CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS1050 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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9.2
Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

950 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5.3A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12v

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is easy to start because you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

6 hours

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

95 Db

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

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

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Yes

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

DuroMax XP12000EH

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

95 dB

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Yes

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

The generator can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

Yes

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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