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Champion 1200-Watt Portable Generator
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- Designed for Safety – Includes a low-oil shut-off sensor and has a 0.6-quart oil capacity (recommended 10W-30)
- Dependable – At 1500 starting watts and 1200 running watts, enjoy up to 10 hours of run time on a full tank of gasoline with a noise level of 65 dBA from 23 feet
- Multi-Purpose – Includes a 120V 20A household outlet, and provides “just enough” power for RV-use, camping, tailgating, boating, weekend trips, family vacations and small jobs around the house
- Voltmeter – Easily monitor power output at a glance
- Champion Support – Includes 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts
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Champion Power Equipment is a market leader in power generation equipment. Champion has years of experience providing dependable and durable power products designed and engineered in the US for the North American and world markets. For work, recreation or home use, Champion products are the standard of performance excellence. We make the power that makes your life easier. Champion provides exceptional customer service. A staff member would be more than happy to help with any questions or concerns, give us a call today.
Champion Power Equipment 42436 1200 Watt Multi Purpose Portable Generator
The Champion Power Equipment 42436 1200 Watt Multi Purpose Portable Generator is the perfect 'What if?' generator when you’re in a pinch or need 'just enough' power – RV-use, camping, tailgating, boating, hunting, weekend trips, family vacations and small jobs around the house. The generator produces 1500 starting watts and 1200 running watts. This unit also makes a great solution during an emergency to power a few essential items you need in a power outage – lights, microwave, fan, TV, modem/router, cell phone charger, etc. (Note: this unit is not recommended for emergency home backup for powering air conditioners, stoves, furnaces or sump pumps.)
The 1200 Watt Multi Purpose Portable Generator operates at 65 dBA from 23 ft. and has a run time of up to 10 hours on a full tank of gasoline at 50% load. The generator features Volt Guard, a built-in surge protector which protects your appliances from any spikes in voltage above a safe threshold, as well as Cold Start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather. The generator is portable and comes in a durable steel frame.
The 1200 Watt Multi Purpose Portable Generator comes with a 120V 20A household outlet (5-20R). The unit also comes with a voltmeter: displays power output from the generator.
The 1200 Watt Multi Purpose Portable Generator is powered by a 80cc Champion single-cylinder OHV engine with a 1.5 gal. fuel tank, 0.4 qt. oil capacity (recommended 10W-30) and automatic low oil shut-off sensor. The generator is 50-state/CARB compliant.
Champion Power Equipment is a market leader in power generation equipment. Champion has years of experience providing dependable and durable power equipment designed and engineered in the US for the North American and world markets. Champion products are the standard of performance excellence – for work, for play, for home. We make the power that makes your life easier. The Champion 1200 Watt Multi Purpose Portable Generator comes with a three year limited warranty. Champion demands excellence from their dedicated technicians and service network ensuring that you will receive world-class service and response wherever and whenever you need it.
-1500 starting watts, 1200 running watts with up to 10 hours run time on a full tank of gas
-Powered by a reliable 80cc Champion engine with Cold Start, optimized to start easily in cold weather
-Outlets - 120V 20A household outlet with voltmeter, controls and monitors stable power
-Rugged - Durable steel frame
-Champion Support - 3 year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support
Cold Start Technology
This portable generator features Cold Start Technology for easy start up in the worst weather.
Volt Guard Technology
This portable generator features a built in Volt Guard to protect your devices from sudden voltage spikes and power surges.
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|Wattage||1,200 watts||1,500 watts||3,300 watts||3,500 watts||1,200 watts||4,000|
The Champion Power Equipment 42436 1200-Watt Multi-Purpose Portable Generator is designed with your safety and convenience in mind, and is the perfect “what if” generator. At 1500 starting watts and 1200 running watts, this rugged generator with its durable steel frame is easy to transport and provides just what you need for RV use, camping, tailgating, boating, hunting, weekend trips, family vacations and small jobs around the house. The next time there’s an outage, the 80cc Champion single-cylinder OHV engine will provide the power you need for a few essential items in an emergency - lights, microwave, fan, TV, modem/router, cell phone charger, etc. (Note: this unit is not recommended for emergency home backup for powering air conditioners, stoves, furnaces or sump pumps.) Champion’s Cold Start Technology ensures a quick start in cold weather, while Voltmeter allows you to easily monitor power output anytime. This unit includes a 120V 20A household outlet (5-20R). Fill up the 1.5-gallon tank of gasoline and enjoy up to 10 hours of power at 50% load. From 23 feet, the noise level is 65 dBA, which is a little bit louder than normal speech. Designed for safety with a convenient push-to-reset circuit breaker and a low oil shut-off sensor, this unit has a 0.4-quart oil capacity (recommended 10W-30) and comes with an oil funnel for easy changes. This generator is EPA certified and CARB compliant. Buy with confidence - Champion Support and our nationwide network of service centers will back your purchase up with a 3-year limited warranty and FREE lifetime technical support.
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The good news: it supported our refrigerator, chest freezer, mobile device chargers and a halogen shop lamp. I like this generator for it's size; my wife can pick it up and carry it making it a bit more versatile than the 5 kW.
The moderate news: it barely ran the set of things we plugged in. Everytime the refrigerator compressor kicked on the generator would struggle. If the frig and freezer both kicked on at the same time the generator died about half the time. We plugged-in a small space heater and that was too much. Upon inspecting the heater, it wants 1800 watts which is more than this 1200 watt generator has to offer. The heater did work when plugged-in by itself but it produced less heat than usual (that's expected).
This generator is good if you want it for the absolute basics. If you want to run a heater, it is way to small. We've discovered that our baseline, cold weather power requirement is about 5 kW. I plan to buy a second generator (probably a little bit bigger) for redundancy and to support the other side of the house with fewer extension cords crossing the living space.
For the purpose of controlling expectations, this is important to note that this is a small basic generator. It does a fine job of keeping electrons flowing to quite a few small things, and possibly one large thing. Startup surges will cause the voltage to dip briefly, so running electronic equipment that need stable power, at the same time as something with a large surge might not work well. There are bigger, more expensive generators that are designed for that sort of service.
This generator operates our refrigerator/freezer, a number of LED lights, and some fans during outages. Fuel consumption seems much lower than that of larger units, providing the same service.
When I first got it, I filled up the oil and put gas in it. Started it and let it run for a few hours.
Shut it off and put it away. I also bought the cover for it and is recommended.
Fast forward to today. I was bored and pulled it out to exercise it.
I had left some gas in from the beginning and tried to start it. It wasn't happy.
Added some fresh gas and got it going with some effort. Once running, it ran fine. Let it run out of gas and checked the level and their was still some left. I might leave it full and use STA-BIL gas preservative.
This generator would have got 5 stars, but in starting it up the second time the pull cord frayed and broke. Going to buy a higher quality cord.