CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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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:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Cold Start Technology
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

RV is available

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

10 hours

No

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it requires electricity to start

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it requires dual fuel

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60HZ

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

18HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 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)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

40 gallons

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

the generator is air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

457cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

All metal construction open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

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

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3-years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables 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

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

74dB

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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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