CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG1202S VS. DuroStar DS4850EH

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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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DuroStar DS4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4850EH :

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff sensor which protects your investment by turning the generator off in case of low oil level.
  • button icon It is designed to run on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has an idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads to save fuel.
  • button icon Has a Powerful 7 HP Engine is able to accept high wattage loads with ease.
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG1202S

  • Portable
  • Handle style
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG1202S

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Portable
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG1202S VS. DuroStar DS4850EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
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 DS4850EH
Yes

1200 peak watts for staring

Yes

4850 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

900 running watts of power

Yes

3850 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Can run 8.5 hours on a 50% load

No

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

It is optional

Electric Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

Yes

Has an optional electric start switch

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

Yes

It is designed to run on propane or gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Works with non-leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

30/15 Amps

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120v / 240vac & 12vdc

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

2.2 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

72 cc 2 stroke engine type

Yes

3600 RPM

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Complies with the CARB standards for safety

No

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

Yes

It is approve by EPA

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

EPA certified

Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

No

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

Yes

20 gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

10.42 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

Yes

8.92 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil lamp

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Generator is air cooled to prevent it from heating up

Yes

It is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

72 cc engine capacity

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

65 dBA noise level

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

No

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

It is framed for durability to last over a long period

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric or recoil method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

PG1202S features an open frame build

Yes

Available

Outlets

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO)- 120V 20 Amp Standard Receptacles (ONE)- 120V/240V 30 Amp Twist Lock Receptacles (ONE)- 10A 12V Utility Connection

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

Portable using its brief and light compact build for easy transportation

No

Weight

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

35 lbs

Yes

127 lbs

Wheel type

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
No

Yes

Solid fill wheels

Handle style

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

No

Warranty

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

16.2 x 14 x 14.8 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

12 V battery cables

Yes

An extra-large 8″ Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner’s Manual (PDF)

Pulsar PG1202S

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

The low oil lamp lights indicating low oil

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down when the low oil lamp lights to protect the engine from damage

Noise Level

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
Yes

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

Yes

69 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
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

Has a super quiet muffler reduces engine noise. Has several accessories

Cons

Pulsar PG1202S
DuroStar DS4850EH
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 a bit noisy It has no remote start Has a relatively low running watts

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