CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XT8000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

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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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 XP5000EHC

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Generac XT8000E VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It is portable to transport

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Starts at 10,000 watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8,000 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

RV ready with outlets that have circuit breakers

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Electric starts

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

66.6/33.3 rated Amps and maximum 83.3/41.6 amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Voltage of 120/240 VAC – dual rated

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3600 RPM of engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

CARB Compliant

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

CSA Certified

No

EPA Certified

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

A large 7.5 gallons or 28.4 liters gas fuel tank capacity

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Automatically shuts off when the gas is low in fuel tank

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generator runs cool to avoid overheating during prolonger usage

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generac 420 cc engine capacity with an auto voltage regulation

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Portable to move using wheels and handle to a different location

Yes

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

Weight

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

207 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

32.7 x 27.6 x 27.7 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

First oil, battery wall charger adapter, 20 feet cord and a maintenance kit of 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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Low oil level indicator

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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 XT8000E
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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.

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