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South Africa

Generator Associates has 94 petrol and diesel generators for sale in South Africa, from three leading generator engine manufacturers for standby, primary and emergency (backup) power. Our generators range from small, single-phase petrol generators for powering small electric equipment, to medium diesel generator (0.65kVA to 18kVA). Generator Associates is based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, and is an authorised power products dealer. Download Guidelines Acceptance Form.

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  • We only sell parts for the generators that we supply.
  • Batteries included with all electric start models.
  • AMF+ATS" means Automatic Mains Failure and Automatic Transfer Switching

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    Small Petrol & Diesel

    0.65 to 5 kVA

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    Medium Petrol

    4.8 to 18 kVA

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    Small Diesel

    2.2 to 18 kVA

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Single Phase Petrol Generators

Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

ET-1

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

0.65 kVa

Standby

0.78 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

60

Dry Weight (kg)

19

Dimensions (mm)

367 x 312 x 375

ET-1 Portable Yamaha Generator

This 2 stroke generator is perfect for use at home and on the move. It works well in the marine environment for boat repairs and basic power tools. This generator has also proved to be the people's choice providing power for simple lighting, television and radio in rural homes. Featuring a 2-stroke reed valve engine of compact size and simple mechanism. This generator is brushless, has circuit breakers, DC output capacity and a handle for easy carrying.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

EF2000iS

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

1.6 kVa

Standby

2 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

21

Dimensions (mm)

490 x 280 x 445

EF2000iS Silent Inverter Generator

The EF2000is is a single phase silent inverter generator which provides high-quality electricity suitable for sensitive electronic equipment. The EF2000is has light recoil starting as well as DC output capabilities for easy battery charging. This model also features an economy control system to regulate RPM according to load as well as very silent operation. The EF2000is can also be run in parallel with a rated output of 2 kVA.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

EF2600FW

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

2 kVa

Standby

2.3 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

41

Dimensions (mm)

510 x 415 x 425

EF2600FW 4-stroke Petrol Generator

Bi-Polar, Revolving Field With Damper Winding to Produce Quality Electricity For Micro Processors and Other Sensitive Equipment (DVD player, Plasma TV's, Computers). Fitted with automatic low oil level cut-out to prevent abusive use. Alternator is bi-polar, revolving field with damper winding. Ignition system is maintenance free (Transistor Controlled Ignition) Voltmeter fitted. Quiet operation.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Sincro Alternator

YS2600

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

2 kVa

Standby

2.4 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

45

Dimensions (mm)

610 x 460 x 490

YS2600 Enduro 4-stroke Petrol Generator

Locally assembled in South Africa, designed to cope with African conditions. This robust generator is housed in a fully protected pipe frame and is powered by the legendary Yamaha MZ175-K2-50 engine coupled to a SINCRO alternator producing world-class power for when you need it. The YS2600 is ideal for agriculture, construction sites and artisans working on site.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

EF3000iSE

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

2.8 kVa

Standby

3 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

67

Dimensions (mm)

680 x 445 x 555

EF3000iSE Silent Inverter Generator

The EF3000is is a single phase silent inverter generator which provides high-quality electricity suitable for sensitive electronic equipment. The EF3000is has electric starting as well as DC output capabilities for easy battery charging. This model also features an economy control system to regulate RPM according to load as well as very silent operation.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

EF4000FW

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

2.9 kVa

Standby

3.3 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

80

Dimensions (mm)

670 x 535 x 565

EF4000FW 4-stroke Petrol Generator

The single phase Yamaha EF4000FW features a 4-stroke OHV engine which is compact and has low fuel consumption and noise levels. This model also features a voltmeter and auto decompressor for light recoil starting as well as an oil warning system which stops the generator when oil pressure falls below the prescribed level.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

EF5500FW

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

3.8 kVa

Standby

4.6 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

79

Dimensions (mm)

670 x 510 x 527

EF5500FW 4-stroke Petrol Generator

Bi-Polar, Revolving Field With Damper Winding to Produce Quality Electricity For Micro Processors and Other Sensitive Equipment (DVD player, Plasma TV's, Computers). Fitted with automatic low oil level cut-out to prevent abusive use. Alternator is bi-polar, revolving field with damper winding. Ignition system is maintenance free (Transistor Controlled Ignition) Voltmeter fitted. Quiet operation.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Sincro Alternator

YS4500

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

4 kVa

Standby

4.5 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

70

Dimensions (mm)

