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Dunlite Honda 8kVA Remote Start Generator

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Wheel Kit for 8kVA Auto Start Generator - Gentech/Dunlite

Wheel Kit for 8kVA Auto Start Generator - Gentech/Dunlite

Solar Battery Charging Kit for Dunlite & Gentech Generators

Solar Battery Charging Kit for Dunlite & Gentech Generators

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Dunlite Honda 8kVA Remote Start Generator, 2 year warranty

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Dunlite Honda 8kVA Remote Start Generator. This generator is complete with remote start kit, this generator allows you to start your generator from a switch remotely. When your solar power runs out just flick the switch and it'll solve your problem.

Versatile and portable, this 8kVA generator is fitted with a Remote Start kit, offering power at your fingertips and making it the perfect emergency power backup solution. Complete with lots of extras, this generator is tough, versatile and portable. Powerful enough for use in a wide range of home and professional applications.


  • Honda GX390 Petrol Engine
  • Remote Start Kit (2-wire)
  • Tough Sturdy Frame
  • Centre Point Lift
  • Large 30L fuel tank for longer running time
  • Battery mounted inside frame for storage efficiency

The package is complete with a 2 year generator warranty backed by a national service network. The Honda engine comes with a 3 year warranty.

Dunlite DGUH7ES-2-R/S Product Brochure

This product is ‘Honda Australia Approved’ - meaning that the Honda engine used in an Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) product, has been engine match tested by Honda Australia, is a genuine Honda engine and meets their strict quality and operational standards, and is backed by their national service agent network. The following table outlines the new extended warranty for the different Honda engine types:

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Dunlite Honda 8kVA Remote Start Generator, 2 year warranty

GTIN (Global Trade Item Number) 9334786003902
Brands Dunlite
kVA (Max Power) 8.0 kVA
Continuous Output 6500 w
Rated Power 8 kVA
Frequency 50Hz
Phase 1-Phase
Voltage 240V
Alternator Type NSM
Engine Honda GX390
Engine Horsepower 11.5
Starting Method Recoil/E-start.
Fuel Tank Capacity 30L
Cont. Working Time 10.34
Fuel Petrol
Noise @ 7m 72 dBA
Product Dimensions (mm) LxWxH 800 x 545 x 575 mm
Net Weight (kg) 120.0 Kg
Frame Tough Sturdy Frame
Engine Warranty 3 year engine warranty
Manufacturers Warranty 2 year generator warranty

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  • Q:What oil does the engine need and how often should I replace it?

    The recommended oil is SAE- 10W-30

    The service schedule for the Honda GX390 is oil change after first 20 hours.

    Oil change Every 6 months or 100 Hour

  • Q:With the solar back up auto-start, does it sense the battery bank voltage and then automatically start when it gets low?

    Hi Michael,

    The Short Answer is:  Your inverter charger on your solar system senses voltage drop and tells the generator to start via the Deep Sea Two Wire Auto Start Controller (which is included within the generator).

    More Detail:  Auto start generators work on a two wire principle. In this case the Dunlite and Gentech 8kVA Auto Start Honda Models, they are fitted with a Deep Sea Two Wire controller. This controller relies on a signal from your inverter charger (as part of your solar system) to join "Two Wires" to close the circuit and start the generator and vice versa open the circuit and stop the generator.

    Your inverter charger on your off-grid solar installation has the smarts that detect voltage drop. You can program the inverter charger to signal the generator to start when the batteries reach this pre-determined voltage. The inverter charger can also be programmed to accept a frequency range and voltage range that the generator puts out.

    Hope that helps - Regards, Paul

  • Q:Hi, there are two generators listed, one is a Gentech, one is a Dunlite - They look similar, but slightly different pricing. What is the difference in the generators? Regards, Neville

    Hi Neville, great question. Dunlite & Gentech are both built / distributed by an Australian company called Welling & Crossley. They have been Australian owned and operated since 1926, and are recognised as an Australian leader in the manufacture and supply of petrol & diesel power equipment and generating sets for industrial, commercial and domestic applications.

    Welling & Crossley's range of portable generators has always been Gentech. Then around 20 years ago, they acquired a similar portable generator brand in Dunlite. Each brand has excellent recognition throughout Australia. So both brands now come out of the same Welling & Crossley factory and so the models are not just similar, but the same – either branded ‘Gentech’ or ‘Dunlite’.

    In the instance where the price is slightly different, this just relates to stock levels and availability of that particular model. In any case, there are Dunlite/Gentech portable petrol generators from around 2kVA to 16kVA in size, mostly powered by genuine Honda engines and are the trusted option for tradesmen, farmers, industrial applications, domestic requirements, small businesses and much more... similarly, the Dunlite/Gentech diesel portable generator models up to around 9kVA in size are powered by the likes of Lister Petter and Kohler engines and used for all matter of commercial, industrial and rural power requirements.

    All Gentech/Dunlite products are backed by comprehensive warranties from the manufacturer (Welling & Crossley) and come with national service agent and spare parts support. Thanks. 

  • Q:What size and type of electrical outlets are supplied with the set?

    Hi There,

    This unit has two 15amp single phase outlets.

  • Q:Can I use this generator to charge my power tool batteries?

    Hi there,

    Charging battery packs is fine from a conventional generator, we'd recommend having a steady load on the generator and don't connect appliances that will cause the load to jump around during charging.




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