CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E :

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

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

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This generator is portable and can be easily transported

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Dual fuel capability

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Easily switches between gasoline and propane fuel types

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

240 Volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

21 HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

713 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Is CARB Compliant

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has been approved by EPA and certified

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10.6 gallon fuel capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

About 10 hours after a 1/2 load

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Engine can be air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

713 cc V-Twin of 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

77 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric start with an on and off button on generator

Yes

Recoil or electric

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it has an open frame design

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
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

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Its wheels and foldable handles enhance portability of this PG15KVTWB

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

386 pounds in weight

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses the never flat wheels to aid movement of generator

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Handle is constructed with a foldable style

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

39.5 x 26.5 x 32 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Indicates to inform you about low oil in fuel tank

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

77 decibels noise level

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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