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Champion 8000 Watt VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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Winner:

Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 8000 Watt:

  • button icon 4 Stroke
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Single Cylinder
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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 :

Champion 8000 Watt

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Champion 8000 Watt VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 8000 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 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is electric started since it has an on and off switch

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

33.3A

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

15.3 Hp

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

4 stroke engine

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3600 EPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a push and pull button which enable you to start to stop it

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

8 hours

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

5 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is air air cooled

Yes

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

Engine Capacity

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

459cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

74dba from 23feets

Yes

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

Multi-Purpose

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is multi-purpose for example it can be used at camps, for home power backup and others

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can be used at construction sites, in ranches, sump pump

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil method

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

(one)-120/240V 30A locking outlet,(one)-120V 30A locking outlet, and (four) 120V 20A GFCI

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is portable since it has never flat tires for easy transportation

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

209.4 pounds

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It is designed with U-shaped foldaway handles for easy storage and never flat tires for easy transportation

Yes

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

Warranty

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil, Battery and Propane (LPG) Hose

Yes

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

DuroStar DS4000S

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It shuts down automatically when it senses that the oil level is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

74dba from 23ft

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

• It is dependable in case of power outage. • It is easy to start since it has an on and off power switch. • It has good power output. • It is a powerful machine with 10,000 starting watts and 8000 running watts. • It is well packed and has clear directions which makes setup hassle free. • It has a button which enables quick and safe switching between fuel sources.

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 8000 Watt
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

• It burns much oil during its operations which makes it costly to use. • It produces a lot of vibration during operations. • It is heavy and bulky which makes it difficult to be transported. • It is noisy during work processes since it has a high noise level (74dba) . • It does not have wheels.

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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