CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. All Power America G1200

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

All Power America G1200

Reasons to buy All Power America G1200 :

  • button icon Has a peak power of 1600 watt
  • button icon Up to 1.3 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon Long runtime – 9 hours on half tank
  • button icon Quite operation of 65 db
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

All Power America G1200

  • Recoil Start
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • CARB Compliant
  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. All Power America G1200

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

69 pounds – can be easily carried both indoors and outdoors by a single person.

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

1600 watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

1200 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

Comes with solid handle and dual outlets – G1200 is RV ready

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

18 hours on a full tank load and 9 hours on half a tank load

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

Yes

Can be electrically / manually powered on

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Yes

Built with an easy to use electronic start button on it

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline fuel type

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120 V 10 A AC and 12 V8.3A

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

N/A

Yes

3 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

Features a OHV air cooled engine

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Non CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

N/A

Yes

Has been certified by EPA – safe to be used

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
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 – doesn’t require complicated startup. Just click on the button for power on or off

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Has a 1.3 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Runs for 9 hours at a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Built with a low oil shut –off. Automatically powers down the generator once low oil has been detected in the fuel tank.

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

OHV air cooled engine – prevents G1200 from overheating after running for long hours

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

Features 98cc OHV engine capacity – able to run nonstop for long hours

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

N/A

Yes

65 db – will operate quietly not to disturb your peace at home or work

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Has a multi-purpose ability – can be used at home and workplaces

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Ability to perform heavy duty. Will work as emergency power at home. Also powers up the jobsite during blackouts.

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Has been Neutral bonded to frame – built to a long time

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Electric and manual starting method – easy to use button for on and off

All Power America G1200

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Designed with an open frame

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

2 x 120 V AC Outlet and 1 x 12 V DC output outlets

Portable

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

Compact and lightweight – easily moved to multiple locations

Weight

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

69 pounds in total weight – easy to transfer to another location

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

No

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Metallic handle type – easy to carry during movement

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Tagged with warranty on purchase – date and model

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Generac GP17500E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Its engine will shut down once it detects low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

Yes - Shuts down instantly on low oil to protect the engine from harm

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

65 db noise level – very low noise level that goes unnoticed most times

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
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

• Heavy duty for home and workplace light up • Suitable for transportation from one place to another due to low weight • Contains a high peak power of up to 1600 watts and 1200 watts of rated power • Certified by EPA • Compact size that fits in small spaces with 21 x 16 x 16 inches • Features a low oil level shut down when fuel tank is low • Long run time of up to 9 hours at half load • 1.3 large fuel gallon capacity • Mild operating noise of only 65 db • 98 CC OHV air cooled engine • Built with 2 x 120 V AC outlet and 1 x 12 V DC Output • Simple to start – comes with owner’s manual • Has been framed for durability • High quality handle type for strong support • Provides warranty after purchase • Portable during transportation • Choke lever with open and close function

Cons

Generac GP17500E
All Power America G1200
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 foldable handles and sometimes hard to store • It is Non- CARB complaint • Generator is not able to use solar – requires high fuel maintenance • Not an entire quiet generator • Doesn’t have wheels built to it

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