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Model # 5940
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Generac Portable GP Series GP6500

  • The Generac OHV engine incorporates splash lubrication and provides long life
  • Large-capacity steel fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge provides durability and extended run times
  • Low-oil level shutdown automatically safeguards engine from damage
  • Hardened 1 1/4" steel tube cradle for added strength and durability
  • Hour Meter tracks tracks usage for proper service intervals
  • Heavy-duty, never flat wheels for reliable portability
  • Covered outlets for added protection from the environment and rugged working conditions


Generac Power Systems 5940 Details and Specifications

Generac Portable Model 5940
A/C Rated Output Watts: 6500
A/C Maximum Output Watts: 8000
Emissions Certification: 49-State

• Long Life OHV Engine with splash lubrication.
• Low Oil Shutdown Protection
• Covered, Circuit Breaker Protected Outlets
• Steel Fuel Tank with Built-In Fuel Gauge
• Hour Meter
• Locking, Fold-Down Handle
• 1.25" Hardened Steel Tube Frame
• Never-Flat Wheel Kit
• Low Tone Muffler
• Hour Meter to Track Maintenance

Product Specifications

Model Number 5940
Manufacturer Generac Power Systems
Rated Watts 6.5kW
Surge Watts 8kW
Rated Amps 27.1
Surge Amps 33.3
Voltage 120/240V Single Phase
Enclosure None
Starting System Manual
Low Oil Alert Low Oil Level Shutdown
Idle Control Full Speed
Receptacles 120V
(4) 20 Amp 5-20R
(1) 30 Amp L14-30R Locking
Fuel Gauge Built-In Tank
Portability Kit Included
Hour Meter Yes
Product Weight 184 lbs.
Shipping Weight 197 lbs.
Dimensions (Inches) 28.8L x 26.8W x 25H
Engine Brand OHV
Engine Size 389 cc
Engine RPM 3600
Frequency 60 Hz
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Tank Material Steel
Fuel Tank Size 7.2 Gallons
Run Time (50% Load) 10 Hours
Warranty Information
Consumer Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Commercial Warranty 1 Year Warranty
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Product Reviews

  1. Great Generator

    Posted by Unknown on 31st Aug 2011

    We had this unit for two years and had no problem starting and running. Power a well, septic pump, Refrig, and living room. I would recomend this to anyone!

  2. Great back up generator

    Posted by Dave Dennison on 18th Apr 2011

    I own this exact model. A person should read the safety and operating info.first! Important stuff. This unit starts very well,but it takes some muscle to turn it over quickly to start it. Runs all appliances well,one caveat use common sense don't start or run too many at a time.
    We heat water with gas,don't have an electric stove but do have a well pump (220). This unit does not have clean enough power to run sensitive electronic equipment! That said,it's well worth the money! I recommend it.

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