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12kW Generator

12RES

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12kW Generator

12RES

Affordable, commercial-grade power for basic power needs. When a bad storm or utility failure knocks out your power, the 12RES KOHLER® generator keeps your lights on, fridge cold and sump pump working. This generator will power most appliances in smaller homes, or a few critical items in larger homes.*

Starting at $4258.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.

Features

* Reliable.

Inside this generator is a commercial-grade engine built to withstand extreme workloads year after year.

* Powerful.

In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power to your heat or AC as well as appliances and electronics.*

* Premium warranty.

We've got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection and a steel enclosure that's built to last.

* Flexible.

Fits both standby and off-grid applications for the ultimate versatility while saving the battery with hibernating controller capability

* THE POWER YOU NEED

PowerBoost� technology provides the power to start large loads without dropping power to other appliances Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity to start and run a typical 4 ton air conditioner while still running other home appliances and electronics Premium power quality delivers exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation along with low levels of harmonic distortion to protect sophisticated electronics Powered by reliable KOHLER Command PRO� engine, designed and tested for tough commercial applications; with hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation speed is 3600 rpm (the standard for air-cooled generators)

* THE CONVENIENCES YOU EXPECT

ADC-RES Advanced Digital Control designed for today's sophisticated electronics Quiet, neighborhood-friendly operation with sound levels similar to a typical central air conditioner Steel enclosure with automotive-grade paint for advanced corrosion protection Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field Streamlined installation, including built-in base that eliminates need for concrete mounting pad and simple terminal block for easy field connections

Specifications

Phase Single Phase
Fuel Type Natural Gas|LP
Off Grid / Utility Backup Utility Backup|Off Grid
Enclosure Material Steel
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V 32 kVa
Voltage @ 60 Hz 120/240
Displacement 0.725 L (44 cu. in.)
Horsepower NG 20.5 HP, LP 23.6 HP
Built in Mounting Pad Yes
Sound Output During Weekly Exercise 65 dB(A)
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation 65 dB(A)
Warranty Premium five-year limited warranty
Dimensions 1123 mm x 726 mm x 804 mm (44.2 in. x 28.6 in. x 31.6 in.)
Weight 400 lbs. (182 kg)
Country of Origin US
Certifications/Listings CARB|EPA|UL 2200
Automatic Transfer Switch Included No
Remote Monitoring Available No
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load? 60 cfh
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load? 124 cfh
Alternator Note All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Alternator Type 2-Pole, Rotating Field
Controller ADC-RES Controller
Cylinder Arrangement V-2
Engine Manufacturer/Description KOHLER
Engine Model CH740
Frequency 60 Hz|50 Hz
Digital Voltage Regulation �1.5%
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V 32 kVa
Alternator Note All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement 0.725 L (44 cu. in.)
Horsepower NG 20.5 HP, LP 23.6 HP
Enclosure Material Steel
Sound Output During Weekly Exercise 65 dB(A)
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation 65 dB(A)
Warranty Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin US
Certifications/Listings CARB|EPA|UL 2200
Automatic Transfer Switch Included No
Remote Monitoring Available No
Off Grid / Utility Backup Utility Backup|Off Grid
Weight 400 lbs. (182 kg)
Alternator Type 2-Pole, Rotating Field
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load? 124 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load? 60 cfh
Controller ADC-RES Controller
Cylinder Arrangement V-2
Dimensions 1123 mm x 726 mm x 804 mm (44.2 in. x 28.6 in. x 31.6 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description KOHLER
Engine Model CH740
Fuel Type Natural Gas|LP
Frequency 60 Hz|50 Hz
Phase Single Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz 120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation �1.5%
Built in Mounting Pad Yes
Name 12RES
Off Grid Warranty N/A

Accessories

Required Accessories

Starting at $95.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.

Recommended Accessories

Starting at $97.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.

Optional Accessories

Starting at $63.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.
Starting at $63.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.
Starting at $150.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.
Starting at $126.00 MSRP* *Starting price in US dollars. Does not include installation or accessories or costs to export outside the US.
Generator Industries LLC
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1118 N Main St 1F Pearland, TX 77581
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