Champion 100177 8.5kW Generator with 50A 12-circuit Transfer Switch Features:
Champion 100177 8.5kW Home Standby Generator Features:
- Champion 100177 is a reliable low-cost generator that features a robust Champion 439cc OHV engine with a maximum 3600 RPM. It runs as quietly as a mouse at 59.5dBA.
- It comes with a 50-Amp Outdoor-Rated 12 circuit Load-Center ATS (8 space sub panel allows up to 4 tandem breakers). It commands the generator to seamlessly continue to supply power to home appliances during a grid power failure.
- This generator uses synthetic oil that increases maintenance intervals. Recommended oil is Mobil 1 5W-30. When the oil level is low the engine protects itself by shutting down.
- The corrosion-resistant steel enclosure has the Gullwing design and an all-weather mounting pad.
- On propane, it produces 8,500 peak watts and on natural gas 7,500 watts. At half load on propane, it consumes 1.1 gallons per hour. While on natural gas it uses 103.2 ft3/hr on half load.
- It is designed to ensure easy starting at temperatures as low as -30 degrees C. The 24V starting system makes it easy to start the unit in sub-zero and very high heat temperatures. 24 Volt starting system is the most powerful in the industry.
- This model requires no refueling or manual operation or extension cords.
- In its automatic weekly exercises, it automatically starts and runs for 15 minutes.
- Noise reduction features include sound-dampening lining and low-tone muffler making this unit the quietest in its class
- This generator runs a 3-ton air conditioner along with essential appliances efficiently. The clean high-quality power it produces protects all home appliances.
- It features Demand Control intelligent load management technology. When you add more load it does not drop power to other appliances which is damaging for the product.
- Champion 8.5kW Standby Generator Model 100177 requires two 12-Volt, Group U1, 350CCA Batteries (Not Included).
- It comes with free Oil Drain Pan, Flexible Fuel Line, HSB Enclosure Keys, Battery Cables & Hardware, LPG Jets, Jet Change Tool and more.
- The model is EPA certified and UL listed.
- It is backed by a 10-year limited warranty and FREE lifetime technical support.
Champion 100177 8.5kW Home Standby Generator with 50-Amp Outdoor-Rated Automatic Transfer Switch automatically continues to supply power to home appliances and your 3-ton air conditioner in the event of a power failure. Storms, hurricanes, and wildfires can cause financial damage. Food can rot in the refrigerator, basement and the exteriors can be flooded after heavy rains. The 8.5 kW covers the emergency essentials and will run the refrigerator, air conditioner and the sump pump. You can also run your lights, fans, laptop, mini-fridge, and microwave to stay comfortable indoors.
Watch TV, listen to music or read a book on your tablet to occupy time when the weather outside is bad. Champion 100177 will help you keep the foods fresh and beverages chilled in the refrigerator. It runs very quietly without disturbing neighbors and is a very low maintenance model. Adding more load to your unit is not risky for appliances anymore. The whole house transfer switch with Demand Control manages the load automatically. 24V Starting system, low price, compact size, lightweight, and safety features such as automatic low oil shutdown makes it a preferable choice for smart homeowners. Champion builds generators that are very durable and produce premium quality power at a low cost. All Champion products are backed by a nationwide dealer network and free technical support.
Looks good, well built and install was fairly simple.