CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 8000 Watt VS. Champion 5500 Watt

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Winner:

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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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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PERFORMANCE:
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DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5500 Watt

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Champion 8000 Watt VS. Champion 5500 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

It is portable

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Yes

6875 watts

Running Stats

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

Yes

5500 watts

RV Ready

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Recoil Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

AMPERAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

33.3A

Yes

22.9A

VOLTAGE

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120/240 Volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

15.3 Hp

Yes

13 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

4 stroke engine

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3600 EPM

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
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

It is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

20 pounds

Yes

6.1 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

8 hours

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

5 hours

Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

It is air air cooled

Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

459cc

Yes

389 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

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

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

74dba from 23feets

Yes

74DBA

Multi-Purpose

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil start method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Outlets

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

209.4 pounds

Yes

162.5 lb

Wheel type

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Handle style

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Warranty

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Champion 5500 Watt

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Low oil shutdown

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

74dba from 23ft

Yes

74DBA from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
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

• 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

Cons

Champion 8000 Watt
Champion 5500 Watt
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

• 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.

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