CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG1202S VS. Champion 8000 Watt

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Winner:

Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 8000 Watt:

  • button icon 4 Stroke
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Single Cylinder
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 8000 Watt

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG1202S

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG1202S VS. Champion 8000 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

1200 peak watts for staring

Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Running Stats

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

900 running watts of power

Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

RV Ready

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Can run 8.5 hours on a 50% load

No

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is electric started since it has an on and off switch

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Works with non-leaded gasoline and oil mixture fuel type

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

33.3A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

2.2 HP

Yes

15.3 Hp

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

72 cc 2 stroke engine type

Yes

4 stroke engine

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 EPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Complies with the CARB standards for safety

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a push and pull button which enable you to start to stop it

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

1.1 gallon fuel tank

Yes

20 pounds

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

5 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
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 8000 Watt
Yes

Generator is air cooled to prevent it from heating up

Yes

It is air air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

72 cc engine capacity

Yes

459cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

65 dBA noise level

Yes

74dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose for example it can be used at camps, for home power backup and others

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can be used at construction sites, in ranches, sump pump

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

It is framed for durability to last over a long period

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

PG1202S features an open frame build

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

(one)-120/240V 30A locking outlet,(one)-120V 30A locking outlet, and (four) 120V 20A GFCI

Portable

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Portable using its brief and light compact build for easy transportation

Yes

It is portable since it has never flat tires for easy transportation

Weight

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

35 lbs

Yes

209.4 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Handle style

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with U-shaped foldaway handles for easy storage and never flat tires for easy transportation

Warranty

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

1 year warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

16.2 x 14 x 14.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

12 V battery cables

Yes

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

Pulsar PG1202S

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down automatically when it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
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 8000 Watt
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

• It is dependable in case of power outage. • It is easy to start since it has an on and off power switch. • It has good power output. • It is a powerful machine with 10,000 starting watts and 8000 running watts. • It is well packed and has clear directions which makes setup hassle free. • It has a button which enables quick and safe switching between fuel sources.

Cons

Pulsar PG1202S
Champion 8000 Watt
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 burns much oil during its operations which makes it costly to use. • It produces a lot of vibration during operations. • It is heavy and bulky which makes it difficult to be transported. • It is noisy during work processes since it has a high noise level (74dba) . • It does not have wheels.

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