CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Sportsman GEN4000DFC VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

Sportsman GEN4000DFC

Reasons to buy Sportsman GEN4000DFC:

  • button icon Powered by both gasoline and propane
  • button icon Runs for 10 hours 0n a 1.8 gallon tank
  • button icon Multi feature control panel with covered outlets
  • button icon 69 db quiet whisper hybrid series
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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 :

Sportsman GEN4000DFC

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Sportsman GEN4000DFC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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COMPARISON – Sportsman GEN4000DFC VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Yes

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

Starting Watts

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4000 Starting Watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3500 Running Watts

Yes

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

RV Ready

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Dual Fuel

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Dual Fuel Capable - operates off Propane or Gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

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

FREQUENCY

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12 cc

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

CARB Complaint

No

CSA Certified

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12cc OHV Engine; EPA & CARB (California) approved

No

Cold Start Technology

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Easy to Start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

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

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10 hours of runtime on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

No

Engine Capacity

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

N/A

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

58 decibels

No

Multi-Purpose

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty vinyl – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors.

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil start

Sportsman GEN4000DFC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Generator contains an open frame design

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

(2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV

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

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

110 pounds

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Folding handle style

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

24.5" (L) x 17" (W) x 16.5" (H)

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12V battery cable, oil bottle, a volt lock automatic voltage regulator, tool kit and funnel

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Automatically switches off once more oil has not been added in fuel tank

Yes

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

Noise Level

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It features up to 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 69 decibels - Portable with a briefcase weight of less than 110 pounds - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Features a 12 cc with a cast iron sleeve - Is able to provide up to 30 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 10 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is both EPA certified and is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Outlets includes (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV - It comes with a Less than 3% Low THD-Clean power - This model is compact with smaller storage dimensions of 30 x 22.8 x 22 inches - Comes with an easy recoil start method

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

Sportsman GEN4000DFC
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

- This generator doesn’t contain an electric start - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

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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