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Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

Reasons to buy Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel:

  • button icon It uses clean power (<3% THD) for powering your sensitive electronics.
  • button icon It is good for power backup for your home essentials
  • button icon It is super convenient and easy to use.
  • button icon It has an optional Parallel Kit
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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 :

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

14.5 hours

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start is optional

No

Electric Start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a dual fuel machine since it is able to operate on either gasoline or propane

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

25.8A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

6.4 hp

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4_stroke

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It uses cold start technology to ensure a quick start in cold weather

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it easy to start because it has got an on an and off switch when you opt to use electric start method and a pull cable for recoil start method

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1.6 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 pounds

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, the machine shuts off in case of low oil levels

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

No

Engine Capacity

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

192 cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is multipurpose _ it can provide power for home use, RV or projects

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run high voltage equipments such as lights, fridges, machines at job sites and others

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

Yes

Electric start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120v 30a (tt-30r), 120v 20a duplex (5-20r), 12v dc automotive

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

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable generator with a handle and tires which facilitate its easy transportation

Yes

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

Weight

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

95.7lb

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is foldaway easy – grip handle which makes it easy for you to move your power to anywhere you need it

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A battery, Propane (LPG) Hose, USB Adapter, an Oil Funnel

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil level

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• It is easy to carry since it has got handles • It has economy Mode for extended engine life and better fuel economy. • It has got foldaway handle which facilitate easy storage. • It uses dual fuel (propane / gasoline) which provides you with an alternative on which fuel type to use. • it Includes a 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts.

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

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• In case of over leaving it to sit without using it, the battery might wear down. • It is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry. • This model does not have a remote start.

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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