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Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

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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 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Starting method
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

5000 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

No

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

2 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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 30713
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

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

457cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Noise Level

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

No

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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) 120V household outlets and (1) 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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 engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

74dba

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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