Generac Power System - Guardian Series 17 kW Aluminum with Nexus Smart Switch Product Demo

Guardian Series 17 kW Aluminum with Nexus Smart Switch Intro

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Guardian Series 17 kW Aluminum with Nexus Smart Switch Features

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    • Premium All-weather Aluminum Enclosure:

      Generac's all-weather aluminum enclosure with RhinoCoat™ paint finish provides the ultimate protection from the elements. Aluminum's corrosion resistance is recommended for salt-air, coastal locations. Add the optional base fascia for additional protection from debris and rodents.

    • 24/7 Peace of Mind:

      With a Generac automatic standby generator, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing your home and family are protected 24/7 from the potential dangers of power outages.

    • Smooth, Clean Power:

      Generac's own True Power™ Technology ensures your sensitive electronics and appliances are safely powered with electricity as clean as utility power, and won't experience damaging surges.

    • Quiet-Test™ mode:

      While all automatic standby generators perform a weekly self-test to validate proper operation, only Generac’s patented, programmable Quiet-Test™ feature provides an ultra-quiet, neighborhood-friendly self-test. It’s so quiet you’ll forget you own an automatic standby generator – until you need it, of course.

    • State-of-the-art Nexus Controller:

      Generac's Nexus™ Controller is the most comprehensive available. The dual line, tri-lingual LCD display allows for easy monitoring and management of generator functions.

    • Continuous fuel - LP or Natural Gas:

      The engine runs on existing natural gas or liquid propane for a continuous, worry-free fuel supply. Easily convertible in the field.

    • Convenient External GFCI Outlet:

      The external GFCI outlet means you can easily plug in outdoor equipment safely.

    • Nexus Smart Switch™:

      Gain more coverage with less generator with the included 200 Amp service rated Nexus Smart Switch featuring Digital Load Managment™ technology. This state of the art technology has the ability to manage two air conditioners without adding additional components.

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    • Generac OHVI® Engine:

      Generac’s OHVI engine Generac’s OHVI® engine is the only engine designed specifically for generator use, and has a significantly longer period between scheduled maintenance checkups than competitive engines, saving both time and money.

    • Easy to Install, Service and Maintain:

      Generac's design of this model provides easy access to installation and maintenance points. Maintenance kits are available for DIYers, or you can choose a service provider from the largest standby dealer network in the nation for warranty and scheduled maintenance.


Guardian Series 17 kW Aluminum with Nexus Smart Switch Compare

  14 kW 17 kW 17 kW Aluminum 20 kW
Backup Coverage / Circuits Included 14 16 up to whole house up to whole house
TruePower Technology Y Y Y Y
QuietTest Exercise Mode   Y Y Y
Aluminum enclosure with RhinoCoat     Y Y
Steel enclosure with RhinoCoat Y Y    
Generac OHVI engine Y Y Y Y
External GFCI outlet   Y Y Y
Hour meter Y Y Y Y
Base fascia optional optional optional Y
Composite mounting pad Y Y Y Y


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