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DuroStar DS12000EH VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is optional

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

18 HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is cooled by air

No

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72DBA

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electric start

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

(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 DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

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

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• 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 DS12000EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

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