CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP8500E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP8500E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8,500 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7,000watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV Ready

No

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.9 gallons

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

420 cc

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, its available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil or electric

Yes

Recoil start method

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

210 LBS

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has foldable handles

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72 dB(A)

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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.

Yes

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

DuroMax XP8500E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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.

Yes

• It is noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

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