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Generac 16kW Model #7178 Home Back Up Generator with 200-AMP Switch WiFi-Enabled

by Generac
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Original price $4,339.00
Current price $4,247.00
SKU 7178

As the #1 selling home standby generator brand, Generac's® Guardian Series® generators provide the automatic backup power you need to protect your home and family during a power outage.

Now coming with FREE Mobile Link™, allowing you to monitor the status of your generator on a phone, tablet or computer from anywhere in the world. Connected to your existing LP or natural gas fuel supply, it starts within seconds of sensing power loss - automatically - and runs for as long as necessary until utility power returns.

Choose from just enough power to cover essential circuits or whole house coverage. Generac's® Guardian Series® offers benefits that few competitors can match. Engineered and built in the U.S.A., the new lineup of home standby generators are engineered to save you money on installation while offering the same reliability and peace of mind you get from all Generac® home standby generators.

Features that simplify the process for our installers include removable door panels, a base pad that requires minimal ground preparation and more efficient wiring techniques that save time on installation. Innovative engine design and rigorous testing are at the heart of Generac's® success in providing the most reliable generators possible.

Generac's® G-force engine is purpose-built, capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power that is more reliable and requires less maintenance than any competitive engine. All backed by 24/7/365 customer support and a nationwide dealer network of more than 6,000 strong, the best in the market.

          Features

          • Up to whole house protection with the 200-amp, NEMA 3R (aluminum outdoor enclosure) smart switch.
          • 5 Year Limited Warranty for automatic standby generators.
          • True Power™ Technology delivers best-in-class power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion for clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances.
          • Generac generators and engines are engineered and built in the USA using domestic and foreign parts.
          • Generac's G-Force engine is a purpose-built, pressure-lubricated engine capable of handling the rigors of generator use, resulting in power that’s more reliable and requires less routine maintenance than any competitive engine.
          • 24/7•365 Customer support team standing by all day, every day from our headquarters in Wisconsin to answer any questions you might have.
          • Quiet-Test™ self-test mode runs at a lower RPM for a five or twelve minute test, making generators significantly quieter than other brands while consuming less fuel.
          • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures: our RhinoCoat™ powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions.
          • Smart, user-friendly controls. Generac’s Evolution™ Controller features a multilingual LCD display that allows users to monitor battery status and track maintenance intervals to ensure your generator is always in top operating condition.
          • Mobile Link™ Remote Wireless Monitoring FREE with every Guardian Series Home Standby Generator allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet, or PC. Easily access information, such as the current operating status and maintenance alerts.

                   

                            Spec Sheets

                            Model Number
                            7178
                            Manufacturer Generac
                            Voltage
                            120/240 Single-Phase
                            Frequency
                            60 Hertz
                            Rated Watts
                            16000 Watts
                            Fuel Type
                            LP/Natural Gas
                            NG Power Capacity
                            16000 Watts
                            LP Power Capacity
                            16000 Watts
                            NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
                            185 ft³/hr
                            NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
                            245 ft³/hr
                            LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
                            1.70 gallons/hr
                            LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
                            2.99 gallons/hr
                            Rated Amps
                            66.7 Amps
                            Decibel Rating @ 7m
                            65
                            Transfer Switch
                            Automatic (Included)
                            Transfer Switch Amperage
                            200-Amps
                            Battery
                            Not Included
                            Enclosure
                            Aluminum
                            Circuit Breaker Size
                            70 Amps
                            A/C Ton Rating
                            2 x 4-Tons
                            Mounting Pad
                            Composite (Included)
                            Transfer Switch Style
                            Service Disconnect
                            ATS Load Shedding
                            Built-In
                            ATS Service Disconnect
                            Yes
                            Cooling System
                            Air Cooled
                            UL Listed
                            Yes
                            Grade Type
                            Emergency
                            Wi-Fi Remote Monitoring
                            Yes
                            Engine
                            Engine Brand
                            Generac OHVI
                            Starting System
                            12v Auto Start
                            CC
                            816 CC
                            Consumer Engine Warranty
                            5 Years
                            Commercial Engine Warranty
                            5 Years
                            Engine RPM
                            3600 RPM
                            Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
                            Yes
                            Overview
                            Weight
                            420 Pounds
                            Made in USA
                            Yes
                            Consumer Warranty
                            5 Years
                            Commercial Warranty
                            5 Years
                            Product Style
                            Standby Generator
                            Product Length
                            48 Inches
                            Product Width
                            25 Inches
                            Product Height
                            29 Inches
                            UPC
                            696471077131

                             

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