CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. Generac GP17500E

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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:

Generac GP17500E

Reasons to buy Generac GP17500E :

  • button icon Inbuilt with an automatic idle control system
  • button icon Uses a powerful Generac's OHVI engine
  • button icon Starts 26250 watts at and runs at 17500 watts
  • button icon Very large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. Generac GP17500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

This generator is portable and can be easily transported

Yes

Yes, effortless to move from one place to another for emergency power supply

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane

Yes

17500 running watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Takes up to 10 hours after a 1/2 fuel load

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
No

No

Electric Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Dual fuel capability

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Easily switches between gasoline and propane fuel types

Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

73 Amps

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

240 Volts

Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

21 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

713 cc engine type

Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Is CARB Compliant

Yes

Non CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Has been approved by EPA and certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Hassle free starting method – electric start using the on/off switch that is placed on the engine without any complicated steps

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

10.6 gallon fuel capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

A large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity – delivers fuel for extended running

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

About 10 hours after a 1/2 load

Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Engine can be air cooled

Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

713 cc V-Twin of 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

77 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Multi-purpose generator that can be used both indoors and outdoors to deliver emergency power.

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Heavy duty - delivers enough energy to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Framed for durability – features a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle that provides strength and is long lasting

Starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Electric start with an on and off button on generator

Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Yes, it has an open frame design

Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Outlets

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
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

Outlets include - 120/240V 30-Amp (L14-30R) and 50-Amp (14-50R) plus receptacles

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Its wheels and foldable handles enhance portability of this PG15KVTWB

Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Weight

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

386 pounds in weight

Yes

390 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Uses the never flat wheels to aid movement of generator

Yes

Moves using a 12 inch pneumatic wheel type. Can climb raised surfaces

Handle style

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Handle is constructed with a foldable style

Yes

An integrated lifting eye handle – attached to the frame for easy lifting and movement

Warranty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

1 year warranty for commercial engine and 2 years for consumer engine

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

39.5 x 26.5 x 32 inches

Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Power cords, cold weather kits, covers and amp tents, inlet boxes and wheel kits

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

Indicates to inform you about low oil in fuel tank

Yes

Built with a low oil alert system. Alerts you when oil is reaching minimum in the 16 gallon fuel tank capacity

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

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

Yes

Shuts down on its own to prevent engine damage on low oil

Noise Level

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
Yes

77 decibels noise level

Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
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

- Has a powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - Features a panel mounted hour meter that makes it simple to keep tract of run time and maintenance intervals - Multipurpose generator that is built for job sites, camps among others and home backup power supply - Uses a large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt fuel gauge - Electric starting method with a simple button push and 12 VDC 36665-CCA battery included - It is a portable generator with a 12 inch pneumatic wheels and integrated lifting eye handle for transportation - Has a full pressure lubrication ability with an automatic low oil shutdown to prevent engine damage - It is RV ready through multiple outlets and automatic idle control system - Heavy duty enough to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances - Framed for durability using a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle

Cons

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Generac GP17500E
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

- Not built with a voltmeter - It is Non CARB complaint - This engine doesn’t have dual fuel ability - Cannot be solar charged - Uses only one type of fuel source which is gasoline - Cold start technology is not included - Very heavy to lift in areas where wheels cannot maneuver on like stairs

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