CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000EH VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Runners Up:

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:

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 XP12000EH

  • Run Time on Full Tank
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000EH VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

12,000 Watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

9,500 Watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

No

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

39.6A/79.2A

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

18HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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 XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8.3 Gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

40 GALLONS

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8.83 HOURS

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7.2 HOURS

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

457 cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes its framed

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

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

Portable

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

260LBS

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000EH
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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

74dB

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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 XP12000EH
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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.

Overall Winner

Draw

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