CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac XT8000E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Generac XT8000E

Reasons to buy Generac XT8000E:

  • button icon Idle control unit
  • button icon 7.5 gallon large capacity large fuel tank
  • button icon OHV engine with a splash lubrication
  • button icon Single touch electric start ability
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Runners Up:

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac XT8000E

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac XT8000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Generac XT8000E VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is portable to transport

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Starts at 10,000 watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8,000 watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready with outlets that have circuit breakers

No

Gas Powered

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spends up to 11 hours of run time after a 50% fuel tank load

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric starts

No

Dual Fuel

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

66.6/33.3 rated Amps and maximum 83.3/41.6 amps

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Voltage of 120/240 VAC – dual rated

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

420 cc engine type

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3600 RPM of engine speed

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

CARB Compliant

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

CSA Certified

No

EPA Certified

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Single touch starting – uses the electric hassle free start with a start, run and off switch that is activated in seconds

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A large 7.5 gallons or 28.4 liters gas fuel tank capacity

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs about 11 hours after a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Automatically shuts off when the gas is low in fuel tank

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator runs cool to avoid overheating during prolonger usage

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generac 420 cc engine capacity with an auto voltage regulation

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes – delivers enough power supply for job sites, homes, camps and any other place

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

XT800E is heavy duty – powers up all essential appliances such as electric stove, water heaters, washers, well pumps and other indoor and outdoor equipments

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed with a 1 ¼ inches steel tube cradle – gives extra durability and strength to this generator

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Starts on both the electric and recoil pull start method with off/on /run start

Yes

Recoil start method

Generac XT8000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Constructed with an open frame. Makes lifting it easy and provides stability

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comes with (2) 120V 20A GFCI 5-20R Duplex outlets, (2) 20A push to reset, (1) 30A 2P circuit breakers and (1) 120/240V 30A L14-30R twist lock outlets

Yes

(One)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable to move using wheels and handle to a different location

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

207 pounds

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

10 inch never flat all terrain wheels – easily maneuvers over the different terrains to another location

Yes

NA

Handle style

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Fold down locking handles – comfortable grip during movement and stores easily

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2 year warranty on residential and 1 year warranty on commercial use

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

32.7 x 27.6 x 27.7 inches

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

First oil, battery wall charger adapter, 20 feet cord and a maintenance kit of included accessories

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Low oil level indicator

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Shuts down on its own when oil is low in its fuel tank

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Idle control – lessens on the noise created and gives longer running time

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Uses a Generac OHV engine that is air cooled and comes with splash lubrication - Powerful 3600 RPM of engine speed - Framed for durability with a 1 ¼ inches steel tube cradle - 10000 watts and 8000 watts of starting and running - Features an idle control that minimizes the noise and preserves fuel for longer run times - A user friendly single touch electric start with battery and recoil pull start method with off/on /run start - An hour meter that monitors maintenance and tracks the usage - Comes with (2) 120V 20A GFCI 5-20R Duplex outlets, (2) 20A push to reset, (1) 30A 2P circuit breakers and (1) 120/240V 30A L14-30R twist lock outlets - It has a low oil level shutdown that instantly protects the engine from getting spoilt - Covered outlets protect it from environment and harsh operational conditions - Spends up to 11 hours of run time after a 50% fuel tank load - Its power bar monitors the power usage on generator - This generator is EPA and CSA certified and CARB compliant

Yes

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

Generac XT8000E
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Doesn’t have dual fuel capacity - Fuel is highly inflammable when exposed to fire

Yes

• It is noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

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