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DuroStar DS10000E VS. Champion 3800 watts

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DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS10000E:

  • button icon Has a wheel kit with never flat tires and folding handles which make it easy to move it to where you need it.
  • button icon Has a heavy duty frame with 4 point fully isolated motor mounts for smoother and quieter operation.
  • button icon Has an idle switch that protects the motor, lowers fuel consumption and reduces noise when the generator is running without loads.
  • button icon Has a 16 HP Duromax OHV air cooled heavy duty engine.
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Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts :

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS10000E VS. Champion 3800 watts

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

10,000 watts

Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Running Stats

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

RV Ready

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Ready

Yes

It is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

10 hours

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Available but optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is optional

Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

Yes

31.7A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

16HP

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3600EPM

Yes

3600RMP

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick and easy start in cold weather

Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is easy to start since you are provided with two optional start methods- recoil / electric start method

Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

10.4 hours

Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

457cc

Yes

224 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

The generator is multi-purpose since it can handle multiple devices at ago

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run heavy electronic loads

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Electric start / recoil start

Yes

Electric / recoil start method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Available

Yes

It has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

(One)- 120V 30-Amp Twist Lock receptacle, (One)- 120V/240V 30-Amp Twist Lock outlet, (One)- 120V/240V 50-Amp RV receptacle, (Two)- 120V 20-Amp 3-Prong Outlets and (One)- 12V 10-Amp DC outlet

Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is a portable device since it has never flat tires and folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

260 lbs

Yes

122 pound

Wheel type

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It has never flat tires and folding handles which improve its mobility and handling utility

Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Warranty

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Battery, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench and a Wheel Kit

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It shuts off when it senses that the oil is low in order to protect the engine from damage

Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Noise Level

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It allows you to get maximum power from each of the 120-volt receptacles which enables you to run your devices. The generator is designed with a control panel which has an RV switch, voltmeter and circuit breakers which enable easy access and usage. It comes with a quiet noise muffler that improves user experience and lowers the risk of hearing damage. It has a fuel tank capacity of 8.3 gallons which lets it run for 10 hours at 50% load capacity.

Yes

• It has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Cons

DuroStar DS10000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is bulky and heavy due to its heavy weight It is noisy during operations

Yes

• It is very loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

Overall Winner

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