CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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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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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 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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

COMPARISON – Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

15000 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12000 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

No

Gas Powered

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline – powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9 hours

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is electric started

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

50.0A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

23.9 HP

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10.9 gallons

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

717cc

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

78dba from 23ft

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start

Yes

Recoil start method

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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).

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

329.6 lb

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

Handle style

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Yes

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

Warranty

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

78dba from 23ft

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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.

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 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Overall Winner

Draw

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