8 kW Generator

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

Starting at $2,359.00 MSRP*
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*Starting price in US dollars. 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%