#1 DuroMax XP10000E 10,000 Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator
If you are looking for a portable generator for your house with good safeguards for your family the XP10000E is a great gas powered generator to check out. It has a powerful 10- horsepower 8000-watt OHV engine that is air- cooled. It runs for a maximum of 10 hours with 8.3 gallons of fuel. You have the option of starting it with standard recoil or if you want, an electric start. The power panel is adequately equipped with 2 outlets both of 20 amps and 120 volts as well as a 50 amp heavy duty outlet and a lesser 30 amp outlet. A useful feature of the generator is the voltage selector switch which you can use for optimal power output. Another useful feature is its circuit breaker which is of 33 amps and handles overloads very well.
You can see the output with the help of a conveniently placed voltage meter. When you pull the single-pull recoil cord or push the electric start button the generator fires to life and the indicator lights up. A notable safety feature is the strong steel frame roll cage with mounts that make sure that the noise and vibrations are reduced to a minimum. You can take the generator around with the help of a handle and a set of wheels that comes with it. You can also take it camping or the outdoors with its 10.5 inch never-flat wheels that can easily ride on rough surfaces.
Another safety feature is the low oil cutoff system which shuts off the generator when it runs low on oil thereby protecting the motor from damage. The automatic voltage regulator also protects the motor from fluctuations in electricity. The XP10000E is a very quiet machine due to the advanced muffler that is fitted on it.
#2 Powerland PD3G10000E 10,000 Watt Gas Powered Portable Generator
If you are looking for emergency power for your home the Powerland has a natural gas powered portable generator with great features. It has a 16 horsepower engine and runs either on gasoline or propane or natural gas. You can run a variety of appliances with the power supplied by this generator. It is the preferred mode of power for off-site contractors who look for a reliable power unit to supply power on the job. You can flick a switch and the generator will move from gasoline to natural gas or vice versa. An electric start feature makes it very convenient to fire up the generator when you need it. A safety feature incorporated into the machine is the low oil cutoff which prevents any damage to the motor when the oil is low.
#3 Durostar DS10000E Portable Generator
The DS10000E is very durable and is powered by a 16 horsepower engine. It has a heavy duty frame with mounts that reduce noise and vibrations. A low oil lamp lights up when the oil is low and shuts it off so that no damage is caused. The generator is very quiet due to the super quiet exhaust with a spark arrestor that is built in. The unit is very well designed and can operate a variety of appliances like air conditioners, air compressors and basic home appliances like lights and fridge.