)
252 lbs. 272 lbs.
Warranty2 4 Year Limited 4 Year Limited
Transfer Switch Options 50 Amp, 10 circuit automatic transfer switch 100 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch with Symphony II Power Management
200 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch with Symphony II Power Management
Basic Wireless Monitor Yes Yes
Included Extras Each system includes an hour meter, battery charger and synthetic oil. Each system includes an hour meter, battery charger and synthetic oil.

1 This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generatorassemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators)
2 Warranty details available at
3 Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws and regulations.Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poison gas so it is important to keepexhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. Carbon monoxide detectorsmust be installed and maintained in your home.
4 Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at ½ load. Generator operationmay be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel flowrates may vary depending on these factors.

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