CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

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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 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen2000

  • Recoil Start
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30713

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Westinghouse WGen2000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Starting method
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

5000 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

26 hours

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is recoil started

No

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

60Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

No

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

20 hours

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Available

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

212cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

Noise Level

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil method

No

Westinghouse WGen2000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Available

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

(4) 120V household outlets and (1) 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

97 lb

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

N/A

Briggs and Stratton 30713

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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