CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Rainier R12000DF VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

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

Rainier R12000DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Rainier R12000DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Rainier R12000DF VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120/240V

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

16HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 lbs tank

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

457cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Rainier R12000DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

No

Included Accessories

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Rainier R12000DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

72dB

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Rainier R12000DF
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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