RP12000 E CARB

RP12000 E Portable Generator

The Cat® RP12000 E is a high quality 12000 watt generator designed by Caterpillar for light commercial use and can deliver critical home back-up power in seconds.

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DESCRIPTION

The Cat® RP12000 E is a high quality 12000 watt generator designed by Caterpillar for light commercial use and can deliver critical home back-up power in seconds.

A Powerful Workhorse

The best choice when the job calls for power.

The Cat RP12000 E delivers 12,000 Running Watts of long-lasting power for heavy duty applications in a balanced, fuss-free design. The RP12000 E is perfect for the small contractor or homeowner with big power needs who also wants premium features and the flexibility of a portable generator. Built with a 670 cc V-Twin OHV motor, Low Harmonic Distortion all copper generator and premium LED illuminated control panel, this generator delivers durable, quality power for things like:

  • Table Saws
  • Hammer Drills
  • Air Compressors
  • Furnaces and smaller AC units

Ergonomic Design

A portable generator that's difficult to move isn't all that portable. Cat portable generators are designed with optimized weight distribution for comfort and superior mobility.

Safety First

Your safety is our top priority. The RP12000 E is built with snap-fit rubber outlet covers to protect against moisture, dust and debris. Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) on the 5-20 duplex outlets shut off the power issues are detected to keep you safe. Custom heat shields protect you from burns and USDA compliant spark arrestor guards against accidental fires.

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Specs

Overview

Long Name:
RP12000 E Portable Generator
Name:
RP12000 E CARB
Brand:
Cat
Status:
Current

Electrical

Running Power
12000 W / 12000 W
Starting Power
15000 W / 15000 W
AC Output
120V / 240V @ 60Hz
DC Output
12V (8.3A)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
< 5%
Receptacles
2x 5-20R GFCI Duplex, 2x L5-30R (Twist Lock), 1x L14-30R (Twist Lock), 1x 14-50R, 1x 12V DC 8.3A
Voltage Regulation
AVR
Battery Type
Lead Acid

Engine

Run Time at 50%
11.7 h / 11.7 h
Starting Method
Electric
Idle Control
Automatic
Fuel Tank Nominal Capacity
13.2 gal (US) / 50 l
Fuel Tank Material
Metal
Fuel Type
Unleaded Gasoline > 87 octane
Fuel Gauge
Dial Gauge
Engine Displacement
670 cm³ / 670 cm³
Engine Type
OHV v-twin
Engine Speed
3600 RPM
Lubrication Method
Pressurized
Recommended Oil
SAE 30 or 10W-30
Oil Capacity
1.5 qt (US) / 1.6 l
Region Certifications
CARB
Shutdown Method
Automatic Low Oil Level

Extra Features

Illuminated Control Panel
Yes
Handle Style
Padded, Double Hinged
Wheel Type
Never-Flat
Indicator Lights
USB

Warranty

Warranty
Standard 2-year limited, extended to 3-year limited when registered within 30 days

Dimensions

Height
35.8 in / 910 mm
Width
32.7 in / 830 mm
Length
35.7 in / 908 mm

Assembled

Extended Length
48.6 in / 1235 mm

Dimensions

Unit Weight
350 lb / 159 kg

Shipping

Carton Height
34.4 in / 875 mm
Carton Width
26 in / 660 mm
Carton Length
34.1 in / 865 mm
Shipping Weight
397 lb / 180 kg
UPC
815683023891