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DuroStar DS4400E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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8.6
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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8.4
Runners Up:

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4400E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

11.5 hours

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start is optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7 HP

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208cc

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

Recoil start method

DuroStar DS4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

DuroStar DS4400E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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 noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

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