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Briggs and Stratton brings first Bluetooth portable generator to market

Briggs & Stratton Corporation recently brought to market the first Bluetooth-enabled portable generator available for purchase with the introduction of the Briggs & Stratton 8,000-watt Elite Series portable generator with StatStation Wireless featuring Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth connectivity makes it easy and convenient for operators to monitor the generator from the comfort of their home or office.

“The integration of Bluetooth technology was the result of customer research that told us consumers become frustrated by not knowing remaining fuel levels or the remaining capacity of a portable generator,” said Dan Roche, director of marketing for Briggs & Stratton portable power and cleaning systems. “StatStation Wireless featuring Bluetooth allows users to check the performance of the generator without having to brave the elements.”

By connecting with the 8,000-watt generator via Bluetooth technology, the StatStation Wireless app provides operators the ability to view the following:

  • Fuel gauge and run time left before needing to refuel
  • Percent of available watts being consumed
  • Maintenance reminders (spark plug, oil, air filter)
  • Total hours on generator (hour meter)
  • Dealer locator for servicing needs
  • Reference materials (Operator’s Manual, Quick Start-up/Shutdown Guide, FAQs, How-to Videos)

The StatStation app is free and available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play store. It is certified for use on iPhone 6 and above running at least iOS 9 or a Samsung Galaxy S6 or above running at least Android 6.0.1.

Consumers may now purchase the Briggs & Stratton 8,000-watt Elite Series portable generator with StatStation Wireless on Amazon.com and HomeDepot.com for an MSRP of $1,199. Learn more about StatStation Wireless with Bluetooth at www.briggsandstratton.com.

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