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22kW Protector QS

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Generac Protector 22kW 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 warranty.

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.

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 optional 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 Customer Support Chris Braughton came out immediately and explained the installation process along with an affordable maintenance plan. He also answered my questions about my generac. Very professional, and I'd recommend his service to anyone that owns a generac.
Date published: 2020-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm very please with my generation, have recommended it to my son. I give you peace of mind in our local. This generator will provide all the power needed to run my house when needed, looks nice, great features, installation made by knowledgeable techs, great value and warranty.
Date published: 2020-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad I waited for the QS Generac So we commissioned the QS 22kW yesterday and it fired up immediately and ran quieter than I anticipated. I would compare the noise level to our newer AC unit on the ground; not bad. I'm glad I chose the QS over the air-cooled unit. The additional cost was well worth it imo. After simulating a power outage, the unit came on in less than five seconds and purred. The lower rpm and the liquid cooled four cylinder engine makes a huge difference and once the cowling was closed it got even better. I'm anticipating a longer maintenance cycle and reduced fuel consumption based on what my electrician who has had both told me from his experience. I would strongly advise to have a licensed electrician who has experience with standby gens do the hookup. This job is NOT a DIY project. Good luck!
Date published: 2020-02-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from POOR. Very unhappy with our 11KW We’ve had This unit for just 5 yrs. At least 3 of the yrs. it has not run properly or has not run at all. Each power outage it goes into Alarm mode and we have no power. So Once again we call in a repairman. Each time the code reads the same, but supposedly each time there is a different issue. S.S. Can’t afford to keep sinking money into this unit. Nor can we afford a new one. Your “contact us” button does not work. So here it is.
Date published: 2019-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Installed and loving it! We had this Generac installed after a power outage that lasted 6 days. Now we never have to worry about an outage again!!!
Date published: 2019-07-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Recently installed. Recently had the 22kw liquid cooled genset installed at a new house we are building. We also had a 500 gallon tank for it and the house itself installed. Generac dealer was superb. Electrician sub was great. Everything from order to commissioning was uneventful although exciting because I have always wanted a liquid cooled unit. It has only ran its test but it will absolutely get used due to the area we live in has random outages. I had a 6500 gas portable with a manual transfer switch before. It did well enough for fans, lights and refrigerator however with the new house financing something this expensive was a no brainer and only added a few bucks a month to the mortgage. I look forward to the first use.
Date published: 2019-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Piece of mind for electrical outages The 3-man crew were excellent and installed quickly and were knowledgeable of product & installation. They answered all our questions and cleaned up the area very well. This is our first purchase of a generator and the salesman and customer service has been outstanding. When we travel, the mobil link has brought peace of mind. We would highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2019-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome whole house unit, quiet & powerful. Choose liquid-cooled over air-cooled based on past experience & research leading me to the RG02224ANAX Protector Series generator & automatic transfer switch. Right size & power for most average size homes, clean looking, quiet, low overall maintenance with long reliability. Plus had top notch installer so over experience was awesome ! Keep up good work !
Date published: 2018-05-26
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