Portable generator with a manual transfer switch

Want to lessen the inconvenience of a power outage but don’t want to spend a lot of money for a standby generator?

Consider this

We install the system and manual transfer switch for you in approximately eight hours, a worthy investment to lessen the inconvenience of the next power outage!

We work with you the homeowner to determine which of the priority circuits (in the the electric panel — up to 10) are to be wired into the transfer switch and will be powered by the generator. NO more dangerous extension cord situations!

The most common circuits wired are:

essential appliance size of
breaker
well pump 2-pole
hot water heater 2-pole
microwave 1-pole
refrigerator 1-pole
freezer 1-pole
bath and kitchen lights 1-pole
kitchen counter outlets 1-pole
oil or gas furnace or 1-pole
window unit AC or heat dish 1-pole

Results

  • You have a fully functioning bathroom with toilet and hot running water.
  • Your kitchen is fully functional with working refrigerator, microwave, counter outlets and lights.
  • You have a working TV in the living room.
  • If your furnace operates by oil or gas, you have central heat (does not work with electric heat pump).
  • If oil or gas heat fail, your family is comfortable with clean heat or air conditioning.

and

You get through the power outage very comfortably. The only extension cord you have is from the outside generator location to the wall-mounted inlet box which is wired to the transfer switch.

This affordable system is safe and cannot back-feed to the power company’s equipment

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Spec Sheets

GP Series 7500E Watt [PDF]

XP Series 8000E Watt [PDF]


Manual Transfer Switch

Reliance Controls 50-Amp (120/240V 10-Circuit) Transfer Switch with Interchangeable Breakers

Reliance Controls 50-Amp (120/240V 10-Circuit) Transfer Switch with Interchangeable Breakers

Typical Installation of Manual Transfer Switch

Transfer switch hardwired to generator using a power inlet box

Transfer switch
hardwired to generator using a power inlet box
Image courtesy of Power Equipment Direct, Inc.

Transfer switch connected to generator via plug-in cord connection

Transfer switch
connected to generator via plug-in cord connection
Image courtesy of Power Equipment Direct, Inc.