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Champion 3800 watts VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts:

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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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 3800 watts

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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Champion 3800 watts

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3800 watts VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

NA

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

31.7A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600RMP

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

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 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

224 cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

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 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

122 pound

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Yes

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

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil, Battery and Propane (LPG) Hose

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Champion 3800 watts

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

• It has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

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 3800 watts
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

• It is very loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

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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