Briggs & Stratton 040742 13kW PowerProtect Generator with 100A 16-Circuit Transfer Switch

SKU: 40742
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Briggs & Stratton 040742 13kW PowerProtect Generator with 100A 16-Circuit Transfer Switch Features:

Briggs & Stratton 13kW 40742 PowerProtect Generator Features: 

  • The Briggs & Stratton 13kW 40742 automatic standby generator features a Vanguard® M35 V-2 commercial-grade OHV engine operating at a maximum of 3600 RPM. It provides reliable power through the most demanding applications.
  • The unit’s footprint is 36% smaller than all other generators in its class, offering more installation options
  • With NGMax technology, you get more power from Natural Gas as compared to other generators in its class. This generator sets a new efficiency standard.
  • The optional Symphony® Choice Power Management system offers customization and lets you use a smaller, more affordable generator for your power needs.
  • The unit includes an automatic transfer switch. The 100A 16-circuit transfer switch manages the distribution of power to all home appliances. It has a weatherproof NEMA 3R steel enclosure and takes only a few seconds to start the generator.
  • This 120/240v model produces 13kW on LP and 11kW on natural gas. With 37 kVA of motor starting power, this generator easily handles large appliances and equipment.
  • Schaeffer 5W30 Full Synthetic Generator Oil is recommended. It reduces engine wear and tear and makes start-up easy in cold temperatures as low as -20˚F.
  • The short 16-second weekly test mode ensures the generator is in top working condition while limiting noise and fuel consumption.
  • The multi-line LCD on the control panel allows users to check the status of the generator.  Users can keep connected to the generator via the optional InfoHub Wireless Monitoring system using iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ device, PC, or Mac®. 
  • Controls include an engine runtime scheduler, hour counter, low oil pressure, high-temperature shutdown and fault code displays.
  • Due to its front-facing exhaust, the model can be installed as close as 18 inches from the house. The enclosure is designed for easy service access to the engine and alternator.
  • The reinforced, corrosion-proof aluminum enclosure has the Dura-Zen™ coating for a long life.
  • This Briggs & Stratton 13kW 40742 has gone through rigorous testing for your safety. Listings include cUL, UL, and CSA.
  • This model carries a 6-year comprehensive warranty that covers mileage, labor, parts, and major components. There are no out-of-pocket costs. Labor, parts, and service hours are all included. 

This Briggs & Stratton 13kW 40742 automatic standby generator continues to supply power to your air conditioner, furnace, kitchen appliances, computer, lights and fans within seconds of grid power failure. With it, your family can continue with the day as usual during a storm or other power interruption. The automatic transfer switch allows you to power all the circuits of the house. Symphony Choice management manages the distribution of power to your house. After a storm, it can takes several hours and sometimes many days for grid power to be restored. This 10kW dual fuel generator can run for hours using LPG or the natural gas from your kitchen gas line. The transfer switch comes ready with an integrated load center for picking up the emergency circuits.  

Briggs & Stratton 13kW 40742 is 36% smaller than other models in its class and is easy to operate, maintain and store. The front-facing exhaust port allows for more installation options. Symphony® Choice Management system is optional and with it, you do not need to worry about adding more load. It manages the additional loads efficiently without dropping power to other devices. The clean and premium quality electricity produced by the generator keeps all electronics safe from voltage spikes. Maintenance and service are easy with the removable roof and front panel of the enclosure. In storm-prone areas the generator should be anchored on concrete. The Briggs & Stratton 13kW 40742 is delivered free of cost. It is designed, engineered, and assembled in the U.S.A., with domestic and foreign parts. All Briggs & Stratton products are backed by a nationwide dealer network and call center experts.