CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Rainier R12000DF VS. All Power America APGG4000

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Winner:

Rainier R12000DF

Reasons to buy Rainier R12000DF:

  • button icon Dual Fuel-Gasoline and Propane
  • button icon EPA and CARB Compliant.
  • button icon Operational Volume as Low as 72dB.
  • button icon Automatic Low Oil Shutdown
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Runners Up:

All Power America APGG4000

Reasons to buy All Power America APGG4000 :

  • button icon Has a peak power of 4000 watt
  • button icon Long runtime – 9 hours on half tank
  • button icon Quite operation of 65 db
  • button icon Up to 1.3 gallon fuel capacity
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Rainier R12000DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Rainier R12000DF VS. All Power America APGG4000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Yes, this generator can easily be transferred to a different location

Yes

69 pounds – can be easily carried both indoors and outdoors by a single person.

Starting Watts

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

12000 Peak Watts (Gasoline), 10800 Peak Watts (Propane)

Yes

4000 watts

Running Stats

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

9500 Running Watts (Gasoline), 8550 Running Watts (Propane)

Yes

3300 watts

RV Ready

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

Comes with solid handle and dual outlets – it is RV ready

Gas Powered

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

Runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Up to 17 Hours of Run Time on 6.6G Gas Tank

Yes

17 hours on a full tank load and 8.5 hours on half a tank load

Recoil Start

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

Yes

Can be electrically / manually powered on

Electric Start

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Built with an easy to use electronic start button on it

Dual Fuel

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Gasoline: 9500 Rated Watts | 12000 Peak Watts, Propane: 8550 Rated Watts | 10800 Peak Watts

Yes

Gasoline fuel type

AMPERAGE

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

30A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

120/240V

Yes

120 V 10 A AC and 12 V8.3A

FREQUENCY

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

N/A

No

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

16HP

Yes

3 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

Features a OHV air cooled engine

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

No

CSA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

EPA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

Has been certified by EPA – safe to be used

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Easy to Start

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

A quick toggle of a switch is all it takes to kickstart this generator into action. With an Easy-to-Use Electric Start Switch, it will save you the hassle of having to pull the recoil start to get the engine started.

Yes

Very easy to start – doesn’t require complicated startup. Just click on the button for power on or off

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

Has a 1.3 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

20 lbs tank

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It will run for 8.5 hours on a half load of gasoline.

Yes

Runs for 8.5 hours at a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

It will run for 5.5 hours on a half load of propane.

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

Yes

Built with a low oil shut –off. Automatically powers down the generator once low oil has been detected in the fuel tank.

Air Cooled

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

Yes

OHV air cooled engine – prevents G1200 from overheating after running for long hours

Engine Capacity

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

457cc

Yes

Features 98cc OHV engine capacity – able to run nonstop for long hours

Voltmeter

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

65 db – will operate quietly not to disturb your peace at home or work

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Multi-purpose generator – built for use in camps, tailgating, power tool use and provision of emergency backup power for homes

Yes

Has a multi-purpose ability – can be used at home and workplaces

Heavy Duty

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Heavy duty generator – gives emergency power for lightening, charging appliances, powers up small appliances and tools

Yes

Ability to perform heavy duty. Will work as emergency power at home. Also powers up the jobsite during blackouts.

Solar Generator

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Has been Neutral bonded to frame – built to a long time

Starting method

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

Electric and manual starting method – easy to use button for on and off

Rainier R12000DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

Designed with an open frame

Outlets

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

(1) Duplex 120V 20A GFCI (5-20R), (1) 120V 30A (L5-30R), (1) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) (1) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Yes

2 x 120 V AC Outlet and 1 x 12 V DC output outlets

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

Compact and lightweight – easily moved to multiple locations

Weight

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

69 pounds in total weight – easy to transfer to another location

Wheel type

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

No

Handle style

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

Metallic handle type – easy to carry during movement

Warranty

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

Tagged with warranty on purchase – date and model

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

Yes

21 x 16 x 16 inches – compact size

Included Accessories

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

N/A

Rainier R12000DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

Yes

Its engine will shut down once it detects low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

Yes

Yes - Shuts down instantly on low oil to protect the engine from harm

Noise Level

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

72dB

Yes

65 db noise level – very low noise level that goes unnoticed most times

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

• Low noise level. • Low oil shutdown • Low oil indicator • Light weight and portable • Convenient handle style • open frame design • Framed for durability • Heavy duty • Air cooling

Yes

- Heavy duty for home and workplace light up - Suitable for transportation from one place to another due to low weight - Contains a high peak power of up to 4000 watts and 3300 watts of rated power - Certified by EPA - Compact size that fits in small spaces with 21 x 16 x 16 inches - Features a low oil level shut down when fuel tank is low - Long run time of up to 9 hours at half load - 1.3 large fuel gallon capacity - Mild operating noise of only 65 db - 98 CC OHV air cooled engine - Built with 2 x 120 V AC outlet and 1 x 12 V DC Output - Simple to start – comes with owner’s manual - Has been framed for durability - High quality handle type for strong support - Provides warranty after purchase - Portable during transportation - Choke lever with open and close function

Cons

Rainier R12000DF
All Power America APGG4000
Yes

• It is not a solar generator. • It does not have a cold start generator. • Not CSA certified.

Yes

- Not built with foldable handles and sometimes hard to store - It is Non- CARB complaint - Generator is not able to use solar – requires high fuel maintenance - Not an entire quiet generator - Doesn’t have wheels built to it

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