CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 5500 Watt

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Winner:

Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 5500 Watt:

  • button icon Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box
  • button icon Rugged & Portable
  • button icon Runs up to 9 hrs. On a full tank of gas
  • button icon Safety Fuel Selector Switch
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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 5500 Watt

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 5500 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

6875 watts

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

5500 watts

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

22.9A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120/240 Volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

13 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

6.1 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor which protects

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

389 cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

has a Voltmeter which makes it easy to keep track of power output

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

74DBA

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose – it can run many appliances such as A/C, lights, fridges, for camping

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
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 equipment since it can run high voltage devices such as lights, construction machines at job sites

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil start method

Champion 5500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R) 94)9 GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device since it can easily be transported from one place to where you need it

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

162.5 lb

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It has got foldaway handles for easy storage, never flat tires for quick transportation

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

It shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

74DBA from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
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 powerful engine of 389 cc which enables it to perform tasks. • It has foldaway handles which makes its storage easy. • Never has flat tires for easy transportation to the destined place. • It is able to run on either gasoline or propane which gives you a chance to choose the fuel type that you prefer to use. • It is designed with a switch which enables you to change from one fuel type to another with ease

Cons

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 5500 Watt
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 extremely noisy when switched one since it has a big motor which produces 74db from 23fts hence polluting the environment with noise. • It a heavy and bulky machine which hinders its storage and transportation to where it is needed. • It uses recoil start method which requires manual power hence making it tiresome to use it.

Overall Winner

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