CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS10000E VS. DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

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 :

DuroStar DS10000E

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS10000E VS. DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is portable

Yes

it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

10,000 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Ready

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

10 hours

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Available but optional

Yes

the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

16HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

3600EPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
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 only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

10.4 hours

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Yes

it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

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

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

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

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

it makes the generator easy to be carried by two people

Starting method

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Electric start / recoil start

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS10000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Available

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
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

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

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

260 lbs

Yes

105 LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Warranty

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

Yes

24”L*17”W*17”H

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
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

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.

Cons

DuroStar DS10000E
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

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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