CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XD5000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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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 XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC :

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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COMPARISON – Generac XD5000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

5000 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Electric start

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses gasoline fuel type

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

41.7/20.8 Amperage

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

435 cc industrial grade diesel engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

EPA certified for safety

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

A large 12 gallons duel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yanmar LW Series 435 cc direct injection engine capacity

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses an electric starting method with a recoil backup

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Its wheels and handle make this generator portable

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

254 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Folding/locking handle style -

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2 year limited warranty for both commercial and residential uses

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

33.1 x 22.5 x 25.6 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 levels

Low oil shutdown

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

• The generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

Overall Winner

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