CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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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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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Voltmeter
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

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

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is optional

Yes

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

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

18 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

457cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

72DBA

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 DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
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 performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
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 XP12000EH
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 DS12000EH
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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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