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38kW Protector QS

Model #RG038

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Generac Protector 38kW QS Standby Generator

Automatic Backup Power for Light Commercial Business
Looking to back up essential elements of your business? Consider the Protector Series QS gaseous generator line. These units powers sensitive business technologies and appliances during power outages, providing profit protection for businesses.

What Makes the Protector Series Such a Great Choice?
Generac's Protector QS series offers benefits that competitors can’t match. Low-RPM liquid-cooled engine for additional power, but extra-quiet operation and reduced fuel consumption. Installation flexibility and cost reduction. Sophisticated, yet intuitive controls. Quiet operation. Supported by a 24/7/365 customer support team at our corporate headquarters, and a nationwide dealer network of more than 6,000 strong.

The best liquid cooled engine packs more power into a smaller footprint - ideal when space is a premium.  The neutral styling, color and small footprint fits unobtrusively into landscaping.

Quieter, Greener, More Powerful
Engineered to run at only 1800 rpm for substantially quieter performance, the low-speed, liquid-cooled engine on the Protector QS Series packs more power into a smaller footprint than air-cooled models. Enjoy reduced fuel consumption, and long engine and alternator life.

Clean burning, continuous fuel choice of natural gas to LP.

True Power™ Technology
Delivers best-in class power quality with less than 5% total harmonic distortion (THD) for clean, smooth operation of sensitive business electronics and appliances.

Evolution™ Controller
A cutting-edge, intuitive control. The Evolution controller features a multilingual, two-line LCD text display with color-coded, backlit buttons. It has received upgrades, including USB flash capability, smart battery charging, voltage adjustment, and backlit membrane pad style buttons.

5-year limited warranty with extended warranty options are available
We are proud of our innovative product design, high quality and first-class reliability so we stand behind them with a strong 5, 7 or 10-year limited

Durable Steel Enclosure
Sturdy galvanneal steel enclosure with a durable powder-coat finish for superior weather protection.

Aluminum Enclosure NOW Available
Aluminum enclosures provide enhanced durability, and are corrosion resistant, a significant benefit for those businesses residing in coastal and salt-ware environments.

Quiet-Test™
All backup generators run a weekly test to ensure the system is running properly. Thanks to Quiet-Test, your Protector Series generator runs its self-test at a lower, quieter RPM, and can be programmed to run weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.

Mobile Link™ Remote Monitoring
Mobile Link is the cellular remote monitoring system from Generac that allows business owners to check the status of their generator from anywhere in the world, using a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Additional Features
Improved stub ups and electrical connection access decrease installation costs. All connections are dual conductor rated, and the implementation of quick connects for the control wires, completely eliminates the need for crimping or lugging.

Improved customer connection access, which decreases installation costs.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lodi the is self sustaining and Service/Installer even better YesLodi the is self sustaining and Service/Installer even better.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Lights are Always On We installed our first Generac unit (smaller 20kw) at our in-town home. Though we only lived there for about 2 years we did loose power several times and always welcomed the sound of that Generac firing up. We moved back to our larger home and purchased a much bigger unit (38kw) and since installing it 4 months ago, have lost power at least 6-8 times. This unit (water cooled) is as quiet as a car running. We watch the block go dark as we continue with AC, TV, Lights and all the conveniences of power. The APP on my phone alerts me every time the unit does it's tests, and I look forward to every Friday @ 9 am to those text alerts. Our dealer is GREAT - and provides excellent service. We've recommended them to our friends and neighbors.
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Generac Generator My new Generac Generator has given me total peace of mind from ice and wjindstorm outages. It has already swung into action on 3 different outage issues in the first 6 months. I can leave home now and not worry about a power outage and the safety it brings to my livestock. It is very quiet and I don't even know when it runs and it is located close to my office in my house. I am totally satisfied with my purchase.
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outage response Thankfully, we have only had one short outage since installation. A transformer switch blew and I counted to 20 and viola the lights were on. About an hour later power returned and generator went back on guard duty. This happened during the night and my wife never new it happened. One of those things you buy and hope you never need it ( primarily for your neighbors) but darn glad you have it if needed
Date published: 2017-01-25
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