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Briggs and Stratton PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator with 200-Amp Transfer Switch and Symphony Choice Kit

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      Product Details

      Unrivaled Reliability for Preparedness: Briggs & Stratton® PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator

      Empowering Your Preparedness Plan with Unmatched Power

      The Briggs & Stratton® PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator (Model PP18) is not just a generator; it's a beacon of reliability for the serious prepper. With its robust 18,000 watts of power, whether you're using Natural Gas (NG) or Liquid Propane (LP), you're guaranteed uninterrupted power, even in the most demanding situations.

      Advanced Technology for Efficient Performance

      Leveraging the cutting-edge NGMax™ and Eco-Cise™ technologies, the PP18 sets a new standard in generator performance. Its ability to deliver more power on Natural Gas is unmatched, making it an essential asset for homes with NG access. Plus, the generator's smart technology ensures that it operates efficiently, conserving fuel and reducing noise during its weekly test mode.

      Designed for Durability and Convenience

      The PowerProtect™ 18kW Generator isn’t just powerful; it's also built to last. The reinforced, corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure with Dura-Zen™ coating ensures longevity and aesthetic appeal. Its compact design, coupled with front exhaust, allows for versatile installation options, even as close as 18 inches to your home.

      Technical Specifications

      Specification Detail
      SAP Material Number 040753
      Running Watts (NG & LP) 18000
      Running Amperage (NG & LP) 75
      Sound Level at 7m 68 dB
      Enclosure Aluminum
      Dimensions (LxWxH) in. 46.5 x 26.8 x 28.4
      Weight (lbs) 465
      Transfer Switch Included Yes

      Comprehensive Coverage for Peace of Mind

      The 6-year comprehensive warranty, covering labor, parts, and major components, reflects the confidence Briggs & Stratton has in their product. With a value of up to $735, it ensures that you won't face any out-of-pocket costs for maintenance and repairs.

      Power Management Tailored to Your Needs

      Customize your power usage with the Symphony® Choice Power Management. This feature allows you to use a smaller, more affordable generator by prioritizing your power needs, ensuring that you have power where and when you need it most.

      Trusted Brand with Proven Experience

      Briggs & Stratton, with over 115 years of experience, is a brand synonymous with reliability and quality. Their commitment to engineering excellence and customer satisfaction is evident in the PowerProtect™ 18kW Generator, a product engineered and assembled in the USA.


      Briggs and Stratton PowerProtect™ 18kW Home Standby Generator Documentation

      Product Spec Sheet

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      Installation Manual

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