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Generac GP17500E VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

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Winner:

Generac GP17500E

Reasons to buy Generac GP17500E:

  • button icon Inbuilt with an automatic idle control system
  • button icon Uses a powerful Generac's OHVI engine
  • button icon Starts 26250 watts at and runs at 17500 watts
  • button icon Very large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30469

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30469 :

  • button icon 10 inch wheels that never go flat
  • button icon Up to 13 hours of nonstop operation on 50% load
  • button icon 1650 series OHV 342 cc engine capacity
  • button icon Contains hour meter for monitoring the gas levels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac GP17500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Yes, effortless to move from one place to another for emergency power supply

Yes

Easy to move to multiple venues for power supply

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

7500 starting watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

6000 running watts – creates 25% more surge wattage for multiple large devices and power tools at ago

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

30469 is RV ready – rolls over multiple floors for easy movement

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses only gas as a source of fuel

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Takes up to 10 hours after a 1/2 fuel load

Yes

Delivers nonstop 13 hours on a 50% load of run time

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

It recoils to start

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

No

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

25.0 amps – surge

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120/240 Single Phase

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

Made with a 1650 series OHV 342cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Non CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

No

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Hassle free starting method – electric start using the on/off switch that is placed on the engine without any complicated steps

Yes

No complicate steps for starting – just recoil

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

A large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity – delivers fuel for extended running

Yes

7 gallon fuel tank – large tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 13 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

switches off immediately low oil is detected

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

No

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

342 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Multi-purpose generator that can be used both indoors and outdoors to deliver emergency power.

Yes

It is multipurpose – can be used in sites, homes and camps

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Heavy duty - delivers enough energy to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances

Yes

Created for heavy duty – can power multiple large appliances plus power tools at ago

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Framed for durability – features a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle that provides strength and is long lasting

Yes

Has been framed – enhances durability

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Recoil starts – use the traditional easy method

Generac GP17500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Features an open frame

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Outlets include - 120/240V 30-Amp (L14-30R) and 50-Amp (14-50R) plus receptacles

Yes

4 of 120-volt outlets and 1 of 120/240-volt 30-amp outlet. Have rubber covers

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

2 wheels and handles enhance portability

Weight

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

194 pounds in total weight

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Moves using a 12 inch pneumatic wheel type. Can climb raised surfaces

Yes

Equipped with never go flat wheels – 10 inches. Can rise over different floor types easily

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

An integrated lifting eye handle – attached to the frame for easy lifting and movement

Yes

‘T’ handle type – can be folded down to save space. Material gentle on the hands

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

1 year warranty for commercial engine and 2 years for consumer engine

Yes

2 years warranty.

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Power cords, cold weather kits, covers and amp tents, inlet boxes and wheel kits

Yes

Engine oil, manual guide and a quick start guide

Generac GP17500E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Built with a low oil alert system. Alerts you when oil is reaching minimum in the 16 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

Uses an hour meter – monitors the remaining gasoline levels in the tank

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Shuts down on its own to prevent engine damage on low oil

Yes

Low oil shut down protection – safeguards engine from damage when oil is very low

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

- Has a powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - Features a panel mounted hour meter that makes it simple to keep tract of run time and maintenance intervals - Multipurpose generator that is built for job sites, camps among others and home backup power supply - Uses a large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt fuel gauge - Electric starting method with a simple button push and 12 VDC 36665-CCA battery included - It is a portable generator with a 12 inch pneumatic wheels and integrated lifting eye handle for transportation - Has a full pressure lubrication ability with an automatic low oil shutdown to prevent engine damage - It is RV ready through multiple outlets and automatic idle control system - Heavy duty enough to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances - Framed for durability using a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle

Yes

- Constructed with a long power supply of 13 hours at 1/2 load - Will produce up to 25% more wattage for all your power needs - Powerful 1650 Series OHV 342cc Engine capacity - A 2 year limited warranty given on purchase that protect against workmanship and defects - Inbuilt with power surge alternator for multiple large appliance at the same time - Easy to start through the recoil starting option - High running wattage of 6000 watts and starting wattage of 7500 watts - Contains an hour meter to indicate progress of gas in fuel tank - Never flat 10 inches wheels promote portability to different places - Outlets are covered with rubber material for durability - Built with a single sided control panel – easily accessible - Foldable handles are easy to store and handle - Solid and compact build with 28.7 x 18.4 x 25.3 inches dimensions - Metallic fuel tank material that is non rust - Has a fast engine speed of 3600 RPM - Shuts down automatically once the fuel is low in the tank - Has a multipurpose ability of being used in many locations - Includes engine oil, quick start guide and manual guide as extra accessories

Cons

Generac GP17500E
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

- Not built with a voltmeter - It is Non CARB complaint - This engine doesn’t have dual fuel ability - Cannot be solar charged - Uses only one type of fuel source which is gasoline - Cold start technology is not included - Very heavy to lift in areas where wheels cannot maneuver on like stairs

Yes

- Is not EPA or CARB approved - Cannot be started electrically - Uses only one fuel type – gasoline - Doesn’t charge using direct sunlight - Operates with gasoline which is inflammable - A voltage meter is not included - Generator might release harmful substances from gas during use - Difficult to lift off the ground due to its weight – 194 pounds

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