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12,000-Watt Automatic Air Cooled Standby Generator

  • 12,000W generator ideal for powering your home's electrical needs
  • Enclosure made from high-grade galvanneal steel to resist rust
  • Low idle mode ensures less disturbances and low fuel consumption
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Product Details

Outlast the next power outage, maintain your family's comfort and power the basics with a 12 kW standby generator. Although small, it still packs plenty of power in order to start a 5-Ton air conditioner on 50% load. Now with low idle mode for fewer disturbances and less fuel consumption. Backed with our best in class warranty covering parts, labor and travel for the duration of the warranty.
  • 5 Year Limited Best in Class Warranty that covers parts, labor, and travel for the full-length of the warranty. Unlike other standby generator manufacturers, our warranty covers parts, labor AND travel for the full length of the warranty with no hidden fees.
  • Amplify Power Management makes your backup power go further and minimizes the impact of a power outage on your life. This system allows you to prioritize the power needs of your home through the "Standby Generator Management" smartphone app. Amplify offers the ability to set and change priorities of high wattage appliances, as well as, monitor your generators status all from the touch of a button. Modules sold separately.
  • Efficient alternator and smart automatic voltage regulator optimizes generator performance with tighter voltage control giving less than 5% THD for sensitive electronics and the ability to start a 5-ton air conditioner on 50% load.
  • State-of-the-art Commercial Vanguard Engine - the premium Vanguard V-Twin vertical engine has been designed and engineered to deliver the most durable performance in the industry.
  • Simple Control System with a low speed run to save fuel, reduce noise and tighten control.
  • InfoHub Wifi Wireless Monitoring is the easy way to remotely monitor your generator to make sure your generator is ready for the next outage. With a subscription you can monitor on you computer or smartphone to instantly check generator system status, faults and more from home or away. Subscription and wireless gateway sold separately.
  • Low Idle Mode Scheduled weekly test mode that runs at a low RPM for fewer disturbances and less fuel consumption.
  • Corrosion Resistant Durable enclosure made from automotive-grade galvanneal steel to resist rust. Its advanced powder coat paint process results in years of protection against chips and abrasions.
  • New charging system has an independent 3-stage battery charger which optimizes battery life (bulk, absorption, and float stage)
  • Superior Customer Support - Backed by nationwide dealer network and call center experts



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Questions & Answers

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Q:Shoukd iit comr with manuals or warenty info. Mimd did not even have a fuse.
by|Nov 19, 2021
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A:  You can download the warranty statement, installation manual, and operator's manual for this standby generator here: https://bit.ly/3g3XS68

by|Nov 19, 2021
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    Q:Can I get it installed
    by|Sep 13, 2021
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    A:  Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot We do have installation services for generators. You will need to click on the "Installation Service" in bold on the top line of Homedepot.com and then click on generators to check your area for installation availability, or you may call (877) 809-6881 for a installation services. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future

    by|Sep 17, 2021
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      Q:Does it come with transfer switch
      by|Sep 13, 2020
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      Q:how do you know what size generator will be needed?
      by|Aug 10, 2020
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      A:  What size generator needed? First figure how many watts or amps you need during your power out situation. Then buy a generator with greater watts / amps rating than what you need. Add up the watts / amps of the appliances you will want to run during the power out.

      by|Sep 27, 2021
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      Customer Reviews

