CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000E VS. DuroStar DS4400E

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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:

DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E :

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. DuroStar DS4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

4400 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

RV is available

No

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

10 hours

Yes

11.5 hours

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it requires electricity to start

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it requires dual fuel

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

60HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

18HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for easy and quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
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 since it is designed with a pull start mechanism

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

40 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

11.46 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

the generator is air cooled

Yes

Its cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

457cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

No

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Available

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Recoil and electric start method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

All metal construction open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
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

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

125 lbs

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3-years

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

74dB

Yes

69 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
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 for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

Cons

DuroMax XP12000E
DuroStar DS4400E
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 not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

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