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Champion 3800 watts VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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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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Runners Up:

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3800 watts VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is ready

No

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

31.7A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

NA

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600RMP

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

224 cc

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

Recoil start method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

122 pound

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Yes

NA

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

Champion 3800 watts
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

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