CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Pulsar PG3250 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 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 8000 Watt

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

Pulsar PG3250

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Pulsar PG3250 VS. Champion 8000 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

3250 watts of gasoline

Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Running Stats

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Runs at 2500 watts

Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

RV Ready

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

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

Dual Fuel

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

FUEL TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Works using gasoline fuel type only

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

27 Amperage

Yes

33.3A

VOLTAGE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

120 voltage

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

7 Horsepower

Yes

15.3 Hp

ENGINE TYPE

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

208cc engine type

Yes

4 stroke engine

ENGINE SPEED

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 EPM

CARB Compliant

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Approved for safety – EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
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 is designed with a push and pull button which enable you to start to stop it

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Up to 4 gallon fuel tank capacity with a fuel gauge

Yes

20 pounds

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

5 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Features a low oil shut off that is activated instantly

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Yes

It is air air cooled

Engine Capacity

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

208 cc OHV Single Cylinder 4-Stroke engine capacity

Yes

459cc

Voltmeter

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Quietly runs at 68 dBA noise level

Yes

74dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 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 be used at construction sites, in ranches, sump pump

Solar Generator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty powder coated frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Uses a recoil starting method

Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

97 pounds in weight

Yes

209.4 pounds

Wheel type

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Handle style

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Warranty

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

One year limited warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

24 x 19 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

Pulsar PG3250

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Has a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

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

Noise Level

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

68 decibels of noise level with a muffler

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Pulsar PG3250
Champion 8000 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 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 PG3250
Champion 8000 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 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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