CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP10000EH

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DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS12000EH:

  • button icon It has Idle control which Lowers the RPMs of the generator when it’s not in use which saves fuel
  • button icon Has a powerful durostart engine which is powered by 18HP and 457cc
  • button icon Has a quiet muffler which reduces engine noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power with 12000 starting watts and 9500 running watts
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DuroMax XP10000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP10000EH :

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff
  • button icon Has plenty of power_10,000starting watts and 8,000 running watts.
  • button icon Has a powerful 18HP engine
  • button icon It complies with emissions standards
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP10000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes it’s a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

10,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

8,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Yes, its powered by gas or propane

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is optional

Yes

can be electric started

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It uses dual fuel which gives you the Freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.

Yes

Yes, (Gasoline & Propane) this gives you freedom and flexibility to fuel choice

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline / Propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

66.5A / 33.3A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

18 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

The generator is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

Yes, its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is easy to start since it is equipped with electric start and recoil start options

Yes

It’s easy to start_ you can either electric start it or recoil start it

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

40 LBS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

10.4 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

8.6 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off that protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

the generator is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

457cc

Yes

440cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

72DBA

Yes

72dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at the same time

Yes

Its designed to handle multiple jobs

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up high voltage equipment such as lights, sump pump, medical equipment and others

Yes

it has a powerful engine which provides plenty of power to handle heavy duty power tools

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

framed

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electric / Recoil

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes, the generator has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

(TWO) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI,(ONE) 120V 30A (L5-30R),(ONE) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) and (ONE) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

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 DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

It can be easily transported to anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

232LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

Foldable handle_makes it easy to be transported

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

12V Generator Battery, Generator Wheel Kit, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It has an oil warning light which lights indicating low oil level

Yes

the generator automatically shut-off showing low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It shuts down if the low oil warning light lights in order to protect the engine from damage

Yes

the generator shut-down in case the oil level has lowered

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

72dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Has a heavy duty frame with four points fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation. It is designed with dual Fuel Technology which allows you to run your generator on Propane or Gas. It has several accessories included Has a fully featured power panel

Yes

• It’s a portable generator making it easy to be transported. • It can run on gasoline or propane which gives you an alternative choice during emergencies i.e. when gasoline is scarce. • This generator is covered by a 3-year factory warranty. • It has an electric start which makes it very convenient and easy to use. • It allows the user to get maximum power from each of the 120-Volt receptacles and to choose between operating at both 120-Volt and 240-Volt simultaneously or at 120-Volt only with full power. • Its quiet muffler reduces engine noise. • The generator has endless uses, from home standby power and job sites to a weekend with the RV ready

Cons

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It has a low fuel efficiency It relatively has low run time Has no remote start It is heavy

Yes

• This generator is noisy during its operations _ causing noise pollution in the environment. • During operations, this generator emits a dangerous chemical which causes cancer or birth defects when inhaled. • At times, this generator requires use of manual power _ during recoil start making it tiresome to operate with. • The generator is also a potential source of electric shocks incase not kept dry.

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