Champion Power Equipment 42436 1200W/ 1500W 80cc Portable Gas Powered Generator

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ITEM#: 15024250

Lightweight and portable, this durable Champion Power Equipment model 42436 portable generator is ideal for tailgating or camping. This gas powered generator features several safety and convenience features, including an integrated control panel that makes operation quick and easy. The solid steel frame, combined with the cast-iron sleeve of this multipurpose generator, provides construction you can depend on. This generator makes resetting simple, with a push-button circuit breaker, and the unit shuts off in the event of low oil for your safety.

  • Includes: One (1) 1500 watt Generator, Owner's Manual
  • Brand: Champion Power Equipment
  • Model: 42436
  • 1200 running watts/1500 starting watts
  • 120V AC load
  • Up to 10 hour run time at 50-percent load
  • 65 dBA at 23 ft.
  • Easy pull recoil start
  • Low oil shut-off sensor
  • USDA approved spark arrestor
  • Durable steel frame
  • Voltmeter
  • 50 state compliant (EPA+CARB certified)

  • Specs:
  • Running Wattage: 1200 Watts
  • Starting Wattage: 1500 Watts
  • AC Load: 120V
  • Phase: Single
  • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Engine: 80cc Champion 4-Stroke OHV
  • RPM: 3600
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline
  • Gasoline Capacity: 1.5 gal. (5.5 L)
  • Run Time: 10 hours at 50-percent load
  • Recommended Oil: SAE 10W-30
  • Oil Capacity: 0.4 qt. (0.4 L)
  • Start Type: Recoil
  • Low Oil Shut-Off: Automatic
  • Fuel Gauge: Yes
  • Voltmeter: Analog
  • Mobility Kit: No
  • Wheel Size: N/A
  • Battery: N/A
  • Choke Type: Manual
  • Noise Level: 65 dBa at 23 ft.
  • Dimensions: 17.8 inches (45.3 cm) long x 14 inches (35.5 cm) wide x 14.8 inches (37.6 cm) high
  • Gross Weight: 59.5 lb. (27 kg)
  • Net Weight: 52.9 lb. (24 kg)


Style Solid
Type Recreational
Color Yellow
Set Includes 1 Piece
Wattage 1000-1500 Watts
Dimensions See Details
Warranty 2 year Manufacturer
Model Number 42436
Country of Origin China

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  • Most Helpful

  • ship and packing issues
    Verified Purchase

    the generator seems to work fine, I have not yet used it for the purpose I bought it. Two issues, I received two generators. The first on came damaged, The packaging was horrible and the product seemed to be a repack. Overstocks customer service was excellent and they sent a new one right away. The next one was packaged correctly. The two generators look different?

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    dvdv2 Mar 26, 2013
  • Great Generator
    Verified Purchase

    This generator started up on the second pull. It runs great. I bought it for emergency power in case of a power outage. I like its compact size and design. The manual is very clear and helpful. I did a lot of research on different brands and models and am very pleased I purchased this one.

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    sliva Dec 14, 2013
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  • Great purchase
    Verified Purchase

    Very reliable. Came packed very well and with large print instructions. Very dependable. We needed this to power a pump to water our garden and works beautifully. Price was good too.

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    Patricia E. Mar 17, 2017
  • waiting
    Verified Purchase

    When I say it could be better, well I am waiting for a black out, and I hope it will start and perform like it should,

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    john a. Oct 31, 2016
  • Great little generator
    Verified Purchase

    Portable & easy to use, Started on the second pull & ran like a champ. Will run all the essentials in a natural gas home when the power goes out, which it does often at this location. Ordered & then received the next day.

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    spyder65 Sep 9, 2014
  • good product
    Verified Purchase

    It was a good product for the money. It was shipped in a timely fashion.

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    bblvns Aug 11, 2014

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      We travel to markets and festivals and need to keep portable freezer going.

    • A:

      To address any power outage issues that may occur in our elderly care facility.

    • A:

      Going to ND to protest the DAPL with the water protecters......need something to run a heater in our canvas tent.

    • A:

      so have backup power if it goes out.

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  • Q:

    "it will run for a little while then it acts like its not getting any fuel what an I do to correct the problem"

    • A:

      We are still researching this and should have the answer shortly.

    • A:

      Hello cleaning2, if you can give us a call with your order number we would love to help you with this. Have a great day! U.S. and Canada Toll free: 1-800-The-BIG-O (843-2446) Weekdays 8am - 1am ▪ Weekends 9am - 10pm EST

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  • Q:

    "How many hours will it run on full-tank?"

    • A:

      Hi roellorenzo, this will run for 10 hours at half load. I hope this helps, thanks for shopping with us.

  • Q:

    "Wouldll llike to be assured that this generator is a brushless type generator, not an inverter type? Also , would like more details regarting your lower 48 state returon policy?"

    • A:

      Thank you for contacting us ed1125. All of our generators have brushes. Champion has a 2 year manufacture warranty that covers items in the field so there are no returns. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

  • Q:

    "How loud is it?"

    • A:

      Thank you for contacting us sonorahawks. Unfortunately we don't have this information. We apologize for any inconvenience we might have caused. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

  • Q:

    "How many rooms will the generator provide power to?"

    • A:

      Thank you for contacting us 57denise. It is 65dBA and unfortunately I cannot give you an answer on how many rooms it will run since I do not know the wattage of the item you are running. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

  • Q:

    "What is the weight of the Champion 1500 Watt Portable Gas Powered Generator?"

    • A:

      Thank you for your interest. The shipping weight of this item is 66 pounds. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.

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