750 x 540 x 540

YS4500 Enduro 4-stroke Petrol Generator

Locally assembled in South Africa, designed to cope with African conditions. This robust generator is housed in a fully protected pipe frame and is powered by the legendary Yamaha MZ300-K2-50 engine coupled to a SINCRO alternator producing world-class power for when you need it. The YS4500 is ideal for agriculture, construction sites and artisans working on site.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Yamaha Alternator

EF7200E

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

5 kVa

Standby

6 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

93

Dimensions (mm)

670 x 520 x 565

EF7200E 4-stroke Petrol Generator

The EF7200E provides serious full time power and offers 10 hours of operation without refuelling, has an electric starter for hassle-free start-ups and is capable of running most homes in an emergency situation (including taking on heavy load items such fridges and air conditioners). It features: low wave deformities for sensitive equipment such as micro-computer controlled electrical appliances, an economy mode, big tank for long power outages and the first digital multi-function meter display which displays cumulative running time (hours) and voltage.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Sincro Alternator

YS5500

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

5 kVa

Standby

5.5 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

82

Dimensions (mm)

750 x 540 x 540

YS5500 Enduro 4-stroke Petrol Generator

Locally assembled in South Africa, designed to cope with African conditions. This robust generator is housed in a fully protected pipe frame and is powered by the legendary Yamaha MZ360-K2-50 engine coupled to a SINCRO alternator producing world-class power for when you need it. The YS5500 is ideal for agriculture, construction sites and artisans working on site.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Sincro Alternator

EWS200

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

5 kVa

Standby

5.5 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

104

Dimensions (cm)

106 x 56 x 67

EWS200 Welder Generator

This welder/generator combination is housed in a wheeled frame for easy portability, a lifting point, cable coiling points and welding rod holder. The ideal power tool for farmers, construction, artisans and mobile workshops. The legendary Yamaha MZ360-K2-50 engine is coupled to a ZANARDI welder/alternator end producing world-class power for when you need it. The ability to select from between 60 and 200 amps max welding current makes it one of a kind.

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Briggs & Stratton

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Alternator
Briggs and Stratton Alternator

PM9000EA

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

8 kVa

Standby

8.8 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

132

Dimensions (mm)

860 x 580 x 640

Pro Max 9000EA Series Generator

Large domestic application generators featuring AVR voltage regulation, long range fuel tank and 74dB(A) residential exhaust system suitable for running household appliances except geysers and stoves. The 9000EA features and electric start system with maintenance free battery.

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Briggs & Stratton

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Alternator
Linz Alternator

CRG10

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

10 kVa

Standby

11 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

110

Dimensions (mm)

880 x 650 x 650

CRG10 Series Generators

USA made Briggs and Stratton, petrol, 4-stroke and air-cooled engine, naturally aspirated with top mount fuel tank. The control system is an engine mounted electric key start / stop system with a manual choke system and features low oil pressure shutdown protection and 3-Pole circuit breaker protection. This genset has a maintenance free battery and a heavy duty cross channel base frame with AV isolator mounts.

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Briggs & Stratton

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Alternator
Linz Alternator

CRG15

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

15 kVa

Standby

16 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

160

Dimensions (mm)

1100 x 650 x 800

CRG15 Series Generators

Large generator featuring AVR voltage regulation, long range fuel tank and an electric start system with maintenance free battery. Suitable for larger homeowners who require most appliances to run in their home, small office and commercial contractors.

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Briggs & Stratton

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Alternator
Linz Alternator

CRG20

Type

Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

18 kVa

Standby

20 kVa

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Petrol

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

170

Dimensions (mm)

1100 x 650 x 800

CRG20 Series Generators

Large generator featuring AVR voltage regulation, long range fuel tank and an electric start system with maintenance free battery. Suitable for larger homeowners who require most appliances to run in their home, small office and commercial contractors.

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Three Phase Petrol Generators

Briggs & Stratton

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Alternator
Linz Alternator

CRG10-3

Type

Petrol

Three Phase

Air Cooled

10 kVa

Standby

11 kVa

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Petrol

Three Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

110

Dimensions (mm)

880 x 650 x 650

CRG10-3 Series Generators

USA made Briggs and Stratton, petrol, 4-stroke and air-cooled engine, naturally aspirated with top mount fuel tank, featuring low fuel consumption and noise emission level (emission compliant). The control system is an engine mounted electric key start / stop system with a manual choke system and features low oil pressure shutdown protection and 3-Pole circuit breaker protection. This genset has a maintenance free battery and a heavy duty cross channel base frame with AV isolator mounts.

