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DuroStar DS4850EH VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4850EH :

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff sensor which protects your investment by turning the generator off in case of low oil level.
  • button icon It is designed to run on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has an idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads to save fuel.
  • button icon Has a Powerful 7 HP Engine is able to accept high wattage loads with ease.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Portable
  • Handle style
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Portable
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4850EH VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4850 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3850 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Ready

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is optional

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has an optional electric start switch

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is designed to run on propane or gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30/15 Amps

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120v / 240vac & 12vdc

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is approve by EPA

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10.42 hours

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8.92 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has a low oil lamp

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric or recoil method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(TWO)- 120V 20 Amp Standard Receptacles (ONE)- 120V/240V 30 Amp Twist Lock Receptacles (ONE)- 10A 12V Utility Connection

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

127 lbs

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Solid fill wheels

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

An extra-large 8″ Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner’s Manual (PDF)

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The low oil lamp lights indicating low oil

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down when the low oil lamp lights to protect the engine from damage

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has a super quiet muffler reduces engine noise. Has several accessories

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

DuroStar DS4850EH
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a bit noisy It has no remote start Has a relatively low running watts

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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