Westinghouse WH7500E 7500W Electric Start Portable Generator
Homeowners and business owners who understand the critical consequences of power loss also realize the many benefits of having a portable generator. Businesses are able to maintain continuity of operations and their reputations; families experience minimal impact to their quality of life; and both have peace of mind knowing their security remains intact. To help protect your home, business and people in a natural or man-made disaster affecting electricity, we recommend the Westinghouse WH7500E Electric Start Portable Generator. This versatile and powerful 7,500-watt, 12.9 horsepower generator arrives at your doorstep fully charged. All that’s required for its use is the quick installation of its handle and wheels. When the time comes to power it up, simply utilize the one-touch Westinghouse electric start, and then rest assured while computer and medical equipment, lighting systems, cooling and heating functions and more are quietly maintained in your business, home or on your farm. Key features and benefits: • Powers up quick and easy using color-coded operator control center and 9,000 starting watts • Operates up to 12 hours at 50% power and provides display of time accumulated • Utilizes Westinghouse’s exclusive VR System™ to regulate the power of its 120/240 volt capabilities • Includes four 120-volt standard outlets and one L14-30R 120/240-volt twist outlet • Holds 6.6 gallons of fuel; oil funnel also provided • Delivers lasting durability and little maintenance with iron sleeved engine • Runs quietly through use of a Pulse-Flo muffler • Offers minimal installation using wheel, handle and tool kits • Comes with a three-year limited consumer warranty and two-year limited commercial warranty from industry-leader Westinghouse, providing quality products since 1886 • Measures 31” H x 35” W x 21.5” L when fully assembled • Provides peace of mind in situations impacting electricity To help determine if 7,500 watts is enough power for your home or business, please view the Specifications Sheet below or contact the AP Electric & Generators team today. We welcome the opportunity to help protect your assets and personal security in an emergency. NOTE: Generators should always be used outdoors in open areas to prevent carbon monoxide fumes from accumulating.
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ReviewProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Sep 19, 2016
Super value, easy setup, purrs like a kittenProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Tim on Sep 14, 2016
Delivered yesterday afternoon. Did not install wheels or handle, but bolted it to back porch which will be it's home near the breaker box where I will have a transfer box installed. Added oil and a little gas for a test run. Started immediately with a toggle of electric start. Ran for about 1/2 hour. It's amazingly quiet. I was standing inside the door where it was running - sounded no louder than a house fan running at high speed. Looking forward to having heat and lights next time the power goes out.
Westinghouse 7500 watt generatorProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Sep 09, 2016
Best bang for your buck I've found been thru two other different brand generators and payed more for them same watts. Westinghouse 7500 is much quieter and noticeably more fuel efficient than them they came with two year warranty and Westinghouse has three both of the other two didn't lasted thru warranty with out having problems and long waits on parts. Only got 100 hours on it so time will tell?
she'll do the jobProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by fishing magician on Sep 04, 2016
although we purchased this for hurricane outages ,I put it to the test . it runs our 1.5 hp well pump with ease . This was not run when house was plugged in ,,,,,Plugged in the house with heat pump air con off , and hot water heater off . Ran the rest . That's 3chest freezers lg fridge 5 ceiling fans and lights then turn on the micro wave and it was still all good .. I have a 6500 watt diesel generator that will not do this .. And by the wayAp generators have the best price and were very helpful !
Easy setup and startupProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Jeff Bond on Aug 07, 2016
I did a lot of research for a home generator that 240v 30Amp supply with a built in voltage regulator. The price can't be beat for this Westinghouse generator. the plan is to install a transfer switch to keep the lights and refrigerator, freezer and A/C in the event of a power outage.
Just received, put together and startedProduct Review Rating: 4/5
Posted by Unknown on Jul 19, 2016
Can't say much so far. Put the generator together, got it ready and it started nicely. Seems to be reasonably quiet.
Well made, simple to useProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Whitepine on Jun 29, 2016
My new generator arrived within 3 days of ordering. I have used it for only about 2.5 hours at a remote job site for construction of a cabin, but it is a well-built machine and is easy to use. I was frankly and pleasantly surprised as to how quiet it was considering its wattage output. I had a smaller Generac iX2000 portable generator that died an early death (& too expensive to repair), but my new Westinghouse machine isn't much louder. I would highly recommend this unit to anyone who needs a quality generator.
