CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. DuroStar DS10000E

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Winner:

DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS10000E:

  • button icon Has a wheel kit with never flat tires and folding handles which make it easy to move it to where you need it.
  • button icon Has a heavy duty frame with 4 point fully isolated motor mounts for smoother and quieter operation.
  • button icon Has an idle switch that protects the motor, lowers fuel consumption and reduces noise when the generator is running without loads.
  • button icon Has a 16 HP Duromax OHV air cooled heavy duty 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 :

DuroStar DS10000E

  • Recoil Start
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. DuroStar DS10000E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

10,000 watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

8000 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

Yes

Available but optional

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Yes

It is optional

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

16HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

3600EPM

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick and easy start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since you are provided with two optional start methods- recoil / electric start method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

8.3 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

10.4 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

It is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

72 DBA

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

The generator is multi-purpose since it can handle multiple devices at ago

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run heavy electronic loads

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Electric start / recoil start

DuroStar DS10000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Available

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120V 30-Amp Twist Lock receptacle, (One)- 120V/240V 30-Amp Twist Lock outlet, (One)- 120V/240V 50-Amp RV receptacle, (Two)- 120V 20-Amp 3-Prong Outlets and (One)- 12V 10-Amp DC outlet

Portable

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

It is a portable device since it has never flat tires and folding handles for easy transportation

Weight

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

260 lbs

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

NA

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It has never flat tires and folding handles which improve its mobility and handling utility

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

Battery, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench and a Wheel Kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off when it senses that the oil is low in order to protect the engine from damage

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

72 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
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

It allows you to get maximum power from each of the 120-volt receptacles which enables you to run your devices. The generator is designed with a control panel which has an RV switch, voltmeter and circuit breakers which enable easy access and usage. It comes with a quiet noise muffler that improves user experience and lowers the risk of hearing damage. It has a fuel tank capacity of 8.3 gallons which lets it run for 10 hours at 50% load capacity.

Cons

Generac GP17500E
DuroStar DS10000E
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

It is bulky and heavy due to its heavy weight It is noisy during operations

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