CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS1050 VS. Champion 5500 Watt

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8.8
Winner:

Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 5500 Watt:

  • button icon Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box
  • button icon Rugged & Portable
  • button icon Runs up to 9 hrs. On a full tank of gas
  • button icon Safety Fuel Selector Switch
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6.5
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 5500 Watt

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5500 Watt

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. Champion 5500 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

6875 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

950 watts

Yes

5500 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

5.3A

Yes

22.9A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

12v

Yes

120/240 Volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

13 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It uses cold start technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

6.1 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

6 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor which protects

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

389 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

has a Voltmeter which makes it easy to keep track of power output

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

95 Db

Yes

74DBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

It is multipurpose – it can run many appliances such as A/C, lights, fridges, for camping

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can run high voltage devices such as lights, construction machines at job sites

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start method

Champion 5500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R) 94)9 GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device since it can easily be transported from one place to where you need it

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

162.5 lb

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It has got foldaway handles for easy storage, never flat tires for quick transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Champion 5500 Watt

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

It shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

95 dB

Yes

74DBA from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
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 powerful engine of 389 cc which enables it to perform tasks. • It has foldaway handles which makes its storage easy. • Never has flat tires for easy transportation to the destined place. • It is able to run on either gasoline or propane which gives you a chance to choose the fuel type that you prefer to use. • It is designed with a switch which enables you to change from one fuel type to another with ease

Cons

DuroStar DS1050
Champion 5500 Watt
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 extremely noisy when switched one since it has a big motor which produces 74db from 23fts hence polluting the environment with noise. • It a heavy and bulky machine which hinders its storage and transportation to where it is needed. • It uses recoil start method which requires manual power hence making it tiresome to use it.

Overall Winner

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