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Champion 8000 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

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Winner:

Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 8000 Watt:

  • button icon 4 Stroke
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Single Cylinder
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30743

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30743 :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 8 hours of run time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 8000 Watt

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton 30743

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Noise Level (dBA)
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COMPARISON – Champion 8000 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton 30743

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Ready

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

N/A

Recoil Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is electric started since it has an on and off switch

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

33.3A

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

60Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

15.3 Hp

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

4 stroke engine

Yes

208cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3600 EPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is EPA certified

No

Cold Start Technology

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a push and pull button which enable you to start to stop it

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

8 hours

Yes

Spends 8 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

5 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is air air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

459cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74dba from 23feets

No

Multi-Purpose

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is multi-purpose for example it can be used at camps, for home power backup and others

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can be used at construction sites, in ranches, sump pump

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

(one)-120/240V 30A locking outlet,(one)-120V 30A locking outlet, and (four) 120V 20A GFCI

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is portable since it has never flat tires for easy transportation

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

209.4 pounds

Yes

125.6 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It is designed with U-shaped foldaway handles for easy storage and never flat tires for easy transportation

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

3 years

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
No

Yes

25.53 x 21.12 x 21.43 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

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

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

Briggs and Stratton 30743

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

It shuts down automatically when it senses that the oil level is low

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

74dba from 23ft

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

• It is dependable in case of power outage. • It is easy to start since it has an on and off power switch. • It has good power output. • It is a powerful machine with 10,000 starting watts and 8000 running watts. • It is well packed and has clear directions which makes setup hassle free. • It has a button which enables quick and safe switching between fuel sources.

Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton 30743
Yes

• It burns much oil during its operations which makes it costly to use. • It produces a lot of vibration during operations. • It is heavy and bulky which makes it difficult to be transported. • It is noisy during work processes since it has a high noise level (74dba) . • It does not have wheels.

Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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