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Generac

Model 5837

Internet #202214401

Store SO SKU #1000033001

7,000-Watt Automatic Standby Generator with 50-Amp Transfer Switch

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Run this Generac Core Power 7,000-Watt Home Standby Generator on either natural gas or liquid propane for versatile fueling options. This generator offers a digital controller with LED status lights and fault indicators for easy monitoring of the operational status. The included composite mounting pad eliminates the need to pour a concrete base for installation convenience. Comes with Generator, 50A Transfer Switch, and Load Center to Back Up 8 Circuits.

  • 432 cc Generac OHV engine runs on liquid propane or natural gas
  • Includes a 50-amp transfer switch and load center with 8 circuit breakers
  • Digital controller with LED status and fault indicators makes it easy to monitor generator status
  • External LED status indicator lights for quick check of system status
  • Programmable weekly self-test cycle helps keep the generator in top running condition
  • External breaker connection to allow fire marshal access
  • Lightweight and compact design accommodates placement in tight spaces
  • Easy-to-remove sides allow accessibility without tools for installation and ongoing maintenance
  • Included composite mounting pad eliminates the need to pour a concrete base
  • All-weather composite enclosure withstands harsh environments including coastal areas
  • 7,000-watt running power
  • Click on the “More Info” tab to download the specifications PDF to view the refer a friend rebate for the $50 savings

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Is the installation by an electrician included with the cost of the Generac unit?

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January 4, 2013
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May 26, 2013
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No. Sorry my friend. The contractor I hired charged 2600.00 that was electric and plumbing. permits will run you around 200.00, you will need three permits, elect, plumbing, zoning.
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No, the price listed does not include installation. Thank you.
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No, you will need to contact an electrician and plumber. You will also need to purchase a battery, type is described in the paperwork..
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January 6, 2013
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Hi Alexander,
Yes, we do offer installation for generators, but it is not included in the price. Please contact us at 1-800-557-5221 for pricing and availability. See the following link for more information: http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/catalog/servlet/ContentView?pn=SV_HS_Generator_Installation&storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053
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how much does home depot tech charge to install this unit?

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I was given an estimate of 8000.00. Went and got my own contractor for 2600.00
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unit costs about $1800, installation is about another $2200.
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Thank you for your inquiry. Each install is different depending on your property setup. You would need to contact home depot to receive an estimate/quote.
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I have 200 amp service and had a generator switch installed. Can I use this standby generator with that generator switch box?

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November 11, 2012
That generator switch has a place to plug in the generator.
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Yes, You should have a electrician do the work if you're not sure.
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Thank you for the inquiry. You can use this unit in conjuction with your 200A panel however it comes with transfer switch panel that must be installed. if you wanted to use this as a direct plug in it would not work on a standard setup as this unit needs the transfer switch connected. The method you want to use would require modifications that would most likely void the warantee. Keep in mind that this Read More
Thank you for the inquiry. You can use this unit in conjuction with your 200A panel however it comes with transfer switch panel that must be installed. if you wanted to use this as a direct plug in it would not work on a standard setup as this unit needs the transfer switch connected. The method you want to use would require modifications that would most likely void the warantee. Keep in mind that this unit has electric start and a battery that needs constant charging. Read Less
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The automatic standby units are designed to be hard-wired into a Generac brand automatic transfer switch for proper installation and will need to be installed by a certified installer or electrician as described in the installation guidelines that are provided with the unit. The units are not compatible with a twist-lock connection, or a manual transfer switch, and to install it as such may void the Read More
The automatic standby units are designed to be hard-wired into a Generac brand automatic transfer switch for proper installation and will need to be installed by a certified installer or electrician as described in the installation guidelines that are provided with the unit. The units are not compatible with a twist-lock connection, or a manual transfer switch, and to install it as such may void the factory warranty. Read Less
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propane?

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Palmer, AK
October 13, 2012
Will this unit run on propane?
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Yes. You will have to check with your township bldg code department for the particulars.
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Yes it will run on propane
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October 15, 2012
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Hi Richard, yes this unit will run on LP. Please scroll down the product page to install instructions. It starts on page 6 of the manual how to run on propane. Please come back to me if you have others questions.
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