CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. DuroStar DS4400E

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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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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E :

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Pulsar PG15KVTWB

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG15KVTWB VS. DuroStar DS4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

This generator is portable and can be easily transported

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

4400 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Runs at 12000 for gas and 11000 for propane

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

11.5 hours

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Electric Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Dual fuel capability

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Easily switches between gasoline and propane fuel types

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

240 Volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

21 HP

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

713 cc engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Is CARB Compliant

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Has been approved by EPA and certified

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for easy and quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a pull start mechanism

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

10.6 gallon fuel capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

About 10 hours after a 1/2 load

Yes

11.46 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Engine can be air cooled

Yes

Its cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

713 cc V-Twin of 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

77 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Electric start with an on and off button on generator

Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Pulsar PG15KVTWB

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Yes, it has an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
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

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

Portable

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Its wheels and foldable handles enhance portability of this PG15KVTWB

Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Weight

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

386 pounds in weight

Yes

125 lbs

Wheel type

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Uses the never flat wheels to aid movement of generator

Yes

NA

Handle style

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Handle is constructed with a foldable style

Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Warranty

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

39.5 x 26.5 x 32 inches

Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Indicates to inform you about low oil in fuel tank

Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Noise Level

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

77 decibels noise level

Yes

69 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
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

It is designed for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

Cons

Pulsar PG15KVTWB
DuroStar DS4400E
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

It is not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

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