CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG1202S VS. DuroStar DS1050

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8.4
Winner:

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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6.5
Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG1202S

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG1202S

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SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG1202S

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG1202S VS. DuroStar DS1050

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable device

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

1200 peak watts for staring

Yes

1,050 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

900 running watts of power

Yes

950 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Can run 8.5 hours on a 50% load

No

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Works with non-leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

Yes

5.3A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

12v

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

2.2 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

72 cc 2 stroke engine type

Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

No

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Complies with the CARB standards for safety

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

EPA certified

Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is easy to start because you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is cooled by air

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Generator is air cooled to prevent it from heating up

No

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

72 cc engine capacity

No

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

65 dBA noise level

Yes

95 Db

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It is framed for durability to last over a long period

No

Starting method

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil method

Pulsar PG1202S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

PG1202S features an open frame build

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Portable using its brief and light compact build for easy transportation

Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Weight

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

35 lbs

Yes

39 LBS

Wheel type

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Handle style

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Warranty

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

16.2 x 14 x 14.8 inches

Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

12 V battery cables

Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Pulsar PG1202S

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

95 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
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 a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Cons

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS1050
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

The generator can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

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