In one of our posts, we compared the Lotos LTP5000D against the LTP5500D. Here, it’s up against another Lotos machine, the LTPDC2000D. What’s their difference? Read on to find out.
Comparison Chart: Lotos LTP5000D vs LTPDC2000D
Let’s start with this comparison chart.
|Model||Check Price » Lotos LTP5000D||Check Price » Lotos LTPDC2000D|
|Cutting Clean Metal||✅||✅|
|Cutting Rusty / Painted Metal||✅||✅|
|Current Output as Plasma Cutter||10-50 A||10-50 A|
|Current Output as TIG Welder||N/A||15-200 A|
|Current Output as Stick / MMA Welder||N/A||15-200 A|
|Ideal Cut Thickness||1/2″||1/2″|
|Severance Cut Thickness||3/4″||3/4″|
Key Difference: Lotos LTP5000D vs LTPDC2000D
The most important difference between these two machines is related to what they can do. The Lotos LTP5000D is a plasma cutter while the Lotos LTPDC2000D is a multi-purpose machine. It’s a 3-in-1 power tool, which allows you to perform the following functions: cutting, stick welding, and TIG welding.
Which of these machines should you get? It all boils down to consumer preference. The 3-in-1 combo is a bargain, but some people prefer a separate welding machine.