CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4400E VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

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Winner:

DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E:

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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Runners Up:

Briggs & Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs & Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Up to 12 hours of runtime on a 50% load
  • button icon Features an easy to use control panel
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
  • button icon Portable through the 10 inch never go flat wheels
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4400E VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Is a portable generator.

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Can be easily moved both in and outside – RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

11.5 hours

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a pull start mechanism

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

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

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

208cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

Electric start – click on the control panel to start

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

Yes

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

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

NA

Yes

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

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

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

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

Yes

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

DuroStar DS4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is designed for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

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 DS4400E
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

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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