CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS12000EH VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

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8.8
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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7.6
Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Portable Generator with Wheels
  • button icon 12 HOURS OF RUNTIME
  • button icon EASY TO USE CONTROL PANEL
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Starting method
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Starting method
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. Briggs and Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Portable Generator with Wheels. 10-INCH WHEELS FOR PORTABILITY

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

5000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

18 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

No

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is EPA approved

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

4 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

457cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

72DBA

Yes

Noise Level

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Electric / recoil method

No

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

(4) 120V household outlets and (1) 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
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

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

DuroStar DS12000EH
Briggs and Stratton 30713
Yes

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

Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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