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Fortress 48 kW Standby Generator System

Model Number: 076850

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Our dealer exclusive Fortress standby generator line comes with great additional features. We offer the longest premium level of protection in the industry with a 6 year parts, labor and travel warranty. These generators come equipped with oil warmers for when the temperature drops to -1°C or lower.

The perfect fit for extra large or luxury homes and small business power needs. The 48 kW is a commercial-grade generator that will offer reliable protection to your home. Equipped with patented Symphony® II Power Management technology and a GM Vortec engine, power outages will be a thing of the past, allowing your family to live life uninterrupted.

Managed Whole House Power

Not all appliances are powered equally. Some, such as your central air conditioner, electric clothes dryer, electric stovetop, oven, or whirlpool tub, require a large amount of power to start up or operate properly.

The Symphony® II Power Management orchestrates these high-demand appliances with lower-demand items to give you true whole-house power with a smaller, more affordable generator.

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Symphony II®

Thanks to Symphony® II Power Management System, a smaller home generator system by Briggs & Stratton can meet all of your needs while saving you money.

6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty

Our most comprehensive 6 year parts, labor & travel limited warranty is the longest warranty in the industry.

GM Vortec Engine Power

The commercial-grade GM Vortec 1800 RPM engine packs a punch when called upon, yet it's more fuel-efficient and runs more quietly than higher RPM engines.

Corrosion-Resistant

Durable, all-metal enclosures are built to last. They protect against extreme weather conditions and are supported by the longest enclosure warranty in the industry.

Trust the Power Experts

When your family chooses Briggs & Stratton, it's choosing the engine experts of more than 105 years.

Superior Customer Support

Shopping for the right standby generator for your home can be confusing, but Briggs & Stratton will be with you every step of the way. Contact our Canadian based customer service representatives by calling 1-877-829-0013 or visit the Customer Support Portal to get your questions answered now.

Financing Solution

We have partnered with Synchrony to provide financing solutions that fit your needs. Special financing is available for qualified Briggs & Stratton Standby Generators on the Briggs & Stratton Standby Power Credit Card.

*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required.


This generator is rated in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) 2200 (stationary engine generator assemblies) and CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standard C22.2 No. 100-04 (motors and generators).

Warranty details available at briggsandstratton.com.

Installations must strictly comply with all applicable codes, industry standards, laws, regulations and provided installation manual. Running engines give off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas so it is important to keep exhaust gas away from any windows, doors, ventilation intakes or crawl spaces. The installation manual contains specific instructions related to generator placement in addition to NFPA 37, including the requirement that Carbon monoxide detectors be installed and maintained in your home.

Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at ½ and full load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances – fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.

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Fortress 48 kW Standby Generator System

Engine BrandGM Vortec
Engine Series5.0L 4-Cylinder, Operating at 1800 RPM
Engine Displacement5012
OperationFully Automatic
Voltage (V)120/240V AC, Single Phase, 1.0 pf
Alternator TypeComputer Friendly
Weekly ExerciserYes
Battery/Battery ChargerYes
Overcrank ProtectionYes
Hour MeterYes
Diagnostic Alerts With Remote System StatusLow Oil Shutdown, Engine Does Not Start, Low Frequency, Engine Overspeed, Low Voltage, Low Battery Voltage, Oil Temp High, Transfer Switch Fault
Length (in)98.5
Width (in)39.5
Height (in)44.5
Weight (lbs)1956
Warranty (Product)***6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty
Running Watts LP48,000
Fuel Consumption Cubic Feet per Hour at Half Load LP50% load = 5.5 gal/hr
Running Watts NG45,000
Fuel Consumption Cubic Feet per Hour at Half Load NG50% load = 464400 BTU/Hr
Running Amperage NG200
Running Amperage LP200
Warranty Consumer Product Info6 Year Parts, Labor & Travel Limited Warranty


*NG = Natural Gas; LP = Liquid Propane.

**Fuel consumption rates are estimated based on normal operating conditions at 1/2 load. Generator operation may be greatly affected by elevation and the cycling operation of multiple electrical appliances - fuel flow rates may vary depending on these factors.

***See Operator's Manual for complete warranty details

Options Descriptions
Water Jacket Heater

Designed specifically for your generator’s engine needs, engine block heaters help keep engines warm making it easier for them to start in cold weather. Our standby generators are tested to start at -29°C using this kit. Each kit includes an engine block heater and bracket.

Maintenance Kit

Briggs & Stratton maintenance kits help you complete scheduled maintenance and prevent costly repairs on your standby generator. Maintenance kits are designed specifically for your generator’s needs.

Infohub™ Wireless Monitor

Infohub™ sends notifications to your computer, tablet, smartphone and/or dealer with your generator status, maintenance needs and service schedule reminders. Simple, hands-free and affordable, Infohub™ is a good choice for wireless monitoring.

Engine Block Heater Kit

Designed specifically for your generator’s engine needs, engine block heaters help keep engines warm making it easier for them to start in cold weather. Our 35KW, 45kW and 60kW standby generators are tested to start at -29ºC using this kit. Each kit includes an engine block heater and bracket.

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