10 Best Auto Start Generators
for January 2022

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC CONEXT AUTO GENERATOR START FOR XW+ AND SW 865-1060-01

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC CONEXT AUTO GENERATOR START FOR XW+ AND SW 865-1060-01

by Schneider Electric
What We like

Designed for reliability

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Product Features

  • Supports manual start and stop operation modes
  • Integrate with an inverter/charger to maximize system power performance
  • Higher return on investment
  • Works with multiple Xanbus devices: Conext XW+, SW, MPPT 60-150, MPPT 80-600, SCP, Conext ComBox

Works with multiple xanbus devices: conext xw+, sw, mppt 60-150, mppt 80-600, scp, conext combox Integrate with an inverter/charger to maximize system power performance Higher return on investment Supports manual start and stop operation modes

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Genset Generator Engine Control Module Panel 4.3 inch LCD Auto Start Stop Generator Controller Monitor Mains Monitor AMF Automatic Switching Control ATS IP54 RS485 USB CAN Port DC 8-36V (DC72DR)

YOKDEN Genset Generator Engine Control Module Panel 4.3 inch LCD Auto Start Stop Generator Controller Monitor Mains Monitor AMF Automatic Switching Control ATS IP54 RS485 USB CAN Port DC 8-36V (DC72DR)

by Chongqing Yokden Electromechanical Equipment Ltd.
What We like

This series controller is specialized for Diesel / Gasoline / Gas Genset Start/Stop, Parameters monitoring, faults-checking as well as data setting. 4.3 inch colorful LCD screen display with brand new UI design is adapted in this controller that the relative failures can be displayed directly. All the parameters can be displayed by simulated indicators and words.Besides, LCD screen can display various faults in the same time that the genset will be stopped once it can not work smoothly.

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Product Features

  • Protection: Over/under speed; Low oil pressure ; High water temperature; High Oil temperature ; High Cylinder Temperature; High Tank temperature; Low fuel level; Low oil level; External emergency alarm; D+ Opened; RPM Lost; Sensor Open; Over/Under Frequency; Over/Uner voltage; over current; Non-balance of current; Over power; Lack of Phase; reverse phase sequence; Gen load/unload failure; Mains Load/unload failure; Primary/Secondary/Third maintenance expire; ECU alarm failure; ECU communicat
  • Parameters Display: Engine RPM; Engine oil pressure; Engine water temperature; Engine fuel temperature; Engine cylinder temperature; Engine Tank temperature; Engine fuel level; Engine battery voltage; charging voltage; Mains Frequency (only for DC72D); Mains phase voltage L-N(only for DC72D); Mains phase voltage L-L(only for DC72D) Generator 3 Phase voltage L-N; Generator 3 Phase voltage L-L; Generator 3 phase current A; Generator Frequency Hz; Generator Power Factor COS
  • Parameters Display: Generator active power KW; Generator apparent power KVA; Generator reactive power KVar; Current loading rate %; Total average loading rate %; Current consumption KWH; Total consumption Kwh; Total Crank times; Current running time; Total running time; Three classes maintenance notice
  • Protection: Low water level alarm; Emergency Stop; Crank failure; Over/under battery voltage; Charging failure ; Battery Charging failure; Stop Failure & There are Chinese/English interface options, more language can be set according to users request. All the parameters can be configured through the front face buttons or use programmable interface by RS485 or USB to adjust via PC.It can be widely applied for all kinds of auto control system of gensets

Protection: over/under speed; low oil pressure ; high water temperature; high oil temperature ; high cylinder temperature; high tank temperature; low fuel level; low oil level; external emergency alarm; d+ opened; rpm lost; sensor open; over/under frequency; over/uner voltage; over current; non-balance of current; over power; lack of phase; reverse phase sequence; gen load/unload failure; mains load/unload failure; primary/secondary/third maintenance expire; ecu alarm failure; ecu communicat Protection: low water level alarm; emergency stop; crank failure; over/under battery voltage; charging failure ; battery charging failure; stop failure & there are chinese/english interface options, more language can be set according to users request. all the parameters can be configured through the front face buttons or use programmable interface by rs485 or usb to adjust via pc.it can be widely applied for all kinds of auto control system of gensets Parameters display: generator active power kw; generator apparent power kva; generator reactive power kvar; current loading rate %; total average loading rate %; current consumption kwh; total consumption kwh; total crank times; current running time; total running time; three classes maintenance notice Parameters display: engine rpm; engine oil pressure; engine water temperature; engine fuel temperature; engine cylinder temperature; engine tank temperature; engine fuel level; engine battery voltage; charging voltage; mains frequency (only for dc72d); mains phase voltage l-n(only for dc72d); mains phase voltage l-l(only for dc72d) generator 3 phase voltage l-n; generator 3 phase voltage l-l; generator 3 phase current a; generator frequency hz; generator power factor cos

