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38kW Protector QS

Model #RG038

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Generac Protector 38kW QS Standby Generator

Automatic Backup Power For Large or Custom Homes
Looking to back up your entire home, or more items than usual? Consider the Protector gaseous automatic backup generator line. These units powers essential appliances and modern technologies during power outages, allowing homeowners and their families to continue living life comfortably and without interruption.

What Makes the Protector Series Such a Great Choice?
Generac's Protector Series offers benefits that competitors can’t match. 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. 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 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 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

Can Be Installed Just 18" From a Structure
Capability to be installed 18 inches away from a structure, ideal for areas with tight lot lines.  Generac’s is the only manufacturer of standby generators to have 18” offset on most of its residential lineup.

Tough, Durable All-Aluminum Enclosures
Our RhinoCoat™ powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions.

Quiet-Test™
All backup generators run a weekly test to ensure the system is running properly. Thanks to Quiet-Test, your Protector Series home generator runs its self-test at a lower, quieter RPM, which 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 you to check your generator’s status from anywhere in the world using your 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 Very pleased with the purchase and the installers they were great. Very pleased with the purchase and the installers they were great.
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this product has great features We just has our generac installed and it seems easy to operate,(starts automatically if electricity is interrupted), self tests weekly and alerts you to service needed.
Date published: 2018-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very pleased with no problems I am very pleased with my choice of Generac for my generator needs. I like all of the safety features built in to the equipment. The operation of the equipment seems to be very straight forward and when running is very quiet.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the look of it, love how quiet it is and love how we can view status via phone And LOVE Premier Power Systems who put it in and explained everything to us.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Remains to be seen The ratings I gave (overall, features, appearance, quality, value) must be considered tentative since installation and hookup were just completed. Ask for my review after the next hurricane hits south Florida.
Date published: 2018-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keiser Electric was professional and timely in their work. This is my second 38,000 Watt unit purchased from Generac this year, one in FL and one in TX for separate homes. Very satisfied and glad I bought them. Real peace of mind.
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No problems 1st month-has started and shut off weekly as scheduled Generator delivered on date promised, installation/setup was outstanding, and weekly test runs have been on time as scheduled.
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine. Power went out two weeks after installation. Fired up and ran for fifteen hours flawlessly. My last residence had a Generac. Ran several times a year for about twelve years. Other than a new battery once, no issues. Love the product.
Date published: 2017-11-04
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