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Generac GP7500E - 7500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator w/ Power Transfer Kit

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Grade

Style
Run Watts
7,500
Rated Watts
Surge Watts
9,375
Starting Watts
Fuel
Engine
Emergency Power Bundle (Generator & Power Transfer Kit)
Provide emergency power to your panel when you need it most

7500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator (Battery Included)
Start the generator with the press of a button w/ recoil backup

Generac OHV Engine w/ Low Oil Shutdown
Prevents engine damage and provides longer engine life

8-Gallon Steel Fuel Tank w/ Fuel Gauge
Provides up to 12 hours of power at 1/2 load

Heavy-Duty Cradle & Mobility Kit
Protects the generator and makes it easy to move

Pre-Wired 30-Amp Manual Transfer Kit For 6-10 Circuits (6294)
Interchangeable breakers make it easy to reconfigure or expand

Power Transfer Kit Includes:
30-Amp Manual Transfer Switch
30-Amp Non-Metallic Power Inlet Box (Must Be Hardwired)
10' 30-Amp (L14-30) Power Cord
Wiring Harness & Connectors, Conduit and Fittings
Installation Manual

PLEASE NOTE - Requires 2-Pole 60-Amp Breaker in Main Load Center

2 Year Warranty (Generator) & 1 Year Warranty (Transfer Switch)

This Product is a Kit and contains the following items
1 x Generac 5943 - GP7500E 7500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator (5943)
1 x Generac 30-Amp Power Transfer Switch System (6-10 Circuits) (6294)
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac
Starting System
12-Volt Button Start w/ Recoil
CC
420 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
1 Year
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Cast Iron Sleeve
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Alternator
Brush
Auto Voltage Regulation
Yes
Surge Watts
9375 Watts
Rated Watts
7500 Watts
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Rated Amps
31 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Portability Kit
NeverFlat
Tank Size
8 Gallons
Run Time @ 50% Load
12 Hours
Fuel Tank Material
Metal
Fuel Gauge
Yes
Decibel Rating @ 7m
Not Measured by Manufacturer
Idle Control
No
Hour Meter
Yes
Voltage Meter
No
Lifting Eye
No
Transfer Switch
Manual (Included)
Battery
Included
Transfer Switch Circuits
15A 120V
2
20A 120V
2
20A 240V
1
Plugs
NEMA 5-20R - Wall-Type
2
NEMA L14-30R
1
Overview
Made in USA
No
Assembly Required
Yes
Weight
220 Pounds
Product Length
27.25 Inches
Product Width
27 Inches
Product Height
25 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
Model
EGD-5943KIT
5943 Specs
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac
Starting System
12-Volt Button Start w/ Recoil
CC
420 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
1 Year
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Cast Iron Sleeve
Yes
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Alternator
Brush
Auto Voltage Regulation
Yes
Surge Watts
9375 Watts
Rated Watts
7500 Watts
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Rated Amps
31 Amps
Portability Kit
NeverFlat
Tank Size
8 Gallons
Run Time @ 50% Load
12 Hours
Fuel Tank Material
Metal
Fuel Gauge
Yes
Decibel Rating @ 7m
Not Measured by Manufacturer
Idle Control
No
Hour Meter
Yes
Voltage Meter
No
Lifting Eye
No
Battery
Included
Plugs
NEMA 5-20R - Wall-Type
2
NEMA L14-30R
1
Overview
Made in USA
No
Assembly Required
Yes
Weight
201 Pounds
Product Length
27.25 Inches
Product Width
27 Inches
Product Height
25 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
Commercial Warranty
1 Year
6294 Specs
Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Rated Watts
7500 Watts
Rated Amps
30 Amps
Enclosure
NEMA 1R
Neutral Type
Floating
Number of Circuit Breakers
10
Max Generator Input
30 Amps
Maximum Wattage
7500 Watts
UL Listed
Yes
Transfer Switch Circuits
15A 120V
2
20A 120V
2
20A 240V
1
Plugs
NEMA L14-30R
1
Cord
Cord Length
10 feet
Connection Type
Male
Prongs
Four-Prong
Wire Gague
10 Gague
Overview
Weight
19 Pounds
Product Length
9.25 Inches
Product Width
11.125 Inches
Product Height
3.375 Inches
Consumer Warranty
1 Year

