CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Firman P08004

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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 P08004

Reasons to buy Firman P08004 :

  • button icon Starting 10,000 watts and running 8,000 watts
  • button icon Uses a 8 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon Has a 10 inch wheel kit built
  • button icon Up to 168 feet away button control
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen2000

  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08004

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Firman P08004

  • Low Oil Indicator
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Westinghouse WGen2000

Reasons why we like it:

  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen2000 VS. Firman P08004

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

2500 watts

Yes

10,000 starting watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

2000 watts

Yes

8,000 running watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

26 hours

Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Recoil starts

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

Yes

Can be electric started

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

It uses gasoline to run

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

30/50 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 V

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

60Hz

No

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

2.6 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

OHV 4 Stroke

Yes

439 cc engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

3600 RPM

No

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

Easy to start – uses an easy push of a button on the remote start key fob that can work even 168 feet away

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

20 hours

Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

Available

Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

212cc

Yes

439 cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

74 dBA

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

Multipurpose – ideal for construction sites, large RV’s and buses, farms and also emergency power

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

It provides heavy duty power supply through its 30/50 Amperage and 120/240 Voltage

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Uses 3 starting methods such as the recoil start, electric start and the recoil start methods

Westinghouse WGen2000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

Available

Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

Outlets:(1) 5-20R DUPLEX 20A-120V, (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) L14-30R twist lock 30A-120V / 240V and (1) 14-50R 50A-120 / 240V

Portable

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Weight

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

97 lb

Yes

210 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel kit built with never flat tires that easily move on floors

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

3 years limited warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty for commercial use. 90 days warranty for residential use

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

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

Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel and a spark plug wrench

Yes

Oil, funnel, user manual, spark plug wrench, and two wrenches to remove protective shipping brackets

Firman P08004

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
No

Yes

Inbuilt low oil indicator to alert you once there is low oil remaining

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

It shuts down when the level of oil is low

Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once it reached low oil in fuel tank

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
Yes

68 DBA

Yes

74 decibels noise level - whisper series muffler keeps the P08004 running quiet

Firman P08004

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
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

- Certified by EPA for safety - Portable generator with a weight of 210 pounds only - Provides reliable 30/50 Amperage and 120/240 Voltage - Uses gasoline which is easily accessible - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes :(1) 5-20R DUPLEX 20A-120V, (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) L14-30R twist lock 30A-120V / 240V and (1) 14-50R 50A-120 / 240V - It features up to 10,000 starting watts and 8,000 running watts - Built with a large 8 fuel tank capacity with a built in tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Attached with a 3 year warranty on commercial and 90 day warranty on residential - Made with a 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 74 decibels only - Comes with a bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories

Cons

Westinghouse WGen2000
Firman P08004
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’s not flexible enough to use dual fuel - This generator is not CARB complaint - Cannot be charged using direct sunlight

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