CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS10000E 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:

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 XP5000EHC

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS10000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is portable

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

10,000 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Ready

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

10 hours

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available but optional

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is optional

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

16HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600EPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

10.4 hours

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

457cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Electric start / recoil start

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

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

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

260 lbs

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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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