CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen9500 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

Westinghouse WGen9500

Reasons to buy Westinghouse WGen9500:

  • button icon Has a remote start key fob which enables you to start your generator from up to 109 yards away.
  • button icon Has 9500 running watts and 12500 starting watts which makes it a strong device.
  • button icon It is easy to maintain
  • button icon Has a transfer switch which allows you to power all your necessities when you need them most.
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 8 hours of run time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen9500

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Westinghouse WGen9500

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen9500 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12500 watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Ready

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It can be electric started thou it is optional

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

36 Amps @ 240V 79 Amps @120V (running Amp)_ 52 Amps @ 240V 104 Amps @120V (starting Amp)

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

OHV 4-Stroke

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick and easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is easy to start since it has three alternatives from which you can choose one to use

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

17.5 hours with remote and electric start

Yes

Spends 8 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage by turning the generator off when it detects low oil levels

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

457cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

73 DBA

No

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it is able to power up many toots at ago such as lights, A/C and others

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up all your home essentials when you need it

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric / recoil start method / remote

Yes

Recoil start

Westinghouse WGen9500

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

(2) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R), (1) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R), (1) 120/240V 50A (14-50R) and (2) 5V USB ports

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is portable since it is designed with single fold-down handles for easy transportation

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

50.00 lbs.

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has single fold-down handle for its flexible transportation / movement

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has 3 year residential warranty with lifetime technical support from the company

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

31.00 x 21.00 x 23.00 inches

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Oil Bottle, an Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Battery and a Battery Float Charger

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

73 DBA

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has outlet covers which keeps out moisture and debris if outlets are not in use. It is transfer switch ready where in case of a power outage, you will be easily able to connect it to a breaker box and power your household. Has an Automatic Voltage Regulator (AVR) and Circuit Breaker Protection Which Protects your appliances and equipment from harmful voltage swings and helps to prevent overload to generator.

Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is not good for the powering of sensitive electronic devices because it has a somewhat high THD (<23%)

Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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