CATEGORY : Portable Inverter Generator

Powermate PM1200i VS. Champion 3100 Watt

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Winner:

Powermate PM1200i

Reasons to buy Powermate PM1200i:

  • button icon Built in handle for easy mobility.
  • button icon Perfect for camping and tailgating
  • button icon 1200 starting watts and 1000 running watts
  • button icon Ultra Quiet Design with High Performance.
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Runners Up:

Champion 3100 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 3100 Watt :

  • button icon Quick Touch Panel
  • button icon Smart Economy Mode
  • button icon Clean Power for Sensitive Electronics
  • button icon Ultra-Quiet Operation
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Powermate PM1200i

  • Open Frame
  • Warranty
  • Warranty
SAFETY:
DRAW :
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Powermate PM1200i

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Parallel Capability
  • Open Frame
  • Warranty
  • Warranty
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COMPARISON – Powermate PM1200i VS. Champion 3100 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This generator has a built-in handle for easy mobility and can be carried using one hand.

Yes

Get a lightweight and innovative design with this champion 4000 watt stackable and portable inverter generator.

Starting watts

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

1200 starting watts

Yes

3100 starting watts

Watts

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

1000 running watts

Yes

2800 running watts

RV Ready

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This generator is engineered for RV travelers which makes it perfect for camping and tailgating.

Yes

Features the optional Parallel Kit with RV Ready outlet.

Start Type

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

Electric start dial

Yes

Recoil start

Wireless Remote Start

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

No

Compact Design

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This portable inverter generator has an ultra-compact design.

Yes

This inverter generator is silent, compact size and very easy to use.

FUEL TYPE

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline

Dual Fuel

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

No

Gasoline Run Time

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

7 hrs

Yes

Will run for up to 8 hours at 25% load when the 1.6-gallon tank of gasoline is full.

Fuel Tank Size

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

0.8 gallon

Yes

1.6 gallons

Quiet

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This portable inverter generator is ultra-quiet which provides reliable quiet performance.

Yes

This portable inverter is super quiet.

ENGINE TYPE

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

Powermate OHV engine

Yes

4 stroke

Engine Capacity

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

54cc

Yes

171 cc Engine

CARB Compliant

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This generator is CARB Compliant and approved for use in all the 50 states of the USA

Yes

This portable inverter is EPA certified and CARB compliant

Rated Watts

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

1000 watts

Yes

3100 watts

Peak Watts

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

1200 watts

Yes

2800 watts

Gas Powered

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

it is gas powered

No

Fuel Gauge

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

No

Heavy Duty

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

Yes

This inverter was made and can handle any heavy duty work

Noise Level (dBA)

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

65 dB. It is ultra-quiet which provides reliable quiet performance.

Yes

Noise Level – 58 dBA

Parallel Capability

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

It is parallel ready and can be connected to another inverter to increase the power output

No

Easy start-up

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

Easy start - Start/Stop/Choke dial makes starting quick and easy.

Yes

This inverter generator I easy to start up.

Lightweight

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

With just 37.3 pounds, this inverter generator is very lightweight and with a built-in handle, you can easily carry it with one hand.

Yes

It is Lightweight

Overload Reset Button

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

Yes

Features an AC Overload Reset Button – Used to re-energize the generator.

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This inverter generator is made with an open frame design.

No

Outlets

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

(2)20A 120V 5-20R,(R)30A 120V L5-30R twist lock,(2)USB-1A/2.1A

Yes

RV Ready with a 120V 30A RV, plus two 120V 20A household outlets with clean electricity (less than 3% THD) and 12V DC outlet

Closed Frame

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

No

Wheels

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
No

Yes

Mobility Kit – Foldaway “U” Shape Handle and Never Flat Tires for Easy Mobility

USB Outlet

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This generator has a USB Outlet

Yes

It is equipped with dual USB adapter

Warranty

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

3 years

No

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

22.2 x 13.3 x 18.4 inches

Yes

22.4 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

Warranty

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

3 years

No

Powermate PM1200i

SAFETY:

Home Use as an Emergency Backup

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

This inverter generator is safe to use as an emergency backup.

Yes

This inverter generator can be used at home as an emergency backup.

Safe for Sensitive Electronics

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

It is safe for sensitive electronics

Yes

Confidently connect your sensitive electronics since this inverter produces Clean Power

Camping & RV Ready

Powermate PM1200i
Champion 3100 Watt
Yes

It is perfect for camping and RV Ready.

Yes

This inverter is camp and RV ready.

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