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6,600/5,300-Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator with Remote Electric Start and 30A 120/240V Outlet

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  • Portable gas generator with 6,600 peak watts/5,300 running watts
  • Home Backup and RV Ready with 3-Year Limited Warranty
  • Westinghouse home backup unit offers 120/240V selector switch
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About This Product

The Westinghouse WGen5300c is a versatile solution for all your power needs from your home to your travel trailer when you're looking for a dependable backup power supply. The WGen5300c produces 6,600 peak watts and 5,300 running watts with a powerful 274cc 4-Stroke OHV Westinghouse Engine constructed for durability. Running for up to 14.5 hours on a 4.7 gal. (18L) tank of gas, it's conveniently equipped with a built-in fuel gauge, automatic low oil shutdown, and Push-Button Electric Start with a remote start key fob. The L14-30R outlet is Transfer Switch Ready for total household power and eliminates the hassle for annoying extension cords or power strips. Combined with an RV Ready TT-30R outlet, all this generator needs is a one cord hookup to ensure your recreation vehicle or home is ready to go for air conditioners, refrigerators, sump pumps, and home necessities. The intuitive control panel includes the Digital Readout to share real-time updates on maintenance information, making it easy to care for the WGen5300c with long life and lasting utility. Engineered into a compact hardened-steel frame with added roll bars, foam grip handle, and never-flat wheels, it lets you easily move this generator from storage to use. The WGen5300c Portable Generator is complete with a 3-Year Limited Warranty and Lifetime Technical Support to ensure your confidence can be backed by our nationwide customer service and support network. 

Highlights

  • Perfect as a backup power source at home or portable power solution for RVs
  • 6,600 peak watts and 5,300 running watts
  • Runs for up to 14.5-hours on a 4.7 Gal. fuel tank with built-in fuel gauge
  • Powered by a tough 274 cc 4-stroke OHV Westinghouse engine constructed with a durable cast iron sleeve
  • Push-Button Electric Start pairs with key fob and is backed by emergency recoil start
  • Weighing 136.6 lbs. with as low as 68 dBA operating volume
  • One 5-20R household duplex outlets, one Transfer Switch Ready L14-30R 120-Volt/240-Volt twist-lock and one RV Ready 120-Volt TT-30R receptacle with rubber outlet covers
  • 120-Volt/240-Volt selector switch allows for more flexible power draw per outlet
  • Digital Readout gives you real time updates with the voltage output, frequency, and lifetime hours
  • Safe and convenient with automatic low oil and carbon monoxide (CO) shutdown, automatic voltage regulation, and overload protection
  • Compact hardened steel frame with foam grip handle and rugged never-flat wheels make portability easy
  • All Westinghouse portable generators are functionally tested in the factory and may contain minimum residual oil and/or fuel odor
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Product Information

Internet # 318061842

Model # WGen5300c

Store SKU # 1006817528

Specifications

Dimensions: H 19.09 in, W 20.08 in, L 23.23 in

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)

19.09 in

Product Length (in.)

23.23 in

Product Width (in.)

20.08 in

Details

Application

Campsite, Emergency Use, Job Site, RV

CO Shutoff Capable

Yes

Color Family

Blue

Engine Displacement (cc)

274

Engine Make

OEM Branded Engine

Features

Automatic Voltage Regulation, Built-in Fuel Gauge, Built-in Hour Meter, CO Shutoff, Fuel Gauge, Hour Meter, Muffler, No Additional Features, Overload Protection, Twist-Lock Plug

Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)

4.7 gal

Fuel Technology

Single Fuel

Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)

1.01

Generator Voltage

120/240

Half-Load Run Time (Hours)

11

Horsepower (hp)

0 hp

Included

Battery, Engine Lubricant, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Wheel Kit, Wireless Remote

Number of Outlets

4

Operational Volume (dB)

68

Outlet Type

120/240V 30A, 120V 20A, 120V 30A

Power/Fuel Type

Gasoline

Product Weight (lb.)

136.6 lb

Returnable

30-Day

Running Wattage

5300

Start Type

Push Button, Recoil Start, Remote

Starting Wattage

6600

Suggested Uses

Battery Charger, Bench Tools, Halogen Work Light, Large Appliances, Lights, Power Tools, RV A/C Unit, Small Appliances, Small Electronics, Sump Pump

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings

CARB Compliant, EPA Approved, ETL Listed, FCC Listed

Manufacturer Warranty

3 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

23Questions
caret
Q:Will this generator function properly at altitudes over 7000’ ?
by|Feb 6, 2024
1 Answer
Answer This Question

A:  Hi Danny, you will need a high altitude kit to ensure proper function. Please reach out to us at 1-855-944-3571 or support@wpowereq.com and we will be able to better answer your question!

by|Feb 7, 2024
    1 found this answer helpful
    caret
    Q:Does this generator have a floating or bonded neutral?
    by|Jan 23, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  Hi Kenny, the generator neutral is floating. The generator ground terminal is connected to the frame of the generator, the metal non-current-carrying parts of the generator, and the ground terminals of each receptacle.

    by|Jan 24, 2024
      caret
      Q:Does a battery have to be installed and hooked up for the engine to run if intending to start it manually?
      by|Nov 29, 2023
      1 Answer
      Answer This Question

      A:  Hello! This model of Westinghouse generator is equipped with a recoil start system, the battery should be hooked up as it will trickle charge the battery for future electric starts. For more support, please reach out to us at 1-855-944-3571 or support@wpowereq.com

      by|Dec 13, 2023
        caret
        Q:What is the operating db
        by|Nov 23, 2023
        1 Answer
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        A:  Hello, this model of Westinghouse generator has an operational volume of as quiet as 68 dBa! For more support, please reach out to us at 1-855-944-3571 or support@wpowereq.com and we'd be happy to help!

        by|Nov 28, 2023
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