CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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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:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S :

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Westinghouse wgen9500DF VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

This generation is a portable backup power source.

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

This generator is camp and RV ready.

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

12 hrs.

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

This generator can be electric started although it is optional.

No

Dual Fuel

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

The Westinghouse power equipment WGen9500DF is dual fuel portable generator.

No

FUEL TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gasoline and Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

2 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Thus generator is EPA Certified

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
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

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
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 because it has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

6.6 Gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

20 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

The WGen9500DF features an automatic low oil shutdown.

Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

457cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

This generator has a digital Hour Meter or voltmeter.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
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 since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Electric, Remote, Recoil

Yes

Recoil method

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

The Westinghouse WG9500DF is an open frame generator.

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
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

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

10" Solid Wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
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, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Westinghouse wgen9500DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

74dba

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
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

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

Westinghouse wgen9500DF
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

• The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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