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Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

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Winner:

Westinghouse WGen2000

Reasons to buy Westinghouse WGen2000:

  • button icon  Has easily identifiable yellow touch points on important features
  • button icon  Has life time support with a 3 year limited warranty.
  • button icon  Has a long running time.
  • button icon  It is easy to maintain since it can shut off automatically when oil is low to prevent engine damage.
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30469

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30469 :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 11.5 hours of run time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen2000

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30469

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30469

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Westinghouse WGen2000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Air Cooled
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

26 hours

No

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

120 volts

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

60Hz

No

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

2.6 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

389cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

3600 RPM

No

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a simple traditional pull-start mechanism

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

20 hours

Yes

Spends 11.5 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Available

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

212cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at once

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is heavy duty since it can run high voltage tools when you need them

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start

Westinghouse WGen2000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Available

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

(two)- Duplex 120V (5-20R)

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is portable since it has handles which enable you to carry it to any place you want it

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

97 lb

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It has an open frame which enables you to move it to anywhere you want

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

L23.5 x W17.5 x H18.7 inch

Yes

29 x 26 x 29 inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Briggs and Stratton 30469

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

N/A

Briggs and Stratton 30469

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

• Has an in built fuel gauge which allows a quick, easy and convenient check of the fuel level of the generator. • It is safe and convenient to use since it is designed with an automatic low oil shutdown which protects the engine from damage.

Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

• It is not good for powering sensitive electronic devices due to its relatively high THD (<23%). • Has a weight of 91 lbs. making it heavy for transportation. • Has a low fuel efficiency. • It is noisy (68 DBA). • Certain components in this product and its related accessories contain chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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