This Kohler small stationary generator is natural gas- or propane-powered and is rated for 7,000 (natural gas) and 8,500 (propane) watts. It has:
• electric start
• fuel shutoff
• low-oil shutoff
The Kohler 8.5 RES-QS7 is part of the Generator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Generator models like the 8.5 RES-QS7 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Power delivery: How much wattage models delivered and how well they handled surges in power demand over various loads.
Power quality: A generator's ability to deliver power smoothly, with consistent voltage.
Noise: Measured at 23 and 50 feet from the generator. We recommend hearing protection for standing close by the unit while it's running.
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