CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

All Power America G1200 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:

All Power America G1200

Reasons to buy All Power America G1200 :

  • button icon Has a peak power of 1600 watt
  • button icon Up to 1.3 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon Long runtime – 9 hours on half tank
  • button icon Quite operation of 65 db
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons why we like it:

  • CARB Compliant
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – All Power America G1200 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

69 pounds – can be easily carried both indoors and outdoors by a single person.

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

1600 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

1200 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Comes with solid handle and dual outlets – G1200 is RV ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

18 hours on a full tank load and 9 hours on half a tank load

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Can be electrically / manually powered on

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Built with an easy to use electronic start button on it

No

Dual Fuel

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

FUEL TYPE

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gasoline fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 V 10 A AC and 12 V8.3A

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features a OHV air cooled engine

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has been certified by EPA – safe to be used

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

Easy to Start

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Very easy to start – doesn’t require complicated startup. Just click on the button for power on or off

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has a 1.3 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Runs for 9 hours at a 1/2 load

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Built with a low oil shut –off. Automatically powers down the generator once low oil has been detected in the fuel tank.

Yes

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

Air Cooled

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

OHV air cooled engine – prevents G1200 from overheating after running for long hours

Yes

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

Engine Capacity

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features 98cc OHV engine capacity – able to run nonstop for long hours

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

65 db – will operate quietly not to disturb your peace at home or work

Yes

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

Multi-Purpose

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has a multi-purpose ability – can be used at home and workplaces

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Ability to perform heavy duty. Will work as emergency power at home. Also powers up the jobsite during blackouts.

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has been Neutral bonded to frame – built to a long time

Yes

Framed

Starting method

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Electric and manual starting method – easy to use button for on and off

Yes

Recoil method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Designed with an open frame

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

2 x 120 V AC Outlet and 1 x 12 V DC output outlets

Yes

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

Portable

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Compact and lightweight – easily moved to multiple locations

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

69 pounds in total weight – easy to transfer to another location

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Metallic handle type – easy to carry during movement

Yes

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

Warranty

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Tagged with warranty on purchase – date and model

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Included Accessories

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

DuroStar DS4000S

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Its engine will shut down once it detects low oil level

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes - Shuts down instantly on low oil to protect the engine from harm

Yes

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

Noise Level

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

65 db noise level – very low noise level that goes unnoticed most times

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

• Heavy duty for home and workplace light up • Suitable for transportation from one place to another due to low weight • Contains a high peak power of up to 1600 watts and 1200 watts of rated power • Certified by EPA • Compact size that fits in small spaces with 21 x 16 x 16 inches • Features a low oil level shut down when fuel tank is low • Long run time of up to 9 hours at half load • 1.3 large fuel gallon capacity • Mild operating noise of only 65 db • 98 CC OHV air cooled engine • Built with 2 x 120 V AC outlet and 1 x 12 V DC Output • Simple to start – comes with owner’s manual • Has been framed for durability • High quality handle type for strong support • Provides warranty after purchase • Portable during transportation • Choke lever with open and close function

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

All Power America G1200
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

• Not built with foldable handles and sometimes hard to store • It is Non- CARB complaint • Generator is not able to use solar – requires high fuel maintenance • Not an entire quiet generator • Doesn’t have wheels built to it

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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