- Wattage (Gas): 4,850 W / 3,850 W
- THD: < 12%
- Noise Level: 69 dBA
- Fuel Type: Dual Fuel (gasoline/propane)
- RV Ready: No
- Run Time@ 25% load: Unspecified
- Run Time@ 50% load: 10 h
- Weight: 122 lbs
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The DuroMax XP4850EH is powerful and versatile, thanks to its dual-fuel technology that lets it run on both 120V and 240V. When it is running on gasoline, it has a running wattage of 3,850W and a peak wattage of 4,850W. When powered by propane, it has a rated 3658 watts and a peak 4608 watts. This generator has a noise level of 69 dBA, which is quieter than background music. It can be started with a simple pull-start mechanism or a simple and elegant electric starter (battery included). With a fuel capacity of 4 gallons, the XP4850EH can run for about 10 hours at 0.5 load on gasoline (using about 0.4 GPH of fuel), or about 9 hours on a 20 lb tank (using about 0.52 GPH of propane). Since the XP4850EH has a THD of about 12%, it is best not to use it to power electronics that are sensitive to noise.
The control panel has 3 AC outlets: a duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI outlet and a 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) outlet.It also has 1 DC outlet with a 12V 8A output that makes it easy to charge batteries.The XP4850EH is ready for a transfer switch because it has a twist-lock L14-30R receptacle.If the power goes out, you can easily connect it to a breaker box and keep your home running.
On the XP4850EH’s control panel, there is a handy voltmeter that makes it easy to check the power output at any time and check on the device’s status.In addition to this information, a light will show you when the oil level is too low.The generator has a built-in fuel gauge that makes it quick, easy, and convenient to find out how much gas is in it.In terms of safety, the generator can be used without worry because it has an automatic shut-off for low oil and an overload protection (circuit breaker).The DuroMax XP4850EH comes with the standard paperwork and an owner’s manual, which will help you get started quickly.It also comes with a funnel, battery charging cables, a propane hose, and a tool kit.
The DuroMax XP4850EH is 25 inches long, 24 inches wide, and 21 inches high.Together with its traditional, open-frame design, they support the generator and allow it to be raised above the ground.The design works well in rough places and for hard outdoor use.The generator weighs 122 pounds, so it may be hard to move or transport it by hand, even though it is technically a “portable” generator (movable).But its wheel kit and folding handle make it easy to move once it’s on the ground, which makes up for its lack of maneuverability.
The following charts show how some of the most important features of the DuroMax-XP4850EH compare to other generators with the same power output.
**Fuel efficiency is give in relative percentage, 0 being the lowest and 1 being the highest value. Please see below specification table for actual value.
|Dual Fuel (gasoline/propane)
|208 cc DuroMax OHV 4-stroke
|AC: 120/240V 60 Hz, DC: 12V
|Running amps (@120/240V)
|Peak amps (@120/240V)
|Run time @50% load
|Run time @25% load
|Automatic Voltage Regulator
|1x 120/240V 30A (L14-30R)
|1x 12V 8A output
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)
|25 x 24 x 21 in
|Noise (lower limit)
|Low oil and overload protection
|Funnel, tool kit, propane hose, battery charging cables, battery, and wheel kit
- We compared more than 500 portable generators at 50% load. We found that there is “skewed right” distribution for the difference between 50% load and 25% load and the median comes at 1.43. With this number we converter all the 25% load runtime to 50% load. Same with the propane efficiency, where median is 1.38.
- For some generators where propane runtime was not given, we used NIST 1994 GGE (Gasoline Gallon Equivalent) formula: 5.66 lbs. of propane = 1 gal of gasoline. All propane runtime is for 20 lbs. propane tank (4.7 gallons).
- Unlike many other sites, we actually tried to find out information about each of the above requirements. However, we are human and are therefore capable of the odd oversight or mistake. Please let us know if you spot any missing or erroneous values so that we can fix them.
About the Manufacturer
Small American power equipment manufacturer Duromax is headquartered in Ontario, California.Pumps, engines, pressure washers, and power generators are among the many goods in which Duromax excels.The company’s only concentration in this area is on portable generators, primarily those with small and medium power outputs as well as dual fuel devices.Although construction of Duromax generators is outsourced to other countries, they are designed and serviced in the US.DuroMax, which was established in 2003, has begun to emerge as a significant force in the market for power generators.
A warranty covers the DuroMax XP4850EH for up to 3 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Check out DuroMax’s warranty policies if you want to know more about the warranty on DuroMax generators.You can also call their customer service line at 1-844-DUROMAX (844-387-6629).