CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

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

COMPARISON – DS4000S Portable Gas Generator VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is a portable machine

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3,300 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

the generator is recoil started

No

Electric Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

27.50A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7 HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4- Stroke

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12.3 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Engine Capacity

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it makes the generator easy to be carried by two people

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it has got an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

105 LBS

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

Handle style

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

24”L*17”W*17”H

No

Included Accessories

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 dB

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

Overall Winner

Draw

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