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SMARTGEN HGM420N Automatic Start Generator Controller (AMF)

SMARTGEN HGM420N Automatic Start Generator Controller (AMF)

by SMARTGEN
What We like

Designed for front panel mounting

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Product Features

  • Generator protection, built-in alarms and warnings
  • Low cost AMF controller designed to start/stop a generator automatically
  • Suitable for 1-3 phase gasoline and diesel gensets
  • Survives cranking dropouts

Survives cranking dropouts Low cost amf controller designed to start/stop a generator automatically Generator protection, built-in alarms and warnings Suitable for 1-3 phase gasoline and diesel gensets

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Magnum MEAGSN Automatic Generator Start Controller

Magnum Energy Magnum MEAGSN Automatic Generator Start Controller

by Magnum Energy, INC.
What We like

REMOTE Connection Port: RJ14 port that provides the connection point for the remote temp sensor cable

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Product Features

  • STATUS Indicator: a bi-color (green or red) LED indicator that illuminates to provide information on the AGSs operation
  • Internal Access Screws: four #6-32 x 3/8 Phillips screws that must be removed to access the DC Input Jumper and the 4-position DIP Switch
  • Wiring Terminal Block: 8-port friction-fit connector that powers the AGS and connects the generators start/stop and run sense wires
  • NETWORK Connection Port: RJ14 port that provides the connection point for the network communication cable

Status indicator: a bi-color (green or red) led indicator that illuminates to provide information on the agss operation Internal access screws: four #6-32 x 3/8 phillips screws that must be removed to access the dc input jumper and the 4-position dip switch Wiring terminal block: 8-port friction-fit connector that powers the ags and connects the generators start/stop and run sense wires Network connection port: rj14 port that provides the connection point for the network communication cable

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Pulsar G12KBN-SG Heavy Duty Portable Dual Fuel Generator - 9500 Rated Watts & 12000 Peak Watts - Gas & LPG - Electric Start - Transfer Switch & RV Ready - CARB Compliant

Pulsar G12KBN-SG Heavy Duty Portable Dual Fuel Generator

9500 Rated Watts & 12000 Peak Watts, Gas & LPG, Electric Start, Transfer Switch & RV Ready, CARB Compliant

by Pulsar Products
What We like

Dual fuel capability allows you to choose between gasoline & LPG fuel sources; great for emergency situations or natural disaster as LPG may be more readily available and easy to store

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Product Features

  • 12, 000 peak watts/ 9, 500 Rated watts (gasoline) & 10, 800 peak watts/ 8, 550 Rated watts (LPG)
  • The 457cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, air cooled, OHV engine with electric start is protected by a durable powder coated frame
  • (4) 120V 20A AC outlets, (1) 120V/240V 30A twist-lock outlet, (1) 120V/240V 50A outlet, (1) 12V DC output provide ample space for powering appliances, tools, and other devices
  • A 8 gallon fuel tank gives you up to 12 hours of continuous operation at half load when running on gasoline

12, 000 peak watts/ 9, 500 rated watts (gasoline) & 10, 800 peak watts/ 8, 550 rated watts (lpg) (4) 120v 20a ac outlets, (1) 120v/240v 30a twist-lock outlet, (1) 120v/240v 50a outlet, (1) 12v dc output provide ample space for powering appliances, tools, and other devices The 457cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, air cooled, ohv engine with electric start is protected by a durable powder coated frame A 8 gallon fuel tank gives you up to 12 hours of continuous operation at half load when running on gasoline

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WEN 56475 4750-Watt Portable Generator with Electric Start and Wheel Kit

WEN 56475 4750-Watt Portable Generator with Electric Start and Wheel Kit

by WEN
What We like

223cc engine provides 4,750 surge watt and 3,750 rated watt

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Product Features

  • CARB and EPA III meet requirements for sale in all 50 states
  • Includes wheel kit and foldable handles for easy transport
  • Features electric start, low-oil shutdown, an automatic voltage regulator and overload protection to maximize safety
  • Digital readout helps manage oil changes and maintenance schedule

Features electric start, low-oil shutdown, an automatic voltage regulator and overload protection to maximize safety Includes wheel kit and foldable handles for easy transport Digital readout helps manage oil changes and maintenance schedule Carb and epa iii meet requirements for sale in all 50 states

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Firman P03608 4550/3650 Watt Remote Start Gas Portable Generator CARB Certified with Wheel Kit, Yellow

Firman P03608 4550/3650 Watt Remote Start Gas Portable Generator CARB Certified with Wheel Kit

