KOHLER® 8RESV

Kohler 8RESV

Kohler® 8RESV Small Business & Residential Generator


Our generators for backup power provide reliability and performance. When you lose power during an outage or storm, a hard-working 8 kW KOHLER® generator keeps your appliances working, the heat or AC running and your security system on.* OnCue® Plus Generator Management System is standard with every RESV or RESVL generator.

High Quality Power.
Kohler generators provide advanced voltage and frequency regulation along with ultra-low levels of harmonic distortion for excellent generator power quality to protect your valuable electronics.

Powerful.
The Kohler 8 kW generator can easily start and run a 4 ton air conditioner with up to 5 kW preload.*

Reliable.
Kohler is known for extraordinary reliability and performance and backs that up with a 5-year or 2000 hour limited warranty.

Enclosure.
Bold new Kohler design in steel, dipped in e-coat for extra corrosion protection and painted with a durable powder coat finish.

Remote Monitoring.
Every 8RESV comes standard with OnCue® Plus, our remote monitoring system, which gives you peace of mind at home no matter where you are in the world.

*Based on generator and load size.

THE POWER YOU NEED
  • PowerBoost™ technology provides power to start large loads such as central air conditioners without dropping power to other appliances
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity: 8RESV at 16.8kVA 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 reliable KOHLER SV620 engine with efficient OHV design. operation speed is 3600 rpm (the standard for air-cooled generators)
  • Compatible with Programmable Interface Module (PIM)
  • Also compatible with Load Control Module (LCM) 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
  • Accepts natural gas fuel pressure as low as 3.5 inches
  • Quiet, neighborhood-friendly operation with sound levels similar to a typical central air conditioner
  • Meets 181 mph wind rating
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field

Specifications
Kohler 8RESV
Specs
Rated kW LP
8 kW
Rated kW NG
7.0 kW
Amps LP
33.3 amps
Amps NG
29.2 amps
Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V
16.8 kVa
Alternator Note
All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
Displacement
597 cm3 (36.4 cu. in.)
Horsepower
NG 11.4 HP, LP 14.8 HP
Enclosure Material
Steel
Sound Output During Full-speed Operation
72 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
Included
Off Grid / Utility Backup
Utility Backup
Weight
375 lbs.
Alternator Type
2-Pole, Rotating Field
Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load?
64 cfh
Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load?
51 cfh
Controller
RDC2 Digital Controller
Cylinder Arrangement
Single Cylinder
Dimensions
712mm x 777mm x 824mm (28 in. x 30 in. x 32.4 in.)
Engine Manufacturer/Description
KOHLER
Engine Model
SV620
Engine/Alternator RPM
3600
Fuel Type
LPG|Natural Gas
Frequency
60 Hz
Phase
Single Phase
Voltage @ 60 Hz
120/240
Digital Voltage Regulation
±1.0%
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