Champion 3500-Watt RV Ready Portable Generator (EPA)

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ITEM#: 14787091

The Champion Power Equipment 46596 RV Ready 3500-Watt Portable Generator is designed with your safety and convenience in mind. For your RV, you'll have enough power to start and run a 15,000 BTU RV air conditioner. The next time there's an outage, the 196cc Champion single-cylinder OHV engine will provide the power you need to back up your home essentials. Champion's Cold Start Technology ensures a quick start in cold weather, the Volt Guard built-in surge protector prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage and the voltmeter allows you to easily monitor power output anytime. At 4000 starting watts and 3500 running watts, this rugged generator with its durable steel frame can take care of your essentials during an outage - lights, sump pump, refrigerator, modem/router, fan and TV/DVD. Available outlets include a 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R), a 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R) and a 120V 20A household outlet (5-20R). Fill up the 3.8-gallon tank of gasoline and enjoy up to 12 hours of power at 50-percent load. From 23 feet, the noise level is 68 dBA, about as loud as a vacuum cleaner. Designed for safety with convenient push-to-reset circuit breakers and a low oil shut-off sensor, this unit has a 0.6-quart oil capacity (recommended 10W-30) and comes with an oil funnel for easy changes. Buy this 49-state EPA certified generator with confidence (this generator is not available in California) - 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.

Features:
  • Designed for Safety - Includes a low-oil shut-off sensor and has a 0.6-quart oil capacity (recommended 10W-30)
  • Reliable and Powerful - At 4000 starting Watt and 3500 running Watt, enjoy up to 12 hours of run time on a full tank of gasoline with a noise level of 68 dBA from 23 ft.
  • Outlets - A 120V 30A locking outlet, a 120V 30A RV outlet and a 120V 20A household outlet
  • Volt Guard - Prevents overloads and keeps your valuable equipment safe from voltage spikes, plus a voltmeter allows you to monitor power output at a glance
  • Champion Support - Includes 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts

Specs

Features
Type Emergency
Color Yellow
Condition New
Set Includes 1 Piece
Wattage 2000-4000 Watts
Dimensions 25.0 In. X 19.0 In. X 19.0 In.
Warranty 3 year Limited Manufacturer
Model Number 46596
Country of Origin China
  • Good for the Money.
    Verified Purchase

    It came on time and the box looked like it had been damaged by water at sometime. After opening the box, I found the plastic bag that held all the paper work open. The bottom had been neatly cut open. The manual and registration card were laying on the top of the generator. The manual had water damage and the preprinted registration card was for a different model. All accessories were there. After looking over the generator and finding no damaged parts, I added the oil and Fuel. It started on the first pull. The generator ran with no problems. I was able to run the AC, Microwave, water pump and Refrigerator in my trailer all at the same time easily. I checked the sound level with out a load, from three feet, 74Db, not 68Db as on the box. Overall a nice generator for the price.

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  • Verified Purchase

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    This is the generator that you're looking for. If you need more power for less money, I recommend this generator. Its more than just the 3500/4000 watt rating guys. Just as important if not more important is the 30 amps it delivers. I have tried other generators that claim they push 3500 watts and can barely run a refrigerator and a radio at the same time. Not the case with Champion. I use this generator regularly for work and camping. It's easy to start in the heat of summer or the freezing cold of winter. I personally have never had to pull more than once, it starts right up. I love it. These make great gifts. Give it a try you won't be disappointed.

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  • positive review title
    Verified Purchase

    Absolutely more than I expected. It is more than adequate to supply the power needed for my 5th wheel RV. My home is in Illinois but I am a full time RV'er and when ever I stop in rest areas or places that don't have sufficient power the champion is activated. I carry it in the back of my truck and I find that at 107 lbs. I can handle it quite well. It starts by the second pull but not as quiet as I would like but for all the other features it has I can live with a little more noise than expected. I didn't know that Champion made Generators for RV's until I found them on the Overstock web site. Thanks for a great product.

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  • Powerful and Quiet
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    I have this hooked up to my house for those extended days of no power and it runs like a dream and doesnt bog down with things like air conditioner and refrigerator turned on. I bought a wheel kit and cover for this and store it under my porch and it still looks new. It doesnt run 240v, just 120v. Thats a major bummer, but its super quiet, looks nice and does the job. I would recommend this unit to anyone looking for a generator. Just keep in mind that no 240 power means no dryer, stove ect. That can be a big issue for extended outages.

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  • Champion 4000 portable generator
    Verified Purchase

    This is my second Champion 4000, it is a great machine for the money. I use it when camping for my RV, charging batteries, running AC, microwave. I leave in the bed of my truck and with the tail gate closed it is quieter and out of reach of potential thieves when it's off. It is heavy at dry 106 lbs, but that can help keep people from stealing it as it sits in front of my fifth wheel hitch. Has nice anti vibration rubber mounts on the feet and a bar that surrounds the whole unit. Great unit!

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  • So easy to start
    Verified Purchase

    When I first decided to buy a generator I purchased a HF Predator that was nothing but trouble, it refused to start when hot. After doing some research and finding out that Champion is a legitimate company who makes a quality product, has US based customer service and stocks parts for what they sell, I decided to give them a try. My Champion starts on the first pull every time and generates quiet efficient electricity, couldn't be happier. Saved over $*** by buying it from Overstock!

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  • Generator
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    Starts easily and runs very smoothly, noise is allowable in state parks, is not at the noise level of a small 1000watt model. The neutral ground requires a wire ground to a spike in the ground, or a grounding plug from the rv. I replaced the gfi in side the trailer with a regular receptacle to solve the neutral grounding issue.

