CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4850EH VS. DuroMax XP12000E

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9.6
Winner:

DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000E:

  • button icon Has a powerful duromax engine
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
  • button icon Has plenty of power
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DuroStar DS4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4850EH :

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff sensor which protects your investment by turning the generator off in case of low oil level.
  • button icon It is designed to run on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has an idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads to save fuel.
  • button icon Has a Powerful 7 HP Engine is able to accept high wattage loads with ease.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Portable
  • Handle style
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Portable
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4850EH VS. DuroMax XP12000E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

4850 watts

Yes

12,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

3850 watts

Yes

9,500 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV is available

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Has an optional electric start switch

Yes

it requires electricity to start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is designed to run on propane or gasoline

Yes

it requires dual fuel

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

30/15 Amps

Yes

79.2A/39.6A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

120v / 240vac & 12vdc

Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60HZ

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

7 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is approve by EPA

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

Cold start technology is available to ensure a quick start in cold weather.

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

The generator is easy to start because it uses electricity to start and is also equipped with an optional recoil start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

8.3 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

20 gallons

Yes

40 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

10.42 hours

Yes

8.83hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

8.92 hours

Yes

7.2 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Has a low oil lamp

Yes

the generator automatically shuts-off when it senses that the oil low.

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

the generator is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

208cc

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Available

Yes

The panel has voltmeter and 12V DC charging posts for charging external batteries.

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

the generator can handle multiple jobs since it provides plenty of power.

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Available

Starting method

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Electric or recoil method

Yes

Electric/recoil method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Available

Yes

All metal construction open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

(TWO)- 120V 20 Amp Standard Receptacles (ONE)- 120V/240V 30 Amp Twist Lock Receptacles (ONE)- 10A 12V Utility Connection

Yes

(2) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

Yes, the generator is portable because it can be easily moved from one place to another since it has tiers

Weight

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

127 lbs

Yes

360 lbs

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Solid fill wheels

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

Fold-able handles

Warranty

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

An extra-large 8″ Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner’s Manual (PDF)

Yes

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

DuroMax XP12000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

The low oil lamp lights indicating low oil

Yes

Available, the generator may emit highly flammable and explosive gasoline vapor.

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It shuts down when the low oil lamp lights to protect the engine from damage

Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Has a super quiet muffler reduces engine noise. Has several accessories

Yes

This generator is long lasting It’s easy to store Its readily available in the market It burns a small amount of fuel for a longer time duration. The generator has a large power capability, that is to say: it offers versatility with its fuel dual technology allowing u to use gas or propane.

Cons

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

It is a bit noisy It has no remote start Has a relatively low running watts

Yes

In case the generator is not kept dry it may cause electric shocks hence causing harm or death. Poor or improper connection of the generator to a building may allow back feed of electrical currents into the utility lines causing electricity hazards. Since this generator uses gasoline which is highly flammable and explosive, in case of gasoline ignition, a person may be burnt or injured. The engine produces a dangerous chemical which are known to cause birth defects and cancer such as in California. This generator is quite expensive.

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