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36kW Protector

Model #RG036

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Generac Protector 36kW Standby Generator

Automatic Backup for Large or Custom Homes
Looking to back up your entire home, or more items than usual? Consider the Protector Series 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.

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 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 36K generator is powerful and quiet Charles Lawrence of Waverly Electric, Savannah, GA handled the entire process with constant contact about the status. He arranged the everything in a professional manner and I would highly recommend he and his company to install a Generic generator for you. Gary Savannah, GA
Date published: 2020-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Over all good My system was delivered without the WiFi Module which was included in my discussions with the rep fromAppco Power Solutions. I was told the WiFi module would be ordered and Appco will come back to install.
Date published: 2020-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from exellent features worked with local top electricians to get start up and overview. seem like our generator has everything one would want and are so pleased.
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We installed last week - Mother Nature ran a live studio audience a week later. Touchdown General!!!!! It’s pretty quiet but when you don’t have power a marching band in your kitchen cool. This baby runs smooth and plenty quiet w power to boot.
Date published: 2020-05-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I hope this one works i purchased a similar product 4 years ago and it never worked properly. The people who installed it are no longer in business and Generac basically washed their hands of the issue. We purchased a brand new product on the "hope" that based on the "reputation" (and only the reputation) of Generac, that this will work .. I see comments about reliability . .this has not been our experience with a $20k product.
Date published: 2019-08-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very reliable This is our second one and no problems with either one.
Date published: 2019-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good So far it has been outstanding a lot quieter than I expected for a 36000 KW. Looks great also. JUST WAITING FOR THE HURRICANES.!!!
Date published: 2018-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The product has great features. The product is easy and effortless to use. It will automatically kick in when the power goes out. I don't have to worry about my food in fridge or freezer if I'm not home. I no longer have run out and hook up my gas generator for power.
Date published: 2018-05-29
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