CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Wheel type
  • Low Oil Indicator
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

26 hours

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20 hours

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

212cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

97 lb

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

74dB

DuroMax XP12000EH

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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