CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4400E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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9.2
Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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Runners Up:

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 XP5000EHC

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

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 XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

11.5 hours

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7 HP

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Available

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO) 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

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