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Briggs & Stratton 8kW Home Standby Generator (50A Pre-Wired 10-Circuit Switch)

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Briggs & Stratton Power Equipment and AccessoriesModel: 40510
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Grade
Airooled Standby Generators
Style
Watts
8 kW
Rated Watts
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Fuel
Engine
Fully Automatic Operation - Includes Automatic Transfer Switch

8kW (LP) /6kW (NG) Automatic Start Power Generator (40351)
Runs off LP or Natural Gas - no gas cans to fill and store

Newly Designed 500cc Briggs & Stratton Intek Engine
Specifically designed for this generator
Delivers improved reliability, performance and durability

Includes Pre-Wired 10-Circuit Auto Transfer Switch (50A @ 240V)
Customize your installation to back-up priority loads

25' Pre-Wired Whip - Saves Up To 30% Installation Time
Only Pre-Wired whip & ATS for indoor & outdoor placement
Install on either side of circuit breaker panel
No junction box required in some areas (Check Local Codes)

Flexible Placement (Please Verify Local Building Codes)
Tested against tough National Fire Protection Agency standards
Can be placed as close as 18” from structure

Galvanneal Steel Enclosure w/ Front Air Ventilation
Automotive rust proofing paint process for durable protection
Pushes engine exhaust out the front, away from the home

Includes Synthetic Oil & Battery Charger

4-Year Parts, Labor & Travel Warranty (100 Mile Max)
Engine
Engine Brand
Briggs and Stratton Intek
CC
500 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
4 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
8000 Watts
Rated Watts
8000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
6000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
8000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
94 (BTU: 94,000 BTU/HR) ft3/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
121 (BTU: 121,000 BTU/HR) ft3/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.04 (BTU: 94,380 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
1.57 (BTU: 142,478 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
Rated Amps
33 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
79 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Included)
Transfer Switch Amperage
50-Amps
Enclosure
Steel
Battery
Not Included (540 CCA)
Mounting Pad
Steel (Included)
Transfer Switch Style
Pre-Wired (10-Circuit)
ATS Service Disconnect
No
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Overview
Made in USA
Yes
Weight
252 Pounds
Product Length
28 Inches
Product Width
24.4 Inches
Product Height
35.1 Inches
Consumer Warranty
4 Years
UPC
011675405106
Model
40510

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  1 Question
Q: What's the maximum distance that the generator can be placed from the transfer switch? What is the length of the prewired cord and how far can it be extended?
by Howard from Washington on June 27, 2014

A: There is no specific distance stated by the manufacturer for distance from the switch.

The prewired whip is 25 feet long and you must follow national and local electric codes. So, to put it another way, Briggs & Stratton will not dictate the length after their whip because if you use the right materials, spelled out in code, there is no limit to the distance you can extend.

We recommend you consult with a "Certified" electrician who is familiar with all national and local electrical code requirements for proper installation.

by Mike, Product Expert
Briggs & Stratton 40510 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
3/5
Quality
3/5
Performance
3/5
Value
2/5
Overall
4.0 out of 54.0 out of 54.0 out of 54.0 out of 54.0 out of 5
Pros
None to display.
Cons
Bad Instructions (1)
Low Quality (1)
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Christin Wam
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From The Manufacturer
Pre-wired Transfer Switches For Fast, Simple Installation
There are many benefits to installing a generator using a Pre-wired transfer switch including saving up to 30% of installation time and costs since there is no need to purchase, measure and cut wire; it's all there!

When you select a Briggs & Stratton Pre-wired transfer switch you are making an even better decision! We work hard to innovate based on your needs, and the needs of the certified electrician who installs the unit. Based off our extensive research, this unit reflects our... more
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Purchased 7/3/14
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Generator seem fine. I did not like the pad for my application. The transfer switch was cheesy. All the circuit wires run right in front of the contactor, board and fuse block. The weather proof box was a waste in my application. Started right up, seem to delay on transfer when the utility returned.
Cons: Low Quality, Bad Instructions
William Does Not Recommend This Product
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