CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • 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 3500 Watt

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 3500 Watt VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12 hours

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start is optional

No

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt 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
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9 hour

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10.5 hour

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

No

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224 cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Electric start

Champion 3500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

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 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

119 lb

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Oil funnel

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dB

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt 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

• 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 3500 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt 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

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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