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Kohler 48RCLA - 48 kW Emergency Standby Power Generator

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Model: 48RCLA-QS1
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Kohler 48RCL Compact Emergency Generator
The perfect fit for larger homes & light commercial applications

Premium 5-Year / 2000 Hour Limited Warranty
Backed by Kohler's extraordinary reliability & performance

Runs on Clean Burning Natural Gas & LP Vapor
Simple field conversion, while maintaining emission certification

Remarkable Power Quality
Exceptional voltage & frequency regulation w/ ultra-low THD
Clean power for even the most sensitive electronics

Fast-Response« X Excitation System
Easily handle full loads within 10 seconds

Sound-Attenuating Aluminum Enclosure
Fade, scratch, & corrosion-resistant powder-baked finish
Internal silencer & acoustic insulation keeps dB under 61 @ 7M

RDC2 Controller - Controls Generator & RXT Series Transfer Switch
Provides advanced control, system monitoring & diagnostics

2-Line Backlit LCD Digital Display
Easy to read local data access in all lighting conditions

General Motors 5.7L Vortec« V-8 Engine
Powerful, reliable Industrial-Grade design w/ hydraulic vale lifters
Runs at 1800 RPM for fuel efficient and quieter operation

OnCue« Plus & OnCue« Plus Wireless Generator Management (Sold Separately)
Allows for easy monitoring on your smart phone, tablet or PC
Engine Brand
GM Vortec
Starting System
12v Auto Start
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
1800 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Product Specs
120/240 Single-Phase
60 Hertz
Surge Watts
48000 Watts
Rated Watts
48000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
48000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
48000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
514 (BTU: 514,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
757 (BTU: 757,000 BTU/HR) ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
4.7 (BTU: 426,525 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
8 (BTU: 726,000 BTU/HR) gallons/hr
Rated Amps
200 @ 240 Volts (Single Phase) Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m
60 Test (61 Run) dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Not Included (650 CCA)
Mounting Pad
Concrete (Not Included)
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Grade Type
Made in USA
1800 Pounds
Product Style
Standby Generator
Product Length
89.8 Inches
Product Width
32.9 Inches
Product Height
45.1 Inches
Consumer Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Warranty
5 Years
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