Kohler 8KRES 8 KW Generator

Product Summary

This Kohler 8KRES Standby Generator provides peace of mind with 24/7 automatic power protection from blackouts whether you’re home or away. Backup preselected circuits or the whole house. This Kohler 8KRES Standby Generator automatically kicks in within seconds of determining power loss. Plus, it runs for as long as necessary until utility power returns. You enjoy easy hands-free operation with no manual starting and no extension cords.  Not intended for use as primary power in place of utility or in life-support applications. Read the owner’s manual in its entirety before using this product.


Kohler 8RESV Home Standby Generator

  • Requires Kohler Automatic Transfer Switch (Sold Separately)

Kohler SV620 597cc OHV Engine

  • Powerful and reliable engine with hydraulic valve lifters

Powerful Performance w/ PowerBoost Technology

  • Greater motor-starting ability for large electrical loads

Premium Power Quality (+/-1% Voltage Regulation)

  • Protects sophisticated electronics with low distortion (<5%THD)

Fast Response Time

  • Kohler generators restore power in as little as 10 seconds

New Silencer Reduces Sound Levels & Provides Quiet Operation

  • Maintains neighborhood solitude – approx 72 dB(A) Max

RDC2 Controller w/ 2-Line Backlit LCD Display – No Mor Codes

  • Easily view ATS status via LED lights on controller
  • Real time clock allows you to easily set weekly exercise

Includes OnCue Plus Generator Management System

  • Built-in Ethernet card, no hardware needed for OnCue

Bold New E-Coat Dipped Steel Enclosure

  • Painted with a durable powder coat finish to minimize corrosion

Key Specs

Model Number: 8RESVL
UPC: 650531126115
Manufacturer: Kohler
Made in USA: Yes
Brand: Kohler
HP/CC: 597 cc
Consumer Engine Warranty: 5 Years
Commercial Engine Warranty: 5 Years
Engine RPM: 3600 RPM
Low Oil Alert/Shutdown: Yes
Product Specs
Voltage 120/240 Single-Phase
Frequency: 60 Hertz
Cooling System Air Cooled
Fuel Type LP/Natural Gas
NG Power Capacity 7,000 Watts
LP Power Capacity 8,000 Watts
Rated Amps: 33 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
Decibel Rating @ 7m: 66 Test (72 Run) db(A)
A/C Ton Rating 4-Tons
Enclosure Steel
Mounting Pad Steel (Included)
Transfer Switch: Automatic (Included)
Transfer Switch Amperage: 100-Amps
Transfer Switch Style Standard Installation
ATS Service Disconnect: No
ATS Load Shedding: Not Compatible
ATS Load Prioritizing: Not Compatible
Max Circuits: 12
Battery: Not Included (500 CCA)
UL Listed Yes
Weight: 398 Lbs. (180.53 kilograms)
Dimensions: 28″L x 30″W x 32.4″H
(71.12 x 76.20 x 82.30 cm)
Consumer Warranty: 5 Years
Commercial Warranty: 5 Years