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DuroMax XP12000E VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000E:

  • button icon Has a powerful duromax engine
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
  • button icon Has plenty of power
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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Open Frame
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Voltmeter
  • Open Frame
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

RV is available

Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

10 hours

Yes

14.5 hours

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

it requires electricity to start

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

it requires dual fuel

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

25.8A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

60HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

18HP

Yes

6.4 hp

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

4_stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

NA

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Cold start technology is available to ensure a quick start in cold weather.

Yes

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

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

The generator is easy to start because it uses electricity to start and is also equipped with an optional recoil 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)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

1.6 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

40 gallons

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

the generator automatically shuts-off when it senses that the oil low.

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

the generator is air cooled

Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

457cc

Yes

192 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

The panel has voltmeter and 12V DC charging posts for charging external batteries.

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

the generator can handle multiple jobs since it provides plenty of power.

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

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

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Available

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

All metal construction open frame

No

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

(2) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (1) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Yes

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

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Yes, the generator is portable because it can be easily moved from one place to another since it has tiers

Yes

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

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

95.7lb

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

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

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

3-years

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

DuroMax XP12000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Available, the generator may emit highly flammable and explosive gasoline vapor.

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74dB

Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

This generator is long lasting It’s easy to store Its readily available in the market It burns a small amount of fuel for a longer time duration. The generator has a large power capability, that is to say: it offers versatility with its fuel dual technology allowing u to use gas or propane.

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

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

In case the generator is not kept dry it may cause electric shocks hence causing harm or death. Poor or improper connection of the generator to a building may allow back feed of electrical currents into the utility lines causing electricity hazards. Since this generator uses gasoline which is highly flammable and explosive, in case of gasoline ignition, a person may be burnt or injured. The engine produces a dangerous chemical which are known to cause birth defects and cancer such as in California. This generator is quite expensive.

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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