Generac 48kW Protector

Generac 48kW Protector


Looking to back up your entire home or commercial business?

Consider the Protector Series gaseous automatic backup generator line. These units power all appliances, electronics, pumps and motors during power outages, allowing you to continue living life comfortably and keeping business operating without interruption.

What Makes the Protector Series Such a Great Choice?

The Generac 4.5L is a purpose-built engine designed from the ground up by Generac and made in Wisconsin. Generac is one of the only manufacturers to design & produce a complete generator which includes our own engine, alternator, fuel system, controller and enclosure in the US. Generac’s 22kW to 150kW product packs more power into a smaller footprint – ideal when space is a premium.  The neutral styling, color and small footprint fit unobtrusively into landscaping. The Generac 4.5L engine intensifies best-in-industry performance and reliability.  The purpose-built engine is at the heart of a new generator designed from the ground up by Generac and made in Wisconsin, USA. Generac is one of the few manufacturers producing a complete generator – engine, alternator and controller.

Generac Designed & Built Engine

Built exclusively for generators in Wisconsin, USA*. Utilizes the first-in-class, dual-valve ultra-low pressure fuel delivery system and intelligent proprietary engine controls that manage over 100 performance functions to ensure peak efficiency in all temperature ranges and elevations. The engine consumes 25% less fuel than previous engines and is capable of operating at the lowest fuel pressure in the industry at 3.5” of the water column while still providing excellent motor starting capability. *Assembled in the USA using domestic and foreign parts.

True Power™ Technology

Delivers utility-grade power quality with less than 5% total harmonic distortion (THD) for the clean, smooth operation of sensitive electronics and appliances.  Generac controlling its high-efficiency alternator design and production ensures industry-leading surge protection, performance, and longevity.

Small Footprint

Generac liquid-cooled product packs more power into the smallest footprint – ideal when space is a premium. The neutral styling, color and small footprint fit unobtrusively into landscaping.

Smart, User-Friendly Controls

Generac’s Evolution™ Controller is visible and accessible without opening the generator enclosure. The Evolution Controller features a multilingual LCD display that allows users to monitor and track maintenance intervals to ensure your generator is always in top operating condition.

Can Be Installed Just 18” From A Structure

Capability to be installed 18″ away from a structure, ideal for areas with tight lot lines or other space constraints. Generac is the only manufacturer of standby generators to have an 18” offset on most of its residential lineup.

Tough, Durable All-Aluminum Enclosures

Our RhinoCoat™ powder-coated finish helps make corrosion-resistant aluminum perfect for all weather conditions. Protector units are shielded from the inside out – a durable coating protects the internal frame from rust.

Quiet-Test™ Self-Test Mode

Runs at a lower, quieter RPM for a five or twelve-minute test to ensure the system is running properly while consuming less fuel. Quiet-Test Self-Test mode can be programmed to run weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.

Mobile Link™ Connectivity

Comes standard with all Protector Series generators. Mobile Link allows you to monitor the status of your generator from anywhere in the world using a smartphone, tablet or PC. Easily access information, such as the current operating status and the generator’s maintenance schedule. Learn more about Mobile Link

5-Year Limited Warranty

In addition to the 5-year limited warranty, extended warranties are available. We are proud of our innovative product design, high quality and first-class reliability, so we stand behind them with a strong 5, 7 or 10-year limited warranty.

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