CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Rainier R4400DF VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

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Winner:

Rainier R4400DF

Reasons to buy Rainier R4400DF:

  • 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 XP4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4850EH :

  • button icon POWERFUL DUROMAX ENGINE
  • button icon Runs on Propane or Gasoline
  • button icon Maximum power from each of the 120 Volt receptacles
  • button icon Good quality. works as intended
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Rainier R4400DF

  • Recoil Start
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Rainier R4400DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Rainier R4400DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Rainier R4400DF VS. DuroMax XP4850EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes this generator is portable

Starting Watts

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

4850 watts

Running Stats

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

It is RV Ready - portable design, can move anywhere.

Gas Powered

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

Its gas or propane powered generator.

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

10.42 Hours On Gasoline and 8 hours on Propane

Recoil Start

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

No

Electric Start

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

Yes

It uses gas and propane.- can more than double your generator’s run time

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Gasoline, Propane

Yes

Gasoline / Propane. You can use any of those.

AMPERAGE

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

30A

Yes

32.08A / 16.04A

VOLTAGE

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

120/240V

Yes

120V/ 240VAC and 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

16HP

Yes

7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

212cc

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

It’s so easy to start and no need of using energy

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

3.96 GALLONS

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

20 lbs tank

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

10.42 Hours

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 Hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut –off sensor to protect the motor

Air Cooled

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

Yes

This generator can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

457cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

Yes

It's available

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

It's 69 dB and measured from 7 meters

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It's multi-purpose.-used for camping, RV

Heavy Duty

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties, _can handle heavy loads from lights, and high amperage power tools.

Solar Generator

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Yes it has a frame

Starting method

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

Electrical Start

Rainier R4400DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

its frame is open

Outlets

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
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) 120V household GFCI outlets and (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet.

Portable

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

You can move it to anywhere

Weight

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

125lbs

Wheel type

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

Fold-able handles – for easy transportation

Warranty

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

No

Included Accessories

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

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

Rainier R4400DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

Yes

The generator goes off indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

Yes

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

Noise Level

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

72dB

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
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

• The generator comes in solid steel frame which gives a longer running time without requiring heavy maintenance_ making it less costly. • It supplies sufficient power to bigger households and job site appliances since it has 4850 surge watts and 3850 running watts. • Has an electric starter so you do not need to do the time consuming gruesome recoil start every time you want to use the machine.

Cons

Rainier R4400DF
DuroMax XP4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

• Its costs are high (dual fuel) compared to traditional engines- usually 15-30% high. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured because Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • The generator is a potential source of electrical shock incase it’s not kept dry.

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