CATEGORY : Portable Inverter Generator

Powermate PM1200i VS. Westinghouse iGen4500

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Winner:

Westinghouse iGen4500

Reasons to buy Westinghouse iGen4500:

  • button icon Advanced Open Frame Inverter Design
  • button icon Parallel Ready
  • button icon Clean electricity for sensitive electronics
  • button icon Quiet Technology and Extended Run Time
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Runners Up:

Powermate PM1200i

Reasons to buy Powermate PM1200i :

  • button icon Built in handle for easy mobility.
  • button icon Perfect for camping and tailgating
  • button icon 1200 starting watts and 1000 running watts
  • button icon Ultra Quiet Design with High Performance.
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse iGen4500

  • Heavy Duty
  • Overload Reset Button
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
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Westinghouse iGen4500

Reasons why we like it:

  • Heavy Duty
  • Overload Reset Button
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COMPARISON – Powermate PM1200i VS. Westinghouse iGen4500

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This generator has a built-in handle for easy mobility and can be carried using one hand.

Yes

Get a lightweight and innovative design with this portable inverter generator.

Starting watts

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

1200 starting watts

Yes

4500 Peak Watts

Watts

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

1000 running watts

Yes

3700 Rated Watts

RV Ready

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This generator is engineered for RV travelers which makes it perfect for camping and tailgating.

Yes

Features the optional Parallel Kit with RV Ready outlet.

Start Type

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

Electric start dial

Yes

Recoil start

Wireless Remote Start

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

No

Compact Design

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This portable inverter generator has an ultra-compact design.

Yes

This inverter generator is silent, compact size and very easy to use.

FUEL TYPE

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

Dual Fuel

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

No

Gasoline Run Time

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

7 hrs

Yes

12 hours run time on gasoline

Fuel Tank Size

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

0.8 gallon

Yes

Runs for 12 hours at 25% load when the 2.9-gallon fuel tank is full.

Quiet

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This portable inverter generator is ultra-quiet which provides reliable quiet performance.

Yes

This portable inverter is super quiet.

ENGINE TYPE

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

Powermate OHV engine

Yes

Engine Make OEM Branded

Engine Capacity

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

54cc

Yes

301 cc Engine

CARB Compliant

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This generator is CARB Compliant and approved for use in all the 50 states of the USA

Yes

This portable inverter is EPA certified and CARB compliant

Rated Watts

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

1000 watts

Yes

4500 watts

Peak Watts

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

1200 watts

Yes

3700 watts

Gas Powered

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

it is gas powered

No

Fuel Gauge

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

No

Heavy Duty

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

Yes

This inverter was made and can handle any heavy duty work

Noise Level (dBA)

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

65 dB. It is ultra-quiet which provides reliable quiet performance.

Yes

Noise Level – 52.0 dBA from 23 ft

Parallel Capability

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

It is parallel ready and can be connected to another inverter to increase the power output

Yes

Parallel Capable with the Westinghouse Parallel Cord (sold separately)

Easy start-up

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

Easy start - Start/Stop/Choke dial makes starting quick and easy.

Yes

This inverter generator I easy to start up.

Lightweight

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

With just 37.3 pounds, this inverter generator is very lightweight and with a built-in handle, you can easily carry it with one hand.

Yes

It is Lightweight

Overload Reset Button

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

Yes

Features an AC Overload Reset Button – Used to re-energize the generator.

Westinghouse iGen4500

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This inverter generator is made with an open frame design.

Yes

RV Ready DH Series Open Frame Inverter with Quiet Technology

Outlets

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

(2)20A 120V 5-20R,(R)30A 120V L5-30R twist lock,(2)USB-1A/2.1A

Yes

RV Ready with a 120V 30A RV, plus two 120V 20A household outlets with clean power (less than 3% THD) and 12V DC outlet with dual USB adapter

Closed Frame

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

No

Wheels

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
No

No

USB Outlet

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This generator has a USB Outlet

Yes

It is equipped with dual USB adapter

Warranty

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

3 years

Yes

3-year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

22.2 x 13.3 x 18.4 inches

Yes

26.6 x 25.6 x 23.7 inches

Warranty

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

3 years

Yes

3-year limited warranty

SAFETY:

Home Use as an Emergency Backup

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

This inverter generator is safe to use as an emergency backup.

Yes

This inverter generator can be used at home as an emergency backup.

Safe for Sensitive Electronics

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

It is safe for sensitive electronics

Yes

Westinghouse iGen Series inverter generators produce clean, stable power (<3% THD) ideal for sensitive electronics such as computers, televisions, and mobile phones.

Camping & RV Ready

Powermate PM1200i
Westinghouse iGen4500
Yes

It is perfect for camping and RV Ready.

Yes

This inverter is camp and RV ready.

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