Kohler 12RES 12 KW

Product Summary

The Kohler 12RES is the first automatic standby generator engineered and warranted specifically for off-grid use when used in an alternative energy system. The Kohler 12RES is the answer for consumers needing affordable, reliable, low-emission, off-grid standby power. Engineered to easily integrate into existing inverter and battery storage system. Runs on environmentally friendly, energy-efficient propane gas that is already stored and available at many off-grid locations. Features Kohler’s own Kohler Series 7000 OHV industrial engine, the only engine developed specifically for generator use. The low speed makes it the quietest in the industry, with noise and vibration levels drastically less than comparable solutions. Simplified maintenance with unprecedented 500-hour maintenance intervals saves time and money. U.S.A.Not intended for use as primary power in place of utility or in life-support applications. Read the owner’s manual in its entirety before using this product.

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Features + Benefits

Kohler Series 7000 V-Twin OHV Engine

  • Powerful and reliable engine with hydraulic valve lifters

Powerful Performance w/ PowerBoost Technology

  • Greater motor-starting ability for large electrical loads

Premium Power Quality (+/-1% Voltage Regulation)

  • Protects sophisticated electronics with low distortion (<5%THD)

Fast Response Time (Requires Automatic Transfer Switch)

  • Kohler generators restore power in as little as 10 seconds

New Silencer Reduces Sound Levels & Provides Quiet Operation

  • Maintains neighborhood solitude – approx 71 dB(A) Max

DC2 Controller

  • Easily view ATS status via LED lights on controller
  • Glare-resistant, 2-line 16-character display – No More Codes
  • Real time clock allows you to easily set weekly exercise

Includes OnCue Remote Monitoring Systemkohler standby 2

  • Built-in Ethernet card, no hardware needed for OnCue

Bold New E-Coat Dipped Steel Enclosure

  • Pained with a durable powder coat finish to minimize corrosion

Automatic Transfer Switch & Group 51 Battery (Required & Sold Separately)

Premium Warranty – 5-year/2,000-Hour Limited Warranty

Key Specs

Model Number: 12RESV
Manufacturer: Kohler
Made in USA: Yes
Brand: Kohler
HP/CC: 725 cc
Consumer Engine Warranty: Not Available
Commercial Engine Warranty: Not Available
Engine RPM: 3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown: Yes
Product Specs
Voltage 120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency: 60 Hertz
Cooling System Air Cooled
Fuel Type LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity 11,000 Watts
LP Power Capacity 12,000 Watts
NG Consumption (50% Load) 95 ft³/hr (BTU: 95,000 BTU/HR)
NG Consumption (100% Load) 149 ft³/hr (BTU: 149,000 BTU/HR)
LP Consumption (50% Load) 1.9 gallons/hr (BTU: 172,425 BTU/HR)
LP Consumption (100% Load) 2.3 gallons/hr (BTU: 208,725 BTU/HR)
Rated Amps: 50 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
Decibel Rating @ 7m: 67 Test (71 Run) db(A)
A/C Ton Rating 5-Tons
Enclosure Steel
Mounting Pad Steel (Included)
Transfer Switch: Automatic (Not Included)
Battery: Not Included (500 CCA)
UL Listed Yes
Weight: 433 Lbs. (196.41 kilograms)
Dimensions: 28″L x 30″W x 32.4″H
(71.12 x 76.20 x 82.30 cm)
Consumer Warranty: 5 Years
Commercial Warranty: 5 Years

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