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Kohler 8.5RES, 8.5 kw Generator, Automatic Home Standby, generators, standby
Kohler 8.5RES, 8.5 kw Generator, Automatic Home Standby, generators, standby

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Model:
8.5/12
RES
Multi-FuelLP Vapor/Natural Gas
Standard Features
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ADC-RES Advanced Digital Control
d
Designed for today’s most sophisticated electronics
d
Electronic speed control responds quickly to varyinghousehold demand
d
Digital voltage regulation protects your sensitiveelectronics from harmonic distortion and unstable powerquality
d
LED display shows system status and setup information
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Engine Features
d
Kohler Command PRO
r
OHV engine with hydraulicvalve lifters for reliable performance without routinevalve adjustment or lengthy break-in requirements
d
Digital Spark Advance Ignition (DSAI) optimizes engineperformance for natural gas and LP vapor fuels (12RESonly)
d
Simple field conversion between natural gas and LPvapor fuels while maintaining emission certification
D
Designed for Easy Installation
d
Polymer base eliminates the need for a concretemounting pad, reducing installation time and cost
d
Fuel and electrical connections through the enclosurewall eliminate the need for stub-ups through the bottom
d
Load connection terminal block allows easy field wiring
d
Designed for outdoor installation only
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Certifications
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California Air Resources Board (CARB)-certified for bothLP vapor and natural gas (60 Hz models)
d
Meets Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)nonstationary unit requirements (60 Hz models)
d
UL 2200 listed (60 Hz models)
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UL listed to Canadian safety standards (60 Hz models)
d
Approved for stationary standby applications in locationsserved by a reliable utility source
The Kohler
r
Advantage
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The Smart Choice
Known for its reliability, the Kohler 12 kW generator setwas named a “Best Buy” as well as the highest-ratedgenerator in a leading consumer magazine in October,2006
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Powerful
Exclusive Powerboost
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technology allows the Kohler12 kW generator to start and run a typical 4 ton(48,000 BTU) central air conditioner, while still runningother home appliances and electronics * 
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Cleaner Power for Sensitive Electronics
Protects sophisticated electronics with clean, stable powerthat exceeds strict utility requirements and IEEE standardsfor total harmonic distortion (THD)
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Faster Response
Kohler generator sets restore power in as little as 10seconds
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Quiet
Quiet operation: 65 dB(A) at 7 m maintains neighborhoodsolitude
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Premium Five-Year Limited Warranty
G4-97 (8.5/12RES) 12/08j
Generator Ratings
Model Voltage Phase Hz AlternatorStandby RatingsNatural Gas LP GaskW/kVA Amps kW/kVA Amps
8.5RES 120/240 1 60 2F4 7.0/7.0 29 8.5/8.5 358.5RES 115/230 1 50 2F4 6.3/6.3 27 7.5/7.5 3312RES 120/240 1 60 2F4 10.4/10.4 43 12.0/12.0 5012RES 115/230 1 50 2F4 9.3/9.3 40 10.5/10.5 46
RATINGS: Standbyratingsapplytoinstallationsservedbyareliableutilitysource.Allsingle-phaseunitsareratedat1.0powerfactor. Thestandbyratingisapplicabletovariableloadswithanaverageload factor of 80% for the duration of the power outage. No overload capacity is specified at this rating. Ratings are in accordance with ISO--3046/1, BS5514, AS2789, and DIN 6271. GENERALGUIDELINES FOR DERATING:
ALTITUDE 
: Derate 4% per 305 m (1000 ft.) elevation above 153 m (500 ft.).
TEMPERATURE 
: Derate 1.5% per 5.5
_
C (10
_
F) temperature increase above 16
_
C(60
_
F). Availability is subject tochange withoutnotice. The generatorset manufacturerreserves theright tochange thedesign orspecifications withoutnotice andwithout anyobligation orliabilitywhatsoever. Contact your local Kohler Co. generator distributor for availability.* Due to the cycling operation of many electrical appliances, the generator set may not run all appliances simultaneously. Check the appliance manufacturer’s specifications for actual powerrequirements. Consult a Kohler
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Power Systems professional for your exact residential power system requirements.
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G4-97 (8.5/12RES) 12/08j
Application Data
Engine
Engine Specifications 60 Hz 50 Hz
Manufacturer KohlerEngine: model, type8.5RES CH20 4-Cycle12RES CH740 4-CycleCylinder arrangement V-2Displacement, L (cu. in.)8.5RES 0.624 (38)12RES 0.725 (44)Bore and stroke, mm (in.)8.5RES 77 x 67 (3.03 x 2.64)12RES 83 x 67 (3.27 x 2.64)Compression ratio8.5RES 8.5:112RES 9.0:1Main bearings: quantity, type 2, Parent MaterialRated rpm 3600 3000Max. engine power at rated rpm, kW (HP)CH20, LP vapor 11.5 (15.4) 10 (14.0)CH20, natural gas 10.0 (13.4) 9.1 (12.2)CH740, LP vapor 17.6 (23.6) 15.8 (21.2)CH740, natural gas 15.3 (20.5) 13.8 (18.5)Cylinder head material AluminumValve materialSteel/Stellite
r
Piston type and material Aluminum AlloyCrankshaft material Heat Treated, Ductile IronGovernor: type ElectronicFrequency regulation, no load to full load IsochronousFrequency regulation, steady state
±
0.5%Air cleaner type Dry
Engine Electrical
Engine Electrical System
Ignition system Electronic, DSAMStarter motor rated voltage (DC) 12Battery charger, ampere rating 6Battery (purchased separately):Ground NegativeVolts (DC) 12Battery quantity 1Recommended cold cranking amps(CCA) rating for --18
_
C (0
_
F)525
Exhaust
Exhaust System 60 Hz 50 Hz
Exhaust flow at rated kW, m
3
 /min. (cfm)8.5RES 3.3 (115) 2.7 (96)12RES 3.8 (135) 3.2 (113)Exhaust temperature at rated kW, dryexhaust,
_
C (
_
F)760 (1400)
Lubrication
Lubricating System
Type Full PressureOil capacity (with filter), L (qt.) 1.9 (2.0)Oil filter: quantity, type 1, CartridgeOil cooler Integral
Operation Requirements
Cooling Air8.5RES 12RES60 Hz 50 Hz 60 Hz 50 Hz
Total inlet air,m
3
 /min. (cfm)27.8 (980) 23.2 (820) 28.0 (990) 23.4 (825)Cooling air,m
3
 /min. (cfm)26.9 (950) 22.4 (790) 26.9 (950) 22.4 (790)Combustion air,m
3
 /min. (cfm)0.9 (33.4) 0.8 (28.0) 1.1 (39.2) 0.9 (32.6)
Fuel Requirements
Fuel System
Fuel types Natural Gas or LP VaporFuel supply inlet 1/2 NPTFuel supply pressure, kPa (in. H
2
O):Natural gas 1.2--2.7 (5-11)LP 1.7--2.7 (7-11)
Minimum Gas Pipe Size Recommendation, in. NPTPipeLength,m (ft.)8.5RES 12RESNatural Gas
(132,000Btu/hr.)
LP Vapor
(180,000Btu/hr.)
Natural Gas
(193,000Btu/hr.)
LP Vapor
(203,000Btu/hr.)8 (25) 3/4 1/2 3/4 3/415 (50) 3/4 3/4 1 3/430(100) 1 1 1 146(150) 1 1 1 1/4 161(200) 1 1 1 1/4 1
Fuel Consumption at % rated load% Load8.5RES 12RES60 Hz 50 Hz 60 Hz 50 Hz
Natural Gas, m
3
 /hr. (cfh)100% 3.7 (132) 3.3 (118) 5.4 (193) 4.8 (173)75% 3.2 (113) 2.9 (101) 4.7 (163) 4.2 (148)50% 2.6 (93) 2.3 (83) 3.5 (124) 3.1 (108)25% 2.2 (77) 1.9 (69) 2.6 (93) 2.4 (84)LP Vapor, m
3
 /hr. (cfh)100% 2.0 (72) 1.7 (61) 2.3 (81) 2.1 (74)75% 1.3 (45) 1.1 (38) 2.1 (75) 1.9 (68)50% 1.0 (36) 0.9 (31) 1.8 (60) 1.5 (53)25% 0.8 (29) 0.7 (25) 1.2 (45) 1.1 (40)LP Vapor, kg/hr. (lb./hr.)100% 3.7 (8.4) 3.2 (7.1) 4.3 (9.4) 3.9 (8.6)75% 2.4 (5.2) 2.1 (4.4) 3.9 (8.7) 3.6 (7.9)50% 1.9 (4.2) 1.7 (3.6) 3.4 (7.0) 2.8 (6.2)25% 1.5 (3.4) 1.3 (2.9) 2.2 (5.2) 2.1 (4.7)LP vapor conversion factors:8.58 ft.
3
= 1 lb.0.535 m
3
= 1 kg36.39 ft.
3
= 1 gal.Nominal fuel rating:Natural gas: 37 MJ/m
3
(1000 Btu/ft.
3
)LP vapor: 93 MJ/m
3
(2500 Btu/ft.
3
)
 
