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17kW1 Standby Generator

17kW1 Standby Generator

Back-up power for medium to large sized homes

Stop worrying about losing power in your home with the 17kW1 standby generator. The 17kW seamlessly provides backup power to your home within seconds of a power outage. 

17

kW

993cc

Displacement

3600

RPM

5 Year

Limited Warranty

Features

InfoHub™ Wireless Monitoring

Lets you monitor your generator's status on your computer, tablet or smartphone sending maintenance reminders so your generator is always ready for the next power outage. Click here for more information.

Symphony® II Power Management

Manages the distribution of power to your selected appliances automatically. Load management ensures the generator won't overload and shutdown so your family can continue with its daily routine.

Commercial Vanguard™ Engine

Our in-house state of the art equipment to enhance part control which makes the Vanguard™ Engine one of the best in the industry. For the dirty demanding environments, this engine is built to last.

Best in Class Warranty

Covers parts, labor and travel for the full-length of the warranty.2

Assembled and Engineered in the USA

With domestic and foreign parts.

Corrosion Resistant

Durable enclosure made from automotive-grade galvanneal steel to resist rust. Its advanced powder coat paint process results in years of protections against chips and abrasions.

Flexible Placement Options

Includes the ability to install your generator as close as 18 inches from your home.3

Low Idle Mode

Scheduled weekly test mode that runs at a low RPM for fewer disturbances and less fuel consumption. (Only on model # 040610)

Superior Customer Support

Our product is backed by our nationwide dealer network and call center experts. Please click here or visit the customer support portal to get your questions answered.

Financing Solution

We have partnered with Synchrony Bank to provide financing solutions that fit your needs. Special financing4 is available on qualified Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators only with the Standby Power Credit Card. Learn More >

1 This geneartor is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No.100-14 (motors and generators).

2 See operator's manual or BRIGGSandSTRATTON.com for complete warranty details.

3 Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws, regulations and provided installation manual. Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an ordorless, colorless, poisonous gas, so it is important to keep exhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home or business.

4 Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required.

Specs

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Model
040549
Running kW (NG)*
14.4
Running Amps (NG)*
60.0
Engine Displacement (cc)
993
NG Fuel Consumption at 50% Load** (BTU/hr)
50% Load = 170 ft3/hr
Length (in)
48
Height (in)
31
Warranty (Product)***
5 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
Battery Charger
Yes
Running kW (LP)*
17
Running Amps (LP)*
66.7
Engine Brand
Briggs & Stratton
Voltage (V)
120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
LP Fuel Consumption at 50% Load** (BTU/hr)
50% Load = 2.06 gal/hr
Width (in)
34
Weight (lbs)
484
Weekly Exerciser
Yes
Model
040610
Running kW (NG)*
15.3
Running Amps (NG)*
63.7
Phase
1-Phase
Frequency (Hz)
60
Voltage (V)
120/240
Sound Level (dBA) at 7 Meters
Low Idle Mode - 64 No Load - 67
LP Fuel Consumption at 50% Load** (BTU/hr)
152,000
Width (in)
32.9
Weight (lbs)
484
Weekly Exerciser
6 Exercise Length Options
Running kW (LP)*
17
Running Amps (LP)*
70.8
Engine Brand
Vanguard®
Circuit Breaker Amps
80
Engine Displacement (cc)
993
Enclosure Materials
Steel
NG Fuel Consumption at 50% Load** (BTU/hr)
150,000
Length (in)
50.5
Height (in)
31
Warranty (Product)***
5 Year
Battery Charger
Included
Model
040610
040549
040610
Running kW (LP)*
17
17
17
Running kW (NG)*
15.3
14.4
15.3
Running Amps (LP)*
70.8
66.7
70.8
Running Amps (NG)*
63.7
60.0
63.7
Engine Brand
Vanguard®
Briggs & Stratton
Vanguard®
Engine Displacement (cc)
993
993
993
Voltage (V)
120/240
120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
120/240
NG Fuel Consumption at 50% Load** (BTU/hr)
150,000
50% Load = 170 ft3/hr
150,000
LP Fuel Consumption at 50% Load** (BTU/hr)
152,000
50% Load = 2.06 gal/hr
152,000
Length (in)
50.5
48
50.5
Width (in)
32.9
34
32.9
Height (in)
31
31
31
Weight (lbs)
484
484
484
Warranty (Product)***
5 Year
5 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
5 Year
Weekly Exerciser
6 Exercise Length Options
Yes
6 Exercise Length Options
Battery Charger
Included
Yes
Included
Phase
1-Phase
1-Phase
Circuit Breaker Amps
80
80
Frequency (Hz)
60
60
Enclosure Materials
Steel
Steel
Sound Level (dBA) at 7 Meters
Low Idle Mode - 64 No Load - 67
Low Idle Mode - 64 No Load - 67

*NG = Natural Gas; LP = Liquid Propane.
**Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at 1/2 load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances - fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.
***See Operator's Manual or BRIGGSandSTRATTON.com for complete warranty details.

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