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DuroMax XP12000E VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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9.6
Winner:

DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000E:

  • button icon Has a powerful duromax engine
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
  • button icon Has plenty of power
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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

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

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

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

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV is available

Yes

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

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10 hours

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it requires electricity to start

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it requires dual fuel

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

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

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60HZ

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

18HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Cold start technology is available to ensure a quick start in cold weather.

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The generator is easy to start because it uses electricity to start and is also equipped with an optional recoil start

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

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

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

40 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

the generator automatically shuts-off when it senses that the oil low.

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

the generator is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

457cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The panel has voltmeter and 12V DC charging posts for charging external batteries.

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

No

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

the generator can handle multiple jobs since it provides plenty of power.

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Recoil start

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

All metal construction open frame

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

(2) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

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

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, the generator is portable because it can be easily moved from one place to another since it has tiers

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3-years

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Available, the generator may emit highly flammable and explosive gasoline vapor.

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74dB

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator is long lasting It’s easy to store Its readily available in the market It burns a small amount of fuel for a longer time duration. The generator has a large power capability, that is to say: it offers versatility with its fuel dual technology allowing u to use gas or propane.

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

Cons

DuroMax XP12000E
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

In case the generator is not kept dry it may cause electric shocks hence causing harm or death. Poor or improper connection of the generator to a building may allow back feed of electrical currents into the utility lines causing electricity hazards. Since this generator uses gasoline which is highly flammable and explosive, in case of gasoline ignition, a person may be burnt or injured. The engine produces a dangerous chemical which are known to cause birth defects and cancer such as in California. This generator is quite expensive.

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

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