      4.5 out of 5
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      New install
      I have just installed this unit and have not had it long enough to evaluate its performance. Installation guidelines were clear and easy to understand. The install went without incident.
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        Looks nice, but not reliable
        I had an older Briggs & Stratton home standby generator and it failed many times. I spoke with the dealer who said it’s old and should be upgraded. I purchased a new 12kw unit last summer. Just lost power and guess what, the new unit failed. Has an AVR fault. If you want reliability, don’t buy a Briggs and Stratton.
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          it seems to work okay on the test run
          it was just installed 2 days ago.the power has not gone out yet.it has WiFi but i do not have access to monitor it yet ?
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            • Recommended
            Just the right size
            [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We’ve had our standby generator for 6 years. Peace of Mind and the ability to maintain our life style are priceless.
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              • Recommended
              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Turn key installation. My power company put it in. Runs on LP gas from a 500 gallon tank, so we should have plenty of time if the power goes out. It exercises itself once a week for 20 minutes.
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                • Recommended
                Looks nice, runs quietly
                [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The unit looks nice and runs quietly. We have yet to have a power outage so that has not been tested yet!
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                  • Recommended
                  Love it
                  [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This generator came with the house when we purchased our home. This is a must have! During the summer months when there are brown outs this kicks on seemingly.
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                    • Recommended
                    Plan for The Worst
                    [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We had several outages last year, one for 55 hours so it was time.
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                      • Recommended
                      This unit is much quieter than the previous generation...Here is how I know: I purchased the prev...
                      This unit is much quieter than the previous generation...Here is how I know: I purchased the previous generation Briggs and Stratton Genset (Labeled GE) with transfer switch from a Briggs and Stratton Dealer/Installer. The Purchase included full installation and came with a 5 year warranty. After 5 years and 30 days the unit began to "exercise" then started making a rattling sound. I ran out, turned the unit off within seconds and called the installer. The dealer/installer came and removed the unit after speaking with B&S after finding metal shavings in the unit...B&S asked the dealer if it was an "over-speed" that caused the engine damage and requested an engine tear-down. According to the dealer B&S required that the dealer tear down the unit. (To determine if it was an "over-speed"). The dealer reports that he did so and says he sent pictures to B&S showing the damage. The dealer said that B&S would replace the unit with this new model and that I would end up paying some of the labor(Tear down and Install). After 3+ months the new unit was installed and my cost was $1,200.00. I expected to pay something, but not nearly 1/2 the cost of this new genset. Apparently "Overspeed" is caused when the governor does not function....clearly a B&S issue and sounds like one they had much experience with. Engine failure 30 days out of warranty is troubling considering that this unit saw very light duty (-50? hrs.) and was maintained... I don't believe that B&S trusts their units, any more than I do. I was told that these new units have an electronic governor...maybe it is trustworthy? The dealer says that B&S has the best warranty coverage of any of the residential genset companies. Yes, I got something, but I hope others are treated better. I will update this review should matters change.
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                      Response from Briggs & StrattonJan 29, 2020
                      I'm sorry if you feel that you were treated unfairly. If you would like to discuss your concerns with a Briggs & Stratton representative please contact the Customer Support Center at 800-743-4115
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                        Evolution in Standby Generators
                        [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Installers have finally finished the Symphony II Transfer Switch to my 12KW B&S Standby Generator. Electrician is stunned at the cleverness of this system - easy to install and whole house (using modules) service! My wife and I are thrilled and can hardly wait for a power outage!
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                          Running Wattage120002200024000
                          Power/Fuel TypeNatural Gas,PropaneNatural Gas,PropaneNatural Gas,Propane
                          ApplicationEmergency Use,Home StandbyEmergency UseHome Standby
                          FeaturesAuto Idle Control,Automatic Voltage Regulation,Built-in Fuel Gauge,Fire Resistant,LCD Display,Low Oil ShutdownAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Built-in Hour Meter,Built-in Remote Monitoring,LCD Display,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler,On Indicator Light,On/Off Switch,Overload Protection,Short Circuit ProtectionAutomatic Voltage Regulation,Built-in Remote Monitoring,LCD Display,Low Oil Shutdown,On Indicator Light,Phone/Data Protection,Replaceable Battery,Water Resistant
                          IncludedNo Additional Items IncludedAutomatic Transfer SwitchAutomatic Transfer Switch
                          Fuel TechnologyDual FuelDual FuelDual Fuel
                          Start TypeElectric SwitchElectric SwitchPush Button
                          Starting Wattage120002200024000
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