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CAT® RP6500E - 6500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator (49-State)

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490-6490

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CAT® RP6500E - 6500 Watt Electric Start Portable Generator (49-State)
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Features

Grade

Emergency

Style

Portable

Run Watts

6,500 Rated Watts

Surge Watts

8,125
Starting Watts

Fuel

Gasoline

Engine

Caterpillar

  • CATŪ RP6500 E Electric Start Portable Generator
  • Perfect for home, work and play
  • Electric Start w/ Recoil Backup
  • Lithium-Ion battery automatically charges when generator is running
  • Lasts up to 2 years between starts; No battery changer needed
  • 420cc CATŪ OHV 4-Cycle Engine
  • Fuel-efficient, durable design, with heavy-duty liners for extended life
  • Manual fuel shut-off helps prevent carb problems
  • Automatic Low-Oil Shutdown Protection
  • Helps prevent damage to the engine in a low-oil event
  • Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR)
  • Controls output to prevent damaging voltage spikes
  • 7.9-Gallon Metal Fuel Tank w/ Fuel Gauge
  • Provides up to 12 hours of run time @ 50% load
  • Anticorrosion-treated design helps prevent rust
  • 30-Amp 120/240V (14-30R) Twistlock Outlet***
  • Allows for connection to a manual transfer switch (MTS)
  • Allows for connection to a convenience cord
  • Lighted Control Panel
  • Provides easy, one-sided operation
  • 4-In-1 Digital Display
  • Displays voltage, frequency, running hours, & total hours
  • Snap-Fit Rubber Outlet Covers
  • Keeps dirt and debris out of outlets when not in-use
  • All-Steel Construction
  • Heavy-duty roll cage with steel side panels for added protection
  • Never-Flat Wheels & Foldable, Padded Handle
  • Makes this generator easy to move over uneven terrain
  • Premium Muffler & USDA Approved Spark Arrestor
  • Reduces noise levels & provide safer operation in dry conditions
  • Includes Tool Kit & Engine Oil
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty (Must Register within 30 Days)
  • Standard 2-Year Limited Warranty if not registered within 30 days
  • ***Note - Allows You To Get Maximum Power From Generator
California residents see
Warning: This product can expose you to chemicals including Benzene which is known to the State of California to cause Cancer.
For more information go to: www.p65Warnings.ca.gov

Specifications

Plug Types
NEMA 5-20R (GFCI)
NEMA 5-20R (GFCI)
NEMA L14-30R
490-6490
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Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Alternator
Brush
Auto Voltage Regulation
Yes
Rated Watts
6500 Watts
Surge Watts
8125 Watts
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Rated Amps
27 Amps
Portability Kit
Never Flat Wheels
Tank Size
7.9 Gallons
Run Time @ 50% Load
12 Hours
Fuel Tank Material
Metal
Fuel Gauge
Yes
Decibel Rating @ 7m Learn More
Not Measured by Mfg.
Idle Control
No
Hour Meter
Yes
Voltage Meter
Yes
Lifting Eye
No
Battery
Included
Grade Type
Emergency
Engine
Engine Brand
Caterpillar
Starting System
12-Volt Key Start w/ Recoil
CC
420 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
3 (Must register within 30 days - 2 Years if not) Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Cast Iron Sleeve
Yes
Overview
Assembly Required
Yes
Weight
187 Pounds
Certification
EPA
Made in USA
No
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
Product Length
32.9 Inches
Product Style
Portable Generator
Product Width
27.4 Inches
Product Height
24.7 Inches
UPC
815683020081
Additional Model Numbers

RP6500 E, 490-6490

Plugs
NEMA 5-20R - GFCI
2
NEMA L14-30R
1

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