CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

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Winner:

Champion 3500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 3500 Watt:

  • button icon It is multi-purpose- can be used on fridges, microwave, A/C
  • button icon It is good for emergency backup power
  • button icon Has a 3 year limited factory warranty with free life time technical support from dedicated experts.
  • button icon It is reliable and powerful
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator :

  • button icon Runs a total of 14 hours on a 50% load of gasoline
  • button icon 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Up to household outlets and 1 RC outlet
  • button icon 7 inch never go flat wheels
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 3500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Low Oil Shut-Off
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
  • Low Oil Indicator
  • Low oil shutdown
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Requires less effort to transport – portable with wheels and handle to support transportation

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

4375 watts – can light and power up small tools

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

RV ready – features a travel trailer 30 R receptacle

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Fueled by gasoline. Takes in 5 gallons at 1/2 load

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

12 hours

Yes

About 14 hours on full tank. Long time of power supply

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Yes – recoil to start

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It runs on dual fuel- propane or gasoline which is good for backing up your essentials

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

30A

Yes

Runs at 29.2 amps and at a peak 36.5 amps

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

Delivers AC 120 V –has an automatic voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz – can finish 60 cycles of complete wave sequence in a second

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

7.5 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

308 cc 4 stroke OHV engine type – durable and reliable overtime

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Meets all the CSA standards – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

Use a easy convectional pull start mechanism to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

Up to 5 gallons of gasoline capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

9 hour

Yes

Spends 14 hours of runtime – at 50%. No need for regular fueling

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

10.5 hour

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

No

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

No

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

224 cc

Yes

308 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It has a voltmeter which allows you to monitor power output at a glance

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is multipurpose since it is able to perform multiple tasks- used at job sites, recreation, for emergency use

Yes

Powers up small tools, RV air conditioner and backup power for home – multi purpose

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine- can support lights, power tools, RV A/C units, sump pump

Yes

Takes up heavy duty tasks with ease – RV camping, home lighting and connection

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Recoil or manual start method - rewind the recoil starter to begin

Champion 3500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

(1)-120V 30A locking outlet,(1)-120V 30A RV outlet and (1)-120V 20A household outlet

Yes

1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlet

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy for you to transport it to anywhere you want

Yes

Can be transferred to any location for use without much effort

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

119 lb

Yes

114.6 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
No

Yes

7 inches never go flat wheels – glides smoothly across multiple floors

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It has got two handle making it easy to be carried by two people

Yes

Folding handle – easies movement to other places

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

2 years limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

Oil funnel

Yes

Comes with oil – helps with maintenance of generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

No

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically after sensing that there are low oil levels

No

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

68 dB

Yes

N/A

Champion 3500 Watt

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

• It has got a volt guard which prevents overloads and keeps your valuable equipment safe from voltage spikes. • It comes with a champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It can run on either gas or propane right out of the box with included hose which gives you a chance to choose the type of fuel you prefer to use. • It delivers up to 9 hours of power on gas and 10.5 hours on propane hence enabling your essential stay in a good condition

Yes

- A powerful 208 cc OHV Briggs & Stratton power built 4 stroke - High quality metallic fuel tank with 5 gallon capacity - Up to 4375 starting watts and 3500 of running watts - RV ready through the travel trailer 30 R receptacle - Spends about 14 hours of runtime of a 1/2 load - Has a never go flat wheel type of 7 inches – can easily maneuver over different surfaces - Simple method of start through recoil - Built with an automatic voltage regulation system - Can power up small tools and provide power back up from homes - Easily powers up recreational vehicle using 120 V / 30A RV - Generator has been framed for durability - Comes with an included accessories such as oil - Quality assurance through 2 year warranty - Is entirely CSA certified for safety - Generators works at a great 29.2 amps with a peak of 36.5 amps - Has a suitable size of dimensions that can easily be stored - Contains a spark arrestor - Folding handle makes transportation of generator simple - 1-120 V / 20 A Duplex and 1-120 V/30 A Locking RV Outlets

Cons

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30676 Portable Generator
Yes

• It is extremely noisy noisy during its operations hence causing noise pollution in the surrounding environment. • It is heavy and bulky making it difficult to transport. • It is associated with poor packaging hence being affected by climatic changes during transportation. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry hence causing injury.

Yes

- Doesn’t have a low oil shut off ability - Not built with an electric start ability - Uses only a single type of fuel – gasoline - No indication alert when fuel tank is almost empty - Cannot be solar charged directly from the sun - Is not EPA and CARB certified - Engine is not air cooled - Slightly heavy to carry up stairs or lift to a car - Gasoline can leak which is harmful - Not constructed with an inverter

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