CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XD5000E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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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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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

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

Generac XD5000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Generac XD5000E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5000 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

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

Electric Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses gasoline fuel type

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

41.7/20.8 Amperage

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

435 cc industrial grade diesel engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

EPA certified for safety

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

A large 12 gallons duel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yanmar LW Series 435 cc direct injection engine capacity

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XD5000E
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 XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

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

Solar Generator

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses an electric starting method with a recoil backup

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

(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 XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Its wheels and handle make this generator portable

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

254 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Folding/locking handle style -

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2 year limited warranty for both commercial and residential uses

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

33.1 x 22.5 x 25.6 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Generac XD5000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 XD5000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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.

Overall Winner

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