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WEN 56551 Portable Generator

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WEN 56551 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy WEN 56551 Portable Generator:

  • button icon Powerful 457cc Air-cooled OHV Engine
  • button icon Automatic Voltage Regulator and Overload Protection
  • button icon Digital LED Hour Counter
  • button icon Electric Start System
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PERFORMANCE:

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

  • Portable
  • Starting Watts
  • Running Stats
  • RV Ready
  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • FUEL TYPE
  • AMPERAGE
  • VOLTAGE
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • Easy to Start
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Gasoline)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Noise Level (dBA)
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Starting method
DESIGN:

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

  • Open Frame
  • Outlets
  • Portable
  • Weight
  • Wheel type
  • Handle style
  • Warranty
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
  • Included Accessories
SAFETY:

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
  • Noise Level
CONCLUSION

WEN 56551 Portable Generator

  • Pros
  • Cons

COMPARISON – WEN 56551 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable. The 9.5-inch wheels combined with the space-saving fold-down handles simplify storage and transportation.

Starting Watts

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

5500 surge watts.

Running Stats

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

5000 running watt.

RV Ready

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

As for its running time, the generator, along with its 6.6 gallons fuel capacity, can run for around 17 hours at 100% load with a full tank filled with gasoline

Recoil Start

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
No

Electric Start

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start powers the 457cc 4-stroke OHV engine with the turn of a key

Dual Fuel

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

WEN is a Dual Fuel Portable Generator with Wheel Kit and Electric Start

FUEL TYPE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Voltage easily goes from 120V to 240V, perfect for transfer switches and emergency backup

FREQUENCY

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

14.75 HP

ENGINE TYPE

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

OHV engine

ENGINE SPEED

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

4-stroke

CARB Compliant

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
No

EPA Certified

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
No

Cold Start Technology

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
No

Easy to Start

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Just simply turn the key to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

6.6 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

20 lbs tank - propane

Runtime (Gasoline)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

8.5 hours on 50% load.

Runtime (Propane)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 8 Hours at 1/2-Load on 40 lb.

Low Oil Shut-Off

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

The generator features a 4-stroke, air cooled, OHV engine with electric start.

Engine Capacity

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

212 cc

Voltmeter

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

It features an analog voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

The generator is rated for a noise of 72 dBA

Multi-Purpose

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes.

Heavy Duty

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty.

Solar Generator

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
No

Framed for Durability

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty material – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors

Starting method

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start

DESIGN:

Open Frame

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Generator contains an open frame design

Outlets

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Four 120V GFCI outlets (5-20R), a 120V 30A twist lock outlet (L5-30R), a 120V/240V 50A outlet (NEMA 14-50R).

Portable

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable. The 9.5-inch wheels combined with the space-saving fold-down handles simplify storage and transportation.

Weight

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

105.8 pounds

Wheel type

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Handle style

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Wheel and Handle Kit

Warranty

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

2 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

27.3 x 20.6 x 21.9 inches

Included Accessories

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Includes four 120V GFCI outlets (5-20R), a 120V 30A twist lock outlet (L5-30R), a 120V/240V 50A outlet (NEMA 14-50R), a 12V DC cigarette-lighter-style plug, a bottle of oil, a 47-inch LPG connection hose, and a two-year warranty

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

It has a low-oil alert indicator.

Low oil shutdown

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Noise Level

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

72 dBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

- It features up to 5500 starting watts and 5000 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 72 decibels - Portable - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Is able to provide up to 50 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 17 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 2 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Comes with an easy recoil start method

Cons

WEN 56551 Portable Generator
Yes

- This generator doesn’t contain an recoil start. - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

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