CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse WGen9500 VS. DuroStar DS1050

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8.4
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:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen9500

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse WGen9500

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Westinghouse WGen9500

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse WGen9500 VS. DuroStar DS1050

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

it is a portable device

Starting Watts

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

12500 watts

Yes

1,050 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

950 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Ready

No

Gas Powered

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Yes, it is gas powered

Yes

it is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Recoil Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It can be electric started thou it is optional

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

5.3A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

12v

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

OHV 4-Stroke

Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

3600 RPM

No

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

Easy to Start

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is easy to start because you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

17.5 hours with remote and electric start

Yes

6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
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 cooled by air

Air Cooled

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

457cc

No

Voltmeter

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

73 DBA

Yes

95 Db

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It is framed for durability

No

Starting method

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Electric / recoil start method / remote

Yes

Recoil method

Westinghouse WGen9500

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Portable

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Weight

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

50.00 lbs.

Yes

39 LBS

Wheel type

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

No

Handle style

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Warranty

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

31.00 x 21.00 x 23.00 inches

Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Included Accessories

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Westinghouse WGen9500

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

73 DBA

Yes

95 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
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

It has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Cons

Westinghouse WGen9500
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

The generator can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

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