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WGen5500 Generator

  • Transfer Switch Ready L14-30R And Household GFCI 120V Outlets
  • Ideal for Emergency Home Backup or as a Portable Power Source
  • 6850 Peak Watts, 5500 Rated Watts; Up To 15 Hour Run Time


The Westinghouse WGen5500 is a dependable and convenient solution for providing a backup power supply to your home during a blackout or power outage. The WGen5500 produces 6,850 peak watts and 5,500 running watts with a powerful 420cc 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse Engine constructed for durability. Running for up to 15 hours on a 6.6 gal. (15L) tank of gas, it's equipped with a built-in fuel gauge, automatic low oil shutdown, and GFCI household outlets. The L14-30R outlet is Transfer Switch Ready, connecting straight to your home for total household power and eliminating the hassle for annoying extension cords or power strips. The intuitive control panel includes the VFT Data Center to share real-time updates on maintenance information, making it easy to care for the WGen5500 and ensuring long life with lasting utility. The hardened-steel frame with added roll bars, foam grip handle, and never-flat wheels lets you easily transport this generator on the go while rubber outlet covers provide added protection from the environment. The WGen5500 Portable Generator is complete with a 3-Year Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support to ensure your confidence can be backed by our nationwide customer service and support network.


  • Perfect as a backup power source at home or a dependable source of portable power
  • 5,500 running watts, 6,850 peak watts with recoil start
  • Runs for up to 15 hours on a 6.6 gal. fuel tank with built-in fuel gauge
  • Powered by a high performance 420cc 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse Engine constructed with a durable cast iron sleeve
  • Weighing 167 lb. with as low as 72 dBA operating volume
  • (2) GFCI 5-20R household duplex outlets and (1) Transfer Switch Ready L14-30R 120/240-Volt twist-lock receptacle with rubber outlet covers
  • VFT display gives you real time updates with the voltage output, frequency, and lifetime hours
  • Safe and convenient with automatic low oil shutdown, automatic voltage regulation, and overload protection
  • All Westinghouse portable generators are functionally tested in the factory and may contain minimum residual oil and/or fuel odor




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