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Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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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 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • button icon Runs a total of 14 hours on a 50% load of gasoline
  • button icon 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Up to household outlets and 1 RC outlet
  • button icon 7 inch never go flat wheels
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Westinghouse wgen9500DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

Requires less effort to transport – portable with wheels and handle to support transportation

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

4375 watts – can light and power up small tools

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

Yes

RV ready – features a travel trailer 30 R receptacle

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Fueled by gasoline. Takes in 5 gallons at 1/2 load

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

About 14 hours on full tank. Long time of power supply

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes – recoil to start

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Runs at 29.2 amps and at a peak 36.5 amps

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

Delivers AC 120 V –has an automatic voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz – can finish 60 cycles of complete wave sequence in a second

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

2 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

308 cc 4 stroke OHV engine type – durable and reliable overtime

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Meets all the CSA standards – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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.

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

Use a easy convectional pull start mechanism to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

Up to 5 gallons of gasoline capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Spends 14 hours of runtime – at 50%. No need for regular fueling

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

No

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

308 cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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 30676 Portable Generator
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

Powers up small tools, RV air conditioner and backup power for home – multi purpose

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Takes up heavy duty tasks with ease – RV camping, home lighting and connection

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

Yes

Recoil or manual start method - rewind the recoil starter to begin

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlet

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Can be transferred to any location for use without much effort

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

114.6 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

7 inches never go flat wheels – glides smoothly across multiple floors

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Folding handle – easies movement to other places

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

2 years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

Comes with oil – helps with maintenance of generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

No

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

74dba

Yes

N/A

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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

- A powerful 208 cc OHV Briggs & Stratton power built 4 stroke - High quality metallic fuel tank with 5 gallon capacity - Up to 4375 starting watts and 3500 of running watts - RV ready through the travel trailer 30 R receptacle - Spends about 14 hours of runtime of a 1/2 load - Has a never go flat wheel type of 7 inches – can easily maneuver over different surfaces - Simple method of start through recoil - Built with an automatic voltage regulation system - Can power up small tools and provide power back up from homes - Easily powers up recreational vehicle using 120 V / 30A RV - Generator has been framed for durability - Comes with an included accessories such as oil - Quality assurance through 2 year warranty - Is entirely CSA certified for safety - Generators works at a great 29.2 amps with a peak of 36.5 amps - Has a suitable size of dimensions that can easily be stored - Contains a spark arrestor - Folding handle makes transportation of generator simple - 1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlets

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

- Doesn’t have a low oil shut off ability - Not built with an electric start ability - Uses only a single type of fuel – gasoline - No indication alert when fuel tank is almost empty - Cannot be solar charged directly from the sun - Is not EPA and CARB certified - Engine is not air cooled - Slightly heavy to carry up stairs or lift to a car - Gasoline can leak which is harmful - Not constructed with an inverter

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