Product Code: acem480
Availability: In Stock
$85.00 $188.10


  • Cold Start optimized 80cc Champion engine
  • Generator is CARB compliant
  • Includes a 1.5 gal. fuel tank that runs for 10 hour at a 50% load

The Champion Power Equipment 42436 1200-Watt Multi-Purpose Portable Generator is designed with your safety and convenience in mind, and is the perfect what if generator. At 1500 starting Watt and 1200 running Watt, this rugged generator with its durable steel frame is easy to transport and provides just what you need for RV use, camping, tailgating, boating, hunting, weekend trips, family vacations and small jobs around the house. Provide the power you need for a few essential items in an emergency - lights, microwave, fan, TV, modem/router, cell phone charger, etc. (Note: this unit is not recommended for emergency home backup for powering air conditioners, stoves, furnaces or sump pumps.) Champion's Cold Start Technology ensures a quick start in cold weather, while Voltmeter allows you to easily monitor power output anytime. This unit includes a 120-Volt 20 Amp household outlet (5-20R). Fill up the 1.5 Gal. tank of gasoline and enjoy up to 10 hours of power at 50% load. From 23 ft. the noise level is 65 dBA, which is a little bit louder than normal speech. Designed for safety with a convenient push-to-reset circuit breaker and a low oil shut-off sensor, this unit has a 0.4 Qt. oil capacity (recommended 10-Watt to 30-Watt) and comes with an oil funnel for easy changes. This generator is EPA certified and CARB compliant. 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.

  • Designed for safety includes a low-oil shut-off sensor and has a 0.6 Qt. oil capacity (recommended 10-Watt to 30-Watt)
  • Dependable - At 1500 starting Watt and 1200 running Watt, enjoy up to 10 hours of run time on a full tank of gasoline with a noise level of 65 dBA from 23 ft.
  • Multi-Purpose - includes a 120-Volt 20 Amp household outlet, and provides "just enough" power for RV-use, camping, tailgating, boating, weekend trips, family vacations and small jobs around the house
  • Voltmeter - easily monitor power output at a glance
  • Champion Support - includes 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts
  • 1.5 Gal. fuel tank runs 10 hours at 50% load
  • 3/4 in. dia. tubular steel frame for protection and durability
  • 65 dB at 23 ft.
  • Voltmeter
  • Lightweight 62 lb. and portable
  • Weather-proof custom made vinyl cover available separately
  • CARB compliant, can be sold in California
  • Includes oil funnel and spark plug socket
  • SAE 10W-30 oil recommended (not included)
  • Click on the more info tab to download the specifications pdf to view the wattage requirement guide

Info & Guides

  • Product Brochure
  • Replacement Part List
  • Use and Care Manual



Product Height (in.)
Product Length (in.)
Product Width (in.)


CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Color Family
Engine Displacement (cc)
Engine Make
OEM Branded
Fuel Gauge,Low Oil Shutdown,Muffler
Fuel Tank Capacity (gallons)
Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)
Horsepower (hp)
Oil Funnel
Number of circuits/outlets
Operational Volume (dB)
Outlet Type
120V 20A
Power Type
Product Weight (lb.)
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank or charge)
Running Wattage
Start Type
Recoil Start
Starting Wattage
Suggested Uses
Mobile Devices,Small Electronics

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CARB Compliant,EPA Approved
Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited Warranty

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