CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG1202S VS. DuroMax XP4400E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP4400E:

  • button icon Gas Generator with Electric Start
  • button icon Operate at both 120 V and 240 V simultaneously
  • button icon 4,400 starting watts and 3,500 running watts
  • button icon 3.96 gallons Fuel tank capacity
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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 :

DuroMax XP4400E

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP4400E

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP4400E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG1202S VS. DuroMax XP4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

The generator is portable

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

1200 peak watts for staring

Yes

4,400 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

900 running watts of power

Yes

3,500 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it runs on gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Can run 8.5 hours on a 50% load

Yes

11.46 Hours

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

the generator can be electrically started

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

it uses dual fuel for its operations

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Works with non-leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

2.2 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

72 cc 2 stroke engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition Engine Speed

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3,600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Complies with the CARB standards for safety

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

EPA certified

Yes

it is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is easy to start since it provides two options to be started (electric /recoil)

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

11.6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

the generator immediately shut-off after sensing that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Generator is air cooled to prevent it from heating up

Yes

it is air cooled which prevents engine damage

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

72 cc engine capacity

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

65 dBA noise level

Yes

7Db, it has an auto throttle switch which deals with noise reduction

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it can be used on job sites, recreations , home light

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

It is framed for durability to last over a long period

Yes

the generator is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric switch / recoil start

DuroMax XP4400E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

PG1202S features an open frame build

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and One 120/240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

Portable using its brief and light compact build for easy transportation

Yes

it is a portable item which easies its transportation from place to place

Weight

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

35 lbs

Yes

127LBS

Wheel type

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
No

Yes

Solid - fill wheels

Handle style

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has Fold handles for easy transportation

Warranty

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 Years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

16.2 x 14 x 14.8 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

12 V battery cables

Yes

Owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, wheel and handle kit, oil funnel, tool set and DC charging cables

DuroMax XP4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

it shuts off to indicate low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low which protects the engine

Noise Level

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
Yes

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

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
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

It has got a powerful 7 Hp engine which is able to accept high wattage loads so easily. Its operations are quiet since it has a heavy duty frame with four points which are fully isolated motor mounts. You can opt to electric start it or recoil start making it easy to be used.

Cons

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroMax XP4400E
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

It is bulky in terms of transportation It produces a dangerous chemical (carbon dioxide) which is harmful to people’s lives. It is noisy during operations hence causing noise pollution in the environment.

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