CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4400E VS. DuroMax XP4400E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4400E:

  • button icon Gas Generator with Electric Start
  • button icon Operate at both 120 V and 240 V simultaneously
  • button icon 4,400 starting watts and 3,500 running watts
  • button icon 3.96 gallons Fuel tank capacity
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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 :

DuroMax XP4400E

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4400E VS. DuroMax XP4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

The generator is portable

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

4,400 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3,500 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

it runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

11.5 hours

Yes

11.46 Hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Yes

recoil start is optional

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

the generator can be electrically started

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

it uses dual fuel for its operations

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

7 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition Engine Speed

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3,600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

it is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is easy to start since it provides two options to be started (electric /recoil)

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

11.6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

the generator immediately shut-off after sensing that the oil is low

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

it is air cooled which prevents engine damage

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

208cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Available

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

7Db, it has an auto throttle switch which deals with noise reduction

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it can be used on job sites, recreations , home light

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

DuroMax XP4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and One 120/240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable item which easies its transportation from place to place

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

127LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

NA

Yes

Solid - fill wheels

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

Has Fold handles for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 Years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, wheel and handle kit, oil funnel, tool set and DC charging cables

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

the generator shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low which protects the engine

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
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 got a powerful 7 Hp engine which is able to accept high wattage loads so easily. Its operations are quiet since it has a heavy duty frame with four points which are fully isolated motor mounts. You can opt to electric start it or recoil start making it easy to be used.

Cons

DuroStar DS4400E
DuroMax XP4400E
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 bulky in terms of transportation It produces a dangerous chemical (carbon dioxide) which is harmful to people’s lives. It is noisy during operations hence causing noise pollution in the environment.

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