- Wattage (Gas): 9,375 W / 7,500 W
- THD: < 20%
- Noise Level: 74 dBA
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: No
- Run [email protected] 25% load: Unspecified
- Run [email protected] 50% load: 8 h
- Weight: 202.8 lbs
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The Champion 100814 has a 420 cc OHV 4-stroke engine that provides 120/240V, uses gasoline, and puts out 7,500W at full power and 9,375W when running. The generator has a noise level of 74 dBA, which is just a little louder than a shower. It has a traditional pull-start mechanism as well as a simple and elegant electric starter (battery included). With 5.7 gallons of fuel, the 100814 can run for about 8 hours at 0.5 load when the tank is full (fuel consumption is approximately 0.71 GPH). The 100814 can’t be used to power sensitive electronics because its THD is quite high (20%).
There are 6 AC outlets on the control panel: two 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI duplexes, a 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle, and a 120/240V 50A (14-50R) receptacle.Since it has a 14-50R outlet, this Champion unit is ready for use with an RV with a 50-amp service.The 100814 also has a twist-lock L14-30R receptacle, which makes it ready for a transfer switch.It is easy to connect to a breaker box and can power your home if the power goes out.
In the control center of the 100814, there is an Intelligauge meter that shows voltage, frequency, and lifetime hours.This helps you keep track of its status and activity.As for safety features, the device has a circuit breaker for overheating and an automatic shut-off for low oil, so you can use it without worry.Volt GuardTM, which is built into Champion, protects your equipment and appliances from voltage spikes.The Champion 100814 comes with basic instructions and an owner’s manual to help you start the generator quickly.It also comes with oil and a funnel, among other things.
The Champion 100814 is made with a typical open frame that measures L29.9 x W27.2 x H25.2 in, This gives it support and stability and lets you raise it above ground level.The device was made to work well in harsh conditions and in the great outdoors.The generator is technically “portable” in the sense that you can move it, but at 202.8 lbs., it may be hard to move it by hand.Still, the generator is easy to move once it’s on the ground, thanks to its wheel kit and folding handle, which is a good way to make up for its lack of maneuverability.
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The following charts show how some of the most important features of the Champion-100814 compare to other generators with the same power output.
**Fuel efficiency is give in relative percentage, 0 being the lowest and 1 being the highest value. Please see below specification table for actual value.
|Fuel efficiency||0.159 gal/kWh|
|Engine||420 cc OHV 4-stroke|
|Starting system||Recoil, Electric|
|Voltage||AC: 120/240V 60 Hz|
|Running watts||7,500 W||n/a|
|Starting watts||9,375 W||n/a|
|Running amps (@120/240V)||62.5/31.3 amps||n/a|
|Peak amps (@120/240V)||78.1/39.1 amps||n/a|
|Run time @50% load||8 h||n/a|
|Run time @25% load||Unspecified||n/a|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator||Yes|
|AC outlets||1x 120/240V 30A (L14-30R); 1x 120/240V 50A (14-50R)|
|Fuel tank||Steel, 5.7 gal|
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)||29.9 x 27.2 x 25.2 in|
|Noise (lower limit)||74 dBA|
|Security||Low oil, overload and Volt Guard™ surge protection|
|Accessories included||Oil, funnel, battery, and wheel kit|
- We compared more than 500 portable generators at 50% load. We found that there is “skewed right” distribution for the difference between 50% load and 25% load and the median comes at 1.43. With this number we converter all the 25% load runtime to 50% load. Same with the propane efficiency, where median is 1.38.
- For some generators where propane runtime was not given, we used NIST 1994 GGE (Gasoline Gallon Equivalent) formula: 5.66 lbs. of propane = 1 gal of gasoline. All propane runtime is for 20 lbs. propane tank (4.7 gallons).
- Unlike many other sites, we actually tried to find out information about each of the above requirements. However, we are human and are therefore capable of the odd oversight or mistake. Please let us know if you spot any missing or erroneous values so that we can fix them.
About the Manufacturer
A US-based producer of power equipment, Champion Power Equipment was established in 2003.The comparatively tiny business has established a name for itself in the portable generator market as well as the larger power equipment market, with a concentration on heavy duty machinery like log cutters, snow blowers, chipper shredders, etc.Their whole product line is American-engineered.The corporation does not, however, disclose the country of origin of its parts.
There is a warranty on the Champion 100814 for up to 3 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Champion’s warranty policies can tell you more about how long the warranty on a Champion generator lasts.You can also call their customer service line at 1-877-338-0999.