CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Generac GP17500E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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