CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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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 XP5000EHC

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

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 XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

26 hours

No

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

20 hours

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

212cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO) 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

97 lb

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

69Db

DuroMax XP5000EHC

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

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