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Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator 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:

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has good power output
  • button icon Has a voltmeter which Easily monitors power output at a glance
  • button icon Has low oil shut off sensor hence your safety
  • button icon Has 1800 starting watts and 1400 running watts hence making it dependable
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Gas Powered
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

1800 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

1400 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

10 hours

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

15.0A (starting amp), 11.7A (running amp)

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

NA

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for fast start in cold weather

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is easy to start

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

1.5 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

NA

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Hs a low oil shut off sensor

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

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

Engine Capacity

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Available

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

65DBA from 23ft

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can provide enough power for camping, hunting, boating, weekend trips and others

Yes

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

Multi-Purpose

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS4000S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

(one) 120V 20A (5-20R)

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is a portable device with foldable handles and never flat tires which eases its transportation

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

55.1 lb.

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It has folding handles and never flat tires for easy transportation

Yes

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

Warranty

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3 year limited warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

17.7L X 14.6W X 15.H

No

Included Accessories

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Oil Funnel and Spark Plug Tool

Yes

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

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It shuts down immediately which indicate low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

65DBA from 23ft

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It operates quietly It is dependable in case of power outage It is powerful It is easy to start since it can start up with only one pull

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

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It vibrates during operation It does not have wheels It does not support high voltage tools like air conditioners, sump pumps It consumes much fuel during operational hours

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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