Generac Guardian 6245
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Generac Guardian™ 8kW Home Standby Generator
Generac Guardian™ 8kW Home Standby Generator
Model: 6245
$2,187.00
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Optional Accessories 10

Features

Grade

Emergency

Style

Standby (Air Cooled)

Run Watts

8,000 Rated Watts

Voltage

120/240 Single-Phase

Fuel

LP/Natural Gas

Engine

Generac OHVI

  • Fully Automatic Operation When Paired With Genearc Smart Switch™
  • Generac OHVI Air-Cooled Engine
  • Features plateau honed cylinder walls and plasma-moly rings
  • Full pressure lubrication system w/ 2 year oil change interval
  • Aids in cooling the engine for longer life
  • Operates On Clean Burning, Efficient Natural Gas or LP (Vapor)
  • Skewed Rotor Design For Smooth Output Waveform "Clean Power"
  • Automatic voltage regulator equipped for +/- 1% regulation
  • Evolution™ Digital Controller Monitors & Controls All Functions
  • Provides system status for wireless monitors & Mobile Link™
  • Sound Attenuated Weather Proof Enclosure
  • Attractive styling with lockable access doors
  • Incorporates electrostatically applied epoxy paint technology
  • Sound dampening enclosure limits sound pressure to a low 62dB(A)
  • 12" flexible fuel line and manual included
  • Built-in Battery Charger (Battery Sold Separately)
  • Automatic Transfer Switch - ATS (Sold Separately)
  • Select the ideal ATS & PMM™ modules for load shed capabilities
  • Automatic Operation Only & Listed to UL2200 Standards For Safety
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty & 24/7/365 Customer Care

Specifications

6245
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Product Specs
Voltage
120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency
60 Hertz
Rated Watts
8000 Watts
Surge Watts
8000 Watts
Fuel Type
LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity
7000 Watts
LP Power Capacity
8000 Watts
NG Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
77 ft³/hr
NG Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
121 ft³/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 50% Load
0.94 gallons/hr
LP Fuel Consumption @ 100% Load
1.42 gallons/hr
Rated Amps
33 Amps
Decibel Rating @ 7m Learn More
62 dbA
Transfer Switch
Automatic (Not Included)
Battery
Not Included (525 CCA)
Enclosure
Steel
Cooling System
Air Cooled
UL Listed
Yes
Grade Type
Emergency
Engine
Engine Brand
Generac OHVI
CC
410 CC
Consumer Engine Warranty
5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty
5 Years
Engine RPM
3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown
Yes
Overview
Weight
340 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
696471062458

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Product Q&A

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How do you properly size a generator for a 1500 sq. ft. to 2000 sq. ft. home?
Kenneth F. 
from Arkansas 
December 13, 2016
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I'm interested in the Generac 14 kw standby generator and I want to power it with natural gas. All your other Generac standby generators show a wattage loss of about 2kW when powered with natural gas, but this one does not show a loss in the specs I have reviewed. Is this a misprint in the specs or is this a true output? If I power it with natural gas will it deliver 12 kW or 14 kW?
Albert Leblanc 
from Michigan 
May 06, 2014
Jim I have a 100 amp Pre-Nexus service rated transfer switch. Can I use this with a nexus generator? I've heard there is some special wiring for the battery charger to work
J. Depp 
from California 
November 04, 2013
Hi, I am considering a purchase of 8Kw Generac. What does it mean by off-the-grid environment? How will I know if my house is also off-the-grid ? Thanks. Pramod
Pramod G. 
from New Jersey 
October 15, 2013
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Can the Nexus 200 amp Smart Switch be installed with a smaller (8KW) generator? We may be limited to the smaller generator due to propane supply issues, but love the load shedding concept.
Jim White 
from Connecticut 
May 12, 2013

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