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Briggs & Stratton 12kW Home Standby Generator

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Model: 40517
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Briggs & Stratton's New 12kW Home Standby Generator
Automatically powers your home is seconds after sensing an outage

Streamlined, Space-Saving Design In A Quieter Package
Enclosure is 50% smaller and limits sound pressure to 69 dB(A)

*Symphony® II Power Management (Up To 8 High-Wattage Loads)
Automatically manages & balances loads while preventing overload
Uninterrupted, whole house power, with a smaller generator

627cc Briggs & Stratton Commercial-Grade Vanguard™ Engine
Premium sintered iron cylinder sleeves for improved heat transfer
Full lubrication w/ spin-on oil filter cleans oil & protects engine components

Brushless Alternator (Less Than 5% THD)
Provides clean, safe power that won't harm computers or electronics

Automotive-Grade Galvaneal Steel Enclosure To Resist Rust
Adv. powder coat paint process for protection from the elements

Exclusive Front Exhaust Design For Flexible Placement
Can be placed as close as 18” from structure* (Verify Local Building Codes)

*Req. Briggs & Statton Automatic Transfer Switch

Industry Leading 5-Year Parts, Labor & Travel Warranty
Engine Brand
Briggs and Stratton OHV
Starting System
12v Auto Start
627 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Product Specs
120/240 Single-Phase
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
12000 Watts
Rated Watts
12000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
10000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
12000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
117 (BTU: 117,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
172 (BTU: 172,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
1.7 (BTU: 154,275 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
2.3 (BTU: 208,725 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
Rated Amps
50 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
69 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Not Included (600 CCA)
A/C Ton Rating
Mounting Pad
Steel (Included)
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Grade Type
Made in USA
318 Pounds
Product Length
28 Inches
Product Width
26 Inches
Product Height
37.2 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
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