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  • Great Genset
    Verified Purchase

    Used my new Genet to run power to my new travel trailer. It ran all electrical components including the 15k a/c rooftop unit without any problems. Couldn't beat it for the price. Champion does make a great generator. Thanks Overstock.com for carrying this product.

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  • Great
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    The Champion 3500-Watt generator is in the top ten of generators. I also bought the wheel kit to make it easier to move around. It's basically the same as the more expensive *** one without electric start and wheels, so its a good value!

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  • concession trailer
    Verified Purchase

    Works to power all needed when electric not available

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  • Good for the Money.
    Verified Purchase

    It came on time and the box looked like it had been damaged by water at sometime. After opening the box, I found the plastic bag that held all the paper work open. The bottom had been neatly cut open. The manual and registration card were laying on the top of the generator. The manual had water damage and the preprinted registration card was for a different model. All accessories were there. After looking over the generator and finding no damaged parts, I added the oil and Fuel. It started on the first pull. The generator ran with no problems. I was able to run the AC, Microwave, water pump and Refrigerator in my trailer all at the same time easily. I checked the sound level with out a load, from three feet, 74Db, not 68Db as on the box. Overall a nice generator for the price.

    Read More
  • Champion 4000 portable generator
    Verified Purchase

    This is my second Champion 4000, it is a great machine for the money. I use it when camping for my RV, charging batteries, running AC, microwave. I leave in the bed of my truck and with the tail gate closed it is quieter and out of reach of potential thieves when it's off. It is heavy at dry 106 lbs, but that can help keep people from stealing it as it sits in front of my fifth wheel hitch. Has nice anti vibration rubber mounts on the feet and a bar that surrounds the whole unit. Great unit!

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  • love to shop
    Verified Purchase

    first time purchasing a generator, we tested it and hit all the bells and whistles

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  • So easy to start
    Verified Purchase

    When I first decided to buy a generator I purchased a HF Predator that was nothing but trouble, it refused to start when hot. After doing some research and finding out that Champion is a legitimate company who makes a quality product, has US based customer service and stocks parts for what they sell, I decided to give them a try. My Champion starts on the first pull every time and generates quiet efficient electricity, couldn't be happier. Saved over $*** by buying it from Overstock!

    Read More
  • Great Genset
    Verified Purchase

    Used my new Genet to run power to my new travel trailer. It ran all electrical components including the 15k a/c rooftop unit without any problems. Couldn't beat it for the price. Champion does make a great generator. Thanks Overstock.com for carrying this product.

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  • Verified Purchase

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    Great buy for emergency prepping. Makes me feel better knowing we have a generator in the garage for power outages. It was also used in our ice house to power the heat and TV. Very heavy.

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  • Verified Purchase

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    great generator. I picked up the wheel kit online for cheap and now I have a good working, portable generator. Power everything just fine, highly recommended.

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  • Verified Purchase

    We love our Champion Generator. It goes everywhere with us in our 5th wheel. Came right on time and works like a Champ!

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  • Verified Purchase

    Exceeded my expectations. Great product for the price. Recommend getting the wheels, but the generator is excellent.

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  • Verified Purchase

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    This is the generator that you're looking for. If you need more power for less money, I recommend this generator. Its more than just the 3500/4000 watt rating guys. Just as important if not more important is the 30 amps it delivers. I have tried other generators that claim they push 3500 watts and can barely run a refrigerator and a radio at the same time. Not the case with Champion. I use this generator regularly for work and camping. It's easy to start in the heat of summer or the freezing cold of winter. I personally have never had to pull more than once, it starts right up. I love it. These make great gifts. Give it a try you won't be disappointed.

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  • Verified Purchase

    Husband loves it.Perfect size for or home..

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  • Great Deal
    Verified Purchase

    Ordered for our new 5th wheel. My husband loves it. The generator is surprisingly quiet. We’re very happy with this product.

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  • Great
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    This user earned $2.00 in rewards for writing this review.Learn More

    The Champion 3500-Watt generator is in the top ten of generators. I also bought the wheel kit to make it easier to move around. It's basically the same as the more expensive *** one without electric start and wheels, so its a good value!

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  • Excellent deal
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    What a fantastic deal this generator was! Ours kicked the bucket and it was going to cost the same amount to fix as this one cost new! This one is a better brand too! Very happy and shipping was very fast despit item being out of stock. It was here well before our first snow fall! A+

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  • Great
    Verified Purchase

    Works great, started on first try

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Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "will this unit return to idle when not calling for electric power?"

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  • Q:

    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      The product, itself, meets my needs and the price is perfect when purchased through Overstock.com.

    • A:

      The physical size, the electrical usuable power, and price.

    • A:

      To use to run my camper in my horse trailer. I will end up mounting it my hay rack.

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  • Q:

    "I noticed that the type of this generator is listed as being "recreational". Does that mean it' is for outdoor/RV use only and is not intended to be used for home use when the power is out?"

    • A:

      Hello cjc3039, I hope your day is going well. This is classified as a medium duty by the manufacturer. It will produce 120 volts. You may a larger generator if you want to run your refrigerator. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • Q:

    "What is the decibels noise level"

    • A:

      68 decibels at 23 feet away

  • Q:

    "is this product able to power lighting,a refrigarator and a t.v. at the same time?"

    • A:

      The unit measures at 4000 watt capacity without exceeding this the generator can power multiple units at once.

  • Q:

    "will this product power a house boiler for heat and hot water"

    • A:

      Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, this item is presently out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check the information you request and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned and contact us with any further questions.

  • Q:

    "Will this product power a boiler for a house that also produces hot water"

    • A:

      It is designed to supply electrical power for lighting, appliances, tools and similar equipment.

    • A:

      It is designed to supply electrical power for lighting, appliances, tools and similar equipment.

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