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Champion 8000 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Runners Up:

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 PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000 :

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 8000 Watt

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Champion 8000 Watt VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is portable

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Ready

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

33.3A

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

15.3 Hp

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4 stroke engine

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3600 EPM

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8 hours

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is air air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

459cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74dba from 23feets

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

209.4 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 years

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74dba from 23ft

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Champion 8000 Watt
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

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