CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine of 225
  • button icon Low oil shutoff which Protects your investment by automatically
  • button icon It is multi-purpose
  • button icon It is good for home backup
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • button icon Runs a total of 14 hours on a 50% load of gasoline
  • button icon 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Up to household outlets and 1 RC outlet
  • button icon 7 inch never go flat wheels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

Requires less effort to transport – portable with wheels and handle to support transportation

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

5,000 watts

Yes

4375 watts – can light and power up small tools

Running Stats

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is RV Ready

Yes

RV ready – features a travel trailer 30 R receptacle

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

the generator is gas powered

Yes

Fueled by gasoline. Takes in 5 gallons at 1/2 load

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

About 14 hours on full tank. Long time of power supply

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Yes

Yes – recoil to start

Electric Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, but its optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Dual Fuel Portable Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

Yes

Runs at 29.2 amps and at a peak 36.5 amps

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

Delivers AC 120 V –has an automatic voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz – can finish 60 cycles of complete wave sequence in a second

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

7.5HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

308 cc 4 stroke OHV engine type – durable and reliable overtime

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

it is CARB Complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Meets all the CSA standards – CSA certified

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

it is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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.

Yes

Use a easy convectional pull start mechanism to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

Up to 5 gallons of gasoline capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

20 Gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

8.92 hours

Yes

Spends 14 hours of runtime – at 50%. No need for regular fueling

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

7.63 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

it is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

225cc

Yes

308 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

it is available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

69dB

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Powers up small tools, RV air conditioner and backup power for home – multi purpose

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Takes up heavy duty tasks with ease – RV camping, home lighting and connection

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil or manual start method - rewind the recoil starter to begin

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlet

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Can be transferred to any location for use without much effort

Weight

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

127 LBS

Yes

114.6 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

7 inches never go flat wheels – glides smoothly across multiple floors

Handle style

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Fold handle style

Yes

Folding handle – easies movement to other places

Warranty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

2 years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with oil – helps with maintenance of generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

No

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Noise Level

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

69Db

Yes

N/A

DuroMax XP5000EHC

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making 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

Yes

- A powerful 208 cc OHV Briggs & Stratton power built 4 stroke - High quality metallic fuel tank with 5 gallon capacity - Up to 4375 starting watts and 3500 of running watts - RV ready through the travel trailer 30 R receptacle - Spends about 14 hours of runtime of a 1/2 load - Has a never go flat wheel type of 7 inches – can easily maneuver over different surfaces - Simple method of start through recoil - Built with an automatic voltage regulation system - Can power up small tools and provide power back up from homes - Easily powers up recreational vehicle using 120 V / 30A RV - Generator has been framed for durability - Comes with an included accessories such as oil - Quality assurance through 2 year warranty - Is entirely CSA certified for safety - Generators works at a great 29.2 amps with a peak of 36.5 amps - Has a suitable size of dimensions that can easily be stored - Contains a spark arrestor - Folding handle makes transportation of generator simple - 1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlets

Cons

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
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.

Yes

- Doesn’t have a low oil shut off ability - Not built with an electric start ability - Uses only a single type of fuel – gasoline - No indication alert when fuel tank is almost empty - Cannot be solar charged directly from the sun - Is not EPA and CARB certified - Engine is not air cooled - Slightly heavy to carry up stairs or lift to a car - Gasoline can leak which is harmful - Not constructed with an inverter

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