#1 Westinghouse WH7500E Portable Generator
The WH7500E is a portable generator providing 7,500 watts of power with 9,000 starting watts and has a 420cc 4-stroke OHV engine. Starting the generator is easy with an electric as well as a manual start. When you start the generator you will notice how quiet it is owing to the special Pulse-Flo muffler fitted into the machine. The cast iron cylinder sleeves saves fuel in the long run as well as provide ruggedness along with forged pistons and connecting rods. The highly efficient alternator laminations also help save fuel.
You can power several appliances with the help of four standard outlets and you will be able to get a run time of 13 hours at a 50% load. The tank holds 6.6 gallons of fuel. The generator is protected from spikes in voltage by an automatic voltage regulator. For protection there are two 120-volt circuit breakers and a mainline 240-volt circuit breaker. A twist lock connector provides safety between the power cord and devices.
The control panel is color coded so that the touch points are easily identifiable especially during a power outage. It is easy to transport it due to the never–flat tires and folding handles that come with the machine.
#2 Generac 5943 GP7500E Gas Powered Generator
The GP7500E is a 7500 watt generator that runs with a 420cc engine and starts with a 12-volt button start with recoil. The press button start makes it very popular as compared to other machines in the same range. It is reliable and a good power backup that will provide you with 12 hours of run time at a 50% load and with 8 gallons of fuel. The fuel tank is made of steel and adds to the durability of the machine long with the 1.25 inch hardened steel frame. .
The never-flat tires ensure that outdoor surfaces are never an issue while transporting the generator along with a convenient folding handle. When the oil level is low there will be automatic shutdown so that it does not damage the motor. Low noise levels are achieved with the help of a low tone muffler so that the neighborhood is not disturbed when you switch on your power backup.
#3 Champion Portable Gas-Powered Generator
The Champion power generator is gas powered by a 439cc single cylinder 4-stroke OHV engine. With 9500 starting watts and 7500 continuous watts it can run for 8 hours at 50% load on a fuel capacity of 5.9 gallons. The electric starter makes it convenient to fire up the machine and is an ideal backup for RVs, campers and for the home. A shut off sensor switches off the machine in case of low oil levels.
Durability is provided by the 1.25 inch steel frame and a wheel kit makes it highly portable. The U-Shape handle is integrated into the machine and makes it easy to transport it.