CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000E VS. Champion 5500 Watt

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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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Runners Up:

Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 5500 Watt :

  • button icon Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box
  • button icon Rugged & Portable
  • button icon Runs up to 9 hrs. On a full tank of gas
  • button icon Safety Fuel Selector Switch
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. Champion 5500 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

6875 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

5500 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

RV is available

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

No

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

10 hours

No

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it requires electricity to start

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it requires dual fuel

Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

22.9A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

120/240 Volts

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

60HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

18HP

Yes

13 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It uses cold start technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

6.1 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

40 gallons

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor which protects

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

the generator is air cooled

Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

457cc

Yes

389 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

has a Voltmeter which makes it easy to keep track of power output

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Yes

74DBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose – it can run many appliances such as A/C, lights, fridges, for camping

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can run high voltage devices such as lights, construction machines at job sites

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Recoil start method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

All metal construction open frame

Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
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

(1)120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R) 94)9 GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device since it can easily be transported from one place to where you need it

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

162.5 lb

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

It has got foldaway handles for easy storage, never flat tires for quick transportation

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3-years

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

DuroMax XP12000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

It shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

74dB

Yes

74DBA from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
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

• It is designed with a powerful engine of 389 cc which enables it to perform tasks. • It has foldaway handles which makes its storage easy. • Never has flat tires for easy transportation to the destined place. • It is able to run on either gasoline or propane which gives you a chance to choose the fuel type that you prefer to use. • It is designed with a switch which enables you to change from one fuel type to another with ease

Cons

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 5500 Watt
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

• It is extremely noisy when switched one since it has a big motor which produces 74db from 23fts hence polluting the environment with noise. • It a heavy and bulky machine which hinders its storage and transportation to where it is needed. • It uses recoil start method which requires manual power hence making it tiresome to use it.

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