Yellow

by Firman
What We like

5 gallon tank provides 14 hours runtime

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Product Features

  • Multi feature control panel *see image or *see specs
  • Whether you're having weekend fun or in need of portable power, The P03608 portable generator provides power with a click of a button. Best used for camping, work-site and emergency power. California emission certified
  • 8 heavy duty Never-Flat wheels and high leverage single folding handle
  • 208 cc engine with low oil shut down and cast iron sleeve

Multi feature control panel *see image or *see specs Whether you're having weekend fun or in need of portable power, the p03608 portable generator provides power with a click of a button. best used for camping, work-site and emergency power. california emission certified 208 cc engine with low oil shut down and cast iron sleeve 8 heavy duty never-flat wheels and high leverage single folding handle

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Firman H03651 4550/3650 Watt Electric Start Gas or Propane Dual Fuel Portable Generator CARB and cETL Certified, Yellow

Firman H03651 4550/3650 Watt Electric Start Gas or Propane Dual Fuel Portable Generator CARB and cETL Certified

Yellow

by Firman
What We like

5 gallon tank provides 14 hours of runtime. Propane tank not included. 5. 5 ft. LPG regulator hose included.

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Product Features

  • Ready for any task, The H03651 Hybrid Dual Fuel portable generator provides power on demand. Great for camping, emergency power, work-site and great outdoors. California emission certified
  • 8 heavy duty Never-Flat wheels and high leverage u-shape Folding handle
  • 208cc dual fuel engine with low oil shut off and cast iron sleeve
  • R ready multi feature control panel with covered outlets *see specs for full list

208cc dual fuel engine with low oil shut off and cast iron sleeve Ready for any task, the h03651 hybrid dual fuel portable generator provides power on demand. great for camping, emergency power, work-site and great outdoors. california emission certified 8 heavy duty never-flat wheels and high leverage u-shape folding handle R ready multi feature control panel with covered outlets *see specs for full list

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Firman W03083 3300/3000 Watt Remote Start Gas Portable Generator cETL and CARB Certified, Black

Firman W03083 3300/3000 Watt Remote Start Gas Portable Generator cETL and CARB Certified

Black

by Firman
What We like

Built in tuff-stuff handle & wheels for easy portability and Consumer convenience no assembly required. Durable compact design with integrated ergonomic handle

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Product Features

  • Max Pro Series 171cc Firman Engine, Phoenix Fat Head Block for enhanced Engine efficiency, whisper Series muffler, USDA Forest Service approved spark arrester, parallel capable (parallel cables not provided)
  • 3300 starting watts/ 3000 running watts, 1. 8 gallon tank, 9 hour run time
  • Fuel efficient economy mode, low THD (under 3%), volt Lock automatic voltage regulator, power Stream alternator.Frequency (Hz):60
  • Recoil, remote, and electric start, remote start/stop from a distance of 168 feet

3300 starting watts/ 3000 running watts, 1. 8 gallon tank, 9 hour run time Max pro series 171cc Firman engine, phoenix fat head block for enhanced engine efficiency, whisper series muffler, usda forest service approved spark arrester, parallel capable (parallel cables not provided) Fuel efficient economy mode, low thd (under 3%), volt lock automatic voltage regulator, power stream alternator.frequency (hz):60 Recoil, remote, and electric start, remote start/stop from a distance of 168 feet

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DuroMax XP4400E 4400 watt 7-Hp RV Grade Gas Generator with Electric Start

DuroMax XP4400E 4400 watt 7-Hp RV Grade Gas Generator with Electric Start

by DuroMax
What We like

With 4,400 starting watts and 3,500 running watts, this unit can handle heavy loads from lights and a refrigerator to a home air conditioner and high amperage power tools. Operate at both 120 V and 240 V simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power

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Product Features

  • Your purchase includes One DuroMax XP4400E 4400 watt 7-Hp RV Grade Gas Generator with Electric Start, One oil funnel, One spark plug wrench, tools set, wheels and handle kit, DC charging cables and owners manual
  • Run your generator with Gasoline for long lasting power.
  • Portable Generator dimensions: 24 L x 17" W x 17" H. Product weight: 127 lbs
  • Specifications: Noise level 69 dB. Fuel tank capacity (GASOLINE) 3.96 gallons

Run your generator with gasoline for long lasting power. Your purchase includes one DuroMax xp4400e 4400 watt 7-hp rv grade gas generator with electric start, one oil funnel, one spark plug wrench, tools set, wheels and handle kit, dc charging cables and owners manual Portable generator dimensions: 24 l x 17" w x 17" h. product weight: 127 lbs Specifications: noise level 69 db. fuel tank capacity (gasoline) 3.96 gallons

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