CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XD5000E VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Generac XD5000E

Reasons to buy Generac XD5000E:

  • button icon Up to 32.4 hours of runtime after only a 50% load
  • button icon Electric start with recoil start backup
  • button icon Features an start/run/off switch
  • button icon True power technology
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac XD5000E

  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac XD5000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac XD5000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac XD5000E VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

XD500E is portable and easy to transport from one place to another during power outage

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5000 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready – has circuit breakers to protect the engine both indoors and outdoors

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Takes up to 32.4 hours running on a 50% fuel tank load.

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses gasoline fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

41.7/20.8 Amperage

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

435 cc industrial grade diesel engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

EPA certified for safety

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Cold start technology – uses the Compression release lever to start amidst cold weathers

No

Easy to Start

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has a start/run/off switch that makes it easy to operate. Select the run to start the generator without an complications

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

A large 12 gallons duel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Long run time of up to 32.4 hours after only a 50% gasoline load

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Low oil shut off with an hour meter to track the usage

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yanmar LW series engine is automatically air cooled to stop over heating

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yanmar LW Series 435 cc direct injection engine capacity

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Created for multipurpose operation – camping, tailgating, home use, job sites and any other outdoor events

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Heavy duty generator – uses less than 6% total harmonic distortion to give a smooth and clean power supply for tools, sensitive electronics and applications

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Framed for durability using a fully welded 1/ 1/4 inch steel frame

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses an electric starting method with a recoil backup

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Generac XD5000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design – easy to lift from the ground and stable during storage

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(1) 23 amp 2-pole main circuit breaker, 120/240V voltage selector switch, (1) 120/240V twist lock outlet NEMA l14-30R, (1) 120v twist lock outlet NEMA l5-30R, (2) 120V 20 amp GFCI Duplex outlets NEMA 5-20R and (2) 20 Amp 1p push button circuit breakers

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Its wheels and handle make this generator portable

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

254 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10.4 inches solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across different floor kinds during transportation

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Folding/locking handle style -

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2 year limited warranty for both commercial and residential uses

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

33.1 x 22.5 x 25.6 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Comes with engine oil and owner’s manual as included accessories

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Generac XD5000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Low oil indicator to inform you about the need to refuel the 12 gallons fuel tank

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a low oil pressure shutdown that will automatically protect the engine from any damage

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Inbuilt with a compression release lever that simplifies starting during cold ambient temperatures - Very long run time of about 32.4 hours after a 1/2 load from the 12 gallon large capacity fuel tank with a gauge - Easy to begin through its single touch electric start that gives an effortless usage - Features a fuel primer bulb that gives a faster start when the engine had low oil shut down - It comes with an hour meter with a maintenance reset that can track the usage and monitors the maintenance cycles - (1) 23 amp 2-pole main circuit breaker, 120/240V voltage selector switch, (1) 120/240V twist lock outlet NEMA l14-30R, (1) 120v twist lock outlet NEMA l5-30R, (2) 120V 20 amp GFCI Duplex outlets NEMA 5-20R and (2) 20 Amp 1p push button circuit breakers - Heavy duty generator that uses less than 6% total harmonic distortion to give a smooth and clean power supply

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Generac XD5000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- This generator only uses a single fuel type - Its heavy to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver in

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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