Generac 7178 Wi-Fi Guardian Series 16W Home Standby Generator 1ph w/ 200Amp SE ATS

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The 16kW Generac 7178 is an automatic home standby generator that continues to power your home electronics and appliances within seconds in the event of a utility power failure. Comes with a 200Amp SE Rated ATS that allows you to power your homes service as required. The dual gas generator protects your home and family during a power outage. It runs efficiently for as long as you like when you hook it to the kitchen gas line for an unlimited supply of fuel. This all-new Guardian Series generator has protective systems that extend its life. Users can install it as close as 18” from a building. It powers air conditioners, furnaces, sump pumps, refrigerators, computers, monitors, TVs, microwaves lights, and so forth. With less than 5% Total Harmonic Distortion it is safe for use with almost all devices and electronics with microchips that we use daily. This includes modern HVACs, laptops, cell phones, and tablets. Whole-house coverage, low emissions, low THD at -5%, low maintenance, weather-resistant aluminum casing, Wi-Fi capabilities, and low cost make this model a number one choice with modern homeowners. Inventive engine design and thorough testing are at the heart of Generac's® success in offering the most dependable generators possible. 

Generac Guardian 7178 Features:

  • The 16kW Generac 7178 whole house backup generator features the Generac 816cc G-Force 2-cylinder engine. The air-cooled model has a dual fuel carburetion system and runs on liquid propane vapor or pipeline natural gas. The fuel system is configured during installation. The oil tank can store 2.2 quarts of oil. 
  • G-Flex variable speed technology allows the gas engine to run at various speeds. This helps the engine adjust its speed to the changing load conditions. 
  • This 16kW 60Hz generator offers whole house protection with the 200-amp, NEMA 3R (aluminum outdoor enclosure) smart switch. 
  • The engine shuts down in the event of low oil pressure, high temperature, over or under-speed, controller fault, over crank, wiring error, over or under voltage and so forth. 
  • Generac Guardian Series generators have useful features that include True Power Technology, AVR, WiFi connectivity, removable front, and side panels, Evolution Controller, and weather-resistant, durable all-aluminum enclosure. 
  • The automatic voltage regulation system provides maximum motor starting capability making it great for cold climates. It regulates voltage and also optimizes response to varying load conditions. 
  • True Power Technology delivers the finest power quality with less than 5 percent total harmonic distortion. It does not damage sensitive electronics and appliances. 
  • Generac 7178 is easy to use and maintain with its user-friendly controls. Generac’s Evolution™ Controller has a multilingual LCD that allows users to check battery status and track maintenance intervals in the language of choice. 
  • Users can check the status of their generator or the weather conditions at home from anywhere in the world, using the FREE Mobile Link™. If there is a faulty condition the control panel alerts the operator using an alarm so it can be fixed promptly. 
  • The generator is housed in a durable corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure that has the RhinoCoat™ powder-coated finish making it perfect for all weather conditions. 
  • Generac 7178 is EPA & CARB compliant, and ETL & UL 2200 certified. 
  • It is backed by a 5-year limited warranty.


1 Review

  • 4
    16kw generator

    Posted by George Hepp on 5th Oct 2020

    These are good machines, east to work on and maintain. More than enough power for houses with all gas appliances and normal required backup of refrigerator /freezer / sump pumps /ac units up to 4 ton.

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