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DuroStar DS1050 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

950 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

the generator is recoil started

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5.3A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12v

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is easy to start because you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

6 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

95 Db

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

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

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Yes

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

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately 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

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

95 dB

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

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

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The generator can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

Yes

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

Overall Winner

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