Briggs & Stratton Elite Series 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator-30471 at The Home Depot
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Briggs & Stratton

Model # 30471

Internet # 202293857

Elite Series 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator

Briggs & Stratton Elite Series 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator

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$1,199.00 / each
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Model # 30471

Internet # 202293857

The Briggs & Stratton 30471 8000-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator produces clean and instant power to keep appliances and other important electronics running during a power outage or natural disaster. This unit features a 2100 Series OHV 420 cc Engine that produces 21-foot-pounds of torque and a 7.5 gal. metal fuel tank for an impressive 9-hours of continuous operation at 50-percent load on a full tank. Features a fuel gauge and hour meter for monitoring gas levels, super Lo-Tone Muffler and key electric start and remote choke for fast, effortless starting from one central location. The Briggs & Stratton 30471 comes with engine oil, quick start guide and operator's manual. The Briggs & Stratton 30471 8000-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator comes with a 3-year limited warranty to protect against defects in materials and workmanship. For more than a century, Briggs & Stratton branded engines and power equipment have helped consumers get the job done. Known for hard-working, dependable, efficient products, Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on all seven continents. Visit for more information on Briggs & Stratton and their extensive line of products.

  • Power Surge Alternator to run multiple large appliances at the same time
  • 12-inch never go flat wheels to easily move in and out of storage or to new sites
  • Includes (4) 120-Volt outlets, (1) 120/240-Volt 30-amp outlet with circuit breaker protection and rubber outlet safety covers for added protection
  • Technical information: 8000 running Watts, 10000 starting Watts, 66.6-surge amps.
  • Rated in accordance with CSA and rated in accordance with PGMA standards
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    Briggs & Stratton Elite Series 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Portable Generator

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Assembled Depth (in.)  34.75 in  Assembled Height (in.)  26.75 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  23 in  Auto idle control  No 
Automatic Voltage Regulation  Yes  Built-in inverter  No 
CA (CARB) Compliant  Not CARB Compliant  Certifications and Listings  CSA Listed 
Continuous Wattage  8000  Engine Displacement (cc)  420 
Engine Make  Briggs and Stratton  Fuel Gauge  Yes 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons)  Fuel type  Gasoline 
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)  3.5  Horsepower (hp)  21 hp 
Low oil shutdown  No  Manufacturer Warranty  3 year limited 
Muffler  Yes  Number of circuits/outlets 
Operational volume (dB)  Osha Required GFCI Outlets  No 
Peak Wattage  10000  Product Height (in.)  26.75 
Product Length (in.)  34.75  Product Weight (lb.)  248 lb 
Product Width (in.)  23  Returnable  30-Day 
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank)  Voltage (volts)  120/240 


Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 70 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very easy to start and very reliable If their is a more reliable portable generator I don't know what it is August 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by runs like a gizelle allway's starts.RUNS ALONG TIME ON A LITTLE GAS.IT IS EASY TO USE. August 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Port. Generator 030471 Does exactly as advertised. Well built quality Product. June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dependable I bought the generator about 6 months ago. Easy starting and plenty of power. The generator is loud compared to my previous unit. June 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works like it should Starts great and works great. Never had a problem. Would recommend it May 30, 2014
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