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8.5kW Westinghouse Petrol Generator with Auto Start (WHXC8500E-AS)

$2,799.00 inc GST($2,544.55 ex GST)
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Westinghouse WHXC8500E-AS generator is specifically configured for use in-off-grid solar power systems. The generator is equipped with an auto-start capability. Whenever the solar batteries are running low or there is a power demand, the "intelligent" inverter/charge controller in the solar system sends a start signal to the WHXC8500E-AS generator via the 2-wire connection.

This Genset can also be used as a standard electric start generator.



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  • 2-Wire Auto Start
  • Off-Grid Solar Backup
  • Sine wave output
  • Long range fuel tank - 25L
  • Quiet  Operation
  • Stable Power - AVR equipped
  • Keyless Electric start
  • Clean Air Technology
  • Plug and Play 
  • 2 year Domestic Use Warranty (Conditions Apply)
Voltage (V) / Frequency (Hz)240 / 50
Number of Phase1
Continuous Running Power (W)
Rated output at 1.0 power factor
Maximum Starting Power (W)8,500
Continuous Running Current (A)28.1
Engine Type
1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Overhead Valve, Air Cooled
Alternator Windings
Digital Automatic Voltage Regulator Sine Wave Output
Displacement (cc)420
Speed (rpm)3,000
Oil Capacity (mL)1000
Spark PlugTorch F6RTC
Fuel TypeUnleaded Petrol
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)25
Starting SystemElectric, Recoil & 2-Wire Auto Start
Run Time @ 50% Output13.1hrs
Noise Level @ 100% Output80dB(A) @ 7m
Weight (kg)Dry: 94kg Wet: 113kg
Dimensions (LxWxH)735 x 700 x 655 mm
Manufacturer's Warranty2-year Domestic use (Conditions Apply)

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