CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroStar DS4400E

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Winner:

DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E:

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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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 DS4400E

  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
  • Wheel type
  • Low Oil Indicator
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. DuroStar DS4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

4400 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

26 hours

Yes

11.5 hours

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
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 designed with a pull start mechanism

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

20 hours

Yes

11.46 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Available

Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Its cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

212cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil and electric start method

DuroStar DS4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Available

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

97 lb

Yes

125 lbs

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

NA

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

DuroStar DS4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

69 DBA

DuroStar DS4400E

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
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 designed for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
DuroStar DS4400E
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 is not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

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