CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XD5000E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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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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DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E :

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
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:

  • CSA Certified
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac XD5000E VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

5000 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses gasoline fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

41.7/20.8 Amperage

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

435 cc industrial grade diesel engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

EPA certified for safety

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

A large 12 gallons duel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yanmar LW Series 435 cc direct injection engine capacity

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses an electric starting method with a recoil backup

Yes

Recoil or electric

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
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

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Its wheels and handle make this generator portable

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

254 pounds

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Folding/locking handle style -

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

2 year limited warranty for both commercial and residential uses

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

33.1 x 22.5 x 25.6 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Generac XD5000E
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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