CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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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 PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • 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
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12 hours

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

9 hour

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10.5 hour

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

224 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 PRO5000
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Champion 3500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

119 lb

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil funnel

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 dB

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Champion 3500 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

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