Winco PSS8B2W Air Cooled 8kW Residential or Business Stationary Standby Generator Natural Gas Propane Briggs & Stratton Vanguard



Bigger isn’t always better. The Winco PSS8B4W emergency standby generator is an industrial grade 8kWgenerator. The three chamber housing design keeps the generator cool while allowing for the smallest footprint in its class. The industrial V-Twin Briggs & Stratton Vanguard engine provides smooth and consistent power that is capable of running essential loads like sump pumps, well pumps, furnaces, refrigerators, TV’s, lights and computers. Since this generator is sized to keep the basics running you will also be able to save money on fuel and maintenance.

Engine Features

  • Commercial grade Briggs and Stratton Vanguard engine
  • V-Twin horizontal design provides smoother power over single cylinder engines and does not place excessive stress on the crank and generator bearing like vertical generator designs in this class.
  • Pressurized lubrication system with automotive style oil filters
  • Field selectable between NG and LP

Generator Features

  • 125/40o C temperature rise
  • <5% total harmonic distortion is perfect for sensitive electronic loads
  • +/-5% voltage regulation

Housing Design

  • Galvanneal steel housing with DuPont powder coat paint resists corrosion
  • Rodent proof
  • Identically keyed lockable doors
  • Quiet neighbor friendly operation



NG Max Cont. kW 7.6
NG Max Cont. Amps 32
LP Max kW 8.4
LP Max Cont. Amps 35
Fuel LP/NG Field Selectable
Engine Make B&S Vanguard
Engine Model 570 cc/OHV
Governor Mechanical
Displacement 570 cc
Fuel Consumption 100% Load (LP) 1.6 gal/hr
Cooling System Air-Cooled
Generator Poles 2-Pole
Fuel Consumption 100% Load (NG) 132 ft3/hr
Available Voltages 120/240V 1-PH
Operating RPM’s 3600
Voltage Regulation +/-5%
THD Less Than 5%
Generator Temp. Rise 125/40 degrees C
No Load db(a) 64.5 (Avg)
Full Load db(a) 66 (Avg)
EPA Approved Yes
CARB Approved Yes
ETL (UL2200) Yes
Dimensions 36×29.75×27.375 in
Shipping Weight 400 lbs
Warranty 1 yr/1000 hrs


Additional information

Weight 400 lbs