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Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

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Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator:

  • button icon Has got plenty of power
  • button icon Has 3 year limited factory warranty
  • button icon Has good power out put
  • button icon It is multipurpose _ hunting, boating, family vacation, weekend trips.
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Briggs & Stratton 30713

Reasons to buy Briggs & Stratton 30713 :

  • button icon Up to 12 hours of runtime on a 50% load
  • button icon Features an easy to use control panel
  • button icon Has a power surge alternator
  • button icon Portable through the 10 inch never go flat wheels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs & Stratton 30713

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator VS. Briggs & Stratton 30713

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a portable machine

Yes

Is a portable generator.

Starting Watts

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

1500 watts

Yes

Runs of 6250 watts – very powerful wattage

Running Stats

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

1200 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

Can be easily moved both in and outside – RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a gas powered machine

Yes

Works using gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

10 hours

Yes

Long run time of 12 hours on 1/2 load

Recoil Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Yes, you just need to pull the provided area and the generator goes on

No

Electric Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Electric start - Easy to operate control panel

Dual Fuel

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It uses only gas

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

10.0A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

60Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

2.7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

4-stroke

Yes

389 cc engine type – heavy duty

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Yes, it uses cold start technology in order to ensure quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Press on the button to start. Easy to use control panel with quick guides

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

1.9 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank. Delivers 12 hours of uninterrupted runtime

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

11.0 hours

Yes

Takes 12 hours running after a 1/2 load. Keeps you connected during long power shortages

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Yes, the machine shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

Created with low oil shut off function. Prevents accidents when oil is at minimum

Air Cooled

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Yes, it is an air cooled machine

Yes

Yes – generator uses the Overhead Valve (OHV) to get air cooled

Engine Capacity

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

80 cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Has a voltmeter which allows you to easily monitor power output anytime.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is multipurpose since it is good for Campsite, Emergency Use, Recreation, Tailgating

Yes

Can be used for multi-purpose – RV ready, camping, sites and homes s

Heavy Duty

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can be used for charging the battery, Lights, Mobile Devices, Small Appliances and Small Electronics

Yes

Power surge alternator – generator can power up both small and large electric appliances during power outages

Solar Generator

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Available

Yes

Is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Electric start – click on the control panel to start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

(one)-120v 20A (5-20R) covered outlet

Yes

4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet – ideal for portable power usage

Portable

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It is a portable device since it has got handles which ease its transportation

Yes

Generator can be moved to any place.

Weight

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

56.7 lb

Yes

187 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

Yes

Never go flat wheels – 10 inches makes to easy to climb multiple surfaces

Handle style

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It has got to handles which makes it easy to be carried by two people and hence easing its transportation

Yes

Fold up handle style – ideal for storage especially in places with little space

Warranty

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

3 years

Yes

N/A

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

Oil funnel and a spark plug tool

Yes

Comes with engine oil, operators manual and a quick start up and shutdown guide

Briggs & Stratton 30713

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Has an hour meter – shows the amount of time remaining for automatic shut down for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

Yes, generator will go off once low has reached minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

• It uses cold start technology which ensures start up in harsh weather conditions. • It is designed for safety with a convenient push-to-reset circuit breaker and a low oil shut-off sensor. • It has a 3-year limited warranty and FREE lifetime technical support.

Yes

- Outlets built with rubber covers that guards against elements - 10 inch never go flat solid wheels that can easily climb over any surface - A long runtime of 12 hours to keep you powered during power shortages - Features a power surge alternator that created a short surge power required to start large and small appliances and tools - A fold up handle with rubber details to prevent slipping off hands - High quality metallic fuel tank with a 5 gallon capacity - Portable generator that can be transported to any place without difficulty - Comes with engine oil, manual and easy start and stop guide - Built with a multi featured control panel that has a circuit breaker protection - Its overhead Valve (OHV) technology helps the generator to run cooler and longer - Heavy duty 389 cc engine type that is reliable and long lasting - Generator has been framed for durability - High start of 6250 watts and operation of 5000 watts - Suitable for portable power needs with its 4 120V household outlets and 1 120/240V, 30A locking outlet - Built for multi-purpose because it is RV ready, camping and homes - Contains a low oil shut down to save engine from damage - Great design that easily blends with décor - Built with an open frame design

Cons

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs & Stratton 30713
Yes

• It is not recommended for emergency home backup for powering air conditioners, stoves, furnaces or sump pumps. • It produces noise during operation causing noise pollution. • It does not have wheels which hinders its transportation.

Yes

- Not created for solar usage – no direct sun charge - Uses only one type of fuel – might be costly - Does not recoil to start running - Might be hard to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver over - Uses gasoline which is inflammable

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