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Automatic and manual transfer switches

Eaton's complete line of automatic and manual transfer switches provide reliable switching to and from backup power sources when utility power fails.

Mother nature strikes when you’re least expecting it

For over 100 years, Eaton has earned a global reputation as a leader in power management. Eaton’s standby backup power solutions provide quality, reliability, and state–of–the–art load management technology to optimize cost savings benefits. Utilize an affordable, trustworthy, worry–free solution from Eaton.

Core features

  • Automatic and manual transfer switch designs available.
  • Our standard models offer flexibility to choose the switching function best suited to applications, such as service entrance, or generator ready load centers.
  • Contractor-friendly features make installations quick and easy, which saves time and money.
  • 24-hour technical support, 7 days a week means backup power protection has minimal to no downtime.
  • All products come with competitive warranty protection, which saves money on repairs.

Reliable power solutions for a greener, safer world

Electrical loads can be intelligently managed with Eaton’s green line of Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS). This maximizes the output of a smaller generator, which reduces fuel consumption, emissions, and total cost.

Complete home surge protection

As a part of our commitment to power quality, every green ATS comes standard with Eaton’s premium surge protector. High voltage surges can damage sensitive electronic devices in the home and the transfer switch control board.

Eaton's lineup of automatic and manual transfer switches

Green automatic transfer switches 

Eaton's Green ATS advanced electronics continually monitor your home’s power. In the event of an outage, automatically starts your generator to provide backup power in a safe way.  The power is transferred automatically and restored when utility power is available again. 

  • Truly active load management system - actively balances electrical loads in the home.
  • Power monitoring system allows 100% use of power output rating in the generator.
  • Universal compatibility with any single-phase generator brand.
  • RTC-100 controller with built-in intelligence.
  • Includes complete home surge protection.
  • Exceeds NEC Article 702.5 requirements for optional standby backup power systems.
  • UL 1008 Listed.

Standard automatic transfer switches

Eaton's automatic transfer switches guarantee reliable, seamless power when outages occur. They automatically transfer power to the generator when utility power fails, providing the highest protection for continuous power.

  • Available in 50 A to 400 A models.
  • Indoor/Outdoor applications. 
  • Service and non-service rated models available.
  • Includes complete home surge protection.
  • Generator ready load centers equipped with automatic transfer switches.

Manual transfer switches

Manual transfer switches allow the owner to start up a generator and restore power to pre-designated, critical circuits when utility power is not available.  Suitable for residential and light commercial applications, they are a simple way to provide owners with a high level of safety and comfort.

  • An easy-to-use mechanical slide interlock ensures that only one source is powering the emergency circuits, and prevents duplication of energy sourcing.
  • No required extension cords means less mess and fuss during installation and use. 
  • High level of safety and comfort.