CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4000S VS. DuroMax XP10000EH

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8.8
Winner:

DuroMax XP10000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP10000EH:

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff
  • button icon Has plenty of power_10,000starting watts and 8,000 running watts.
  • button icon Has a powerful 18HP engine
  • button icon It complies with emissions standards
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP10000EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP10000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4000S VS. DuroMax XP10000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Yes

Yes it’s a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

10,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3,300 watts

Yes

8,000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

It is RV ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Yes

Yes, its powered by gas or propane

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

8 hours at 50% load

No

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Yes

Yes, it can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

can be electric started

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

Yes, (Gasoline & Propane) this gives you freedom and flexibility to fuel choice

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / Propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

27.50A

Yes

66.5A / 33.3A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

120 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

7 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

4- Stroke

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

Yes

The generator is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Yes

Yes, its EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s easy to start_ you can either electric start it or recoil start it

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

40 LBS

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

12.3 hours

Yes

10.4 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

Yes

8.6 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off that protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

208 cc

Yes

440cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

72dB

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Its designed to handle multiple jobs

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Yes

it has a powerful engine which provides plenty of power to handle heavy duty power tools

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Framed

Yes

framed

Starting method

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Electric / Recoil

DuroMax XP10000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

it has got an open frame

Yes

Yes, the generator has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(Two)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One)120V 30A Twist Lock, (One)120/240V 30A Twist Lock & (One)120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

It can be easily transported to anywhere

Weight

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

105 LBS/

Yes

232LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Foldable handle_makes it easy to be transported

Warranty

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

3-years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench and Owner's Manual.

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

the generator automatically shut-off showing low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shut-down in case the oil level has lowered

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
Yes

69 dB

Yes

72dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
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

• It’s a portable generator making it easy to be transported. • It can run on gasoline or propane which gives you an alternative choice during emergencies i.e. when gasoline is scarce. • This generator is covered by a 3-year factory warranty. • It has an electric start which makes it very convenient and easy to use. • It allows the user to get maximum power from each of the 120-Volt receptacles and to choose between operating at both 120-Volt and 240-Volt simultaneously or at 120-Volt only with full power. • Its quiet muffler reduces engine noise. • The generator has endless uses, from home standby power and job sites to a weekend with the RV ready

Cons

DuroStar DS4000S
DuroMax XP10000EH
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

• This generator is noisy during its operations _ causing noise pollution in the environment. • During operations, this generator emits a dangerous chemical which causes cancer or birth defects when inhaled. • At times, this generator requires use of manual power _ during recoil start making it tiresome to operate with. • The generator is also a potential source of electric shocks incase not kept dry.

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