CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable machine

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1500 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1200 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV is ready

No

Gas Powered

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a gas powered machine

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10 hours

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It uses only gas

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10.0A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2.7 HP

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4-stroke

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1.9 gallons

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

11.0 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is an air cooled machine

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

80 cc

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Available

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil start method

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

56.7 lb

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

NA

Handle style

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Oil funnel and a spark plug tool

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

Overall Winner

Draw

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