CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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9.4
Winner:

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG15KVTWB:

  • button icon Uses an electric push button to start
  • button icon Air cooled 4 stroke engine
  • button icon 10.6 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Has a dual fuel capability of gas and propane
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7.8
Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 8 hours of run time on a 50% load
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

This generator is portable and can be easily transported

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

15000 of starting watts for gasoline and 13500 starting watts for propane

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV Ready - It is CARB compliant and provides high energy for large appliances

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric start

No

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Dual fuel capability

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Easily switches between gasoline and propane fuel types

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

240 Volts

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

21 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

713 cc engine type

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Is CARB Compliant

No

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has been approved by EPA and certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

A simple electric push button to start. It is fast and easy to begin unlike the traditional pull start method

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10.6 gallon fuel capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

About 10 hours after a 1/2 load

Yes

Spends 8 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Built with a low oil shut off to save the engine from damage when oil is finished

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Engine can be air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

713 cc V-Twin of 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

77 dBA quiet noise level

No

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Multipurpose generator – recreation, camping, tailgating, emergency power for homes

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Heavy duty – can handle providing backup power required for large tools and any other electrical loads

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features a heavy duty frame that is powder coated with a lifting bar

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric start with an on and off button on generator

Yes

Recoil start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it has an open frame design

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features 5 outlets that include; (4) 120V 20A Outlets, (1) 120V 30A twist lock outlet, (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet & (1) 240V 50A RV Outlet

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Its wheels and foldable handles enhance portability of this PG15KVTWB

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

386 pounds in weight

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses the never flat wheels to aid movement of generator

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Handle is constructed with a foldable style

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Up to 2 years warranty on parts and 1 year warranty on labor

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

39.5 x 26.5 x 32 inches

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Indicates to inform you about low oil in fuel tank

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Shuts down automatically once gas or propane has not been added in fuel tank

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

77 decibels noise level

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

- It features a 3 in 1 digital voltage, time meter and frequency - Starts at 15000 watts of gasoline and 13,500 watts for propane - Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane - Generator uses two kinds of fuel (gasoline and propane ) with a simple switch - Contains a heavy duty powder coated frame that contains a lifting bar - Built with up to 5 outlets that include; (4) 120V 20A Outlets, (1) 120V 30A twist lock outlet, (1) 120/240V 30A twist lock outlet & (1) 240V 50A RV Outlet - A large 10.6 gallon fuel tank capacity that delivers an extended run time - A fold down handle type that is suitable for storage and movement - Has a powerful V twin engine that provides a reliable performance - Spends 10 hours running after only a 1/2 load - It is approved for safety by being EPA certified and CARB Compliant - Contains a low oil indicator and automatically shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank - Long warranty period of 2 years - Generator is RV Ready - Portable to shift from one place to another - High 240 voltage

Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

- A cold start technology is not included in this generator - It is not completely quite as it provides emergency power - This generator is not CSA certified - Doesn’t uses solar as a fuel source

Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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