CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen9500 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen9500

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CSA Certified
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen9500 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12500 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It can be electric started thou it is optional

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

OHV 4-Stroke

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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 WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

17.5 hours with remote and electric start

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

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

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

457cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

73 DBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric / recoil start method / remote

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

(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 WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

50.00 lbs.

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

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

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

31.00 x 21.00 x 23.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Westinghouse WGen9500

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

73 DBA

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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 WGen9500
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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

Overall Winner

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 Check price here....

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