CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4850EH:

  • button icon POWERFUL DUROMAX ENGINE
  • button icon Runs on Propane or Gasoline
  • button icon Maximum power from each of the 120 Volt receptacles
  • button icon Good quality. works as intended
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4850EH

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

Generac GP17500E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP4850EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes this generator is portable

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

4850 watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

It is RV Ready - portable design, can move anywhere.

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

10.42 Hours On Gasoline and 8 hours on Propane

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

It uses gas and propane.- can more than double your generator’s run time

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline / Propane. You can use any of those.

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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 so easy to start and no need of using energy

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

3.96 GALLONS

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

10.42 Hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

8.92 Hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut –off sensor to protect the motor

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

This generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

Yes

It's available

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It's 69 dB and measured from 7 meters

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It's multi-purpose.-used for camping, RV

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties, _can handle heavy loads from lights, and high amperage power tools.

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it has a frame

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Electrical Start

DuroMax XP4850EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120V household GFCI outlets and (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet.

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

You can move it to anywhere

Weight

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

125lbs

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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 plus Owner's Manual

Generac GP17500E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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 goes off indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator automatically shuts off when it senses that the oil level is too low

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• The generator comes in solid steel frame which gives a longer running time without requiring heavy maintenance_ making it less costly. • It supplies sufficient power to bigger households and job site appliances since it has 4850 surge watts and 3850 running watts. • Has an electric starter so you do not need to do the time consuming gruesome recoil start every time you want to use the machine.

Cons

Generac GP17500E
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• Its costs are high (dual fuel) compared to traditional engines- usually 15-30% high. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured because Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • The generator is a potential source of electrical shock incase it’s not kept dry.

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