CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E:

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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Runners Up:

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 XP8500E

  • Gas Powered
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Easy to Start
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • ENGINE TYPE
  • Easy to Start
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

12 hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

30A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

9 hour

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10.5 hour

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

224 cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

119 lb

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

68 dB

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
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 a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Champion 3500 Watt
DuroMax XP8500E
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 generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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