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Briggs & Stratton 30469 - 6000 Watt Portable Generator

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Grade

Style
Run Watts
6,000
Rated Watts
Surge Watts
7,500
Starting Watts
Fuel
Engine
OHV
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Mission-Critical Emergency Generator
Ideal for restoring power to essential appliances

Briggs & Stratton 1650 Series™ OHV Engine
Provides long life, high performance, and great fuel efficiency

Power Surge™ Alternator
Produces up to 25% more starting wattage for all your power needs

Single-Sided Control Panel
All user touch points are conveniently located
Features rubber outlet covers

7-Gallon Metal Fuel Tank w/ Fuel Gage
Provides up to 12 hours of run time at 1/2 load

Designed For Easy Mobility
10" never go flat wheels
Fold-down "T-Handle", takes up less space when stored

Low Oil Shutdown Protected
Prevents engine damage if oil level is too low to safely start

Easy Maintenance
Built-in hour meter helps you keep track of oil changes

CSA Approved


Model
  Model Number:30469
 UPC:011675304690
 Manufacturer:Briggs & Stratton
 Made in USA:No
Engine
 Brand:Briggs & Stratton OHV
 Starting System:Recoil Start
 HP/CC:342 cc
 Consumer Engine Warranty:2 Years
 Commercial Engine Warranty:Not Available
 Engine RPM:3600 RPM
 Low Oil Alert/Shutdown:Yes
 Cast Iron Sleeve:Yes
Product Specs
 Voltage120/240 Single-Phase
 Frequency:60 Hertz
 Alternator:Brushless
 Auto Voltage Regulation:No
 Fuel TypeGasoline
 Rated Amps:25 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
 Portability Kit:NeverFlat
 Tank Size:7 Gallons
 Run Time (50% Load):12 Hours
 Fuel Tank Material:Metal
 Fuel Gauge:Yes
 Decibel Rating @ 7m:Not Measured by Manufacturer 
 Idle Control:No
 Hour Meter:Yes
 Voltage Meter:No
 Lifting Eye:No
 Battery:Not Applicable
Overview
 Weight:200 Lbs. (90.72 kilograms)
 Dimensions:27.5"L x 25.5"W x 29.5"H
(69.85 x 64.77 x 74.93 cm)
 Consumer Warranty:2 Years
 Commercial Warranty:90 Days
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NEMA 5-20R (Wall-Type)

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Q: What size breaker would I use in my panel (200 breaker) if hooking the generator up as a whole house backup generator (B&S 30469)
by Julius from New Jersey on December 12, 2012

A: Since we do not sell interlock kits or recommend back feeding you will need to discuss that with your electrician.

Generator manufacturers only recommend using a proper manual transfer switch.

The whole house manual transfer switch we recommend for a 200A service would be the Reliance Controls TWB2005DR which is installed directly after your electrical meter allowing you to manage your entire panel.

TWB2005DR

by Mike, Product Expert
Q: What kind of oil does this unit require?
by John from South Carolina on March 17, 2011

A: You will need to consult with the owner's manual for proper the viscosity of oil required for this generator.

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Don
Melville, NY
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 10/28/11
REVIEWED
NOV.
19
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
The Last Power Outage
In September of 2011 I lost power for 7 days. I assured my family this would not happen again. I ordered a Briggs and Stratton 6000 watt generator from Electric Generators Direct. The generator arrived promptly and the trucker even took it off the truck and moved it into my garage. The assembly was quick.

Putting on the wheels, bracket, adding oil and gas took about 35 minutes. The generator started with one pull. I tested all of the AC outputs and they worked perfectly. I plan on... more
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Michael
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 11/19/12
REVIEWED
JAN.
01
2013
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Briggs & Stratton » 30469
Great product, extremely quick shipping from the EGD. I am very pleased with the company and the generator.

Thanks so much fro Mike in PA.
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Brian
REVIEWED
OCT.
29
2012
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Everything I Could Hope For
My generator shipped same day it was ordered- excellent service from EGD!

I have this generator setup as part of a standby interlock system through the electrical panel. I lost power today (Hurricane Sandy) and this generator started right up in one pull and powered the necessary circuits just as expected.

For those interested in specifics, I power all sub-30 amp circuits when running this generator, except the washing machine, garbage disposal, and dishwasher. In total this includes: ... more
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Ernie
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 7/5/12
REVIEWED
AUG.
18
2012
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So Far, So Good
I purchased this generator to replace a 3.5 KW generator that was inadequate for my needs. I live in a very wooded area that is subject to frequent power outages. Though we have not had any since the B&S arrived, it appears to be a good fit for my needs.

I have run the generator several times under load, and it performs well. Under a light to moderate load, when a 1 ton A/C unit kicks on, the unit picks it up without a hiccup.

It has started with the first pull every time. The engine... more
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Steve
Purchased from Electric Generators Direct
Purchased 7/6/12
REVIEWED
JUL.
29
2012
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Generator
Power went out last night. Pulled out the generator and it started on the first pull. Definitely has enough power to run most of the house except the ac? Good purchase!
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