CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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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 XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E :

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

RV is available

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10 hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it requires electricity to start

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it requires dual fuel

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

18HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

40 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

457cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Available

Yes

Framed

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

All metal construction open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3-years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

DuroMax XP12000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

74dB

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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