CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3650 Watt VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Champion 3650 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 3650 Watt:

  • button icon Has a powerful 224cc champion engine
  • button icon Has a good power output.
  • button icon It has 4500 starting watts and 3650 running watts
  • button icon It is good for home power backup.
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 3650 Watt

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Champion 3650 Watt VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3650 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is recoil started

No

Electric Start

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amp

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has Cold Start Technology ensures a quick start in cold weather

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is easy to start

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9 hours on a full tank of gasoline

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an automatic low oil shut off sensor which protects your engine from damage by turning the generator off

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Engine Capacity

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Intelligauge

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68dba from 23ft

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can supply power to multiple appliances such as lights, refrigerator, sump pump

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can be used at construction sites, camps, farms and others

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is famed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Electric start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

(ONE) 120V 30A locking outlet, (ONE) 120V 30A RV outlet and (TWO) 120V 20A household outlets

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 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable since it has foldable handles for easy storage

Yes

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

Weight

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

99.20 lb

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has folding handles

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a 3 year limited factory warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

23.20 x 18.10 x 19.60 inches

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Oil Funnel and Engine Oil

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Champion 3650 Watt

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It automatically shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dba from 23ft

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• It is a powerful device • Has a Volt Guard™ built-in surge protector prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • it has Plenty of outlets including a 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R), a 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R) and two 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R).

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 3650 Watt
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• It has no wheels which makes it difficult to transport. • It is noisy during operations ending up causing noise pollution. • It produces much vibration • It requires gas without ethanol

Yes

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

Overall Winner

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