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Briggs and Stratton 30743 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • 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 8 hours of run time on a 50% load
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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COMPARISON – Briggs and Stratton 30743 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses gasoline

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

No

Recoil Start

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil starting system

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208cc OHV engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Yes

it is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Spends 8 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Created as an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

125.6 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

Briggs and Stratton 30743
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

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