Internet #300187324

Model # 7040

Store SO SKU #1002062323

0696471070408

Generac Discontinued

Synergy 20,000-Watt Air Cooled Variable Speed Standby Generator with 200 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch

  • Restores power in as little as 5 seconds
  • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures for all weather conditions
  • Designed to operate on natural gas or liquid propane
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Product Overview

  • Restores power in as little as 5 seconds
  • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures for all weather conditions
  • Designed to operate on natural gas or liquid propane
The new lineup of home standby generators from Generac were created to save you money on installation while offering the same reliability and peace of mind you get from all Generac home standby generators. Features that simplify the process for our installers include removable door panels, a base pad that requires minimal ground preparation and more efficient wiring techniques that save time on installation. Generac’s Synergy is a premium backup power solution that can protect your entire home. Unlike competitive units that run at a constant 3600 RPM, the Generac Synergy features patented G-Flex Technology that allows it to run at slower speeds when household electrical demand is light. The result is a home standby generator that is uncommonly quiet and exceptionally fuel efficient. Even better, the Generac Synergy can deliver cleaner power than competitive units - ideal for today's sophisticated modern electronics and sensitive appliances.
  • G-flex technology allows variable-speed operation based on your electrical demand
  • G-flex technology delivers power with less than 2% total harmonic distortion (THD)
  • Evolution controller features a multilingual, 2-line LCD text display with color-coded back lit buttons
  • Unique resonator is specially designed to improve sound quality and minimize overall sound levels
  • Mobile link remote monitoring allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet or PC
  • Quiet-test TM self-test mode runs at a lower RPM for a 5 or 12 minute test, making generators significantly quieter than other brands while consuming less fuel
  • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures: our RhinoCoat powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions
  • Will ship in natural gas ready position, field convertible to LP gas operation
  • Includes - 200 Amp smart switch with on-board load management/nema 3R to be installed either indoors or outdoors
  • Battery not included - 12 -Volt, group 26R 540 CCA minimum or group 35AGM 650 CCA minimum
  • Includes direct-to-dirt composite mounting pad
  • Download the product brochure claim form from this page for more details
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

  • Restores power in as little as 5 seconds
  • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures for all weather conditions
  • Designed to operate on natural gas or liquid propane
Model #: 7040
Internet #: 300187324

The new lineup of home standby generators from Generac were created to save you money on installation while offering the same reliability and peace of mind you get from all Generac home standby generators. Features that simplify the process for our installers include removable door panels, a base pad that requires minimal ground preparation and more efficient wiring techniques that save time on installation. Generac’s Synergy is a premium backup power solution that can protect your entire home. Unlike competitive units that run at a constant 3600 RPM, the Generac Synergy features patented G-Flex Technology that allows it to run at slower speeds when household electrical demand is light. The result is a home standby generator that is uncommonly quiet and exceptionally fuel efficient. Even better, the Generac Synergy can deliver cleaner power than competitive units - ideal for today's sophisticated modern electronics and sensitive appliances.

  • G-flex technology allows variable-speed operation based on your electrical demand
  • G-flex technology delivers power with less than 2% total harmonic distortion (THD)
  • Evolution controller features a multilingual, 2-line LCD text display with color-coded back lit buttons
  • Unique resonator is specially designed to improve sound quality and minimize overall sound levels
  • Mobile link remote monitoring allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet or PC
  • Quiet-test TM self-test mode runs at a lower RPM for a 5 or 12 minute test, making generators significantly quieter than other brands while consuming less fuel
  • Tough, durable all-aluminum enclosures: our RhinoCoat powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions
  • Will ship in natural gas ready position, field convertible to LP gas operation
  • Includes - 200 Amp smart switch with on-board load management/nema 3R to be installed either indoors or outdoors
  • Battery not included - 12 -Volt, group 26R 540 CCA minimum or group 35AGM 650 CCA minimum
  • Includes direct-to-dirt composite mounting pad
  • Download the product brochure claim form from this page for more details
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
29 in
Product Length (in.)
48 in
Product Width (in.)
25 in

Details

Application
Home Standby
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Beige
Engine Displacement (cc)
999
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Auto Idle Control
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
0
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
0
Half-Load Run Time
0
Included
Automatic Transfer Switch
Number of circuits/outlets
2
Operational Volume (dB)
63
Outlet Type
120/240 Single Phase
Power/Fuel Type
Natural Gas,Propane
Product Weight (lb.)
471 lb
Response Time (sec.)
5
Returnable
Non-Returnable
Running Wattage
20000
Start Type
Electric Switch
Suggested Uses
Large Appliances,Lights,Mobile Devices,Small Appliances,Small Electronics,Sump Pump,Well Pump

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,CARB Compliant
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year limited warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
29 in
Product Length (in.)
48 in
Product Width (in.)
25 in

Details

Application
Home Standby
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Beige
Engine Displacement (cc)
999
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Features
Auto Idle Control
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
0
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
0
Half-Load Run Time
0
Included
Automatic Transfer Switch
Number of circuits/outlets
2
Operational Volume (dB)
63
Outlet Type
120/240 Single Phase
Power/Fuel Type
Natural Gas,Propane
Product Weight (lb.)
471 lb
Response Time (sec.)
5
Returnable
Non-Returnable
Running Wattage
20000
Start Type
Electric Switch
Suggested Uses
Large Appliances,Lights,Mobile Devices,Small Appliances,Small Electronics,Sump Pump,Well Pump

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,CARB Compliant
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year limited warranty

Questions & Answers

Why did Home Depot discontinue the Generac Synergy Model 7040 w/200 amp transfer? This question h...

Why did Home Depot discontinue the Generac Synergy Model 7040 w/200 amp transfer? This question has been asked, but really not answered. It has gone in and out of stock so people are buying. I will buy one in the spring and I would really rather purchase from Home Depot locally than to go out of state to get it. Can you still special order this model?
Asked by: Greg
I would call your local Home Depot and ask them if they can special order it for you. It is the top of the line generac air ooled generators. Many people can pay less for a 22 KW Generac than the Synergy model which tops out at 20 KW. but load shedding more than covers the difference. The lower speed when used is a real money saver. I purchased mine by special order from Home Depot and love it. Power off 9 hours in December storm just before Christmas and it did evrything it said it would.. We lost power for the first 10 secods and from that point on we never worried.
Answered by: KenP
Date published: 2018-01-08

Why is this unit being discontinued? Was there a design flaw?

Asked by: JA
The Synergy model is the high end of the air cooled Generacs. The Generac Co. has not discontinued it (accordig to their web site). Home Depot special ordered mine last spring and I believe that was the only way to get it from them. BTW two weeks ago we had a nine hour power outage here in NH and it did everything Generac says it does. It was well worth the few hundred bucks more than the non synergy model with the same rating. I love it!.
Answered by: KenP
Date published: 2018-01-05

Is there a Cold weather kit available for this model or is one really even necessary? Michigan w...

Is there a Cold weather kit available for this model or is one really even necessary? Michigan winters can be very cold. Also, is the remote monitoring free forever, or just free for the first year?
Asked by: Gator
Yes and it its necessary to keep the crankcase oil at a decent viscosity for extremely cold weather start ups. You do not need the battery cold weather kitt IF you purchase a glaass mat battery which costs more but will not lose power in extremely cold weather and will not freeze.
Answered by: KenP
Date published: 2018-01-05

Can you give me more info on the transfer switch? Does it mount between the incoming power to my current electrical pane

Asked by: Chris
Yes, it does go between the incoming power and your current electrical panel. I will also say this is not a DIY job unless you are a licensed electrician.
Answered by: KenP
Date published: 2018-01-05
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