CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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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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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Gas Powered
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Easy to Start
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Easy to Start
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12 hours

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

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

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20 pound

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

9 hour

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

10.5 hour

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts down after sensing 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 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

224 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 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 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

119 lb

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 dB

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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.

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