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DuroStar DS4850EH VS. DuroStar DS4400E

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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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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:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Portable
  • Handle style
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Portable
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4850EH VS. DuroStar DS4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

4850 watts

Yes

4400 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3850 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Ready

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

11.5 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is optional

Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Has an optional electric start switch

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is designed to run on propane or gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

30/15 Amps

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

120v / 240vac & 12vdc

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

7 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is approve by EPA

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

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

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

20 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

10.42 hours

Yes

11.46 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

8.92 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Has a low oil lamp

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Its cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

208cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Available

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Electric or recoil method

Yes

Recoil and electric start method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Available

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

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

Weight

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

127 lbs

Yes

125 lbs

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Solid fill wheels

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Warranty

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
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, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

DuroStar DS4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

The low oil lamp lights indicating low oil

Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

69 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

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.

Cons

DuroStar DS4850EH
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

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