Westinghouse WH7500E 7500W Electric Start Portable GeneratorProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Dave Mills on Jun 17, 2016
This generator is replacing a John Deere manual start 6200 running watt generator which I wouldn't recommend.
The positive reviews here and on Amazon sold me on this Westinghouse WH7500E electric start generator and the 3 year warranty and the 5 star customer service by the seller, AP Electric! It arrived in four days right to my garage. Was easy to setup by me and it started right up after installing wheels, handles, oil provided and removing the jumper wire in the alternator per instructions from westpro.com website so it would be grounded properly when plugged into my transfer switch installed by my electrician in our basement with a 220 box in the garage to plug my 220volt cable that feeds the 220 box from the generator.
Need a generator, look no further, buy this unit from no one but AP Electric and you will be happy you did!
Problem with carburetor with brand new machineProduct Review Rating: 3/5
Posted by Mike on Jun 17, 2016
Received generator with no physical damage . Very easy to assemble, oil and gassed up and started on the first attempt. Ran without any problems for about 30 minutes. Then gasoline began dripping out of the bottom of the air filter assembly. Shut off generator, removed air filter cover and had gasoline pouring out of the air filter. Had to clamp the gas line and take to a dealer about 1 hour away. Based upon the assembly the problem could only be the carburetor. Had generator serviced and that was exactly the problem. Malfunctioning carburetor. Had a new carburetor installed and now runs without any problems. Mechanic has serviced 8 machines in the past 3 years and mentioned this was the problem with all of them. He believes it is a very good generator but the company needs to work on the design of the carburetor. Warranty was completely covered for fixing the carburetor. Westinghouse stood by the product. I will see if there are any other problems that occur in the near future.
What a deal.Product Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Frank on Jun 11, 2016
The generator is great although the height stated in the specs should be noted without the wheels attached. It is so easy starting it is amazing even without the electric starter. Love it.
EASY START POWERProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Ruben on May 19, 2016
This has been a generator that's been on my need to get list for some time and AP Electric with their great price made it a no brainer. The delivery was fast and coordinated, just make sure a truck can get into your street. Having a hand truck makes it easy to place where you need until assembled. Assembly was easy. Directions were easy to follow though they need to be more descriptive on grounding (if needed). Unless one is familiar with electric work referring to code will throw off average user. In any case, grounding is an issue if you plan to connect to your house power panel. Push button start is great and has rip cord if battery gives out on you. Great product and I'm ready for hurricane season!
Very impressed with the 7500 watt generatorProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by JDH on May 03, 2016
Easy to assemble, had everything you need to get it running ( except gas). Fired right up and hasn't missed a beat.
Totally SatisfiedProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by JB on Apr 07, 2016
The Westinghouse unit was delivered very quickly by apelectric ... impressive. It was nicely packaged and easy to slap on the wheels and handles, and pour in the oil. Started right up. Within two weeks, a windstorm took our power out, and I used the generator for about 3 hours without incident. Looking forward to many happy hours of backup power.
do not know how you do it.Product Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by stephen l. johnston on Apr 06, 2016
I won't shop anywhere else now. great price,fast delivery,set up and running quik. one very happy customer...
happy customerProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Mar 31, 2016
Recently received and very quickly. purchased for power outages and so far haven't needed it.Did start it up and let run for about ten minutes. Started right up and ran very smooth and quiet compared to others I have heard.So far very happy.
4.95 Stars if I could.Product Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Mar 29, 2016
Good value for the money. Only one minor issue. Would have been nice if access to the battery terminals was better. Got a little tricky getting to the posts to make the ground connection. Had to loosen the hold-down bracket first. Other than that, no complaints so far. Won't know for sure until I have a chance to load it up next time power goes out!
Simply exceeded expectations!Product Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Lee Worthley on Mar 09, 2016
Okay, so I thought the reviews sounded to good to be true......... I decided I had nothing to lose....... I should have bought it sooner..... Thanks!
wwaiting for good weather to installProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by milton west jr on Mar 02, 2016
Received in a timely manner waiting to install
Still VERY pleasedProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Bruce from Nebraska. on Feb 27, 2016
Bought this generator in June 2015.
Now have used over 40 hours, great machine.
