Portable generators bring electrical power anywhere it is needed. From job sites to emergencies to outdoor events, these work horses put in long hours and provide economical, reliable power for everything from tools to refrigerators and public address systems.
All of the units in this lineup have 20-amp 120-volt duplex receptacles and at least one 120/240 volt receptacle at 30 amps. Some feature outlets for charging batteries, 120-volt 30-amp receptacles or 50-amp, 120/240-240 volt receptacles.
Generac Portable GP Series
At the top end of the power curve are two electric-start portables from Generac Power Systems. The Generac Portable or GP Series with the GP175000E and the GP15000E can supply power for a construction crew or temporary electrical wiring.
Both units have 50-amp, 120/250-volt and 30-amp, 120/250-volt receptacles for connection to a manual transfer switch or separate power box. An included battery clip cable plugs into the 12-volt charging outlet.
Other features include an hour meter with maintenance indicator, individual circuit breakers for each receptacle, low-oil shutdown, and cast iron cylinders for durability. The automatic idle control saves fuel and reduces noise.
Westinghouse offers three contractor series portable generators are fully CARB compliant and loaded with features. All three models feature an OSHA-compliant GFCI protected panel. The VFT data center supplies information on volts and frequency, and hours of use for on-time maintenance. Smart idling saves fuel, cuts emissions and increases run time. The 8KPRO and 10KPROII include remote start and feature less then 5% total harmonic distortion.
Duplex 20-amp outlets, 120-volt, 30-amp outlet, locking 120/240-volt 30-amp outlet, and a battery charging outlet. The 10KPro and 10KPROII include a 50-amp, 120/240-volt locking outlet.
Generac XG Series
The durable and reliable XG Series of Generators rely on Generac’s own OHVI engine, designed specifically by Generac for the demands placed on it by a portable generator.
120-volt outlets include four 20-amp GFCI outlets and one 30-amp outlet in addition to the 30-amp 120/240 volt.
The XG10000E includes an additional 50-amp, 120/240V receptacle.
Ideal for job sites, emergency power, outdoor events, and DIY projects. These XG Series generators feature never-flat wheels, heavy-duty tubular frames, large capacity fuel tanks, low oil shut down, and conveniently placed engine controls with easy starting.
Kubota Lowboy II
The Lowboy II manufactured by Kubota is designed to have the lowest possible height in a diesel-powered, liquid-cooled generator. The 11 kilowatt GL11000 and 7 kilowatt GL7000 operate at 3600 RPM and a quiet 66dB.
Single phase power is supplied through direct wiring of a transfer switch or service panel. Receptacles provide plug-in support for power boxes and extension cords. The GL11000 also includes a 120/240-volt 50-amp receptacle.
High capacity fuel tanks for extended run times, low noise levels, outstanding portability, and ease of operation make the Lowboy generators ideal for on-the-job power needs.
The Generac Professional Grade XP Series Generators have features that make them ideal for job sites and anywhere that long, reliable operation is required. XP generators feature TruePower technology provides clean power for sensitive electronics, tools, and appliances.
All the units feature Generac OHVI engines with full pressure lubrication and spin-on oil filters with low pressure shutdown. The panel is GFCI protected to meet OSHA requirements.
Outlets include two 20-amp duplex, single 120-volt, 30-amp twist-lock, a 120/240-volt 30-amp twist-lock outlet, and a 12-volt 10-amp battery charger. The XP10000E adds an additional 50-amp, 120/240-volt outlet with
The XP4000 is a manual start, the other three models are electric start.
Briggs & Stratton
Pro Series generators from Briggs & Stratton range from 5000 and to 10,000 watts with features to make on the job power easier than ever.
Electric start models include the 10,000 Watt ES Pro , the 7500 Watt Pro, and the 5000 Watt Pro powered by Briggs & Stratton engines. The 6500 Watt VOX is a recoil start with a Honda engine and features electronic ignition for easy starting.
The 7500 and 10,000 watt models have the Briggs & Stratton Power Surge alternators to allow multiple tools or appliances to start simultaneously. The 10,000 watt unit has a fully pressurized lubrication system with low-oil shutdown. The other models feature low-oil alerts.
The all-steel fuel tanks are sized to provide long run times and keep a job site operating all day without refueling. The OSHA compliant panels are GFCI protected.
120-volt 20-amp duplex outlets, 120-volt 30-amp, 120/240-volt 30 amp and 12-volt charger on all four models. The ES PRO 10,000 includes a 50-amp, 120/240 volt outlet.