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WEN DF1100 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy WEN DF1100 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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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
WEN DF1100 Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – WEN DF1100 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

gasoline (11,000 surge watts,) propane (9,500 surge,)

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline 8,300 running watt, propane7,500 running

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

FUEL TYPE

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

14.75 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

OHV engine

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4-stroke

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Just simply turn the key to begin generator

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 lbs tank - propane

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.5 hours on 50% load.

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

212 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It features an analog voltmeter

No

Noise Level (dBA)

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The generator is rated for a noise of 72 dBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator contains an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

105.8 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Wheel and Handle Kit

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2 year warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27.3 x 20.6 x 21.9 inches

No

Included Accessories

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has a low-oil alert indicator.

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

72 dBA

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- 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

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

WEN DF1100 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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