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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 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.

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™ Connectivity
Comes standard with all Protector Series generators. Mobile Link allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet or PC. Easily access information, such as the current operating status and the generator’s maintenance schedule. Connect your account to an authorized service dealer for fast, friendly and convenient assistance. With Mobile Link, your generator is taken care of before the next outage.

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 Product is highly recommended. All the features our home needs. This product can carry the load I need during power distribution.
Date published: 2021-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Second generator My Dad had an older model installed at his home and we were so impressed by it that we bought a new one when we moved into ours. Couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2021-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is very dependable Product has great features, easy to understand and very quiet
Date published: 2021-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is very efficient The entire customer service and installation crew are the very best that I have ever dealt with. The Generac product speaks for its self.
Date published: 2021-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Peace of Mind We were glad that we chose Generac and also this particular RGO38 model which is quiet but powerful.
Date published: 2021-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product and service! Fourth Generac in service for my family and business and excellent product!
Date published: 2021-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product has great features Haven’t really had to use it yet but I am looking forward too. Lights go out often in our area so it will be used. Several of my neighbors have Generac and has been satisfied .
Date published: 2021-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Quiet We were shocked at how quiet the unit was. Great item! Bring on the weather!!!!
Date published: 2021-01-20
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