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DuroStar DS5500EH VS. DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

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Winner:

DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS5500EH:

  • button icon Has an Idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads which saves fuel and reduces noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power- 5500 starting watts and 4500 running watts
  • button icon Runs on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has a powerful 225cc OHV engine which allows it to power up your essentials
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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 DS5500EH

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Recoil Start
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS5500EH

  • Warranty
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

  • Cons
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Recoil Start
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
  • Warranty
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS5500EH VS. DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

this generator is portable

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

4,850 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

Yes

its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

NA

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start is optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / Propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

60 HZ

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

7.5HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA Certified

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS5500EH
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 DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is easy to start since it has an optional electric key and an optional recoil start key

No

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

3.96 GALLONS

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

20 lb

Yes

20 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours

Yes

10.42 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

Yes

8.92 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor to protect the engine from being damaged

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

this generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

224cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Available

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

69 dba

Yes

Noise level – 69 dB.

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tools at once

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It a heavy duty equipment since it is able to run high voltage equipments at any time you need

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

DuroStar DS5500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It has a frame

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (2)120V 20A GFCI Outlet

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and One 120/240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Yes

you can move it to anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

130 lbs

Yes

130.00 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

It has got solid fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

No

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

36.00 x 24.00 x 24.00 Inches

Yes

24.00 x 17.00 x 17.00 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

8" Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, 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

DuroStar DS5500EH

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Yes

it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil is low to protect the engine

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

69 dba

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
Yes

• It is designed to run on propane / gasoline for maximum convenience • It uses propane which can be stored for many years • Has a super quite muffler which reduces noise during operations • The generator sits on a frame with four-point isolated motor mounts which enables smooth operation. • Has flexible line that allows easy connecting to all tanks of different sizes.

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 DS5500EH
DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator
No

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.

DuroMax XP4850EH Dual Fuel Portable Generator

Overall Winner

DuroStar DS5500EH Check price here....

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