CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS12000EH VS. All Power America G1200

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Winner:

DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS12000EH:

  • button icon It has Idle control which Lowers the RPMs of the generator when it’s not in use which saves fuel
  • button icon Has a powerful durostart engine which is powered by 18HP and 457cc
  • button icon Has a quiet muffler which reduces engine noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power with 12000 starting watts and 9500 running watts
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Runners Up:

All Power America G1200

Reasons to buy All Power America G1200 :

  • button icon Has a peak power of 1600 watt
  • button icon Up to 1.3 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon Long runtime – 9 hours on half tank
  • button icon Quite operation of 65 db
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. All Power America G1200

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is portable

Yes

69 pounds – can be easily carried both indoors and outdoors by a single person.

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

1600 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

1200 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
No

Yes

Comes with solid handle and dual outlets – G1200 is RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
No

Yes

18 hours on a full tank load and 9 hours on half a tank load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Can be electrically / manually powered on

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Built with an easy to use electronic start button on it

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It uses dual fuel which gives you the Freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline fuel type

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 V 10 A AC and 12 V8.3A

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

18 HP

Yes

3 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

Features a OHV air cooled engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

Has been certified by EPA – safe to be used

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is easy to start since it is equipped with electric start and recoil start options

Yes

Very easy to start – doesn’t require complicated startup. Just click on the button for power on or off

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

Has a 1.3 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

4 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

Runs for 9 hours at a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage

Yes

Built with a low oil shut –off. Automatically powers down the generator once low oil has been detected in the fuel tank.

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

OHV air cooled engine – prevents G1200 from overheating after running for long hours

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

457cc

Yes

Features 98cc OHV engine capacity – able to run nonstop for long hours

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

72DBA

Yes

65 db – will operate quietly not to disturb your peace at home or work

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at the same time

Yes

Has a multi-purpose ability – can be used at home and workplaces

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up high voltage equipment such as lights, sump pump, medical equipment and others

Yes

Ability to perform heavy duty. Will work as emergency power at home. Also powers up the jobsite during blackouts.

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

Has been Neutral bonded to frame – built to a long time

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electric and manual starting method – easy to use button for on and off

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Designed with an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

(TWO) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI,(ONE) 120V 30A (L5-30R),(ONE) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) and (ONE) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Yes

2 x 120 V AC Outlet and 1 x 12 V DC output outlets

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

Compact and lightweight – easily moved to multiple locations

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

69 pounds in total weight – easy to transfer to another location

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

No

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
No

Yes

Metallic handle type – easy to carry during movement

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

Tagged with warranty on purchase – date and model

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

12V Generator Battery, Generator Wheel Kit, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

Yes

N/A

DuroStar DS12000EH

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It has an oil warning light which lights indicating low oil level

Yes

Its engine will shut down once it detects low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It shuts down if the low oil warning light lights in order to protect the engine from damage

Yes

Yes - Shuts down instantly on low oil to protect the engine from harm

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

65 db noise level – very low noise level that goes unnoticed most times

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

Has a heavy duty frame with four points fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation. It is designed with dual Fuel Technology which allows you to run your generator on Propane or Gas. It has several accessories included Has a fully featured power panel

Yes

• Heavy duty for home and workplace light up • Suitable for transportation from one place to another due to low weight • Contains a high peak power of up to 1600 watts and 1200 watts of rated power • Certified by EPA • Compact size that fits in small spaces with 21 x 16 x 16 inches • Features a low oil level shut down when fuel tank is low • Long run time of up to 9 hours at half load • 1.3 large fuel gallon capacity • Mild operating noise of only 65 db • 98 CC OHV air cooled engine • Built with 2 x 120 V AC outlet and 1 x 12 V DC Output • Simple to start – comes with owner’s manual • Has been framed for durability • High quality handle type for strong support • Provides warranty after purchase • Portable during transportation • Choke lever with open and close function

Cons

DuroStar DS12000EH
All Power America G1200
Yes

It has a low fuel efficiency It relatively has low run time Has no remote start It is heavy

Yes

• Not built with foldable handles and sometimes hard to store • It is Non- CARB complaint • Generator is not able to use solar – requires high fuel maintenance • Not an entire quiet generator • Doesn’t have wheels built to it

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