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Champion 3500 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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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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Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • button icon Comes with a CO guard Carbon Monoxide shut down
  • button icon Starts on 4375 watts and runs on 3500 watts
  • button icon Metallic 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Delivers up to 8 hours of running time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Can easily be transported to any location. One person can move the generator

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

4375 Watts of starting watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3,500 Watts of running stats

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

Portable design and size that can easily be moved – RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Operational with gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

12 hours

Yes

Up to 8 hours on full hour run time

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil starts – easy to start generator

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

Yes

N/A

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 30743
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline to run generator

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

30A

Yes

29.0 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120VAC

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

7.5 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Power Built OHV Engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Meets the standards of CSA – CSA certified

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Simple pull to start the engine in the usual traditional method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

Takes in up to 4 gallons of gasoline. Will take 8 hours without refill on 50% load

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

9 hour

Yes

Spends a total of 8 hours at 1/2 of gasoline running

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10.5 hour

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

Yes

Built to instantly shut off when low oil is detected in tank

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

224 cc

Yes

208cc engine capacity – can run for 8 hours on 1/2 load

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose – can be used during camping trips and at home during power black-outs

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Can handle heavy duty. Able to power a 15,000 BTU RV air conditioner and recreational vehicle

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, its constructed with a frame

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Recoil start

Champion 3500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

30745 generator has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

(1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Features wheels and drop down handles – makes generator portable

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

119 lb

Yes

N/A

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Has solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across surfaces

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – has rubbers at the top for a comfortable grip

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

Up to 2 years of limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Oil funnel

Yes

Owner manual guide and an engine oil bottle

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

It will switch off to indicate low oil in the fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Automatically shuts down on low oil - CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

68 dB

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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

- Made out of quality aluminum material – easy to maintain - Has been certified by CSA for safety - A strong engine with a 208cc engine capacity - Built with an automatic low oil shut down through the CO Guard Carbon Monoxide Shutdown - Powerful generator voltage of up to 120 VAC - It comes with a starting watts of 4375 and a running wattage of 3,500 watts - Uses the recoil start system common in most traditional generators - A 4 gallons fuel tank capacity that is able to run for up to 8 hours on a 50% load - Attached with an engine oil bottle and a owner’s manual as additional accessories - Generator is constructed with a circuit breaker to protect engine from harm - (1) 5-20 R 120 VAC Duplex and TT-30R 120VAC RV (1) Outlet - Portable and easy to transport through the solid wheels - Bought with a 2 years limited warranty for repair - Features a dual cleaner air cleaner type - Has been framed for durability - Multi-purpose generator can be used in camps, homes and sites - Compact build with 25 inches x 22 inches x 23 inches dimensions - Comfortable grip handle type

Cons

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
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 dual fuel capacity – only uses gasoline - Will not recharge using direct sunlight - Cannot be electric started – recoil starts only - Heavy to lift to the stairs or onto a car - Generator not built with a run time hour meter - Gasoline is inflammable – be careful during use

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