CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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Winner:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S:

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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Runners Up:

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W

Reasons to buy ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W :

  • button icon 5 output modes
  • button icon Comes with a silent performance
  • button icon Portable and easy to transport
  • button icon Built with a battery management system
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Gas Powered
  • Recoil Start
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)
  • Runtime (Gasoline)
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Recoil Start
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)
  • Runtime (Gasoline)
  • Framed for Durability
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, it is very lightweight – can be carried with a single hand

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

350 watts and UPS peak power of 500 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

288 watts during runtime

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Portable design and smaller dimensions – RV ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

6 - 9 hours in full sun solar charge. 7 – 8 hours on AC input charge

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Dual Fuel

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses solar or electricity from wall outlet

No

FUEL TYPE

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Solar fuel type or wall outlet charge

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

5V2.1 Amps for USB and 5V3 Amps

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses DC 12 V for cigarette lighter output. AC 110 V input and DC 12.6-18 V for solar charging input

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Is battery powered

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

No effort required to start – just click on the on/off power button

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses lightening bar to indicate – 6 bars reflect remaining power level in real time. Turn on AC output on/off to see power level.

Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Hyper temperature resisting battery. Built with 2 cooling vents –cools the generator to prevent over heating

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

High density lithium battery. Can deliver long hours

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features 3 in 1 charging and supply. Acts as emergency backup in homes, offices , and provides off grid power supply for camps and tailgating

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Deliver heavy duty performance. Charges devices, powers appliances and lights up bulbs

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Can be solar charged. Green light when fully charged and red light when charging

No

Framed for Durability

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Framed

Starting method

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Solar powered start – click on the power button

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS4000S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Open frame all round

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

AC Output x 4: AC 110 50 Hz, USB Output x 4: 5V2.1A Type-C Output: 5V3 A, DC Output: 9V-12V/15V and Cigarette Output Port: 12V

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Portable

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Anyone can carry to any destination

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Only 9.9 lb – lightweight generator

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Solid hard quality handle style – provides a comfortable grip

Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Warranty lasts for 18 months

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Included Accessories

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Comes with 1 x AC wall charger cable and 1 x user manual

Yes

Oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

DuroStar DS4000S

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses lightening bars to show battery level

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Shuts down when battery is low and not charged

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Operates quietly – great for use in the night or offices

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

- Two convenient charging methods – solar and wall charge - 288 watt or 78000 mAh strong battery capacity - Easy and light to transport from place to place - Made with a protection circuit – prevents over temperature, current, charge and short circuit - Up to 18 months of warranty - Displays remaining battery life using 6 lightening bars - Delivers long run time – 7 - 8 hours on AC input charge and 6 - 9 hours on solar - Heavy duty generator – able to power lamps, laptops, phones, mini fridges, TVs, camping , crisis backup etc - Easy to start up during the power button - Pure sine wave as output wave form - Cheap to maintain – cuts costs during direct sunlight charge - Comes with a user manual and a wall charger - Requires very little space for storage - Uses red and green lights to indicate full battery and charging - Has 4 short stands at the bottom for support - Featured an intelligent CPU control mode

Yes

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

ALLPOWERS Portable Generator 288W
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

- Generator fan produces some sound when energy storage in working to dispel heat - Doesn’t use propane and fuel - Has not been framed for durability - Cannot power up big appliances – only mini fridges and small devices

Yes

• The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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