CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XT8000E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

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

Generac XT8000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Generac XT8000E VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is portable to transport

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Starts at 10,000 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

8,000 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV ready with outlets that have circuit breakers

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

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

Electric Start

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric starts

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

66.6/33.3 rated Amps and maximum 83.3/41.6 amps

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Voltage of 120/240 VAC – dual rated

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600 RPM of engine speed

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

CARB Compliant

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

CSA Certified

No

EPA Certified

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

A large 7.5 gallons or 28.4 liters gas fuel tank capacity

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Automatically shuts off when the gas is low in fuel tank

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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator runs cool to avoid overheating during prolonger usage

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generac 420 cc engine capacity with an auto voltage regulation

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XT8000E
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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

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

Solar Generator

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

(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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable to move using wheels and handle to a different location

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

207 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

32.7 x 27.6 x 27.7 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Generac XT8000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Low oil level indicator

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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.

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