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Generac XT8000E VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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 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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac XT8000E

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DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac XT8000E

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

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COMPARISON – Generac XT8000E VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is portable to transport

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Starts at 10,000 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8,000 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready with outlets that have circuit breakers

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric starts

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

66.6/33.3 rated Amps and maximum 83.3/41.6 amps

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Voltage of 120/240 VAC – dual rated

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM of engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

CSA Certified

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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 XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

A large 7.5 gallons or 28.4 liters gas fuel tank capacity

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Automatically shuts off when the gas is low in fuel tank

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator runs cool to avoid overheating during prolonger usage

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generac 420 cc engine capacity with an auto voltage regulation

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

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

Solar Generator

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Generac XT8000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

(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 XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable to move using wheels and handle to a different location

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

207 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Handle style

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

32.7 x 27.6 x 27.7 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Generac XT8000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Low oil level indicator

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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 XT8000E
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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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