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DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Champion 5000-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 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS5500EH

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
WINNER :

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Ready

No

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start is optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224cc

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 dba

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-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 machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Recoil start method

DuroStar DS5500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has a frame

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

130 lbs

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

NA

Handle style

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

36.00 x 24.00 x 24.00 Inches

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

69 dba

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-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

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

DuroStar DS5500EH
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

• It is noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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