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Old 09-03-2011, 02:52 PM   #11
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I have champion and Honda 2000. Both are great units and both have a place in life. The Champion is louder than the Honda. Like others stated not as load as others. Get the generator running then turn on what you want to run. Biggest draw first wait till gen return to high speed then the next item etc. You will have no problem using you computer. The problem comes into play when your almost maxed out on power. There was no inverters years ago. Just regular ones. Worked then will work now. Remember to turn everything off prior to disconnecting the gen, this will protect you from low voltage. Good luck. If you worried about noise do a search on the net. There is a company that sells some cover that gets great reviews about 80.00. The champion is no louder that a truck with a ref running. It's quieter the that. Enjoy.

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Old 09-03-2011, 04:34 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by rbarrieau View Post
Most stabdard generators need to run thru a line conditioner to run digital electronics.. that is why The honda inverter gen is so much $$ it can safely run sensitive equipment.
Yes the champion could damage digital equipment.

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Old 09-04-2011, 06:13 AM   #13
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There is another champion model that is more money $499..but has wheels installed, remote battery start, and voltage protection ...Any input on that one ??

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