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Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

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9.6
Winner:

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

Reasons to buy Westinghouse wgen9500DF:

  • button icon Electric Start Key Fob
  • button icon Dual Fuel (Gasoline or Propane)
  • button icon Easy Maintenance
  • button icon Transfer Switch Ready
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30469

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30469 :

  • button icon 10 inch wheels that never go flat
  • button icon Up to 13 hours of nonstop operation on 50% load
  • button icon 1650 series OHV 342 cc engine capacity
  • button icon Contains hour meter for monitoring the gas levels
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Westinghouse wgen9500DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

Easy to move to multiple venues for power supply

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

12500 Peak Watts (Gasoline), 11200 Peak Watts (Propane)

Yes

7500 starting watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

9500 Running Watts(Gasoline), 8500 Running Watts(propane)

Yes

6000 running watts – creates 25% more surge wattage for multiple large devices and power tools at ago

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

Yes

30469 is RV ready – rolls over multiple floors for easy movement

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

This generator is gas or propane powered meaning it is dual-fueled.

Yes

Uses only gas as a source of fuel

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

Delivers nonstop 13 hours on a 50% load of run time

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It has recoil to start method as part of the different ways you can start it.

Yes

It recoils to start

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

25.0 amps – surge

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120/240 Single Phase

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

2 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is powered by a Heavy Duty 457cc Westinghouse 4-Stroke OHV Engine.

Yes

Made with a 1650 series OHV 342cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

This generator is CARB Compliant and cleared for use in all 50 states of the USA.

No

CSA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF has a remote start which is very nice in the cold weather. The cold weather does not affect the start of this generator in any way.

No

Easy to Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Thanks to its, remote start technology, electric start, and recoil start, this generator is very easy to start. You do not have to be a professional to start it: so it's as simple as a push of a button to get it started

Yes

No complicate steps for starting – just recoil

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

7 gallon fuel tank – large tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The WG9500DF runs for up to 12 hours on a 6.6 gal. fuel tank

Yes

Takes 13 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It runs for 7 hours on a 20 lb. propane tank

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

Yes

switches off immediately low oil is detected

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The Westinghouse WGEN9500DF has an air-cooled 13.5 hp, 457cc, 4-stroke engine that operates at 3600 RPMs.

No

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

457cc

Yes

342 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It operates with as low as 74 dBA volume which is quiet enough not to disturb other activities that are going on.

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it is able to power up many appliances at ago such as lights, A/C and others. Conveniently portable with an included set of heavy-duty never-flat wheels, handle and lift bracket, it'll have your house, travel trailer, or job site powered in seconds.

Yes

It is multipurpose – can be used in sites, homes and camps

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The WGen9500 is a heavy-duty portable generator to handle your power needs and more.

Yes

Created for heavy duty – can power multiple large appliances plus power tools at ago

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The WGen9500DF is framed for durability.it is made with a long-lasting cast-iron sleeve which is very durable.

Yes

Has been framed – enhances durability

Starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

Yes

Recoil starts – use the traditional easy method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

Features an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

2 Duplex 120V 5-20R 1 120/240V L14-30R 1 120/240V 14-50R ST Switch; All Outlets Have Rubber Covers for Added Safety

Yes

4 of 120-volt outlets and 1 of 120/240-volt 30-amp outlet. Have rubber covers

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Westinghouse outdoor power equipment WGen9500DF is a dual fuel portable generator.

Yes

2 wheels and handles enhance portability

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

194 pounds in total weight

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

Equipped with never go flat wheels – 10 inches. Can rise over different floor types easily

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

‘T’ handle type – can be folded down to save space. Material gentle on the hands

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

2 years warranty.

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Comes With a Remote Start Key Fob, 12V Battery Charger, Oil, an Oil Funnel, a Tool Kit, and a User’s Manual to Get You Started Right Out of the Box

Yes

Engine oil, manual guide and a quick start guide

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It has an LED light indicator to let you know when the oil is low.

Yes

Uses an hour meter – monitors the remaining gasoline levels in the tank

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Low oil shut down protection – safeguards engine from damage when oil is very low

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

74dba

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
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. It 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 the generator.

Yes

- Constructed with a long power supply of 13 hours at 1/2 load - Will produce up to 25% more wattage for all your power needs - Powerful 1650 Series OHV 342cc Engine capacity - A 2 year limited warranty given on purchase that protect against workmanship and defects - Inbuilt with power surge alternator for multiple large appliance at the same time - Easy to start through the recoil starting option - High running wattage of 6000 watts and starting wattage of 7500 watts - Contains an hour meter to indicate progress of gas in fuel tank - Never flat 10 inches wheels promote portability to different places - Outlets are covered with rubber material for durability - Built with a single sided control panel – easily accessible - Foldable handles are easy to store and handle - Solid and compact build with 28.7 x 18.4 x 25.3 inches dimensions - Metallic fuel tank material that is non rust - Has a fast engine speed of 3600 RPM - Shuts down automatically once the fuel is low in the tank - Has a multipurpose ability of being used in many locations - Includes engine oil, quick start guide and manual guide as extra accessories

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

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

Yes

- Is not EPA or CARB approved - Cannot be started electrically - Uses only one fuel type – gasoline - Doesn’t charge using direct sunlight - Operates with gasoline which is inflammable - A voltage meter is not included - Generator might release harmful substances from gas during use - Difficult to lift off the ground due to its weight – 194 pounds

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