CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

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DuroMax XP4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4850EH:

  • button icon POWERFUL DUROMAX ENGINE
  • button icon Runs on Propane or Gasoline
  • button icon Maximum power from each of the 120 Volt receptacles
  • button icon Good quality. works as intended
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4850EH

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP4850EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Voltmeter
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes this generator is portable

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

4850 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

It is RV Ready - portable design, can move anywhere.

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

10.42 Hours On Gasoline and 8 hours on Propane

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It uses gas and propane.- can more than double your generator’s run time

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline / Propane. You can use any of those.

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

18 HP

Yes

7HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s so easy to start and no need of using energy

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.96 GALLONS

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

10.42 Hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

8.92 Hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut –off sensor to protect the motor

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

This generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

457cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

It's available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

72DBA

Yes

It's 69 dB and measured from 7 meters

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It's multi-purpose.-used for camping, RV

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
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 handle heavy loads from lights, and high amperage power tools.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

Yes it has a frame

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electrical Start

DuroMax XP4850EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

(2) 120V household GFCI outlets and (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet.

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

You can move it to anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

125lbs

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
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 plus Owner's Manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator goes off indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• The generator comes in solid steel frame which gives a longer running time without requiring heavy maintenance_ making it less costly. • It supplies sufficient power to bigger households and job site appliances since it has 4850 surge watts and 3850 running watts. • Has an electric starter so you do not need to do the time consuming gruesome recoil start every time you want to use the machine.

Cons

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

• Its costs are high (dual fuel) compared to traditional engines- usually 15-30% high. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured because Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • The generator is a potential source of electrical shock incase it’s not kept dry.

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