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Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroStar DS12000EH

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Winner:

DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS12000EH:

  • button icon It has Idle control which Lowers the RPMs of the generator when it’s not in use which saves fuel
  • button icon Has a powerful durostart engine which is powered by 18HP and 457cc
  • button icon Has a quiet muffler which reduces engine noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power with 12000 starting watts and 9500 running watts
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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 :

DuroStar DS12000EH

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

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
  • Low Oil Indicator
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroStar DS12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

12,000 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

9500 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

26 hours

No

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

It is optional

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It is optional

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel which gives you the Freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

18 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA approved

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it is equipped with electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

8.3 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

4 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

20 hours

Yes

8.83 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Available

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

212cc

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

72DBA

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at the same time

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up high voltage equipment such as lights, sump pump, medical equipment and others

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

It is frame for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric / recoil method

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Available

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI,(ONE) 120V 30A (L5-30R),(ONE) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) and (ONE) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
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 dvice

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

97 lb

Yes

221 lbs

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

No

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

12V Generator Battery, Generator Wheel Kit, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
No

Yes

It has an oil warning light which lights indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

It shuts down if the low oil warning light lights in order to protect the engine from damage

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

72 DBA

DuroStar DS12000EH

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
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

Has a heavy duty frame with four points fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation. It is designed with dual Fuel Technology which allows you to run your generator on Propane or Gas. It has several accessories included Has a fully featured power panel

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS12000EH
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

It has a low fuel efficiency It relatively has low run time Has no remote start It is heavy

Overall Winner

DuroStar DS12000EH Check price here....

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