Did have to put in new fuel gage and solenoid but no argument with warranty and just a fluke.
I will note I was concerned about fuel leaking when full but that's be use we overfilled it. Operator error
Can't go wrong with this honey.
One Swweeeet generatorProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by W.A.A. In MD. on Feb 18, 2016
5 star reviews on my other sites sold me on this unit and I COULD'NT BE HAPPIER.Easy set up,easy to follow Owner's Manual,great warrant period,pretty quiet (for a 7500 watt unit),FAST FREE shipping and A GREAT PRICE !!! I am a VERY SATISFIED Cusumer. thanks A.P Electric
quality/ priceProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by chris on Feb 18, 2016
I looked at a lot of gen sets and this has the best reviews. The price is great. Free shipping, what more can be said
Great ProductProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Feb 11, 2016
Great generator so far. Have only tested it. Easy setup. Started easy. Runs great. Works great. A little louder than I hoped but not as loud as my old one. Another review mentioned a problem with the neg. battery cable. It needs to be a couple inches longer for easier install. No other problems. Would recommend.
So far, so good...Product Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by FL on Feb 01, 2016
I purchased this generator after multiple power outages here in remote Idaho. The reviews were excellent. i don't have a lot of time on this unit, but so far it looks excellent. It assembled easily, starts quick, runs smooth. Powers everything I could ask. It was priced very fairly!
The buying experience--shipping through AP electric was outstanding--highly recommended.
Works FineProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by FRS on Jan 19, 2016
I am not flipped about people that just get something and then write a review about it. So here I am doing the same. I just received the Westinghouse 7500E generator and put one gallon of gas in it with 3000 Watt draw and it ran for 1 hour and 50 minutes. Couldn't hardly get the gas cap off, even with a pipe wrench but it finally worked. Ran fine and was not overly noisy for its size. Was delivered by Estes, I think. The driver wheeled it into my garage and it didn't take any time to put it together. The only thing hard was that the negative battery wire is so short it barely fit on the terminal and the end wire cover still isn't in the proper spot.
Just as advertisedProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Jan 15, 2016
From unboxing to running much less then an hour. I am sitting in my house about 30' away on the same side as the generator is running and I can barely hear it.
Best ValueProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by L. Kindig on Jan 11, 2016
Reviews for the Westinghouse WH7500 are spot on. Just a great performing and great value if you are looking for a portable generator in the 7000 t0 8000watt range.
Search along time before the purchaseProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by R. Deaton on Jan 04, 2016
i looked a long time at portable generators and then decided on the Westinghouse WH 7500E
the delivery was great and after going over the generator a little, added the oil that was supplied and checking the battery. I added gas it started right up no problem's, my Wife says she can even start it. We are very pleased with the purchase and more pleased with doing business with AP Electric. Thank You R. Deaton
Best PriceProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by James D. on Dec 24, 2015
This Westinghouse WH7500 portable generator performs perfectly. Purchased after a recent extended power outage in Washington. 10 minutes max assembly. Started on the 2nd pull. Recommend
Love it!Product Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Rob on Dec 21, 2015
The generator was delivered and rolled into my garage in a couple of days! Setup and ran easily for two hrs to break it in. Installed a NG Conversion kit, no problem, (cut the frame a little) And the next day went through a 6hr outage without a hiccup. it powers my whole house, minus the dryer and hot tub. We have gas heat, range and HW. Loved sitting in a warm house here in Seattle watching DirecTV during our first outage. No problems with ordering from AP Electric at all.
Read the ReviewsProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by M. Harrings on Dec 14, 2015
I read the reviews before ordering my WH7500E. Reviews are spot on this is a great portable generator. No issues what so ever.
Did Not DisappointProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by H. Merriman on Dec 04, 2015
Purchased the Westinghouse WH7500E based on all the great reviews. Reviews are correct this is a great generator. Order with confidence. Fast shipping and AP Electric has the best price on this generator.
Great GeneratorProduct Review Rating: 4/5
Posted by Etex Dan on Nov 26, 2015
Fast delivery from AP Electric. Easy assembly. Started up immediately. So easy to start. Runs all my devices at same time. Should have bought this Westinghouse generator first instead of Dura Star. Only negative is it's a little noisy.
