KOHLER® 48RCL

Kohler 48RCL

Kohler® 48RCL Small Business & Residential Generator


Reliable power for large residential or small business needs. When the power goes out during a bad storm or power failure, your 48 kW KOHLER® generator with industrial-grade engine keeps your home or business – from central air to sump pump to personal computers – up and running.*

Powerful.
In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power and keeps you connected to the things you love to do.

Smart.
You get steady, high-quality power that protects your electronics from damage related to low-quality power sources.

Premium warranty.
We’ve got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection, and a corrosion-proof enclosure that’s built to last.

Quiet.
Neighborhood-friendly, with weekly exercise volume that’s similar to a normal conversation.

Innovative.
This generator’s patent-pending innovations include a three-fan, automotive-style cooling system that keeps the sound level down.

*Based on generator and load size.

THE POWER YOU NEED
  • Powerful operation on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG); the 38RCL provides 158 amps on natural gas or LPG, while the 48RCL provides 200 amps on natural gas or LPG
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity, with 38RCL at 95kVA at 240V and 48RCL at 113kVA 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 General Motors Vortec automotive-grade engine with hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation speed 1800 rpm
  • Compatible with optional OnCue® Plus and OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, and Programmable Interface Module (PIM)
  • Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) or Load Shed kit with single-phase generators only


THE CONVENIENCES YOU EXPECT
  • RDC2 controller designed for today’s sophisticated electronics manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions
  • Extremely quiet operation with sound at 61 dBA at full speed and 55 dBA at exercise (normal conversation level)
  • Corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure is standard
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, including simple terminal block for easy field connections

Specifications
Kohler 48RCL
Specs
Rated kW LP
48 kW
Rated kW NG
48 kW
Amps LP
200 amps
Amps NG
200 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V
113 kVa
Alternator Note
All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement
5.0 L (305 cu. in.)
Horsepower
89 HP
Enclosure Material
Aluminum
Sound Output During Weekly Exercise
58 dB(A)
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation
61 dB(A)
Response Time
10 seconds
Warranty
Premium five-year limited warranty
Country of Origin
US
Certifications/Listings
EPA|CSA|UL 2200
Automatic Transfer Switch Included
No
Remote Monitoring Available
Yes
Off Grid / Utility Backup
Utility Backup
Weight
1900 lbs.
Alternator Type
Brushless, Rare-Earth, Permanent-Magnet
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load?
461 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load?
175 cfh
Controller
RDC2 Controller
Cylinder Arrangement
V-8
Dimensions
2280mm x 836mm x 1147mm (89.8 in. x 32.9 in. x 45.2 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description
General Motors
Engine Model
Industrial Powertrain Vortec 5.0L
Engine/Alternator RPM
1800
Fuel Type
Natural Gas|LPG
Frequency
60 Hz|50 Hz
Phase
Single Phase or 3 Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz
120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation
±1.0%
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