CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator 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:

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

Reasons to buy DS4000S Portable Gas Generator :

  • button icon Powerful durostar engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere.
  • button icon Power panel
  • button icon Plenty of power
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DS4000S Portable Gas Generator VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is a portable machine

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3,300 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8 hours at 50% load

No

Recoil Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

27.50A

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7 HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4- Stroke

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

No

Easy to Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

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)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

12.3 hours

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it makes the generator easy to be carried by two people

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it has got an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Yes

(TWO) 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

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

Weight

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

105 LBS

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is provided with two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

24”L*17”W*17”H

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

69 dB

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. It has got motor stabilizers which lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

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

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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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