CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Rainier R4400 Portable Generator:

  • 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:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E :

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Rainier R4400 Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Rainier R4400 Portable Generator VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4400 Peak Watts (Gasoline), 10800 Peak Watts (Propane)

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600 Running Watts (Gasoline), 8550 Running Watts (Propane)

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline, Propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

30A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120/240V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

16HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
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 because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20 lbs tank

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

457cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

Recoil or electric

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
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

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

No

Included Accessories

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

72dB

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Rainier R4400 Portable Generator
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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