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Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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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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Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • button icon Comes with a CO guard Carbon Monoxide shut down
  • button icon Starts on 4375 watts and runs on 3500 watts
  • button icon Metallic 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Delivers up to 8 hours of running time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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:

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

Can easily be transported to any location. One person can move the generator

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

Yes

Portable design and size that can easily be moved – RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

2 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 30743
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

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

Takes in up to 4 gallons of gasoline. Will take 8 hours without refill on 50% load

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Spends a total of 8 hours at 1/2 of gasoline running

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

Yes

Built to instantly shut off when low oil is detected in tank

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

457cc

Yes

208cc engine capacity – can run for 8 hours on 1/2 load

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 30743
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 multi-purpose – can be used during camping trips and at home during power black-outs

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Can handle heavy duty. Able to power a 15,000 BTU RV air conditioner and recreational vehicle

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

Yes

Recoil start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – has rubbers at the top for a comfortable grip

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It will switch off to indicate low oil in the fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil - CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74dba

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

- Made out of quality aluminum material – easy to maintain - Has been certified by CSA for safety - A strong engine with a 208cc engine capacity - Built with an automatic low oil shut down through the CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown - Powerful generator voltage of up to 120 VAC - It comes with a starting watts of 4375 and a running wattage of 3,500 watts - Uses the recoil start system common in most traditional generators - A 4 gallons fuel tank capacity that is able to run for up to 8 hours on a 50% load - Attached with an engine oil bottle and a owner’s manual as additional accessories - Generator is constructed with a circuit breaker to protect engine from harm - (1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet - Portable and easy to transport through the solid wheels - Bought with a 2 years limited warranty for repair - Features a dual cleaner air cleaner type - Has been framed for durability - Multi-purpose generator can be used in camps, homes and sites - Compact build with 25 inches x 22 inches x 23 inches dimensions - Comfortable grip handle type

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 dual fuel capacity – only uses gasoline - Will not recharge using direct sunlight - Cannot be electric started – recoil starts only - Heavy to lift to the stairs or onto a car - Generator not built with a run time hour meter - Gasoline is inflammable – be careful during use

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