CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000EH VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

product1
9.2
Winner:

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.
Check price here....
VS
product1
8.6
Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
Check price here....

summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
Check price here....

COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000EH VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12,000 Watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

9,500 Watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

39.6A/79.2A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

18HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.3 Gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

40 GALLONS

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.83 HOURS

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7.2 HOURS

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

457 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes its framed

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

260LBS

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74dB

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

DuroMax XP12000EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

DuroMax XP12000EH Check price here....

WAS THIS COMPARISON BETWEEN DuroMax XP12000EH & Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 HELPFUL TO YOU? IF YES, PLEASE SHARE IT WITH A FRIEND.

0

Thank you for your feedback!

Related Comparisons

DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-DuroMax XP4850EH DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-All Power America APGG4000 DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-All Power America APGG10000GLE DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-All Power America G1200 DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-DuroMax XP5000EHC DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-DuroMax XP4400E DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-DuroMax XP8500E DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-DuroMax XP10000EH DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-DuroStar DS4000S DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-All Power America G10000EGL DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30713 DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30469 DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30743 DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Briggs & Stratton 30713 DuroMax XP12000EH-vs-Firman H03652