G4-97 (8.5/12RES) 12/08j
Alternator
Alternator Features
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Compliance with NEMA, IEEE, and ANSI standards fortemperature rise
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Self-ventilated and dripproof construction
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Vacuum-impregnated windings with fungus-resistantepoxy varnish for dependability and long life
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Superior voltage waveform and minimum harmonicdistortion from skewed alternator construction
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Digital voltage regulator with
±
1.5% no-load to full-loadRMS regulation
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Rotating-field alternator with static exciter for excellentload response
D
Skewed generator construction produces a smoothAC waveform
Alternator Specifications
SpecificationsPowerBoost
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Generator1-Phase
Manufacturer KohlerOutput reconnectable 120/240Type 2-Pole, Rotating FieldLeads, quantity 4Voltage regulator DigitalInsulation: NEMA MG1-1.66Material Class HTemperature rise Class HBearing: quantity, type 1, Sealed BallCoupling DirectAmortisseur windings FullVoltage regulation, no-load to full-loadRMS
±
1.5%One-step load acceptance 100% of RatingPeak motor starting kVA @ 240 V:8.5RES 2312RES 32
ADC-RES Controller
Controller Features
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Membrane keypad:
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Arrow keys step through generator set status displays
d
Password-protected access to system configuration andadjustment menus
d
System voltage/frequency selection and engineconfiguration
d
Voltage, gain, and engine speed adjustment
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LED display:
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Engine runtime, hours
d
Output voltage, VAC
d
Output frequency, Hz
d
Battery voltage, VDC
d
Crank cycle status
d
Setup information
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Software version
d
Faults
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Faults displayed:
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High battery voltage
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High engine temperature
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Low battery voltage
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Low oil pressure
d
Overcrank
d
Overfrequency
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Overspeed
d
Overvoltage
d
Underfrequency
d
Undervoltage
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Compact controller integrally mounted to the generator set
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Remote two-wire start/stop capability
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Digital isochronous governor to maintain steady-state speedat all loads
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Digital voltage regulation:
±
1.5% RMS no-load to full-load
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Automatic start with programmed cranking cycle
D
Field-upgradeable application software
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Front-access DB9 connector for software upgrade on the junction box
D
Generator set master switch (Run/Off-Reset/Auto) on the junction box

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