CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XD5000E VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Generac XD5000E

Reasons to buy Generac XD5000E:

  • button icon Up to 32.4 hours of runtime after only a 50% load
  • button icon Electric start with recoil start backup
  • button icon Features an start/run/off switch
  • button icon True power technology
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Runners Up:

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac XD5000E

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Generac XD5000E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac XD5000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Generac XD5000E VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

XD500E is portable and easy to transport from one place to another during power outage

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5000 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready – has circuit breakers to protect the engine both indoors and outdoors

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Takes up to 32.4 hours running on a 50% fuel tank load.

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses gasoline fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

41.7/20.8 Amperage

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

435 cc industrial grade diesel engine type

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM engine speed

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

EPA certified for safety

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Cold start technology – uses the Compression release lever to start amidst cold weathers

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a start/run/off switch that makes it easy to operate. Select the run to start the generator without an complications

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A large 12 gallons duel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Long run time of up to 32.4 hours after only a 50% gasoline load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Low oil shut off with an hour meter to track the usage

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yanmar LW series engine is automatically air cooled to stop over heating

No

Engine Capacity

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yanmar LW Series 435 cc direct injection engine capacity

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Created for multipurpose operation – camping, tailgating, home use, job sites and any other outdoor events

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty generator – uses less than 6% total harmonic distortion to give a smooth and clean power supply for tools, sensitive electronics and applications

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability using a fully welded 1/ 1/4 inch steel frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses an electric starting method with a recoil backup

Yes

Electric start

Generac XD5000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design – easy to lift from the ground and stable during storage

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

(1) 23 amp 2-pole main circuit breaker, 120/240V voltage selector switch, (1) 120/240V twist lock outlet NEMA l14-30R, (1) 120v twist lock outlet NEMA l5-30R, (2) 120V 20 amp GFCI Duplex outlets NEMA 5-20R and (2) 20 Amp 1p push button circuit breakers

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Its wheels and handle make this generator portable

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

254 pounds

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10.4 inches solid wheel type – easily maneuvers across different floor kinds during transportation

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Folding/locking handle style -

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2 year limited warranty for both commercial and residential uses

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

33.1 x 22.5 x 25.6 inches

No

Included Accessories

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comes with engine oil and owner’s manual as included accessories

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Generac XD5000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Low oil indicator to inform you about the need to refuel the 12 gallons fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil pressure shutdown that will automatically protect the engine from any damage

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Inbuilt with a compression release lever that simplifies starting during cold ambient temperatures - Very long run time of about 32.4 hours after a 1/2 load from the 12 gallon large capacity fuel tank with a gauge - Easy to begin through its single touch electric start that gives an effortless usage - Features a fuel primer bulb that gives a faster start when the engine had low oil shut down - It comes with an hour meter with a maintenance reset that can track the usage and monitors the maintenance cycles - (1) 23 amp 2-pole main circuit breaker, 120/240V voltage selector switch, (1) 120/240V twist lock outlet NEMA l14-30R, (1) 120v twist lock outlet NEMA l5-30R, (2) 120V 20 amp GFCI Duplex outlets NEMA 5-20R and (2) 20 Amp 1p push button circuit breakers - Heavy duty generator that uses less than 6% total harmonic distortion to give a smooth and clean power supply

Yes

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Generac XD5000E
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- This generator only uses a single fuel type - Its heavy to carry in places wheels cannot maneuver in

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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