CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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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:

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 XP5000EHC

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

5,000 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is RV Ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

the generator is gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Yes

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

Electric Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, but its optional

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Dual Fuel Portable Generator

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is CARB Complaint

Yes

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

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is certified by EPA

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
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 because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20 Gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8.92 hours

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

7.63 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

225cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it is available

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

69dB

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

127 LBS

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Fold handle style

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

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 XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

69Db

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• 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 XP5000EHC
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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