CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. DuroMax XP4400E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4400E:

  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX7 HP engine
  • button icon It provides the added power to run demanding high amperage tools and appliances
  • button icon Has surge arrest which protect your generator from power surges.
  • button icon Gas Powered Portable Generator
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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 XP4400E

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CSA Certified
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CSA Certified
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. DuroMax XP4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Portable

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

4,400 watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

3,500 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

11.46 Hours

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Yes

The generator can be electrically started

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

Yes, it uses dual fuel for its operations

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

Engine Speed 3600 Rpm

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

it is CARB complaint

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, the generator is easy to start since it provides two options to be started (electric /recoil)

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

11.6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

The generator immediately shut-off after sensing that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

it is air cooled which prevents engine damage

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

Yes it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

7Db, it has an auto throttle switch which deals with noise reduction

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

DuroMax XP4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

Yes, it is a portable item which easies its transportation from place to place

Weight

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

127LBS

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Solid - fill wheels

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has Fold handles for easy transportation

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

3 Years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, wheel and handle kit, oil funnel, tool set and DC charging cables

Generac GP17500E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
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

o It has got a powerful 7 Hp engine which is able to accept high wattage loads so easily. o Its operations are quiet since it has a heavy duty frame with four points which are fully isolated motor mounts. o You can opt to electric start it or recoil start making it easy to be used.

Cons

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4400E
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

o It is bulky in terms of transportation o It produces a dangerous chemical (carbon dioxide) which is harmful to people’s lives. o It is noisy during operations hence causing noise pollution in the environment.

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