CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

TogoPower GG8000 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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8.6
Winner:

TogoPower GG8000

Reasons to buy TogoPower GG8000:

  • button icon Provides back up power and RV ready
  • button icon Low oil indicator and shut down
  • button icon Rain protection cover
  • button icon Runs for 8.6 hours on a 1/2 load
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S :

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

TogoPower GG8000

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
TogoPower GG8000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – TogoPower GG8000 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

6500 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Rain protection cover and high power makes it RV ready

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

It takes 8.6 hours running on a 50% gasoline load

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Dual Fuel

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

FUEL TYPE

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gasoline with a 90# Petrol fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

20 Amps

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120/240 Volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

420 cc 4-Stroke OHV TogoPower engine type

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Is qualified for EPA III certification

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Cold start technology created for very cold places

Yes

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Simply press the button on the unit to begin the generator

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

A 6.6 gallon tank capacity of gasoline

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

8.6 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Can turn off automatically once the engine has low oil remaining

Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Engine capacity of 420 cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Constructed to handle multipurpose power provision. Best for tailgating, hunting, job sites RV camping, boating, job sites, fishing and homes

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Heavy duty – provides enough energy to home appliances like fridges, phones, TV, laptops and air conditioners

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Framed for durability using steel material

Yes

Framed

Starting method

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Electric starting method with a push button

Yes

Recoil method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features an open frame design

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 Volt outlet

Yes

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Portable

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Portable and light to move to another location

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

198.4 pounds

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Heavy duty roller wheels. Assists to shift the generator across multiple surfaces

Yes

N/A

Handle style

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Convenient folding handle style. Comfortable in the hands at all times

Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

28.6 x21.7 x 23.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Spark plug sleeve, instruction manual engine oil, engine oil funnel, handle, wheel set, rain protection cover and quality assurance card

Yes

Oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

TogoPower GG8000

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Can light to indicate low oil remainder in fuel tank

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

GG800 features a low oil shutdown activated when oil is at minimum

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

- Powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - A low oil shutdown happens once the oil is at minimum in fuel tank - Provides a crisis power supply for approximately 8.6 hours long after a 1/2 fuel load - Is steel framed for durability - Included accessories are Spark plug sleeve, instruction manual engine oil, engine oil funnel, handle, wheel set, rain protection cover and quality assurance card - It is portable with wheels and easies movement in different places - Will Start at 8000 watts and will run at 6500 watts of power - Features a heavy duty roller wheels that moves on various floor surfaces without any hassle - Heavy duty generator provides energy to provides enough energy to home appliances like fridges, phones, TV, laptops and air conditioners - Warranty lasts for one year after purchase - Rainproof cover will guard the generator from bad weather conditions - 3.17 gallon fuel tank capacity - Built with a cold start technology that protects generator from cold weathers - Has an inbuilt hour meter that counts down the run time - A compact build with dimensions of 28.6 x21.7 x 23.5 inches for small storage - Uses an over load indicator to alert you have filled the fuel tank beyond capacity - Generator is both EPA and CARP certified for safety - Air cooled 420 cc 4-Stroke OHV TogoPower engine type

Yes

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

TogoPower GG8000
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

- It is heavy to lift the generator over stairs or other highly raised surfaces where wheels cant mount - Uses only the electric kind of starting method without recoil - Doesn’t have the ability to use solar as fuel type - Uses only gasoline which is highly inflammable - This generator is not CSA certified

Yes

• The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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