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Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Easy to Start
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable machine

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1500 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1200 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a gas powered machine

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10 hours

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It uses only gas

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10.0A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2.7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4-stroke

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1.9 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

11.0 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is an air cooled machine

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

80 cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

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

Solar Generator

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Available

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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

Portable

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

56.7 lb

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

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

Handle style

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil funnel and a spark plug tool

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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

Cons

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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

Overall Winner

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