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Kohler 48RCLC 48kW Generator

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The Kohler 48RCLC 48kW Generator

Are you seeking a robust and dependable solution to ensure uninterrupted power supply? Look no further than the Kohler 48RCLC 48kW Generator, designed to deliver superior performance in even the most demanding situations. With its cutting-edge features and advanced technology, this generator is your ultimate power partner for both residential and commercial applications.

The Kohler 48RCLC generator boasts a mighty 48kW output, providing you with a consistent and reliable power source to keep your essential systems running smoothly. Whether you’re facing a power outage, need backup power for your business, or require a reliable energy source for remote locations, this generator has got you covered.


Kohler 48RCLC 48kW Generator
Kohler 48RCLC 48kW Generator
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Generator Specs

Powerful Dual-Fuel Capability

The KOHLER 48RCLC generator offers exceptional flexibility with the ability to run on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG). It provides a substantial 200 amps on LPG and natural gas, ensuring an ample power supply for your needs. Whether you prefer the convenience of natural gas or the versatility of LPG, this generator has you covered.

Extraordinary Motor-Starting Capacity

With the 48RCLC, you benefit from extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity. The generator boasts an impressive 113 kVA at 240V, enabling smooth and reliable operation of your power-hungry equipment. From heavy machinery to demanding appliances, this generator handles it all with ease.

Premium Power Quality

The 48RCLC is designed to deliver premium power quality, safeguarding your sensitive electronics and appliances. With exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation, as well as minimal harmonic distortion, this generator protects your valuable equipment from voltage fluctuations and electrical disturbances.

Reliable Kohler KG6208 Industrial-Grade Engine

Powering the 48RCLC is the reliable Kohler KG6208 industrial-grade engine. Equipped with hydraulic valve lifters, this engine eliminates the need for lengthy break-in periods and costly valve adjustments. With an operating speed of 1800 rpm, it ensures efficient and smooth performance.

Advanced Control and Management

The 48RCLC is compatible with the On Cue® Plus and optional On Cue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, as well as the Programmable Interface Module (PIM). These advanced control systems allow you to effortlessly manage and monitor your generator, providing you with peace of mind and convenient operation.

RDC2 Controller for Enhanced Functionality

Designed for today’s sophisticated electronics, the RDC2 controller manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions. This advanced controller ensures seamless integration and efficient operation of your power system, making it easier than ever to control and monitor your generator.

Whisper-Quiet Operation

Experience the tranquility of whisper-quiet operation with the 48RCLC. With sound levels as low as 61 dBA at full speed and 57 dBA during exercise, this generator operates at a volume comparable to a normal conversation. Say goodbye to noisy disruptions and enjoy a peaceful environment.

Durable and Corrosion-Resistant Enclosure

The 48RCLC features a corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure as a standard offering. This rugged construction ensures durability and protects the generator from the elements, making it suitable for a variety of environmental conditions.

Easy Installation and Field Connections

Streamlined installation is made possible with the 48RCLC’s simple terminal block, allowing for easy field connections. With straightforward setup and user-friendly features, this generator offers convenience and efficiency.

Experience the power, versatility, and reliability of the KOHLER 48RCLC generator. With its dual-fuel capability, exceptional motor-starting capacity, premium power quality, and advanced control systems, it is the perfect solution for all your power needs. Enjoy quiet operation, durability, and ease of installation, and gain peace of mind knowing that your power supply is in capable hands.

Product Specification Sheet: KOHLER 48RCLC 48kW Generator

General Specifications

Model: 48RCLC
Rated Power Output: 48 kW
Voltage: 120/240V
Frequency: 60 Hz
Phase: Single
Engine Brand: Kohler KG6208
Fuel Type: Natural Gas (NG), Liquid Propane (LP)
Cooling System: Liquid-cooled
Engine Speed: 1800 RPM
Sound Level at Full Speed: 61 dBA
Sound Level at Exercise: 57 dBA
Enclosure Material: Corrosion-resistant aluminum
Electrical Specifications:

Maximum Amperage (LPG/NG): 200/200 amps
Motor-Starting Capacity at 240V: 113 kVA
Voltage Regulation: Digital voltage regulation
Frequency Regulation: Digital frequency regulation
Total Harmonic Distortion: <5% for full load, <3% for no load to full load
Controller and Management Systems:

Controller Type: RDC2 (Remote Digital Controller 2)
Compatible Management Systems: OnCue® Plus, OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems
Programmable Interface Module (PIM): Optional
Safety and Protection Features:

Low Oil Pressure Shutdown
High Engine Temperature Shutdown
Overcrank Protection
Overspeed Protection
Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR)
Circuit Breaker Protection
Fuel Consumption:

Natural Gas (50% Load): 390 ft³/hr (11 m³/hr)
Liquid Propane (50% Load): 4.4 gallons/hr (16.6 liters/hr)
Physical Dimensions:

Length: 84.2 in (213.9 cm)
Width: 34.7 in (88.1 cm)
Height: 42.5 in (108 cm)
Weight: 2,250 lbs (1,021 kg)
Installation and Connections:

Terminal Block: Simplified field connections
Transfer Switch Compatibility: Compatible with KOHLER Model RXT transfer switches
Certifications and Standards:

Emissions Certification: EPA-certified
Safety Standards: UL, CSA, IBC, NFPA
Noise Emission: Meets or exceeds National Park Service sound level requirements

5-year or 2000-hour limited warranty (whichever comes first)
Note: Specifications are subject to change without prior notice as product improvements are made.

The KOHLER 48RCLC 48kW Generator combines power, reliability, and advanced features to provide a seamless backup power solution. With its robust power output, dual-fuel capability, digital voltage and frequency regulation, and comprehensive safety features, it ensures uninterrupted power supply for critical applications. The RDC2 controller and compatibility with management systems offer convenient control and monitoring options. Built with durable materials and certified to meet safety standards, the 48RCLC generator is designed to withstand various environments. Enjoy peace of mind with the included warranty, knowing that KOHLER stands behind the quality of their product.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Is a Kohler generator better than a Generac?

Both Kohler and Generac are reputable generator brands, and the choice between them depends on individual preferences and specific requirements. Factors such as power output, features, and budget play a role in determining which brand is the best fit for your needs.


Q:What size is a 48kW generator?

A 48kW generator refers to its power output of 48 kilowatts. The physical size of the generator can vary depending on the manufacturer and model. It is recommended to consult the product specifications or the manufacturer for the exact dimensions of the 48kW generator you are interested in.


Q:Is Kohler generator a good brand?

Yes, Kohler is widely regarded as a reputable generator brand. Known for their quality, durability, and advanced features, Kohler generators have established a strong reputation in the industry. Many homeowners and businesses trust Kohler as a reliable choice for their power backup needs.


Q:How many hours will a Kohler generator last?

The lifespan of a Kohler generator can vary depending on factors such as usage, maintenance, and operating conditions. With proper care and regular maintenance, a Kohler generator is designed to last for many years, providing reliable power backup throughout its lifespan. It is recommended to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for maintenance and servicing.


Q:How big of a generator do I need for a 2000 sq ft house?

The size of the generator needed for a 2000 sq ft house depends on various factors such as the number of appliances, HVAC systems, and other electrical loads. It is recommended to consult with a professional electrician or generator expert who can assess your specific power requirements and recommend an appropriate generator size to meet your needs.


Q:Are Kohler generators made in USA?

Yes, Kohler generators are manufactured in the USA. Kohler Co. is known for its manufacturing capabilities and produces generators,

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