CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. DuroMax XP12000E

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9.6
Winner:

DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000E:

  • button icon Has a powerful duromax engine
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
  • button icon Has plenty of power
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Runners Up:

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG15KVTWB :

  • button icon Uses an electric push button to start
  • button icon Air cooled 4 stroke engine
  • button icon 10.6 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Has a dual fuel capability of gas and propane
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Recoil Start
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. DuroMax XP12000E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

This generator is portable and can be easily transported

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

15000 of starting watts for gasoline and 13500 starting watts for propane

Yes

12,000 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane

Yes

9,500 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

RV Ready - It is CARB compliant and provides high energy for large appliances

Yes

RV is available

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
No

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Electric start

Yes

it requires electricity to start

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Dual fuel capability

Yes

it requires dual fuel

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Easily switches between gasoline and propane fuel types

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

79.2A/39.6A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

240 Volts

Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

60HZ

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

21 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

713 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Is CARB Compliant

Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Has been approved by EPA and certified

Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Cold start technology is available to ensure a quick start in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

A simple electric push button to start. It is fast and easy to begin unlike the traditional pull start method

Yes

The generator is easy to start because it uses electricity to start and is also equipped with an optional recoil start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

10.6 gallon fuel capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

8.3 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

40 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

About 10 hours after a 1/2 load

Yes

8.83hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.2 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Built with a low oil shut off to save the engine from damage when oil is finished

Yes

the generator automatically shuts-off when it senses that the oil low.

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Engine can be air cooled

Yes

the generator is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

713 cc V-Twin of 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

457cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

The panel has voltmeter and 12V DC charging posts for charging external batteries.

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

77 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Multipurpose generator – recreation, camping, tailgating, emergency power for homes

Yes

the generator can handle multiple jobs since it provides plenty of power.

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Heavy duty – can handle providing backup power required for large tools and any other electrical loads

Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Features a heavy duty frame that is powder coated with a lifting bar

Yes

Available

Starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Electric start with an on and off button on generator

Yes

Electric/recoil method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Yes, it has an open frame design

Yes

All metal construction open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Features 5 outlets that include; (4) 120V 20A Outlets, (1) 120V 30A twist lock outlet, (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet & (1) 240V 50A RV Outlet

Yes

(2) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Its wheels and foldable handles enhance portability of this PG15KVTWB

Yes

Yes, the generator is portable because it can be easily moved from one place to another since it has tiers

Weight

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

386 pounds in weight

Yes

360 lbs

Wheel type

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Uses the never flat wheels to aid movement of generator

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Handle is constructed with a foldable style

Yes

Fold-able handles

Warranty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Up to 2 years warranty on parts and 1 year warranty on labor

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

39.5 x 26.5 x 32 inches

Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Indicates to inform you about low oil in fuel tank

Yes

Available, the generator may emit highly flammable and explosive gasoline vapor.

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

Shuts down automatically once gas or propane has not been added in fuel tank

Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Noise Level

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

77 decibels noise level

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

- It features a 3 in 1 digital voltage, time meter and frequency - Starts at 15000 watts of gasoline and 13,500 watts for propane - Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane - Generator uses two kinds of fuel (gasoline and propane ) with a simple switch - Contains a heavy duty powder coated frame that contains a lifting bar - Built with up to 5 outlets that include; (4) 120V 20A Outlets, (1) 120V 30A twist lock outlet, (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet & (1) 240V 50A RV Outlet - A large 10.6 gallon fuel tank capacity that delivers an extended run time - A fold down handle type that is suitable for storage and movement - Has a powerful V twin engine that provides a reliable performance - Spends 10 hours running after only a 1/2 load - It is approved for safety by being EPA certified and CARB Compliant - Contains a low oil indicator and automatically shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank - Long warranty period of 2 years - Generator is RV Ready - Portable to shift from one place to another - High 240 voltage

Yes

This generator is long lasting It’s easy to store Its readily available in the market It burns a small amount of fuel for a longer time duration. The generator has a large power capability, that is to say: it offers versatility with its fuel dual technology allowing u to use gas or propane.

Cons

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP12000E
Yes

- A cold start technology is not included in this generator - It is not completely quite as it provides emergency power - This generator is not CSA certified - Doesn’t uses solar as a fuel source

Yes

In case the generator is not kept dry it may cause electric shocks hence causing harm or death. Poor or improper connection of the generator to a building may allow back feed of electrical currents into the utility lines causing electricity hazards. Since this generator uses gasoline which is highly flammable and explosive, in case of gasoline ignition, a person may be burnt or injured. The engine produces a dangerous chemical which are known to cause birth defects and cancer such as in California. This generator is quite expensive.

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