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DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator :

  • button icon Flexibility runs on dual fuel.
  • button icon Reduced operating cost
  • button icon Longer shelf life.
  • button icon Cleaner burning as propane won’t harm engine internals.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Recoil Start
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
  • Warranty
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable

Yes

this generator is portable

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

4,850 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline / Propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

18 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.96 GALLONS

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

20 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

10.42 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

8.92 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
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 Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

this generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

72DBA

Yes

Noise level – 69 dB.

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

it can be used on job sites, recreations , home light

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
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 is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
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 and One 120/240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

you can move it to anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

130.00 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

It has got solid fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

No

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

Yes

24.00 x 17.00 x 17.00 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
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 Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low which protects the engine

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
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 has got a powerful 7 Hp engine which is able to accept high wattage loads so easily. Its operations are quiet since it has a heavy duty frame with four points which are fully isolated motor mounts. You can opt to electric start it or recoil start making it easy to be used.

Cons

DuroStar DS12000EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is bulky in terms of transportation It produces a dangerous chemical (carbon dioxide) which is harmful to people’s lives. It is noisy during operations hence causing noise pollution in the environment.

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DuroStar DS12000EH Check price here....

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