Gen-Tran 20 Amp 6 Circuit 120/240V Vintage PreWired Manual Transfer Switch

GenTran 20 Amp 6 Circuit Vintage PreWired Manual Transfer Switch

The "original" classic GenTran transfer switch! Still safer than backfeeding!

20 amp 6-circuit "vintage" prewired manual transfer switch for generators up to 5000 watts continuous, 6000 watts surge. This transfer switch mounts next to your existing electrical panel indoors (surface mount only) and connects to 6 household circuits like lights, kitchen, furnace, etc. During an outage, just connect a power cord from your generator to the inlet on this transfer switch (or use a power inlet box model for hardwiring) and flip the individual 3-position switches from UTIL to GEN. Safe, proven design eliminates the danger of backfeeding generator power onto utility lines.


Durable, aluminum enclosure
6 switches rated 20 amps each
6 push-to-reset circuit breakers that are in use when the generator is running
A handle tie for one 2-pole circuit such as a well pump
Dual wattmeters to help you balance loads on your generator for better performance
A power inlet (NEMA configuration L14-20) for fast connection
A closing plate to cover the inlet cavity when hardwiring is desired
18 inches of flexible conduit and all wires clearly marked for fast installation.
Made in the USA.

Made with the same UL Listed components and manufactured to the same specifications as our original vintage transfer switches we introduced in 1982. Standard 2-year warranty against mechanical defects.

DIMENSIONS: 7"W x 7-1/2"H x 4"D


Gen-Tran 20 Amp 6 Circuit 120/240V Vintage PreWired Manual Transfer Switch

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Comment by Jim C. on 9th Nov 2014

My Mom and Dad are both in their 80's and live in the country. With the installation of the 6551 I can rest assured that they will never be without power, heat, ac and water. this is a great unit and worked perfectly upon startup. Should have installed this a lot sooner for them.

By the way, my son-in-law also has one for his home. I live in a motorhome or I would have one also.

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