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Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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 PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • 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
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
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

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
Yes

457cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
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

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74dba

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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