CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG1202S VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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Runners Up:

Pulsar PG1202S

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG1202S:

  • button icon It’s a mini portable generator
  • button icon Automatic low oil shut down
  • button icon Runs for 8.5 hours on a 1/2 load
  • button icon Starts at 1200 watts and runs at 900 watts
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG1202S

  • RV Ready
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Pulsar PG1202S VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a mini size that is portable to move from one place to another

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1200 peak watts for staring

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

900 running watts of power

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready – delivers multipurpose and heavy duty power for both indoors and outdoors

No

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can run 8.5 hours on a 50% load

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Works with non-leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2.2 HP

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72 cc 2 stroke engine type

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Complies with the CARB standards for safety

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG1202S
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

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Hassle free starting method. All you do is pull start for the generator to run

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Takes up to 8.5 hours nonstop at a 1/2 load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, this generator will shut down immediately low oil is detected in the fuel tank

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator is air cooled to prevent it from heating up

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72 cc engine capacity

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

65 dBA noise level

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Multi-purpose generator – can provide emergency power in homes, camps, while fishing, hunting, tailgating etc

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can handle heavy duty appliances – provides emergency power and keeps your appliances connected

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is framed for durability to last over a long period

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil start method

Pulsar PG1202S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

PG1202S features an open frame build

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

(2) 120V AC Outlets, (1) 12V DC Output

Yes

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

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable using its brief and light compact build for easy transportation

Yes

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

Weight

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

35 lbs

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

NA

Handle style

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comfort grip handles – easily accessible when moving generator to another place

Yes

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

Warranty

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

16.2 x 14 x 14.8 inches

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12 V battery cables

Yes

Oil funnel, wheel kit

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comprises of low oil and over load protection system. Indicates when oil is low

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Automatically shuts down when oil is minimum in the 1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

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

Noise Level

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

65 decibels quiet mode system – runs the generator in silence not to interrupt your activity

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Generator is able to handle heavy duty appliances and provides emergency power to keeps your appliances connected - Features high beginning watts 1200 watts and 900 running watts for gasoline - It comes with 2 120V AC outlets and 1 12V DC output grant you the ability to charge and power numerous devices - Complies with the CARB standards for safety and is EPA certified for safety - Easy to start using the traditional pull-start mechanism that is user friendly - RV ready through its multipurpose and heavy duty ability for both indoors and outdoors - Generator contains a low oil and over load protection that turns off engine when oil is too low or too much - Has a non leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type - On top and easily accessible handle style with a rubberized material to give you a soft handle - Comes with 12 V battery cables of included accessories - Features a lightweight 35 lbs and a compact size - 65 decibels quiet mode system to helps you enjoy quiet running - This brand comes with a 1 year warranty - Provides emergency power for up to 8.5 hours on a 50% load of gasoline - Also contains an engine switch for on and off

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

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- It is not built with wheels to help with movement - Doesn’t use solar as a fuel type - Cold start technology is not included in the generator - Not able to electric start or use a remote control system - Generator uses fuel which may be inflammable if not uses well

Yes

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

Overall Winner

Draw

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