CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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 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
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Dual Fuel
  • 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
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5,000 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is RV Ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

the generator is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, but its optional

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Dual Fuel Portable Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 Gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.92 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7.63 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

the generator shuts off if 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 XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

225cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

69dB

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric / Recoil method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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 XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

127 LBS

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

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

Handle style

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Fold handle style

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

69Db

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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 XP5000EHC
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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

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