CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Sportsman GEN4000DFC VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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Sportsman GEN4000DFC

Reasons to buy Sportsman GEN4000DFC :

  • button icon Powered by both gasoline and propane
  • button icon Runs for 10 hours 0n a 1.8 gallon tank
  • button icon Multi feature control panel with covered outlets
  • button icon 69 db quiet whisper hybrid series
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Sportsman GEN4000DFC

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
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COMPARISON – Sportsman GEN4000DFC VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4000 Starting Watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3500 Running Watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Dual Fuel Capable - operates off Propane or Gasoline

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12 cc

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12cc OHV Engine; EPA & CARB (California) approved

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

10 hours of runtime on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

58 decibels

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty vinyl – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors.

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator contains an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

(2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

110 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Folding handle style

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

24.5" (L) x 17" (W) x 16.5" (H)

No

Included Accessories

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12V battery cable, oil bottle, a volt lock automatic voltage regulator, tool kit and funnel

Yes

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

Sportsman GEN4000DFC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Automatically switches off once more oil has not been added in fuel tank

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It features up to 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 69 decibels - Portable with a briefcase weight of less than 110 pounds - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Features a 12 cc with a cast iron sleeve - Is able to provide up to 30 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 10 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is both EPA certified and is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Outlets includes (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV - It comes with a Less than 3% Low THD-Clean power - This model is compact with smaller storage dimensions of 30 x 22.8 x 22 inches - Comes with an easy recoil start method

Yes

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- This generator doesn’t contain an electric start - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

Yes

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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