CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS1050 VS. DuroStar DS4400E

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8.6
Winner:

DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E:

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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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 :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. DuroStar DS4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

4400 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

950 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

11.5 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

5.3A

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

12v

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
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 is designed with a pull start mechanism

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

6 hours

Yes

11.46 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Its cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

95 Db

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil and electric start method

DuroStar DS4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

125 lbs

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

DuroStar DS4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

95 dB

Yes

69 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
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 for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

Cons

DuroStar DS1050
DuroStar DS4400E
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 not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

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