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Guardian 16kW with 16-circuit switch

Guardian 16kW with 16-circuit switch

Model #6461

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$3,699.00 MSRP Includes Transfer Switch - Installation, Taxes and Shipping Not Included Add to My Products
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Guardian 16 kW Generator Features and Benefits

Provides essential circuit power protection for your home, ensuring the necessities remain powered during an outage or up to whole house coverage when paired with one of Generac’s load- shedding switches. Capable of backing up a five ton air conditioner.

Guardian 16 kW Generator <strong>Features and Benefits</strong>

Generac OHVI® Engine
Your Guardian Series generator might have to get you through days—or weeks—without utility power. Generac’s OHVI® engine, specifically designed for generator use, provides the reliability to power through the most severe outages.

True Power™ Technology
Best-in-class power quality with less than 5% total harmonic distortion means clean, smooth operation of your sensitive electronics and appliances.

Evolution™ Controller
The next generation of intuitive controllers featuring a multilingual, two-line LCD text display with color-coded, backlit buttons.

Certified for 18" Installation to the Home
Third-party certified to NFPA standards to be installed as close as 18” from the home’s exterior wall, provided it is located away from doors, windows, and fresh-air intakes, and unless otherwise directed by local codes.

Easy Installation
When combined with a pre-wired transfer switch or Smart Switch, re-engineered connection points, and composite mounting pad that eliminates the need for a poured concrete base (unless specified by local codes), the Guardian Series 16 kW generator is easy to install.

Rated for Operation in Areas with Low Natural Gas Pressure
In areas with low natural gas pressure, the Guardian Series 16 kW generator can operate on natural gas pressures of only 3.5” of water column.

All-Weather Steel Enclosure
Our durable powder-coat finish helps make the sturdy, Galvanneal steel enclosure perfect for all weather conditions. It’s also able to withstand 150 mph winds. Optional aluminum available, recommended for salt-air locations.

Tool-less Fuel Conversion
Switch between natural gas and LP fuel in the field in a few seconds, without the need for any tools.

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

Mobile Link™ Compatible
Take advantage of Generac’s Mobile Link cellular remote monitoring system and check on your generator’s status using your computer, tablet or smartphone, even when you are away. Sold separately.

Non-cellular remote monitoring options are also available for generator monitoring from inside the home.

24/7/365 Customer Support
Power outages don’t always occur during normal working hours. That’s why Generac’s customer care call center—right here in Wisconsin—provides support any time of day or night, all year long. Generac is standing by 24/7, every minute of every day, to answer your questions.

5-year Limited Warranty

Home Generator Buyer's Guide

Included with This Generator Bundle

By sizing your generator system according to your needs instead of your home’s square footage, you won’t overspend or be surprised by inadequate coverage. Many homeowners choose to cover only their essential circuits during a power outage. Pair a smaller generator with Generac's pre-wired switch for a simple, remarkably economical system that will keep your basics powered during an emergency.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product with reputable history Easy to purchase, great costumer service on questions, purchase exceeded expectations.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product came as one complete unit and transfer switch Three guys came to install generator and transfer switch, very professional, did a clean installation, with wires and gas line. They did it in a timely fashion. Cleaned up work area when they finished. Unit looks great, everything was explained how everything worked, on the generator, and transfer switch. Unit runs quiet, and starts quick when power goes out. Thank you.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Unit Great unit. Works as promised. Provides a great deal of stress relief knowing that when power is out in the area, I have power.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to operation Great warranty, nice looking quiet and reliable, good value
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would reccomend buying it to anyone. I like the quiet/low noise as it is located inside a manufactured housing community of fifty one homes. we have yet to receive any complaints concerning noise. the generator is set to self test at 2 pm every two weeks. My house is approx. two hundred feet away and I never hear it run. The cover over the machine blends in with its surrounding environment.
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Product Seamless transfer of power when needed. Easy to program right from the start...if you don't have this piece of mind, go out and get it. You won't be sorry!
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looking forward to now having to use it, but thankful we have it Installed in less than 4 hours. Hope to not have to use it but relieved to know its there
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from only got to use it once, but it worked great THE PRODUCT HAS ANY FEATURE WE COULD ASK FOR TO KEEP ALL OF OUR ELECTRICAL POWERED PRODUCTS AND ELECTRICITY RUNNING. ONLY MY NEIGHBOR WHO HAS A GENERAC GENERATOR AND I HAD POWER THAT NIGHT!
Date published: 2017-02-14
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