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DuroMax XP12000EH VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • 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 11.5 hours of run time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000EH VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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 XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

12,000 Watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

9,500 Watts

Yes

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

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

No

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

39.6A/79.2A

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

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

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

60Hz

No

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

18HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

389cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3600RPM

No

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

No

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

8.3 Gallons

Yes

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

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

40 GALLONS

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

8.83 HOURS

Yes

Spends 11.5 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

7.2 HOURS

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

No

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

457 cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes its framed

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

Yes

Recoil start

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 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 XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

260LBS

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

29 x 26 x 29 inches

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

74dB

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

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 XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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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