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Pulsar PG1202S 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:

Pulsar PG1202S

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG1202S :

  • button icon It’s a mini portable generator
  • button icon Automatic low oil shut down
  • button icon Runs for 8.5 hours on a 1/2 load
  • button icon Starts at 1200 watts and runs at 900 watts
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG1202S VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a mini size that is portable to move from one place to another

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1200 peak watts for staring

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

900 running watts of power

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready – delivers multipurpose and heavy duty power for both indoors and outdoors

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can run 8.5 hours on a 50% load

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Works with non-leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2.2 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

72 cc 2 stroke engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Complies with the CARB standards for safety

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

EPA certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Hassle free starting method. All you do is pull start for the generator to run

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Takes up to 8.5 hours nonstop at a 1/2 load

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, this generator will shut down immediately low oil is detected in the fuel tank

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator is air cooled to prevent it from heating up

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

72 cc engine capacity

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

65 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Multi-purpose generator – can provide emergency power in homes, camps, while fishing, hunting, tailgating etc

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can handle heavy duty appliances – provides emergency power and keeps your appliances connected

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is framed for durability to last over a long period

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

PG1202S features an open frame build

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(2) 120V AC Outlets, (1) 12V DC Output

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

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable using its brief and light compact build for easy transportation

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

35 lbs

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

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

Handle style

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Comfort grip handles – easily accessible when moving generator to another place

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

16.2 x 14 x 14.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12 V battery cables

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Comprises of low oil and over load protection system. Indicates when oil is low

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Automatically shuts down when oil is minimum in the 1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

65 decibels quiet mode system – runs the generator in silence not to interrupt your activity

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Generator is able to handle heavy duty appliances and provides emergency power to keeps your appliances connected - Features high beginning watts 1200 watts and 900 running watts for gasoline - It comes with 2 120V AC outlets and 1 12V DC output grant you the ability to charge and power numerous devices - Complies with the CARB standards for safety and is EPA certified for safety - Easy to start using the traditional pull-start mechanism that is user friendly - RV ready through its multipurpose and heavy duty ability for both indoors and outdoors - Generator contains a low oil and over load protection that turns off engine when oil is too low or too much - Has a non leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type - On top and easily accessible handle style with a rubberized material to give you a soft handle - Comes with 12 V battery cables of included accessories - Features a lightweight 35 lbs and a compact size - 65 decibels quiet mode system to helps you enjoy quiet running - This brand comes with a 1 year warranty - Provides emergency power for up to 8.5 hours on a 50% load of gasoline - Also contains an engine switch for on and off

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

Pulsar PG1202S
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- It is not built with wheels to help with movement - Doesn’t use solar as a fuel type - Cold start technology is not included in the generator - Not able to electric start or use a remote control system - Generator uses fuel which may be inflammable if not uses well

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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