CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4000S VS. Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w:

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Lasting operation with 11.5 hours of run time on a 50% load
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S :

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4000S VS. Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

3,300 watts

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

It is RV ready

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

27.50A

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

120 V

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

60Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

4- Stroke

Yes

389cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

12.3 hours

Yes

Spends 11.5 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

208 cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Framed

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start

Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

it has got an open frame

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

105 LBS/

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

N/A

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

Oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

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

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

69 dB

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Yes

• Built with a circuit breaker for protection • Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load • 10 inches never go flat wheels • Created with an open frame • An instant built in overload protection • Handles Fold once placed on the ground • An automatic oil shut off function • Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas • Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running • Includes an automated voltage regulation • High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel • Up to 2 years of warranty • Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches • Portable to transport to different location • Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances • Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline • Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes • Comes with data center on control panel • Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements • Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout • No loud noises during run time • Affordable to purchase and maintain • Comes with easy owner’s manual • Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

DuroStar DS4000S
Briggs and Stratton 30708 5750w
Yes

• The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

Yes

• Does not have an electric start option • Not complaint to EPA and CARB • Cannot be run using solar • No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane • Engine cannot be air cooled • Only one color option – black • Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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