CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator:

  • button icon Has got plenty of power
  • button icon Has 3 year limited factory warranty
  • button icon Has good power out put
  • button icon It is multipurpose _ hunting, boating, family vacation, weekend trips.
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Runners Up:

Pulsar PG3250

Reasons to buy Pulsar PG3250 :

  • button icon Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load
  • button icon Features an automatic voltage regulation
  • button icon Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Heavy duty powder coated frame
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Pulsar PG3250

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable with a lightweight frame that can be moved to any place

Yes

It is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

1500 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

1200 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready – built with an automatic voltage regulation and an overload protection

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is a gas powered machine

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It will take 12 hours running on a 1/2 load

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Yes, you just need to pull the provided area and the generator goes on

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It uses only gas

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

10.0A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

2.7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4-stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Yes, it uses cold start technology in order to ensure quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Easy to start using the common recoil start method. Just pull start to enjoy emergency power

No

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

1.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Continuously runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

11.0 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

Yes, the machine shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is an air cooled machine

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

80 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Has a voltmeter which allows you to easily monitor power output anytime.

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Multipurpose ability built for job sites, homes and any other outdoor recreation activities

Yes

It is multipurpose since it is good for Campsite, Emergency Use, Recreation, Tailgating

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty – can handle up to one large appliance and other smaller devices like phones, laptops etc at the same time

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can be used for charging the battery, Lights, Mobile Devices, Small Appliances and Small Electronics

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Available

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

(2) 120V Outlets & (1) 12V DC Output

Yes

(one)-120v 20A (5-20R) covered outlet

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Its lightweight build of only 97 pounds makes it portable to move to multiple places

Yes

It is a portable device since it has got handles which ease its transportation

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

56.7 lb

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

The steel frames on both sides can be used as the handle when transporting

Yes

It has got to handles which makes it easy to be carried by two people and hence easing its transportation

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Oil funnel and a spark plug tool

Pulsar PG3250

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Inbuilt with a low oil indicator to alert you once low is low in the fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Runs on a 68 decibels noise level with a muffler - Starts at 3250 for gas and 2500 watts of gasoline - This generator uses the gasoline fuel type which is easily accessible - Lightweight provides a portable design when shifting to another locations - Features a high 120 volts - Contains a heavy duty powder coated frame that is durable for ages - Built with (2) 120V Outlets & (1) 12V DC Output that can power both large and small appliances - Spends up to 12 hours running continuously on only a 1/2 load of gasoline - It means the EPA standards for certification - Contains a low oil indicator and automatically shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank - Warranty period lasts for a limited one year period - Generator is RV Ready to run both indoors and outdoors - A large 4 gallon fuel tank capacity that delivers an extended run time - Comes with a OHV single cylinder 4 stroke engine type that can be air cooled and is reliable - Constructed with a solid and compact dimensions of 24 x 19 x 18 inches only - Multipurpose ability created for work sites, homes, camps, tailgating and other outdoor activities

Yes

• It uses cold start technology which ensures start up in harsh weather conditions. • It is designed for safety with a convenient push-to-reset circuit breaker and a low oil shut-off sensor. • It has a 3-year limited warranty and FREE lifetime technical support.

Cons

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- It doesn’t have an electric start option - Wheels and lockdown handles that are great for transportation are not included - This generator is not flexible enough to use dual fuel types - A cold start technology is not featured on this generator - Cannot use solar to provide emergency power - It is not CARB compliant or CSA certified

Yes

• It is not recommended for emergency home backup for powering air conditioners, stoves, furnaces or sump pumps. • It produces noise during operation causing noise pollution. • It does not have wheels which hinders its transportation.

Overall Winner

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