CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4400E 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 DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E :

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4400E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

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

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

11.5 hours

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Yes

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

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

7 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a pull start mechanism

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

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 DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Available

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

69 DBA

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 DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

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 DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

NA

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

Yes

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

DuroStar DS4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is designed for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

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 DS4400E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

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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