CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP8500E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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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:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP8500E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8,500 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7,000watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8 hours

No

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7.9 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

420 cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, its available

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Framed

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil or electric

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Yes

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

Weight

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

210 LBS

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It has foldable handles

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

72 dB(A)

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it 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

Cons

DuroMax XP8500E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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.

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