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.
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.
The Kohler 8 kW generator can easily start and run a 4 ton air conditioner with up to 5 kW preload.*
Kohler is known for extraordinary reliability and performance and backs that up with a 5-year or 2000 hour limited warranty.
Bold new Kohler design in steel, dipped in e-coat for extra corrosion protection and painted with a durable powder coat finish.
PowerBoost technology provides power to start large loads such as central air conditioners without dropping power to other appliances Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 8RESVL 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) Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) with single-phase generators only
Comes with an RXT 100-amp indoor-rated automatic transfer switch with 12-space load center. 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
|Fuel Type||LPG|Natural Gas|
|Off Grid / Utility Backup||Utility Backup|
|Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V||16.8 kVa|
|Voltage @ 60 Hz||120/240|
|Displacement||597 cm³ (36.4 cu. in.)|
|Horsepower||NG 11.4 HP, LP 14.8 HP|
|Built in Mounting Pad||Yes|
|Sound Output During Weekly Exercise||66 dB(A)|
|Sound Output During Full-speed Operation||72 dB(A)|
|Warranty||Premium five-year limited warranty|
|Dimensions||712 mm x 777 mm x 824 mm (28 in. x 30 in. x 32.4 in.)|
|Weight||398 lbs. (181 kg)|
|Country of Origin||US|
|Automatic Transfer Switch Included||Yes|
|Remote Monitoring Available||Included|
|Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load?||51 cfh|
|Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load?||64 cfh|
|Alternator Note||All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.|
|Alternator Type||2-Pole, Rotating Field|
|Cylinder Arrangement||Single Cylinder|
|Digital Voltage Regulation||±1.0%|
|Name||8RESVL with Automatic Transfer Switch and OnCue Plus|
|Off Grid Warranty||N/A|