CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2 HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

Yes

Electric start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

74dba

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt 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

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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