CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 3800 watts

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Winner:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts:

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 3800 watts

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Recoil starts

No

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

31.7A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RMP

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

224 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
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 – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

It has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

122 pound

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

Champion 3800 watts

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
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 has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Cons

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 3800 watts
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 loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

Overall Winner

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