CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP12000E VS. Champion 3800 watts

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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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Runners Up:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts :

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000E

  • Gas Powered
  • Recoil Start
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Recoil Start
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP12000E VS. Champion 3800 watts

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Running Stats

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

9,500 watts

Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

RV Ready

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

RV is available

Yes

It is ready

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

it’s a gas powered generator

No

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

10 hours

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Recoil start is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

it requires electricity to start

Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

it requires dual fuel

Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

79.2A/39.6A

Yes

31.7A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

120V/240VAC and 12VDC

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

60HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

18HP

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4-Cycle Air- Cooled spark ignition

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

3600RMP

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

this generator is approved by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

40 gallons

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

8.83hours

Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

7.2 hours

Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

the generator is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

457cc

Yes

224 cc

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

74Db at 1/4 load

Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Yes, the generator can perform heavy duty works.

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Available

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Electric/recoil method

Yes

Electric / recoil start method

DuroMax XP12000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

All metal construction open frame

Yes

It has an open frame

Outlets

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
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

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Portable

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

360 lbs

Yes

122 pound

Wheel type

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Solid fill-wheels

Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Handle style

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Fold-able handles

Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Warranty

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3-years

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

40*27.5*29 inches

Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

the generator shuts down when it senses that oil is low

Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Noise Level

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

74dB

Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
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 has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Cons

DuroMax XP12000E
Champion 3800 watts
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

• It is very loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

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