CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator is portable and can be easily transported

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Dual fuel capability

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Easily switches between gasoline and propane fuel types

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

240 Volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

21 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

713 cc engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Is CARB Compliant

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has been approved by EPA and certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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 PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10.6 gallon fuel capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

About 10 hours after a 1/2 load

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine can be air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

713 cc V-Twin of 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

77 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric start with an on and off button on generator

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it has an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

(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 PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Its wheels and foldable handles enhance portability of this PG15KVTWB

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

386 pounds in weight

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses the never flat wheels to aid movement of generator

Yes

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

Handle style

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Handle is constructed with a foldable style

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

39.5 x 26.5 x 32 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Indicates to inform you about low oil in fuel tank

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

77 decibels noise level

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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 PG15KVTWB
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 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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