CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E:

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
  • Wheel type
  • Low Oil Indicator
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

26 hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20 hours

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Available

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

212cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

97 lb

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

72 dB(A)

DuroMax XP8500E

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroMax XP8500E
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 not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

Overall Winner

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