CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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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 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • button icon Comes with a CO guard Carbon Monoxide shut down
  • button icon Starts on 4375 watts and runs on 3500 watts
  • button icon Metallic 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Delivers up to 8 hours of running time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

Can easily be transported to any location. One person can move the generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

5,000 watts

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is RV Ready

Yes

Portable design and size that can easily be moved – RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

the generator is gas powered

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, but its optional

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Dual Fuel Portable Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

7.5HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

Takes in up to 4 gallons of gasoline. Will take 8 hours without refill on 50% load

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

20 Gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8.92 hours

Yes

Spends a total of 8 hours at 1/2 of gasoline running

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

7.63 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Built to instantly shut off when low oil is detected in tank

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

225cc

Yes

208cc engine capacity – can run for 8 hours on 1/2 load

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it is available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

69dB

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose – can be used during camping trips and at home during power black-outs

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Can handle heavy duty. Able to power a 15,000 BTU RV air conditioner and recreational vehicle

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

(1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

127 LBS

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Fold handle style

Yes

Drop down handle style – has rubbers at the top for a comfortable grip

Warranty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3 years

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

It will switch off to indicate low oil in the fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil - CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown

Noise Level

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

69Db

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

- Made out of quality aluminum material – easy to maintain - Has been certified by CSA for safety - A strong engine with a 208cc engine capacity - Built with an automatic low oil shut down through the CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown - Powerful generator voltage of up to 120 VAC - It comes with a starting watts of 4375 and a running wattage of 3,500 watts - Uses the recoil start system common in most traditional generators - A 4 gallons fuel tank capacity that is able to run for up to 8 hours on a 50% load - Attached with an engine oil bottle and a owner’s manual as additional accessories - Generator is constructed with a circuit breaker to protect engine from harm - (1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet - Portable and easy to transport through the solid wheels - Bought with a 2 years limited warranty for repair - Features a dual cleaner air cleaner type - Has been framed for durability - Multi-purpose generator can be used in camps, homes and sites - Compact build with 25 inches x 22 inches x 23 inches dimensions - Comfortable grip handle type

Cons

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 dual fuel capacity – only uses gasoline - Will not recharge using direct sunlight - Cannot be electric started – recoil starts only - Heavy to lift to the stairs or onto a car - Generator not built with a run time hour meter - Gasoline is inflammable – be careful during use

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