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DuroStar DS4400E VS. Champion 3800 watts

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Winner:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts:

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4400E VS. Champion 3800 watts

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is powered by gas

No

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

11.5 hours

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

31.7A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

7 HP

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600RMP

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

208cc

Yes

224 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

It has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

122 pound

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil, Battery and Propane (LPG) Hose

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
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

• It has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Cons

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 3800 watts
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

• It is very loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

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