CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Firman P03611

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

Firman P03611

Reasons to buy Firman P03611 :

  • button icon Has an automatic low oil shutdown protection
  • button icon Large 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Long run time period of 14 hours
  • button icon Multi featured control panel
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen2000

  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Firman P03611

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Westinghouse WGen2000

Reasons why we like it:

  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Firman P03611

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

4550 Watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

3650 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

Yes

RV ready - Built with control panel with multiple features and outlets

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

26 hours

Yes

Takes 14 hours on a 50% load

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Features a recoil starting system

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline to run

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 volts – can power on heavy appliances

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

3600 RPM

No

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

EPA certified to operate in over 49 States

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

Easy to start using recoil start. Also comes with an engine on/off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

5 gallons fuel tank capacity with inbuilt gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

20 hours

Yes

At 1/2 load, it will take up to 14 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

Available

Yes

Can shut down once the oil reaches a low level in the fuel tank

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Engine runs cool to prevent overheating

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

212cc

Yes

208 cc – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

68 dBA quiet noise level

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

Multipurpose – take it camping, tailgating, job sites and homes to sort all your power needs

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

Heavy duty – its powerful 120 volts and 60 Hz frequency can handle lighting heavy appliances and tools

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Framed for durability using tubular roll cage frame

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Just add gas into tank and then recoil start. Starting is also easy using engine switch of on and off

Westinghouse WGen2000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

Available

Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with 2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

The lightweight build makes this generator portable for movement

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

97 lb

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

No

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

Lasts 3 years from purchase time

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

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

Yes

23.2 x 17.5 x 18.5 inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

Oil, funnel, spark plug wrench, manual and shipping bracket wrenches

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
No

Yes

Has a low oil indicator light

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shut down protection

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

68 dBA noise level – runs quiet using whisper series muffler

Firman P03611

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
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

- Features a 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Quick information availability through the 4 in 1 data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and low oil indicator - Uses an OHV engine that can run cool, has a longer life span and high performance with cast iron sleeve - Has an automatic low oil shut down that protects generator when oil is low - Comes with 2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock - Is portable and can easily be moved to any location - Heavy duty engine with a powerful 120 volts and 60 Hz frequency can handle lighting heavy appliances and tools - Its tubular roll cage frame is durable and compact - Whisper Series muffler helps the P03611 running a quiet 68 decibels - Accessories include: Oil, funnel, spark plug wrench, manual and shipping bracket wrenches - Generator contains a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that provides consistent and clean power output - Has a multi featured control panel with a uniquely designed outlet covers to protect it from dust, dirt and debris - Comes with a 3 year warranty for commercial use and a 90 day warranty for domestic use - Comprises of carton measurements of 23.2 x 17.5 x 18.5 inches only - Built with an integrated easy oil drain - Designed with an open frame - High quality steel material build - Uncomplicated starting methods

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P03611
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

- Generator is not CARB compliant - Is not built with an electric start ability - Doesn’t provide flexibility through dual fuel running - Cannot be solar charged - It is not constructed with a cold start technology - Wheels are not included to assist with movement

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