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WEN 56235i vs Predator 2000 - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Predator 2000 and the WEN 56235i.

But before checking out explanations regarding their power, portability, and features, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 generators:

Predator 2000WEN 56235i
Predator 2000WEN 56235i
  • Higher runtime
  • Fuel gauge
  • CO Secure technology
  • Higher running & starting watts
  • Quieter
  • Less bulky
  • Lighter
  • USB connectivity
  • Fuel shut off
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As the WEN 56235i and the Predator 2000 do not share the same manufacturer, their overall build and technology in use can vary.

Power Comparison

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the Predator 2000 compare to the WEN 56235i.

  • Power: With a running wattage of 1900 W, the WEN 56235i will allow to power more appliances and tools than the 1600 running watts of the Predator 2000. Moreover, compared to the 2000 starting watts of the Predator 2000, the WEN 56235i and its starting wattage of 2350 W will give more power to start the appliances which require an additional boost to get their motor running.
  • Runtime: When loaded to 25% of their max capacity, the Predator 2000 offers a higher runtime on a full tank than the WEN 56235i: it can operate for up to 12 hours, whereas the WEN 56235i offers a maximum runtime of 10.5 hours.
  • Fuel Efficiency: At the same load as mentioned above (i.e. 25%), both generators will approximately burn 0.1 gallon of gasoline per hour. Inverter generators like these 2 are of the most fuel efficient (and quiet) type.
  • THD: Both generators offer a low THD (<5% for the Predator 2000 and <1.2% for the WEN 56235i) and are therefore perfectly suitable to safely power your sensitive electronic devices.
  • Noise: With a noise of 51 dBA, the WEN 56235i allows for a quieter operation than the 58 dBA of the Predator 2000. The former will therefore be the most suitable for you if you take noise emission seriously.

Portability Comparison

  • Bulkiness: With dimensions of L17.3" x W11.5" x H17.7", the WEN 56235i offers a much more compact experience of power generation than the Predator 2000 and its L22.6" x W12.6" x H18.5".
  • Weight: The 56235i and its 39 lbs is somewhat lighter than the 49 lbs of the 2000.
  • Portability: Both offer a handle, which improves your grip when you wish to move them around.

Feature Comparison

  • Starting System: Both devices can get running via a conventional pull-start mechanism.
  • Outlets: The Predator 2000 and the WEN 56235i both offer 2 AC outlets. None of them feature GFCI outlets. Both of them also feature a DC output. However, the WEN 56235i does not provide an out-of-the-box USB connectivity. In addition, it is worth noting that they both only produce 120V. For more detailed information regarding all their respective receptacles, refer to the Predator 2000's and the WEN 56235i's product pages.
  • Fuel Gauge: Thanks to a fitted fuel gauge, the Predator 2000 provides instant visibility of the fuel level.
  • Technology: The Predator 2000 benefits from a welcomed additional security feature: its CO Secure technology monitors carbon monoxide and automatically shuts off the generator if the ambient levels become unsafe.
  • Fuel Shut Off: The WEN 56235i benefits from a fuel shutoff feature, which turns off the flow of fuel, allowing for the generator to use up the remaining fuel from the carburetor before automatically shutting down. This helps fight the build-up and blockages caused by stagnant fuel inside of the carburetor, minimizing maintenance while prolonging the unit’s lifespan.

TL;DR

Predator 2000WEN 56235i
Predator 2000WEN 56235i
  • Higher runtime
  • Fuel gauge
  • CO Secure technology
  • Higher running & starting watts
  • Quieter
  • Less bulky
  • Lighter
  • USB connectivity
  • Fuel shut off
Show all offers
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