Starting IssuesProduct Review Rating: 3/5
Posted by Steve on Nov 23, 2015
Overall, this generator set is a superb design. Right out of the box it was easy to do the minor assembly required and it started up immediately. I've been experimenting several times ensuring everything is OK and ready to meet my needs during a power outage. However, twice I have experienced no-start or rough running issues after running out of fuel. The WestPro rep told me it was most likely a piece of trash in the carb that settled there when the tank ran out of fuel. Made sense to me. So I did what he told me to do and that solved the problem. That is, until the next time it ran out of fuel. I had the same issue again, only worse this time. It wouldn't start at all. I'm attributing this problem to some kind of trash getting into the carb. I have not repeated the step to clear it out yet because the screws I have to remove are soft and easy to strip the heads. I'm waiting for the chance to remove the entire carb as the screws I have to remove are upside down and difficult to back out. I'm afraid I will strip them unless I can get adequate pressure to properly back them out. Of course, this will require more work. But I intend to get the carb cleaned out, drain the tank completely and flush it with more fuel so I know there won't be any trash in the tank. How did my original problem with trash occur? I don't know whether it was during the manufacturing process or from my gas can. Once I get this process completed and I KNOW there is no trash, I will repeat my test again. If the problem happens again, then I'm going to ask for the manufacturer to do a repair at their expense. I'll try to update this review once I complete the process. As for AP Electric and their selling and delivering the product, no issues at all.
happy with my generatorProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by william on Nov 20, 2015
This is my third 7500E generator . Let me explain why my third, The first one was delivered with a collapsed cowling I called the company and they had it pickled up with a new replacement at no
charge. The second one ran fine but when I needed it for a power outage it had no output to any outlet. I again called the company and they not only fixed it but rented me a generator at no cost to me for the power outage. This the third one runs fine and all is well. I can honestly say that Westinghouse truly stands behind the product they sell
WOW Fast ShippingProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Nov 10, 2015
I am very happy with the gen. I'm waiting for the snowfall so I can try it out. PS Impressed with the fast shipping
Westinghouse generaterProduct Review Rating: 4/5
Posted by Gary Cox on Oct 29, 2015
Very happy with the generator so far
GeneratorProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Ryder on Oct 19, 2015
This is a very user friendly generator, it is easy to move around. Scheduled power outage today, was the first time we used it. Have electric panel wired for generator ran house and outside wood stove because it was 25 this morning and high was 41 really didn't notice power was off. Great price , would highly recommend
GreatProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Zeno on Aug 01, 2015
Fast shipping and delivery. Friendly service. Generator works like a Swiss made watch. I recommend this seller and appreciate their help.
Great price, fast shippingProduct Review Rating: 5/5
Posted by Unknown on Jul 29, 2015
I did a lot of research before purchasing a generator. I wanted one big enough to use with a transfer switch. I found this generator on another web site and it was highly rated. I almost bought it but decided to do a total web search based on price. I found AP Electric to have the best price along with a free extension cord or cover. Free shipping was also a bonus. I checked out the company reviews and felt confident ordering from them. I have yet to find this generator listed anywhere for the price I paid. The shipping was fast and they even let me drive over to pick it up rather than maybe wait all day to meet them at the street because I live back in the woods. The shipping company let me inspect it and then loaded it into my truck with a forklift. Assembly was easy. I hooked it up to my transfer switch and it started right up. I only let it run for about 15 minutes but so far it works fine. If we have another power outage I will put it to the test.
DisappointedProduct Review Rating: 1/5
Posted by Unknown on Jul 17, 2015
After 6 months of research I purchased the Westinghouse WE7500 portable gas generator based on countless positive reviews online.
It arrived in fine condition and within an hour it was up and running like a champ. Within 10 minutes voltage began to steadily decline at all three outlets and if I had connected it to my home transfer switch without checking first we would have lost our appliances.
I attempted to reach technical support through Westpro but they explained that I had to go through my nearest Westinghouse service center which is a lawn mower repair shop 25 miles away. When I called there for service the owner explained that they didn't carry or sell Westinghouse products but that they did handle warranty repairs and would take a look at it for me. Now I am out more time and transport costs and I have never even put the unit into service one time.
I like so many things about this unit and truly hope it will end up offering years of reliable service, I will rate it at that time.
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