CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3800 watts VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Runners Up:

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:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP8500E

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

Champion 3800 watts

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Champion 3800 watts VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

NA

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

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

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

31.7A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

NA

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3600RMP

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

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

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily 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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

224 cc

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
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, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

122 pound

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
Yes

It shuts down 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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• 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 3800 watts
DuroMax XP8500E
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 generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

Overall Winner

Draw

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