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Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 11.5 hours of run time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
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COMPARISON – Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil starting system

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

389cc OHV engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Spends 11.5 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Created as an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

200 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

29 x 26 x 29 inches

No

Included Accessories

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Yes

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

Yes

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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