CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP8500EH VS. All Power America APGG4000

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Winner:

DuroMax XP8500EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500EH:

  • button icon Runs on dual fuel technology
  • button icon Powerful 420cc engine.
  • button icon It is super quiet with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.
  • button icon Features a low oil indicator and shutdown to prevent engine damage.
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Runners Up:

All Power America APGG4000

Reasons to buy All Power America APGG4000 :

  • button icon High peak power of 4000 watts
  • button icon Has a low operating noise level of 72 db only
  • button icon Created with a 4 cycle OHV air cool engine type
  • button icon Comes with a wheel kit for easy transportation
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500EH

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP8500EH VS. All Power America APGG4000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is a dual fuel portable generator.it can be carried to different places and make sure you always have a power backup with you.

Yes

Lightweight – makes it portable to shift from home to other areas

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

8,500 starting watts

Yes

4000 watts – delivers powerful operation up to 8 hours on 1/2 load

Running Stats

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

7,000 running watts

Yes

Rated at 3300 watts of running stats

RV Ready

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is RV Ready which means it has a travel trailer outlet which can be plugged in to your generator without a need for a separate adapter.

Yes

Designed without any pneumatic and no flat tires and handles – APGG4000 is RV ready.

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It is gas powered, and can run on either gasoline or propane.

Yes

Uses unleaded gasoline – gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Up to 11.5 hours on a full tank of gasoline.

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It has recoil to start as an option.

Yes

Recoils only to start – manually pull the engine using the rope to power on

Electric Start

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator can be started with either recoil or electric start.

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Dual fuel technology; the ability to run on Propane or Gasoline allows the Freedom and Flexibility of Fuel Choice.

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Gas and Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

With DuroMax MX2 technology, get the maximum power from each of the 120 volt receptacle. Choose between operating the generator at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power.

Yes

1-12V DC and 2 x 120 V

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

16HP

Yes

8.0 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

Built with 4 cycle OHV air cooled - Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

3600 rpm

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Like all DuroMax generators, the XP8500EH is EPA and CARB approved for use in all 50 states.

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Like all DuroMax generators, the XP8500EH is EPA and CARB approved for use in all 50 states.

Yes

Verified to be certified by EPA – doesn’t release chemicals or hazardous electrical systems

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator has no trouble starting even in the cold weather.

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options.

Yes

Very easy to start – simply recoil and pull to start APGG4000 generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

7.9 gal

Yes

4 gallons of unleaded gasoline

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

40 lbs

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

11.5 hrs.

Yes

Runs up to 8 hours on 1/2 load while using gasoline

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

8 hrs.

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

You do not have to worry about the generator replacement from time to time thanks to this generator's automatic low oil shutoff.

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil notice

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

The DuroMax 420cc OHV engine can be air-cooled.

Yes

Cools down using air after heat up – protects the engine from getting spoilt

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

420 cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

The Duromax XP8500EH has a voltmeter on it to measure the voltage running through the generator.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

72 dBA just a little noisy than your common house appliance.

Yes

72 db – low operating sound

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is multi-purpose and it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights.

Yes

Created for multi-purpose – suitable for camping, homes and tailgating

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is strong enough to handle multiple jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy-duty power tools.

Yes

It carries out heavy duties – great option for backups at homes, while tailgating or camping

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is framed for durability which makes it more long-lasting.

Yes

Yes – has a frame

Starting method

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Recoil/Electric method

Yes

Uses the recoil method – just pull to start

DuroMax XP8500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

The DuroMax XP8500EH is a portable open-frame dual fuel generator.

Yes

Constructed with an open frame – helps in movement

Outlets

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

The power panel includes a selection of outlets for maximum compatibility in your applications including: X4 120V 20A GFCI Outlet X1 120/240V 30A Twist-Lock X1 12V Automotive Outlet X2 2.1A & 1A USB Outlets

Yes

2 x 120 V, 1 x 120 TL and 1 x 12 V DC of output. 1 – 12 V DC of twist lock outlet

Portable

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is really portable in that it can be carried around to different places.

Yes

Portable with wheels and handles for easy transportation. Comes with mobility kit

Weight

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

220 pounds

Yes

133 pounds – lightweight

Wheel type

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Yes

Solid fill wheel type – moves with ease across multiple surfaces

Handle style

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It has foldable handles to make it easy for moving.

Yes

Fold down locking handles. Easily stored due to small foot print

Warranty

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

3 years

Yes

Provided on purchase – registers model number and purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

32 x 22 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

oil funnel Spark Plug Wrench Tool Set Wheel & Handle Kit Owner's Manual

Yes

Mobility kit and muffler

DuroMax XP8500EH

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

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

Yes

Oil lamp – indicates and immediately powers off on low oil fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
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

Goes off when fuel is low in the fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

72 dBA

Yes

72 db during 1/2 load – low noise and doesn’t bother most people

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Dual fuel technology It is portable It has got round tires that are versatile. It has got a variety of outlets 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. It has an idle control feature which lowers the RPMs of the generator when not in use

Yes

• Uses gasoline fuel type • Constructed with a 4 cycle air cooled engine type • Maximum standard wattage of 4000 watts with an output of 3300 watts • Spends 8 hours of runtime at 1/2 load • Detects low oil and shuts down instantly • Certified by EPA for safety • Has an auto voltage regulation system • Properly framed for durability • 4 gallon fuel tank capacity that is enough to provide 8 hours of operation • Effortlessly recoils to start • Engine can be air cooled • Contains a muffler • Easy to fill and accessible gas tank • Solid Wheel kit for easy transportation • Powerful engine of 208 cc • Heavy duty and multipurpose generator • Features a twist lock outlet • Compact build for easy storage • Operates on a twist lock outlet of 1 – 12 V DC • Easy to access control panel

Cons

DuroMax XP8500EH
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is not CSA Certified. It is not a solar generator.

Yes

• Not built with an hour meter to indicate the time • Doesn’t include an allowance for propane in case you don’t have fuel • Is not solar generated • Produces some little noise during runtime • Doesn’t have an electric start option – only recoil • Batteries are not included – purchase it separately • Uses gasoline which is highly inflammable if you smoke or light fire near it

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