CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS10000E VS. DuroMax XP12000E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000E:

  • button icon Has a powerful duromax engine
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
  • button icon Has plenty of power
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS10000E :

  • button icon Has a wheel kit with never flat tires and folding handles which make it easy to move it to where you need it.
  • button icon Has a heavy duty frame with 4 point fully isolated motor mounts for smoother and quieter operation.
  • button icon Has an idle switch that protects the motor, lowers fuel consumption and reduces noise when the generator is running without loads.
  • button icon Has a 16 HP Duromax OHV air cooled heavy duty engine.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS10000E VS. DuroMax XP12000E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is portable

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

10,000 watts

Yes

12,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

9,500 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV is available

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

10 hours

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Available but optional

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is optional

Yes

it requires electricity to start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

it requires dual fuel

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

Yes

79.2A/39.6A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60HZ

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

16HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

3600EPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick and easy start in cold weather

Yes

Cold start technology is available to ensure a quick start in cold weather.

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is easy to start since you are provided with two optional start methods- recoil / electric start method

Yes

The generator is easy to start because it uses electricity to start and is also equipped with an optional recoil start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

8.3 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

40 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

10.4 hours

Yes

8.83hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

7.2 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Yes

the generator automatically shuts-off when it senses that the oil low.

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

the generator is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

457cc

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Available

Yes

The panel has voltmeter and 12V DC charging posts for charging external batteries.

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

The generator is multi-purpose since it can handle multiple devices at ago

Yes

the generator can handle multiple jobs since it provides plenty of power.

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run heavy electronic loads

Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Available

Starting method

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Electric start / recoil start

Yes

Electric/recoil method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Available

Yes

All metal construction open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

(One)- 120V 30-Amp Twist Lock receptacle, (One)- 120V/240V 30-Amp Twist Lock outlet, (One)- 120V/240V 50-Amp RV receptacle, (Two)- 120V 20-Amp 3-Prong Outlets and (One)- 12V 10-Amp DC outlet

Yes

(2) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is a portable device since it has never flat tires and folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

Yes, the generator is portable because it can be easily moved from one place to another since it has tiers

Weight

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

260 lbs

Yes

360 lbs

Wheel type

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It has never flat tires and folding handles which improve its mobility and handling utility

Yes

Fold-able handles

Warranty

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Battery, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench and a Wheel Kit

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Yes

Available, the generator may emit highly flammable and explosive gasoline vapor.

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It shuts off when it senses that the oil is low in order to protect the engine from damage

Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It allows you to get maximum power from each of the 120-volt receptacles which enables you to run your devices. The generator is designed with a control panel which has an RV switch, voltmeter and circuit breakers which enable easy access and usage. It comes with a quiet noise muffler that improves user experience and lowers the risk of hearing damage. It has a fuel tank capacity of 8.3 gallons which lets it run for 10 hours at 50% load capacity.

Yes

This generator is long lasting It’s easy to store Its readily available in the market It burns a small amount of fuel for a longer time duration. The generator has a large power capability, that is to say: it offers versatility with its fuel dual technology allowing u to use gas or propane.

Cons

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is bulky and heavy due to its heavy weight It is noisy during operations

Yes

In case the generator is not kept dry it may cause electric shocks hence causing harm or death. Poor or improper connection of the generator to a building may allow back feed of electrical currents into the utility lines causing electricity hazards. Since this generator uses gasoline which is highly flammable and explosive, in case of gasoline ignition, a person may be burnt or injured. The engine produces a dangerous chemical which are known to cause birth defects and cancer such as in California. This generator is quite expensive.

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