CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 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:

Pulsar PG3250

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG3250 :

  • button icon Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load
  • button icon Features an automatic voltage regulation
  • button icon Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Heavy duty powder coated frame
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable with a lightweight frame that can be moved to any place

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV ready – built with an automatic voltage regulation and an overload protection

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It will take 12 hours running on a 1/2 load

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

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

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Easy to start using the common recoil start method. Just pull start to enjoy emergency power

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Continuously runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

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

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

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

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Multipurpose ability built for job sites, homes and any other outdoor recreation activities

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Heavy duty – can handle up to one large appliance and other smaller devices like phones, laptops etc at the same time

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

(2) 120V Outlets & (1) 12V DC Output

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

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Its lightweight build of only 97 pounds makes it portable to move to multiple places

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

The steel frames on both sides can be used as the handle when transporting

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
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 PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Inbuilt with a low oil indicator to alert you once low is low in the fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

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

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- Runs on a 68 decibels noise level with a muffler - Starts at 3250 for gas and 2500 watts of gasoline - This generator uses the gasoline fuel type which is easily accessible - Lightweight provides a portable design when shifting to another locations - Features a high 120 volts - Contains a heavy duty powder coated frame that is durable for ages - Built with (2) 120V Outlets & (1) 12V DC Output that can power both large and small appliances - Spends up to 12 hours running continuously on only a 1/2 load of gasoline - It means the EPA standards for certification - Contains a low oil indicator and automatically shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank - Warranty period lasts for a limited one year period - Generator is RV Ready to run both indoors and outdoors - A large 4 gallon fuel tank capacity that delivers an extended run time - Comes with a OHV single cylinder 4 stroke engine type that can be air cooled and is reliable - Constructed with a solid and compact dimensions of 24 x 19 x 18 inches only - Multipurpose ability created for work sites, homes, camps, tailgating and other outdoor activities

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

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- It doesn’t have an electric start option - Wheels and lockdown handles that are great for transportation are not included - This generator is not flexible enough to use dual fuel types - A cold start technology is not featured on this generator - Cannot use solar to provide emergency power - It is not CARB compliant or CSA certified

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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