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8000 Watt Elite Series™ Portable Generator

Model Number: 030471

Power more household essentials and get your life back to normal during a power outage with our 8,000 watt Elite Series™ portable generator. This heavy-duty generator is also great for serious do-it-yourself projects. It features our top-of-the-line Briggs & Stratton 2100 Series™ OHV engine, easy key electric starting and a long 9 hour run time (at 50% load).

  • Briggs & Stratton 2100 Series™ Engine
  • Multi-featured control panel includes 4 household outlets and 1 locking outlet
  • Key electric start
  • 9 hour run time (at 50% load) without refueling

Product Ratings


  • Briggs & Stratton 2100 Series™ Engine (420cc)

    This top-of-the-line engine is heavy-duty, easy starting, fuel-efficient, and features Overhead Valve (OHV) technology to run cooler and last longer: it’s ideal for portable generators.

  • Multi-Featured Control Panel

    Includes four GFCI 120 V household outlets and one 120/240V 30A locking outlet to power more essentials in your home, plus rubber outlet covers protect against the elements.

  • Key Electric Start & Remote Choke

    For quick and easy starting right from the control panel.

  • Long 9 Hour Run Time (at 50% Load)

    A metal 7 gallon fuel tank for more durability and less refueling.

  • Easy, All-Terrain Maneuverability

    Featuring large 12” Never Go Flat wheels and a fold-up handle.

  • Generator Alternator with Power Surge
    Surge Wattage

    The Power Surge™ Alternator produces a short surge of power needed to start large motor-driven appliances and tools simultaneously.

Per CSA C22.2 NO. 100-04 and PGMA G200
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8000 Watt Elite Series™ Portable Generator
Running Watts 8000
Starting Watts 10000
Volts 120/240
Amps 66.6/33.3
Surge Amps 66.6
Engine Brand Briggs & Stratton®
Engine Series 2100 Series™
Torque** (ft-lbs, gross) 21.00
Engine Displacement (cc) 420
OHV Engine Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (Gallons) 7.5
Run Time Up to 9 hours
Alternator Power Surge™
Start Type Electric/Recoil
Low Oil Shutdown Yes
Automatic Idle Control No
Muffler Super Lo-Tone™
Fuel Gauge Yes
Hour Meter Yes
Wheel Type Never Go Flat
Wheel Diameter (Inches) 12
Weight (lbs) 248
Length (in) 28
Width (in) 31
Height (in) 29
Consumer Warranty (Product) 3-Year Limited Warranty
Commercial Warranty (Product) 90 Day Limited Warranty

*This generator is rated in accordance with CSA and PGMA standards.

This generator is certified in accordance with CSA and rated in accordance with PGMA standards.

**All power levels are stated gross torque at 2600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton

***All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton

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