CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

Reasons to buy DS4000S Portable Gas Generator :

  • button icon Powerful durostar engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere.
  • button icon Power panel
  • button icon Plenty of power
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
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COMPARISON – DS4000S Portable Gas Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is a portable machine

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3,300 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27.50A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 V

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4- Stroke

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12.3 hours

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it makes the generator easy to be carried by two people

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it has got an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

105 LBS

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

NA

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is provided with two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

24”L*17”W*17”H

No

Included Accessories

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

69 dB

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 stabilizers which 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.

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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.

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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