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  4 Questions
Q: what is the most fuel efficeint generators that r affordable and gas 6500 8000 watt
by Shannon from Virginia on July 16, 2012

A: It really depends on what you are trying to power. If you are trying to just power your refrigerator and maybe some other small appliances, than this unit will work just fine for you. Now if you seek to provide emergency power not only to your essential appliances, but also a computer or television, then you will have to find a unit that maintains a tolerance on the total harmonic distortion (THD) the lower the number of this value, the more suitable your generator will be to handle sensitive electronics.

As far as Generac goes, look to the XP series for this feature;
http://www.electricgeneratorsdirect.com/power/generac-xp-series-portable-generators.html


by Mike, Product Expert
Q: When running outdoors does the generator need to be covered to keep dry?
by David from Virginia on July 07, 2012

A: David, water and electricity obviously don't mix. Try to install the power inlet box on the dry side of the house. For example, if most storms come from the west, put the power inlet box on the east side because the house will shelter it some.

Always make sure you give the generator plenty of oxygen so it doesn't suffocate.
by Mike, Product Expert
Q: I am looking for a gas generator that will power my refrigerator and maybe air conditioner. I would like to know what wattage would be most appropriate for this.
by Julie J. from Kentucky on July 05, 2012

A: The Generac GP7500E will power your mission critical appliances - including a window air conditioner. However, it typically won't power 4- or 5-ton central air conditioners, which require a lot of electricity to get started.

If you need (not want) your central air conditioner to run during an outage, you'll need either a larger portable generator or a home standby generator.

You can learn more here:


by Mike, Product Expert
Q: Jim,

Here is the situation. We live on 40 acres in the woods in Virginia. This week an almost tornado like situation took out almost all the power in Alleghany's grid in our portion of the state. 4 days with no AC/water/lights/and whatever else. Plus, the temp hovered around 95-100. We rent so I am looking for a gas powered unit that will power those things listed. If it is a winter situation then the heat would need to be functional. I see that the Generac 7500E comes with the power transfer kit. Will this allow it to be tied into the house's existing electric setup. If and when we move, I would like to be able to take the entire affair with me. Is this unit a good choice?

by Frank Nelson from Virginia on July 04, 2012

A: Frank,

The Generac 7500E is a great emergency portable generator. It can run everything that you described - except for large central air conditioner units.

Since you are renting, you'll need permission from your landlord to install the transfer switch. Most landlords should give you permission IF you leave the transfer switch behind for the next tenant. You can always buy another transfer switch at your next home.

Otherwise, you can get the generator and run everything with extension cords.
by Mike, Product Expert
Generac EGD-5943KIT Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 54.4 out of 5
Pros
Easy To Use (10)
High Quality (7)
Easy To Store (6)
Exceeded Expectations (4)
Durable (4)
Cons
Heavy (4)
Expensive (2)
great (1)
94% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Gene D.
Dauphin, PA
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
OCT.
05
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Model # Egd-5943kit
Order this product on line on a Tuesday, was ready to be delivered to me on Friday. Could not believe how fast it came. When I received it put wheels on & handle on filled oil & gas.

