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DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS5500EH:

  • button icon Has an Idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads which saves fuel and reduces noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power- 5500 starting watts and 4500 running watts
  • button icon Runs on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has a powerful 225cc OHV engine which allows it to power up your essentials
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Runners Up:

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS5500EH

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS5500EH

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • Cons
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 HZ

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is easy to start since it has an optional electric key and an optional recoil start key

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor to protect the engine from being damaged

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Available

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 dba

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tools at once

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It a heavy duty equipment since it is able to run high voltage equipments at any time you need

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Electric start

DuroStar DS5500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has a frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (2)120V 20A GFCI Outlet

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

130 lbs

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

36.00 x 24.00 x 24.00 Inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8" Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

DuroStar DS5500EH

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil is low to protect the engine

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 dba

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• It is designed to run on propane / gasoline for maximum convenience • It uses propane which can be stored for many years • Has a super quite muffler which reduces noise during operations • The generator sits on a frame with four-point isolated motor mounts which enables smooth operation. • Has flexible line that allows easy connecting to all tanks of different sizes.

Yes

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Overall Winner

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