CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP4400E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Runners Up:

DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4400E:

  • button icon Gas Generator with Electric Start
  • button icon Operate at both 120 V and 240 V simultaneously
  • button icon 4,400 starting watts and 3,500 running watts
  • button icon 3.96 gallons Fuel tank capacity
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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 XP8500E

  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4400E

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

COMPARISON – DuroMax XP4400E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

The generator is portable

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4,400 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3,500 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it runs on gas

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

11.46 Hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

recoil start is optional

Yes

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

Electric Start

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator can be electrically started

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it uses dual fuel for its operations

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

7 HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition Engine Speed

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3,600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

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

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is EPA certified

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

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

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator is easy to start since it provides two options to be started (electric /recoil)

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

11.6 hours

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator immediately shut-off after sensing that the oil is low

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is air cooled which prevents engine damage

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

208 cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is available

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

7Db, it has an auto throttle switch which deals with noise reduction

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it can be used on job sites, recreations , home light

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it has got an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and One 120/240V 30A Twist Lock

Yes

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

Portable

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is a portable item which easies its transportation from place to place

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

127LBS

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Solid - fill wheels

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has Fold handles for easy transportation

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 Years limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, wheel and handle kit, oil funnel, tool set and DC charging cables

Yes

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

DuroMax XP4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low which protects the engine

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 XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

69 dB

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It has got a powerful 7 Hp engine which is able to accept high wattage loads so easily. Its operations are quiet since it has a heavy duty frame with four points which are fully isolated motor mounts. You can opt to electric start it or recoil start making it easy to be used.

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 XP4400E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is bulky in terms of transportation It produces a dangerous chemical (carbon dioxide) which is harmful to people’s lives. It is noisy during operations hence causing noise pollution in the environment.

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.

Overall Winner

Draw

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