CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

product1
9.2
Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine of 225
  • button icon Low oil shutoff which Protects your investment by automatically
  • button icon It is multi-purpose
  • button icon It is good for home backup
Check price here....
VS
product1
8.2
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
Check price here....

summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
Check price here....

COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 XP5000EHC
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is RV Ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Yes, but its optional

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Dual Fuel Portable Generator

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

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)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO) 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

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

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making 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

Pulsar PG3250
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 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.

Overall Winner

DuroMax XP5000EHC Check price here....

WAS THIS COMPARISON BETWEEN Pulsar PG3250 & DuroMax XP5000EHC HELPFUL TO YOU? IF YES, PLEASE SHARE IT WITH A FRIEND.

0

Thank you for your feedback!

Related Comparisons

Pulsar PG3250-vs-DuroMax XP12000EH Pulsar PG3250-vs-DuroMax XP4850EH Pulsar PG3250-vs-Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator Pulsar PG3250-vs-All Power America APGG4000 Pulsar PG3250-vs-All Power America APGG10000GLE Pulsar PG3250-vs-All Power America G1200 Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w Pulsar PG3250-vs-DuroMax XP4400E Pulsar PG3250-vs-DuroMax XP8500E Pulsar PG3250-vs-DuroMax XP10000EH Pulsar PG3250-vs-DuroStar DS4000S Pulsar PG3250-vs-All Power America G10000EGL Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30713 Pulsar PG3250-vs-Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator Pulsar PG3250-vs-ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30469 Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs and Stratton 30743 Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 Pulsar PG3250-vs-Briggs & Stratton 30713