CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Rainier R12000DF VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Rainier R12000DF

Reasons to buy Rainier R12000DF:

  • button icon Dual Fuel-Gasoline and Propane
  • button icon EPA and CARB Compliant.
  • button icon Operational Volume as Low as 72dB.
  • button icon Automatic Low Oil Shutdown
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Rainier R12000DF

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Rainier R12000DF

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Rainier R12000DF VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, this generator can easily be transferred to a different location

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12000 Peak Watts (Gasoline), 10800 Peak Watts (Propane)

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9500 Running Watts (Gasoline), 8550 Running Watts (Propane)

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Powered through gas

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 17 Hours of Run Time on 6.6G Gas Tank

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses the recoil starting method

No

Electric Start

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Dual Fuel Open Frame Generator

No

FUEL TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gasoline: 9500 Rated Watts | 12000 Peak Watts, Propane: 8550 Rated Watts | 10800 Peak Watts

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30A

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120/240V

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

16HP

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

457cc OHV 4 Stroke Rainier Engine

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is CARB Compliant

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A quick toggle of a switch is all it takes to kickstart this generator into action. With an Easy-to-Use Electric Start Switch, it will save you the hassle of having to pull the recoil start to get the engine started.

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

6.6 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

20 lbs tank

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It will run for 8.5 hours on a half load of gasoline.

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It will run for 5.5 hours on a half load of propane.

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a low oil shut off to protect from engine damage

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine automatically air cools to avoid over heating

No

Engine Capacity

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

457cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Digital Multimeter Ac/dc Voltage reader.

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Operational Volume as Low as 72dB

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Multi-purpose generator – built for use in camps, tailgating, power tool use and provision of emergency backup power for homes

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty generator – gives emergency power for lightening, charging appliances, powers up small appliances and tools

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Framed using a hardened 1 ¼ inches steel tube for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric, Recoil

Yes

Electric start

Rainier R12000DF

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator features an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

(1) Duplex 120V 20A GFCI (5-20R), (1) 120V 30A (L5-30R), (1) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) (1) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

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

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator is portable and easily transferred.

Yes

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

Weight

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

196 Lbs.

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Two Foam Grip Handles for Your Convenience

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Backed By a 3-Year Limited Warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

27.2 x 26.1 x 26 inches

No

Included Accessories

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Includes Wheel Kit with Two 10 Inch Wheels

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Rainier R12000DF

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Indicates to alert once oil is at minimum in fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Able to detect low oil remainder and then shuts down automatically

Yes

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

Noise Level

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

72dB

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• Low noise level. • Low oil shutdown • Low oil indicator • Light weight and portable • Convenient handle style • open frame design • Framed for durability • Heavy duty • Air cooling

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

Rainier R12000DF
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

• It is not a solar generator. • It does not have a cold start generator. • Not 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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