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Briggs & Stratton

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Alternator
Linz Alternator

CRG20-3

Type

Petrol

Three Phase

Air Cooled

18 kVa

Standby

20 kVa

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Petrol

Three Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

170

Dimensions (mm)

1100 x 650 x 800

CRG20-3 Series Generators

Large generator featuring AVR voltage regulation, long range fuel tank and an electric start system with maintenance free battery. Suitable for larger homeowners who require most appliances to run in their home, small office and commercial contractors.

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Single Phase Air Cooled Diesel Generators

Yanmar

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Alternator
Markon Alternator

CRGD4C

Type

Diesel

Single Phase

Air Cooled

4 kVa

Standby

4 kVa

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Diesel

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

80

Output (W / A)

3600 / 17

CRGD Yanmar Diesel Series

Electric or Recoil start. The CRGD Series is the first choice for commercial contractors, hire fleets and municipalities who require reliable and portable power for on-site work. Powered by the new heavy duty range of Yanmar L-N Series diesel engines coupled to heavy duty Markon 2-pole alternator ends, the CRGD Series is one of the market leaders in the portable diesel generator segment. Combined with heavy duty roll over square tube carry frames and user friendly plug point panels, the CRGD Series will provide years of hassle free ownership and class leading performance and reliability levels.

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Yamaha

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Alternator
Sincro Alternator

EDA5000E

Type

Diesel

Single Phase

Air Cooled

4.3 kVa

Standby

4.8 kVa

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Diesel

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Frequency (Hz)

50

Dry Weight (kg)

99

Dimensions (mm)

673 x 500 x 542

EDA5000E 4-stroke Diesel Generator

Rugged, aircooled, single cylinder, single phase diesel generator for the harshest working conditions. This compact, portable generator provides reliable power for use by maintenance crews, road construction and people working in any remote location. This generator is condenser controlled which allows for stable electrcity output.

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Yanmar

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Alternator
Markon Alternator

CRGD6C

Type

Diesel

Single Phase

Air Cooled

6 kVa

Standby

6 kVa

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Diesel

Single Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

108

Output (W / A)

5400 / 26

CRGD Yanmar Diesel Series

Electric or Recoil start. The CRGD Series is the first choice for commercial contractors, hire fleets and municipalities who require reliable and portable power for on-site work. Powered by the new heavy duty range of Yanmar L-N Series diesel engines coupled to heavy duty Markon 2-pole alternator ends, the CRGD Series is one of the market leaders in the portable diesel generator segment. Combined with heavy duty roll over square tube carry frames and user friendly plug point panels, the CRGD Series will provide years of hassle free ownership and class leading performance and reliability levels.

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Single Phase Water Cooled Diesel Generators

Yanmar

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Alternator
Mecc Alte Alternator

crgd20

Type

Diesel

Single Phase

Water Cooled

18 kVa

Standby

20 kVa

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Diesel

Single Phase

Water Cooled

Speed (rpm)

1500

Dry Weight (kg)

650

Dimensions (cm)

180 x 75 x 130

YDL Single Phase Series Generators

Powered by a Yanmar TNE series water-cooled, 1500 RPM, naturally aspirated diesel engine coupled to a Sincro 4-pole, brushless, Class H insulation, AVR voltage regulated alternator, the YDL Series is one of the market leaders in the small range Standby generator market.

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Three Phase Diesel Generators

Yanmar

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Alternator
Markon Alternator

CRGD6-3CE

Type

Diesel

Three Phase

Air Cooled

6 kVa

Standby

6 kVa

Diesel

Three Phase

Air Cooled

Speed (rpm)

3000

Dry Weight (kg)

112

Output (W / A)

5400 / 9

CRGD Yanmar Diesel Series

The CRGD Series is the first choice for commercial contractors, hire fleets and municipalities who require reliable and portable power for on-site work. Powered by the new heavy duty range of Yanmar L-N Series diesel engines coupled to heavy duty Markon 2-pole alternator ends, the CRGD Series is one of the market leaders in the portable diesel generator segment. Combined with heavy duty roll over square tube carry frames and user friendly plug point panels, the CRGD Series will provide years of hassle free ownership and class leading performance and reliability levels.

