CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 VS. DuroMax XP10000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP10000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP10000EH:

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff
  • button icon Has plenty of power_10,000starting watts and 8,000 running watts.
  • button icon Has a powerful 18HP engine
  • button icon It complies with emissions standards
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP10000EH

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP10000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 VS. DuroMax XP10000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Yes

Yes it’s a portable generator

Starting Watts

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

6250 of starting watts

Yes

10,000 watts

Running Stats

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

5000 running watts

Yes

8,000 watts

RV Ready

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, its powered by gas or propane

Run Time on Full Tank

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

No

Recoil Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

recoil starts

Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

is fast and user friendly

Yes

can be electric started

Dual Fuel

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

Yes, (Gasoline & Propane) this gives you freedom and flexibility to fuel choice

FUEL TYPE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Uses gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / Propane

AMPERAGE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

21 Amps

Yes

66.5A / 33.3A

VOLTAGE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

120/240 on a single phase

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

60 Hertz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

The generator is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

No

EPA Certified

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Yes

It’s easy to start_ you can either electric start it or recoil start it

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

40 LBS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Yes

10.4 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

8.6 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off that protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

the generator is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Yes

440cc

Voltmeter

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

72dB

Multi-Purpose

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Yes

Its designed to handle multiple jobs

Heavy Duty

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Yes

it has a powerful engine which provides plenty of power to handle heavy duty power tools

Solar Generator

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Yes

framed

Starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / Recoil

DuroMax XP10000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Yes

Yes, the generator has an open frame

Outlets

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

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 PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Yes

It can be easily transported to anywhere

Weight

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

200 pounds

Yes

232LBS

Wheel type

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Yes

Foldable handle_makes it easy to be transported

Warranty

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Included Accessories

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Yes

the generator automatically shut-off showing low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

the generator shut-down in case the oil level has lowered

Noise Level

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

Yes

72dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Yes

• It’s a portable generator making it easy to be transported. • It can run on gasoline or propane which gives you an alternative choice during emergencies i.e. when gasoline is scarce. • This generator is covered by a 3-year factory warranty. • It has an electric start which makes it very convenient and easy to use. • It allows the user to get maximum power from each of the 120-Volt receptacles and to choose between operating at both 120-Volt and 240-Volt simultaneously or at 120-Volt only with full power. • Its quiet muffler reduces engine noise. • The generator has endless uses, from home standby power and job sites to a weekend with the RV ready

Cons

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Yes

• This generator is noisy during its operations _ causing noise pollution in the environment. • During operations, this generator emits a dangerous chemical which causes cancer or birth defects when inhaled. • At times, this generator requires use of manual power _ during recoil start making it tiresome to operate with. • The generator is also a potential source of electric shocks incase not kept dry.

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