CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3650 Watt VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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Runners Up:

Champion 3650 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 3650 Watt:

  • button icon Has a powerful 224cc champion engine
  • button icon Has a good power output.
  • button icon It has 4500 starting watts and 3650 running watts
  • button icon It is good for home power backup.
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 3650 Watt

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Champion 3650 Watt VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3650 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

30 Amp

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has Cold Start Technology ensures a quick start in cold weather

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Champion 3650 Watt
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 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

9 hours on a full tank of gasoline

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has an automatic low oil shut off sensor which protects your engine from damage by turning the generator off

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

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

Engine Capacity

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

224cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Intelligauge

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

68dba from 23ft

Yes

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

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can supply power to multiple appliances such as lights, refrigerator, sump pump

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can be used at construction sites, camps, farms and others

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is famed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS4000S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

(ONE) 120V 30A locking outlet, (ONE) 120V 30A RV outlet and (TWO) 120V 20A household outlets

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is portable since it has foldable handles for easy storage

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

99.20 lb

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has folding handles

Yes

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

Warranty

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has a 3 year limited factory warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

23.20 x 18.10 x 19.60 inches

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Oil Funnel and Engine Oil

Yes

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

Champion 3650 Watt

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It automatically 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 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

68 dba from 23ft

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

• It is a powerful device • Has a Volt Guard™ built-in surge protector prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • it has Plenty of outlets including a 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R), a 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R) and two 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R).

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 3650 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

• It has no wheels which makes it difficult to transport. • It is noisy during operations ending up causing noise pollution. • It produces much vibration • It requires gas without ethanol

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.

Overall Winner

Draw

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