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Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator:

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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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 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil starts

No

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 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 device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Electric start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 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 indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 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 is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 12000 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 very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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