Hooked up battery and tried to start no go. battery dead, put charger on for 30 min. and it started right up. Great product. Very easy ordering thru PED. Would order again.
Gene Recommends This Generac Product
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Serge H.
Chicopee, MA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/21/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
11
2012
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Awesome
Works Awesome!!
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Roosevelt L.
Waldorf, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 9/17/13
REVIEWED
OCT.
08
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Worth Every Dime
I pulled the generator out of the box. I then followed the easy instructions to install the wheels, the battery, and handle added the oil and gas, she fired right up.
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Store
Roosevelt Recommends This Generac Product
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90
Chris P.
Sussex, NJ
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 1/29/14
REVIEWED
FEB.
04
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Upgrade From 2500 Watts
I made it through 10 days without street power when Sandy hit NJ and although the northern inland part of the state didn't get ravaged like the coastal communities, I still had to keep 3 freezers cold, two furnaces running, charge the cell phones and keep my amateur radio station up for emergency traffic via the OEM. All on 2500 watts. What a circus.

This purchase represents what I already knew - 2500 watts is paltry for my needs but that generator was free and has come through for me over... more
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Easy To Store, Quiet
Chris Recommends This Generac Product
Chris Would Recommend Power Equipment Direct To A Friend
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5/5
"Ordered, shipped and recv'd in less than a calendar week. Excellent communications with the carrier and prompt delivery. The whole experience from start to finish has been stellar and you have a new customer - I couldn't as for more. Thanks for your service!"
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Stephen G.
Huntington Station, NY
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 6/26/13
REVIEWED
AUG.
09
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Generac Generator
I purchased the Generac 7500 generator with 30 amp transfer switch as a package. The generator and installation was a snap to install and get running. I am very happy with the purchase, and I Am now ready for this years storm season. Thank you, Generac and direct generators.
Pros: Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again
Stephen Recommends This Generac Product
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Kelly P.
Sand Lake, MI
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/22/14
REVIEWED
AUG.
12
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
7500 Watt Generac Generater
My husband installed it ... Started right up. Very impressed .. Powers my whole house. Love it!
Pros: Easy To Use, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Quiet
Kelly Recommends This Generac Product
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Dave G.
Frederick, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 7/2/12
REVIEWED
JUL.
09
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
We live on a road with overhead power lines and in 2012 we lost power for 3 days. So after the storm we decided to purchase a Generac GP7500E - 7500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator w/ Power Transfer Kit. I had my electrician hook up the essential circuits and test a black out scenario. Since installed we have had 2 big power outages. Both outages the generator and transfer switch performed flawlessly.
Pros: Easy To Use, Easy To Store, Durable, Features
Dave Recommends This Generac Product
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Leroy N.
Loft Creek, WV
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/18/13
REVIEWED
DEC.
10
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Happy Customer
Everything we were looking for.
Pros: Easy To Use, Easy To Store, Durable, Reliable
Leroy Recommends This Generac Product
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50
Carolyn W.
Belair, MD
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 11/5/12
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
JUL.
11
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great
I wouldn't buy my equipment any where else.
Pros: Durable, Features, Exceeded Expectations, High Quality
Cons: great
Carolyn Recommends This Generac Product
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50
Jiri
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 2/16/13
REVIEWED
APR.
01
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
My First Generator
The above generator has been recommended by my brother-in-law. As I put its wheels on, I noticed that the 7500E is well made. My brother-in-law hooked up the power transfer switch and I fired up the generator. It started right up and it generates enough power for the circuit breakers that are connected to vital appliances in my house. So far so good. Ask me again after I have to use my generator during power outage.
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Jeremy S.
Perkiomenville, PA
Purchased from Power Equipment Direct
Purchased 8/25/12
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
NOV.
08
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Warm & Contented
It is now less than a week since our power was restored following Sandy's visit. Our power was out for 5 days. During that time I ran my unit 24/7.
Thanks to your electrical kit and my capable electrician, we had water, heat, full use of the kitchen, den and my man cave. The unit performed flawlessly.

All of our friends had stressful experiences. Thanks to your product and services my wife and I, both in our seventies, were warm and contented.
We couldn't be happier customers.
Mike, the Generator Expert
Product Expert
Jeremy,
Please remember to do the scheduled maintenance outlined in your Owner's Manual.
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