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Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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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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DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH :

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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COMPARISON – Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

14.5 hours

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

25.8A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

6.4 hp

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4_stroke

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

NA

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
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’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

1.6 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

192 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
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 performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

95.7lb

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 year limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil level

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

Overall Winner

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