CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3800 watts 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 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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Gas Powered
  • Recoil Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Recoil Start
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Champion 3800 watts VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

NA

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

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

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

31.7A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

NA

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600RMP

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20 lb

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

224 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

122 pound

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

Champion 3800 watts

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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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