Champion Power Equipment 46565 Portable Generator Review

Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator is an affordable generator which can be used to run your appliances or different tools.

The peak wattage for this portable generator is 4000 watts and it will run with a constant 3500 watts. The number of outlets is 4 and all of them will provide 120V.

One very interesting thing with Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator is that you can start the engine in 3 ways: Electric, Recoil and Wireless.

Probably most of the times you’ll use the electric start but the other 2 methods are also very useful.

This is a good portable generator to make use of when there is a power outage. The fuel tank can take 3.8 gallons of gas and with each full fuel tank you can run the generator for up to 12 hours with a 50% load.

Champion Power Equipment 46565 Portable Generator Review

Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator is also EPA (fuel emission) approved and it can be used in US national parks.

Same as most of the portable generators working with gasoline the Champion Power Equipment 46565 is not CARB compliant.

The Operational volume for this portable generator is 68 dB from 23 feet.
Champion Power Equipment 46565 4000-Watts has also other interesting components like a USDA spark arrestor, a muffler, cast iron sleeve for better durability.

What’s in the package:

The generator
battery
remote
wheel kit
operating instructions

Specifications

  • Starting and Running Watts

Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator has a wattage peak of 4000 watts and a constant running of 3500 watts which makes him the perfect generator to have in case you want to use it in your house for appliances or any other small tools.

  • Engine Horsepower

This generator is using a OHV champion engine with 196cc 4-stroke, single cylinder, air-cooled engine. The engine has 6.5hp. Is not that powerfull but again, this is exactly what you need for your home basic appliances.

  • Running Time

The fuel tank for Champion Power Equipment 46565 has 3.8 gallons and the consumption with a full load is .67 gallons per hour.

The generator can run for up to 12 hours with a 50% load which is more that enough for each full fuel tank.

When you have any power outage you can use this portable generator and you’ll be amazed by the quality of the product.

  • Outlets

Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator has 4 outlets:

120 V 30 Amp Twist-Lock Receptacle (NEMA L5-30R)
1 – 120 V 30 Amp Receptacle (NEMA TT-30R) for RVs
2 – 120 V 20 Amp Duplex outlets (NEMA 5-20R)

As you can see there is no 240V outlet and this can be a drawback for this generator.

One important thing to know is that you need to use either the RV outlet or the 30 amp Twist-Lock Receptacle outlet to get up to 3500 watts.

The standard 120 V 20 Amp Duplex outlets can give up to 2900 watts.

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  • Wheel Type

Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator is using 8-inch Never Flat tires with his wheel kit and because it has only 134lb weight it can be moved very easily.

Champion Power Equipment 46565 Portable Generator Review

Pros&Cons

  • Pros

Low consumption
Wireless remote control which works from up to 80 feet away
Very good running time
Noise level is acceptable

  • Cons

Doesn’t have a 240V outlet
The handle is not very well placed
Just 4 outlets
Not CARB-compliant

Customer Reviews

Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator is considered a must have generator by most people on amazon and not only there.

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It does a great job for an affordable portable generator and it runs most of your home appliances and small power tools. It can help you in case of power outage or in other special situations.

Advice:

We need to say again that Champion Power Equipment 46565 portable generator is not CARB-compliant and it can’t be used in the California state.

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