CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XT8000E VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

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Winner:

Generac XT8000E

Reasons to buy Generac XT8000E:

  • button icon Idle control unit
  • button icon 7.5 gallon large capacity large fuel tank
  • button icon OHV engine with a splash lubrication
  • button icon Single touch electric start ability
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Runners Up:

Briggs & Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs & Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Up to 12 hours of runtime on a 50% load
  • button icon Features an easy to use control panel
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
  • button icon Portable through the 10 inch never go flat wheels
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac XT8000E

  • Recoil Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac XT8000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac XT8000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac XT8000E VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is portable to transport

Yes

Is a portable generator.

Starting Watts

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Starts at 10,000 watts

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

Running Stats

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

8,000 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

RV ready with outlets that have circuit breakers

Yes

Can be easily moved both in and outside – RV ready

Gas Powered

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Spends up to 11 hours of run time after a 50% fuel tank load

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Electric starts

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

66.6/33.3 rated Amps and maximum 83.3/41.6 amps

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Voltage of 120/240 VAC – dual rated

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

3600 RPM of engine speed

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

CSA Certified

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Single touch starting – uses the electric hassle free start with a start, run and off switch that is activated in seconds

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

A large 7.5 gallons or 28.4 liters gas fuel tank capacity

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Runs about 11 hours after a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Automatically shuts off when the gas is low in fuel tank

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Generator runs cool to avoid overheating during prolonger usage

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Generac 420 cc engine capacity with an auto voltage regulation

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Yes – delivers enough power supply for job sites, homes, camps and any other place

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes s

Heavy Duty

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

XT800E is heavy duty – powers up all essential appliances such as electric stove, water heaters, washers, well pumps and other indoor and outdoor equipments

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Framed with a 1 ¼ inches steel tube cradle – gives extra durability and strength to this generator

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Starts on both the electric and recoil pull start method with off/on /run start

Yes

Electric start – click on the control panel to start

Generac XT8000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Constructed with an open frame. Makes lifting it easy and provides stability

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Comes with (2) 120V 20A GFCI 5-20R Duplex outlets, (2) 20A push to reset, (1) 30A 2P circuit breakers and (1) 120/240V 30A L14-30R twist lock outlets

Yes

4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Portable to move using wheels and handle to a different location

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

207 pounds

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

10 inch never flat all terrain wheels – easily maneuvers over the different terrains to another location

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Fold down locking handles – comfortable grip during movement and stores easily

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

2 year warranty on residential and 1 year warranty on commercial use

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

32.7 x 27.6 x 27.7 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

First oil, battery wall charger adapter, 20 feet cord and a maintenance kit of included accessories

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

Generac XT8000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Low oil level indicator

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Shuts down on its own when oil is low in its fuel tank

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Idle control – lessens on the noise created and gives longer running time

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

- Uses a Generac OHV engine that is air cooled and comes with splash lubrication - Powerful 3600 RPM of engine speed - Framed for durability with a 1 ¼ inches steel tube cradle - 10000 watts and 8000 watts of starting and running - Features an idle control that minimizes the noise and preserves fuel for longer run times - A user friendly single touch electric start with battery and recoil pull start method with off/on /run start - An hour meter that monitors maintenance and tracks the usage - Comes with (2) 120V 20A GFCI 5-20R Duplex outlets, (2) 20A push to reset, (1) 30A 2P circuit breakers and (1) 120/240V 30A L14-30R twist lock outlets - It has a low oil level shutdown that instantly protects the engine from getting spoilt - Covered outlets protect it from environment and harsh operational conditions - Spends up to 11 hours of run time after a 50% fuel tank load - Its power bar monitors the power usage on generator - This generator is EPA and CSA certified and CARB compliant

Yes

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

Generac XT8000E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

- Doesn’t have dual fuel capacity - Fuel is highly inflammable when exposed to fire

Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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