CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS10000E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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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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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:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

  • Dual Fuel
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS10000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – DuroStar DS10000E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is portable

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10,000 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10 hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Available but optional

Yes

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

Electric Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

16HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600EPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

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

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10.4 hours

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

457cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric start / recoil start

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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

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

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

260 lbs

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 .

DuroStar DS10000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• 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.

Cons

DuroStar DS10000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

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.

Overall Winner

Draw

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