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Champion 5500 Watt VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

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Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

Reasons to buy Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel:

  • button icon It uses clean power (<3% THD) for powering your sensitive electronics.
  • button icon It is good for power backup for your home essentials
  • button icon It is super convenient and easy to use.
  • button icon It has an optional Parallel Kit
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Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 5500 Watt :

  • button icon Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box
  • button icon Rugged & Portable
  • button icon Runs up to 9 hrs. On a full tank of gas
  • button icon Safety Fuel Selector Switch
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Champion 5500 Watt VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

6875 watts

Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Gas Powered

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

14.5 hours

Recoil Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Dual Fuel

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

Yes

It is a dual fuel machine since it is able to operate on either gasoline or propane

FUEL TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

22.9A

Yes

25.8A

VOLTAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

120/240 Volts

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

13 HP

Yes

6.4 hp

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4_stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

NA

CARB Compliant

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It uses cold start technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Yes

It uses cold start technology to ensure a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is easy to start

Yes

Yes, it easy to start because it has got an on an and off switch when you opt to use electric start method and a pull cable for recoil start method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

6.1 gallons

Yes

1.6 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

9 hours

Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor which protects

Yes

Yes, the machine shuts off in case of low oil levels

Air Cooled

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

Engine Capacity

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

389 cc

Yes

192 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

has a Voltmeter which makes it easy to keep track of power output

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74DBA

Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Multi-Purpose

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is multipurpose – it can run many appliances such as A/C, lights, fridges, for camping

Yes

It is multipurpose _ it can provide power for home use, RV or projects

Heavy Duty

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can run high voltage devices such as lights, construction machines at job sites

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run high voltage equipments such as lights, fridges, machines at job sites and others

Solar Generator

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Yes it has an open frame

No

Outlets

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R) 94)9 GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)

Yes

120v 30a (tt-30r), 120v 20a duplex (5-20r), 12v dc automotive

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It is a portable device since it can easily be transported from one place to where you need it

Yes

It is a portable generator with a handle and tires which facilitate its easy transportation

Weight

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

162.5 lb

Yes

95.7lb

Wheel type

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Handle style

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It has got foldaway handles for easy storage, never flat tires for quick transportation

Yes

It is foldaway easy – grip handle which makes it easy for you to move your power to anywhere you need it

Warranty

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Yes

A battery, Propane (LPG) Hose, USB Adapter, an Oil Funnel

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Noise Level

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74DBA from 23ft

Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

• It is designed with a powerful engine of 389 cc which enables it to perform tasks. • It has foldaway handles which makes its storage easy. • Never has flat tires for easy transportation to the destined place. • It is able to run on either gasoline or propane which gives you a chance to choose the fuel type that you prefer to use. • It is designed with a switch which enables you to change from one fuel type to another with ease

Yes

• It is easy to carry since it has got handles • It has economy Mode for extended engine life and better fuel economy. • It has got foldaway handle which facilitate easy storage. • It uses dual fuel (propane / gasoline) which provides you with an alternative on which fuel type to use. • it Includes a 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts.

Cons

Champion 5500 Watt
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

• It is extremely noisy when switched one since it has a big motor which produces 74db from 23fts hence polluting the environment with noise. • It a heavy and bulky machine which hinders its storage and transportation to where it is needed. • It uses recoil start method which requires manual power hence making it tiresome to use it.

Yes

• In case of over leaving it to sit without using it, the battery might wear down. • It is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry. • This model does not have a remote start.

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