CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 5500 Watt 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 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 :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
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COMPARISON – Champion 5500 Watt VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

6875 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

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

Electric Start

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

22.9A

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120/240 Volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

13 HP

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is easy to start

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

6.1 gallons

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

9 hours

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

389 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

74DBA

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 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

162.5 lb

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

74DBA from 23ft

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 5500 Watt
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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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