CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS1050 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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9.2
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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6.5
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 XP5000EHC

  • RV Ready
  • 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 XP5000EHC

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • 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 XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

950 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

5.3A

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

12v

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 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 DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

6 hours

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

95 Db

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

95 dB

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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 DS1050
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 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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