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DuroStar DS4850EH VS. DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

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Winner:

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

Reasons to buy DS4000S Portable Gas Generator:

  • button icon Powerful durostar engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere.
  • button icon Power panel
  • button icon Plenty of power
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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4850EH

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CSA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

  • Portable
  • Handle style
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Portable
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4850EH VS. DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

4850 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

3850 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Ready

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is optional

Yes

the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Has an optional electric start switch

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is designed to run on propane or gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

30/15 Amps

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

120v / 240vac & 12vdc

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

7 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is approve by EPA

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

it uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

20 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

10.42 hours

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

8.92 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Has a low oil lamp

Yes

it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

208cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

it makes the generator easy to be carried by two people

Starting method

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Electric or recoil method

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS4850EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Available

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

127 lbs

Yes

105 LBS

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

Solid fill wheels

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
No

Yes

It is provided with two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Yes

24”L*17”W*17”H

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
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

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

DS4000S Portable Gas Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

The low oil lamp lights indicating low oil

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. It has got motor stabilizers which lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

DuroStar DS4850EH
DS4000S Portable Gas Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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