zack

Hi Guys
I purchased separate 1/0 aluminum service wire for the power between generator and the transfer switch. 
However, I still need to buy the control wire for the same. I understand, majority of the folks use single cable for both power and control, however I already had the pre-wired 1/0 in the house that I want to utilize.
can someone please confirm what exact control wire do i need to use along the 1/0 cable to install the generator ?
Distance between unit and the transfer switch is 100ft.
Will this be a 16/6 awg conductor wire OR 16/8 awg conductor wire 600V?

appreciate the help.

Zack
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BillM
The installation manual says all you need is 18 AWG for a run up to 115 feet.  You need 6 wires.
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BillM
The installation manual states 18 AWG is all that is needed for up to 115ft.  It will be 6 wires.  You can download the installation manual and in my manual, it's section 6-2 of the manual..... titled;  Control Wiring
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zack
Thank you BillM !
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Cobranut
Look up "tray cable".
It's available in many gauges and conductors, is approved for installation in conduit, and is reasonably priced. 
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78buckshot
Zack, yes you need 600 volt rated conductors, three of them will carry 120 vac, the other three are 12 vdc.
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zack
Thank you Guys for the help. Much appreciate it. 
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Geoff Z
Moved topic to Installation Talk, Combined post from BillM, deleted duplicate topic
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Brian Baughman
The generator control conductors are Class 1 circuits.  The NEC and Generac installation manual require that Class 1 circuits be wired with NEC Chapter 3 wiring methods.  The use of sprinkler control wiring, or thermostat wiring, or any other Class 2 wiring method is prohibited.  The best option is listed Type TC-ER-JP, but Type UF cable can also be used.
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Geoff Z
You can also use #16 THWN in a raceway
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