Briggs and Stratton 30471 Gasoline 8 kW, 120/240V Electric Start Portable Generator

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8 kW 120/240V Briggs and Stratton Electric Start Portable Generator

Product Features:

  • 8,000 running watts with a 10,000 watt surge capacity ensures you have a reliable power source wherever you might be
  • 33.3 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase)
  • 66.6 Amps @ 120 Volts (Single Phase)
  • Gasoline engine
  • Covered under 3 Year Residential and 1 Year Commercial Warranty
  • Compact and mobile power solution
  • Outlets: (4x) 5-20R 20A 120V, (1x) L14-30R 30A 120/240V


  • Briggs and Stratton OHV Engine: This 2100 series, single cylinder, overhead valve engine provides long life, high performance, great fuel efficiency and quiet operation
  • Engine Displacement: 420cc
  • Engine RPM: 3600 (Revolutions per Minute)
  • Covered Under 3 Year Residential and 1 Year Commercial Warranty
  • Includes 12 volt key start with manual recoil pull start


  • Overall Height: 25.9"
  • Overall Length: 34.8"
  • Overall Width: 22.2"
  • Product Weight: 248 lbs
  • Tank Size (Gallons): 7
  • Run Time (50% Load): 9 Hours

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Briggs and Stratton 30471 Product Specifications

Owner's Manual
Specification Sheet
Alternator Type Brush
Amperage 33
Approved for Commercial Use Yes
Auto Voltage Regulation Yes
Battery Included Yes
CARB approved No
Cast Iron Sleeve Yes
Commercial Warranty 90 Day Limited
Cooling System Air Cooled
Electric Start Yes
Engine Brand Briggs and Stratton
Engine Size 420
Frequency 60
Fuel Tank Material Metal
Fuel Type Gasoline
Generator Style Portable
Grade Emergency
Height 25.9, 26.75
Hour Meter Included Yes
Idle Control No
Length 34.8, 34.75
Lifting Eye No
Low Oil Alert Yes
Made in America No
Manufacturer Warranty 3 Year
Motor RPM 3600
Mounting Pad Included No
Number of Cylinders 1
On Board Fuel Gauge No
Product Weight 248
RPM (High) 3600
Rated Amps 33.3 Amps @ 240 Volts (Single Phase), 66.6 Amps @ 120 Volts (Single Phase)
Run Time 50% Load 9
Run Watts 8000
Starting System Electric, Recoil Start
Surge Watts 10000
Tank Size 7
Transfer Switch Included No
UL Listed No
Voltage 120, 240
Voltage Meter No
Wattage 8000
Width 22.2, 23

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Briggs and Stratton 30471 Reviews

  • Does this unit have 30Amp capacity?

    A. Yes, the Briggs and Stratton 30471 produces 66.6 Amps @ 120 Volts and 33.3 Amps @ 240 Volts.
  • What is included with this item?


    The Briggs and Stratton 30471 portable generator comes with the battery, battery float charger with equalizer to prevent overcharging, and wheel kit. 

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