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Yanmar

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Alternator
Sincro Alternator

crgd20-3

Type

Diesel

Three Phase

Water Cooled

18 kVa

Standby

20 kVa

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Diesel

Three Phase

Water Cooled

Speed (rpm)

1500

Dry Weight (kg)

650

Dimensions (cm)

180 x 75 x 130

YDL 3-Phase Series Generators

Powered by a Yanmar TNE series water-cooled, 1500 RPM, naturally aspirated diesel engine coupled to a Sincro 4-pole, brushless, Class H insulation, AVR voltage regulated alternator, the YDL Series is one of the market leaders in the small range Standby generator market.

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What do the Options mean?

Hovering over the 'Options' icon in a generator row will show which configuration options that model can come with, a combination of the following:

  • Open Set with Recoil Start
  • Open Set with Electric Start
  • Open Set with Manual Start
  • Open Set with AMF + ATS
  • Canopy Set with Manual Start
  • Canopy Set with AMF + ATS

These refer to the control systems, AMF (Automatic Mains Failure) and ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch), the canopy and the starting systems which that model can support, depending on the size, cooling type and model.

The 'View Specs' of each model contains more on the options for that model. Below are descriptions of the standard optional control systems and canopies available from Generator Associates:

Standard Optional Control Systems

  • Automated AMF + ATS Panel
  • Deep Sea DSE7320 digital control module
  • For manual and automated starting and stopping
  • LCD readout screen for genset performance data
  • Alarm warnings and shutdown protection systems
  • CAN electronic engine communication compatibility
  • Full monitoring of engine, alternator and control panel
  • Emergency stop
  • 3-Pole circuit breaker and contactor protection
  • Electrically and mechanically interlocked changeover
  • Manual Start Panel
  • Deep Sea DSE7310 digital control module
  • For manual starting and stopping
  • LCD readout screen for genset performance data
  • Alarm warnings and shutdown protection systems
  • CAN electronic engine communication compatibility
  • Full monitoring of engine, alternator and control panel
  • Emergency stop
  • 3-Pole circuit breaker and contactor protection

Standard Optional Canopy Enclosure

  • Sound & Weather Canopy
  • Corrosion resistant 3CR12 stainless steel
  • Provides protection against weather elements
  • Provides sound attenuation assistance
  • Modular bolt on design
  • With lockable service access doors
  • Primed and painted with high quality 2K paint
  • Painted in Predator Hi-Vis PO Red colour

Should you be unsure of the correct option for you, please feel free to ask us about it using the enquiry forms' 'Additional Info' field or give us a call.

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What do the Options mean?

Hovering over the 'Options' icon in a generator row will show which configuration options that model can come with, a combination of the following:

  • Open Set with Recoil Start
  • Open Set with Electric Start
  • Open Set with Manual Start
  • Open Set with AMF + ATS
  • Canopy Set with Manual Start
  • Canopy Set with AMF + ATS

These refer to the control systems, AMF (Automatic Mains Failure) and ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch), the canopy and the starting systems which that model can support, depending on the size, cooling type and model.

The 'View Specs' of each model contains more on the options for that model. Below are descriptions of the standard optional control systems and canopies available from Generator Associates:

Standard Optional Control Systems

  • Automated AMF + ATS Panel
  • Deep Sea DSE7320 digital control module
  • For manual and automated starting and stopping
  • LCD readout screen for genset performance data
  • Alarm warnings and shutdown protection systems
  • CAN electronic engine communication compatibility
  • Full monitoring of engine, alternator and control panel
  • Emergency stop
  • 3-Pole circuit breaker and contactor protection
  • Electrically and mechanically interlocked changeover
  • Manual Start Panel
  • Deep Sea DSE7310 digital control module
  • For manual starting and stopping
  • LCD readout screen for genset performance data
  • Alarm warnings and shutdown protection systems
  • CAN electronic engine communication compatibility
  • Full monitoring of engine, alternator and control panel
  • Emergency stop
  • 3-Pole circuit breaker and contactor protection

Standard Optional Canopy Enclosure

  • Sound & Weather Canopy
  • Corrosion resistant 3CR12 stainless steel
  • Provides protection against weather elements
  • Provides sound attenuation assistance
  • Modular bolt on design
  • With lockable service access doors
  • Primed and painted with high quality 2K paint
  • Painted in Predator Hi-Vis PO Red colour

Should you be unsure of the correct option for you, please feel free to ask us about it using the enquiry form's 'Additional Info' field or give us a call.

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