CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Ford FG3050P M Series VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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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:

Ford FG3050P M Series

Reasons to buy Ford FG3050P M Series :

  • button icon Rubber outlet and dust covers
  • button icon Heavy Duty Powder Coated Steel Frame
  • button icon Low oil shut down
  • button icon Digital hour meter
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Ford FG3050P M Series VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is portable

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Peak Wattage 3050 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2500 watts of running power

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

RV ready - a digital hour meter, outlet rubber dust covers and an insight gas gauge

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Spends 11 hours on a 50% load

No

Recoil Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Runs only on gasoline

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

20.8 Amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7 horsepower

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Meets all the standards of EPC certification

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

User friendly start ability – uses the traditional quick pull method

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)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4 gallon fuel tank capacity using gasoline

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Spends 11 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Low oil shut off with overload protection

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

FG3050P can be air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

76 decibels

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Ideal for camping, home emergency power back up and job site – Multipurpose

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Heavy duty through 2 USB outlets – powers on cell phones, laptops and other electrical devices without any hassle

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Framed using heavy duty powder coated steel frame for durability

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It has an open frame design

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

(1) 120 Volts AC outlets, (1) 12 Volts DC power port, and (2) 5 Volts DC USB outlets. Also has rubber outlet covers

Yes

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

Portable

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is portable to shift to another location – compact with low weight

Yes

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

Weight

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

93 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2 year limited warranty period

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

27 x 19 x 19 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Engine oil, Spark plug T wrench, tool pouch, 10 mm combination wrench, user manual and Phillips screw driver

Yes

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Indicates instantly using low oil sensor when the oil is low in the fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Will power off automatically after the low oil indicator

Yes

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

Noise Level

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

76 dBA noise level

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

- Comes with Engine oil, Spark plug T wrench, tool pouch, 10 mm combination wrench, user manual and Phillips screw driver included accessories - Features an automatic voltage regulation, resettable circuit, fuel gauge and inbuilt hour meter - Dense and handy generator to transport from one place to another - Uncomplicated to start using the recoil or pull-start mechanism - Comprises of a maximum starting wattage 3050 watts and runs at 2500 watts - RV ready through a digital hour meter, outlet rubber dust covers and an insight gas gauge - Generator contains indicator lights to inform you instantly oil is minimum - Use the gasoline fuel type only - Built with a 208 cc 4-Stroke OHV that can be air cooled - Outlets (1) 120 Volts AC outlets, (1) 12 Volts DC power port, and (2) 5 Volts DC USB outlets with rubberized outlet covers to safeguard from unwanted particles - Noise level of 76 decibels - Warranty period is for 2 years - This generator has an overload protection system to prevent over spilling of gasoline - A large fuel tank capacity of 4 gallons that can run for 11 hours at a 1/2 load - It has a heavy duty steel frame that has been powder coated - Multipurpose generator to solve lighting, power tools and other small appliances - Built with an open frame

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

Ford FG3050P M Series
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

- Cannot light up heavy appliances like big fridges and air conditioners - Wheels not included to ease on portability - Uses only a single type of fuel and is not flexible - Cold start technology is not included - This brand is not CARB complaint - It uses gasoline which can be explosive when exposed to fire - Not an entirely quiet generator - It is not able to electric start for effortless start

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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