8 kW Generator

8RESV with OnCue Plus Single Phase, LPG|Natural Gas

Starting at $2,359.00 MSRP*
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*Does not include installation, automatic transfer switch or accessories

Overview

Our generators for backup power provide reliability and performance. When you lose power during an outage or storm, a hard-working 8 kW KOHLER® generator keeps your appliances working, the heat or AC running and your security system on.* OnCue® Plus Generator Management System is standard with every RESV or RESVL generator.

  • High Quality Power.
    Kohler generators provide advanced voltage and frequency regulation along with ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for excellent generator power quality to protect your valuable electronics.
  • Powerful.
    The Kohler 8 kW generator can easily start and run a 4 ton air conditioner with up to 5 kW preload.*
  • Reliable.
    Kohler is known for extraordinary reliability and performance and backs that up with a 5-year or 2000 hour limited warranty.
  • Enclosure
    Bold new Kohler design in steel, dipped in e-coat for extra corrosion protection and painted with a durable powder coat finish.
  • Remote Monitoring
    Every 8RESV comes standard with OnCue® Plus, our remote monitoring system, which gives you peace of mind at home no matter where you are in the world.

THE POWER YOU NEED

  • PowerBoost™ technology provides power to start large loads such as central air conditioners without dropping power to other appliances
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 8RESV at 16.8kVA at 240V
  • Premium power quality delivers exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation along with low levels of harmonic distortion to protect sophisticated electronics
  • Powered by reliable KOHLER SV620 engine with efficient OHV design. operation speed is 3600 rpm (the standard for air-cooled generators)
  • Compatible with Programmable Interface Module (PIM) and RXT, RDT and RSB Automatic Transfer Switches
  • Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed kit with single-phase generators only

THE CONVENIENCES YOU EXPECT

  • RDC2 controller designed for today's sophisticated electronics manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions
  • Accepts natural gas fuel pressure as low as 3.5 inches
  • Quiet, neighborhood-friendly operation with sound levels similar to a typical central air conditioner
  • Meets 181 mph wind rating
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, simple terminal block for easy field connections. Kohler also offers concrete mounting pads to lower installation costs and time.
  • Streamlined installation, simple terminal block for easy field connections. Kohler also offers concrete mounting pads to lower installation costs and time.

*Based on generator and load size.


Rated kW LP 8 kW
Rated kW NG 7.0 kW
Amps LP 33.3 amps
Amps NG 29.2 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V 16.8 kVa
Alternator Note All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement 597 cm3 (36.4 cu. in.)
Horsepower NG 11.4 HP, LP 14.8 HP
Enclosure Material Steel
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation 72 dB(A)
Response Time 10 seconds
Warranty Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin US
Certifications/Listings EPA|CSA|UL 2200
Automatic Transfer Switch Included No
Remote Monitoring Available Included
Off Grid / Utility Backup Utility Backup
Weight 375 lbs.
Alternator Type 2-Pole, Rotating Field
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load? 64 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load? 51 cfh
Controller RDC2 Digital Controller
Cylinder Arrangement Single Cylinder
Dimensions 712mm x 777mm x 824mm (28 in. x 30 in. x 32.4 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description KOHLER
Engine Model SV620
Engine/Alternator RPM 3600
Fuel Type LPG|Natural Gas
Frequency 50 Hz|60 Hz
Phase Single Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz 120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation ±1.0%