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Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator:

  • button icon Has long running time.
  • button icon it is perfect as a backup power source at home.
  • button icon Has a high performance 420cc 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse engine.
  • button icon Has VFT display which gives you real time updates
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Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • RV Ready
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7500 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

16 hours

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is used in case of an emergency

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Available

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

OHV 4 stroke

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is easy to start since it is equipped with multiple starting methods (remote, electric start)

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

11 hours

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

420cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

72 (DBA)

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tools at the same time

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can power up high voltage tools whenever you need them

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Remote / electric start

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(TWO)- Duplex 120V GFCI 5-20R and (ONE)- 120/240V L14-30R ST switch

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable device since it can be transported to another place with ease

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

192 lbs.

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Flat free wheels

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has got handles for easy carriage and transportation

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year limited warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27.32l x 26.18w x 26.2h inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil bottle, oil funnel, spark plug wrench, remote and a battery float charger

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil level

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil level is low in order to protect the engine

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

72 (DBA)

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

• It is safe and convenient with automatic low oil shutdown, automatic voltage regulation, and overload protection. • It has got multiple starting methods which include electric start, recoil and a remote fob. For easy start.

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Westinghouse WGen7500 Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

• It is heavy and bulky to transport (192 lbs.) • I is a bit noisy during operations

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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