Powerhouse 9-Ton electric horizontal Log Splitter review

Powerhouse 9-ton electric log splitter is another popular log splitter in the current market. Among all the models of the powerhouse, this particular model is very popular with the customer. Beautiful design, awesome features, lower price and variety of colors have already grabbed the attention of the customer. It is also called as easy log splitter in the market. This particular model is also known as horizontal log splitter with the users. The customer rating is 3.9 out of 5 which is not bad. It can be very effective and dependable for the moderate users. This particular model can be a good option for those who want a smart, portable and cheap log splitter.

Basic product description

This particular log splitter can be only operated with electricity. That is why it is called electric log splitter. The hydraulic system is also added to this model. The item model number is XM-580 and weight is only 118 pounds. The product dimension is 40*20*16 inches which are comfortable. 3.5 HP powerful motor is used in this model. It can provide the 9-ton splitting force which is sufficient for the residential purpose. It is also energy efficient relative to others. You can run this machine with normal 2200 watts electricity power. It can be used to cut the wood maximum 21 inches in size. this machine can be used to cut the dry and wet woods.


Main top features

This particular wood splitter has some awesome and unique features. As a customer, you should know those features to take a final decision. Let’s have a look at those features in below_

Easy to operate

The operation process is very easy I must say. There are no fumes while running the machine. Most importantly no air compressor is needed to run this one. It is very simple to operate. Everyone can operate it without any training. No pre-experience is needed, I believe.

Fully portable

This particular corded electric log splitter is quite portable. First of all the weight is only 118 pounds which is not heavier at all. You can move this one very easily to the desired places. A smart handle is given to the machine so that you feel full comfort while moving. 2 smart wheels are also added to the machine for better movement.

Powerful performance

3.5 HP powerful motor is used in this model which is powerful enough. It can deliver you 9-ton splitting force which is pretty good. You can expect some powerful and smooth performance for sure. It can be used to cut both the hard and wet woods easily. You can cut plenty of woods within a short time for sure.

Electric powered

This particular model is called electric hydraulic log splitter with the users. You don’t need to worry about fuels like petrol or gasoline. You can run this machine with normal household electricity. Operating or running cost also lower than others like gas powered log splitter.


This electric log splitter is very much effective for the users. It can be used both inside and outside the house as there is no fume at all. There is almost no sound while running. You can cut the wood up to 21 inches long and 15 inches in dimension. It takes only 15 seconds to complete a single operation. It has also added the auto return valve for faster performance.


As a brand powerhouse is quite reliable with the customer. As the customer rating is good, you may also trust their products. Moreover, the powerhouse is providing long lasting products in the market. It will provide you 1 year of official warranty.

Special features

I have already discussed the main features of this electric log splitter. You may gain some knowledge about this log splitter. There are some special features as well. Let’s have a quick look at those in below_

  • Smooth performance with 3.5 HP powerful motor
  • Very simple to operate
  • Quite portable with 2 tires
  • Various colors are available. Such as red, black, silver
  • Energy efficient & lot more effective
  • Suitable for family purpose
  • Affordable price.

Cons with the solutions

This particular corded-electric wood splitter has some limitations as well. In fact, every product has few cons, to be honest. There are possible solutions at the same time. Let’s have some limitations with the solutions_

Insufficient warranty periods.

Normally electric log splitter has more than one year warranty period. But in this case, it is only 1 year. So obviously more warranty periods are expected to be honest. I believe these warranty periods are not sufficient. It could be better for sure.

Only horizontal splitting capacity.

Yes, it has the only horizontal splitting capacity. You may notice that maximum electric log splitter has only horizontal splitting features. Comparing the size and weight this position is ideal, to be honest. So you have to accept his point.

Inappropriate for commercial use.

9-ton splitting force is good enough for the residential purpose. But it is not so in case of commercial purpose. Of course, it will provide powerful performance but you cannot expect the heavy-duty operation to be honest. If your target job is the heavy-duty operation, it may be less suitable.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q: Is it difficult to operate?
A: Not at all. It is very simple.
Q: What is the maximum wood length?
A: It is 21 inches long and 15 inches in dimension.
Q: Is it capable of vertical splitting?
A: No it has the only horizontal splitting capacity.
Q: Can I use it for commercial purpose?
A: No. it is suitable for family use.
Q: How much is the warranty period?
A: It is 1 year to be exact.

Final thought

After all the discussion, you may know the necessary information about it. According to me, Powerhouse 9-Ton Electric horizontal log Splitter is one of the most popular wood splitters in the current market. If you are searching for smart, portable, powerful and fast log splitter with cheaper price, it may be a good option. It is also known as smart log splitter with the customer. As the customer rating is good, you can choose it without any doubt. So the decision is yours but I believe it will be quite effective for you.

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