CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. All Power America APGG4000

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Generac GP17500E

Reasons to buy Generac GP17500E:

  • button icon Inbuilt with an automatic idle control system
  • button icon Uses a powerful Generac's OHVI engine
  • button icon Starts 26250 watts at and runs at 17500 watts
  • button icon Very large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity
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All Power America APGG4000

Reasons to buy All Power America APGG4000 :

  • button icon High peak power of 4000 watts
  • button icon Has a low operating noise level of 72 db only
  • button icon Created with a 4 cycle OHV air cool engine type
  • button icon Comes with a wheel kit for easy transportation
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PERFORMANCE:
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DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac GP17500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. All Power America APGG4000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Yes, effortless to move from one place to another for emergency power supply

Yes

Lightweight – makes it portable to shift from home to other areas

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

4000 watts – delivers powerful operation up to 8 hours on 1/2 load

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

Rated at 3300 watts of running stats

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

Designed without any pneumatic and no flat tires and handles – APGG4000 is RV ready.

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses unleaded gasoline – gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Takes up to 10 hours after a 1/2 fuel load

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

Yes

Recoils only to start – manually pull the engine using the rope to power on

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

No

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

1-12V DC and 2 x 120 V

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

N/A

Yes

8.0 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

Built with 4 cycle OHV air cooled - Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Verified to be certified by EPA – doesn’t release chemicals or hazardous electrical systems

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Hassle free starting method – electric start using the on/off switch that is placed on the engine without any complicated steps

Yes

Very easy to start – simply recoil and pull to start APGG4000 generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

A large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity – delivers fuel for extended running

Yes

4 gallons of unleaded gasoline

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Runs up to 8 hours on 1/2 load while using gasoline

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil notice

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

Cools down using air after heat up – protects the engine from getting spoilt

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

N/A

Yes

72 db – low operating sound

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Multi-purpose generator that can be used both indoors and outdoors to deliver emergency power.

Yes

Created for multi-purpose – suitable for camping, homes and tailgating

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Heavy duty - delivers enough energy to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances

Yes

It carries out heavy duties – great option for backups at homes, while tailgating or camping

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Framed for durability – features a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle that provides strength and is long lasting

Yes

Yes – has a frame

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Uses the recoil method – just pull to start

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Constructed with an open frame – helps in movement

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Outlets include - 120/240V 30-Amp (L14-30R) and 50-Amp (14-50R) plus receptacles

Yes

2 x 120 V, 1 x 120 TL and 1 x 12 V DC of output. 1 – 12 V DC of twist lock outlet

Portable

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

Portable with wheels and handles for easy transportation. Comes with mobility kit

Weight

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

133 pounds – lightweight

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Moves using a 12 inch pneumatic wheel type. Can climb raised surfaces

Yes

Solid fill wheel type – moves with ease across multiple surfaces

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

An integrated lifting eye handle – attached to the frame for easy lifting and movement

Yes

Fold down locking handles. Easily stored due to small foot print

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

1 year warranty for commercial engine and 2 years for consumer engine

Yes

Provided on purchase – registers model number and purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Power cords, cold weather kits, covers and amp tents, inlet boxes and wheel kits

Yes

Mobility kit and muffler

Generac GP17500E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Built with a low oil alert system. Alerts you when oil is reaching minimum in the 16 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

Oil lamp – indicates and immediately powers off on low oil fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Shuts down on its own to prevent engine damage on low oil

Yes

Goes off when fuel is low in the fuel tank

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

72 db during 1/2 load – low noise and doesn’t bother most people

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

- Has a powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - Features a panel mounted hour meter that makes it simple to keep tract of run time and maintenance intervals - Multipurpose generator that is built for job sites, camps among others and home backup power supply - Uses a large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt fuel gauge - Electric starting method with a simple button push and 12 VDC 36665-CCA battery included - It is a portable generator with a 12 inch pneumatic wheels and integrated lifting eye handle for transportation - Has a full pressure lubrication ability with an automatic low oil shutdown to prevent engine damage - It is RV ready through multiple outlets and automatic idle control system - Heavy duty enough to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances - Framed for durability using a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle

Yes

• Uses gasoline fuel type • Constructed with a 4 cycle air cooled engine type • Maximum standard wattage of 4000 watts with an output of 3300 watts • Spends 8 hours of runtime at 1/2 load • Detects low oil and shuts down instantly • Certified by EPA for safety • Has an auto voltage regulation system • Properly framed for durability • 4 gallon fuel tank capacity that is enough to provide 8 hours of operation • Effortlessly recoils to start • Engine can be air cooled • Contains a muffler • Easy to fill and accessible gas tank • Solid Wheel kit for easy transportation • Powerful engine of 208 cc • Heavy duty and multipurpose generator • Features a twist lock outlet • Compact build for easy storage • Operates on a twist lock outlet of 1 – 12 V DC • Easy to access control panel

Cons

Generac GP17500E
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

- Not built with a voltmeter - It is Non CARB complaint - This engine doesn’t have dual fuel ability - Cannot be solar charged - Uses only one type of fuel source which is gasoline - Cold start technology is not included - Very heavy to lift in areas where wheels cannot maneuver on like stairs

Yes

• Not built with an hour meter to indicate the time • Doesn’t include an allowance for propane in case you don’t have fuel • Is not solar generated • Produces some little noise during runtime • Doesn’t have an electric start option – only recoil • Batteries are not included – purchase it separately • Uses gasoline which is highly inflammable if you smoke or light fire near it

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