CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP8500E VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

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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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DuroMax XP4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4850EH :

  • button icon POWERFUL DUROMAX ENGINE
  • button icon Runs on Propane or Gasoline
  • button icon Maximum power from each of the 120 Volt receptacles
  • button icon Good quality. works as intended
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP8500E VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

Yes this generator is portable

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

8,500 watts

Yes

4850 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

7,000watts

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

It is RV Ready - portable design, can move anywhere.

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Yes

Its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

8 hours

Yes

10.42 Hours On Gasoline and 8 hours on Propane

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

No

Electric Start

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

It uses gas and propane.- can more than double your generator’s run time

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / Propane. You can use any of those.

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

Yes

7HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s so easy to start and no need of using energy

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

7.9 gallons

Yes

3.96 GALLONS

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Yes

10.42 Hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

8.92 Hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut –off sensor to protect the motor

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

This generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

420 cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, its available

Yes

It's available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Yes

It's 69 dB and measured from 7 meters

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It's multi-purpose.-used for camping, RV

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Yes

It performs heavy duties, _can handle heavy loads from lights, and high amperage power tools.

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Framed

Yes

Yes it has a frame

Starting method

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Recoil or electric

Yes

Electrical Start

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120V household GFCI outlets and (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet.

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Yes

You can move it to anywhere

Weight

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

210 LBS

Yes

125lbs

Wheel type

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It has foldable handles

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

3 years

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator goes off indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

72 dB(A)

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• The generator comes in solid steel frame which gives a longer running time without requiring heavy maintenance_ making it less costly. • It supplies sufficient power to bigger households and job site appliances since it has 4850 surge watts and 3850 running watts. • Has an electric starter so you do not need to do the time consuming gruesome recoil start every time you want to use the machine.

Cons

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• Its costs are high (dual fuel) compared to traditional engines- usually 15-30% high. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured because Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • The generator is a potential source of electrical shock incase it’s not kept dry.

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