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Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 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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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 XP5000EHC

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

6250 of starting watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

5000 running watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

recoil starts

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

is fast and user friendly

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

21 Amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120/240 on a single phase

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hertz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

No

EPA Certified

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup 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 PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Yes

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

Weight

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

200 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 XP5000EHC
Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Yes

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

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

Noise Level

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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 PRO5000
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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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