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Rating 230 ekW (275 kVA) Standby 230 ekW (275 kVA) Standby Less
Frequency 50/60 Hz 50/60 Hz Less
Voltage 208 - 600 V 208 - 600 V Less


Engine C9 C9 Less


Width 59.0 in 1498.6 mm Less
Height 94.0 in 2387.6 mm Less
Length 181.0 in 4597.4 mm Less


EPA Tier 3 and CARB Emissions Certified for non-road mobile applications at all 60 Hz and 50 Hz ratings.

Cat C9 ATAAC Diesel Engine

Utilizes ACERT® Technology.

Cat SR4B Generator

Designed to match performance and output characteristics of diesel engines.


Made with 12-gauge steel.

Environmentally Friendly Design

Sound attenuated for low noise operation.

Multi-Voltage Distribution Panel

Simultaneous dual voltage.

Single-Source Supplier

Complete systems designed at Caterpillar ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities.

Worldwide Product Support

Worldwide parts availability through the Caterpillar dealer network.

XQ230 Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner, dual element.

Charging System
  • Battery charger.

Control Panel
  • Generator controls and monitoring.

Distribution Panel
  • Lockable doors.

  • Sound Attenuated.

Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter/water separator.

  • Brushless, permanent magnet.

Mounting System
  • Generator soft mounted base.

Starting System
  • Electric starting motor.

XQ230 Optional Equipment

  • Full frame support Independent tandem axle trailer frame with tongue Electric actuated hydraulic brakes with rechargeable battery backup breakaway system. Overcenter mechanical parking brake Full length fenders Non-skid surface on steps Heavy duty safety chains and grab hooks Reinforced 4540 kg (10,000 lb) top wind drop jack.

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