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Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
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COMPARISON – Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

6250 of starting watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5000 running watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

recoil starts

No

Electric Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

is fast and user friendly

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

21 Amps

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120/240 on a single phase

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hertz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

No

EPA Certified

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

Engine Capacity

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Yes

Electric start

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

200 pounds

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Included Accessories

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

Yes

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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