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Champion Power Equipment

Model #201078

8000-Watt Electric Start Dual Fuel Generator with CO Shield®

Champion’s powerful 8000-watt generator meets ANSI/PGMA G300-2018 requirements and features CO Shield®, the Carbon Monoxide auto shutoff system. Featuring Dual Fuel, allowing the 459cc engine to run on either gasoline or propane, it provides up to 10 hours of run time on gasoline or 5 hours on propane.


Dual Fuel

Operate your 8000-watt portable generator right out of the box on either gasoline or propane, plus the unit holds 1.2-quarts of oil (included) and has a low oil shut-off switch

Electric start

Power up the 459cc Champion engine with the handy rocker switch, battery included, plus features CO Shield® carbon monoxide auto shutoff system


Keep track of voltage, hertz and run-time hours to easily monitor output and track maintenance intervals while the UL-recognized sensor uses an LED to indicate CO shutoff or fault


At 10000 starting watts and 8000 running watts on gasoline and 9000 starting watts and 7200 running watts on propane, trust Volt Guard™ to protect your generator from electrical voltage spikes.

Champion Support

Includes 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts


The Champion Power Equipment 201078 8000-Watt Dual Fuel Portable Generator is the perfect combination of versatility and convenience. Whether you need power for your home or next project, Champion Power Equipment makes powering your life more convenient than ever.

Thanks to our patented CO Shield® technology, you can be sure that you and your family are protected from the dangers of carbon monoxide. Our CO Shield® sensor tests itself automatically and lasts up to a decade. If operated in inappropriate locations, the UL-recognized sensor will alert and shut off the generator automatically before dangerous levels of carbon monoxide accumulate. This indicates the unit should be moved to an open-air environment with plenty of circulation. This unit meets the ANSI/PGMA G300-2018 requirements to ensure the highest level of safety and performance.

The convenient electric start includes a battery, plus Cold Start Technology ensures a quick start in cold weather. In addition, your generator includes a power-extending 25-foot extension cord so you can split 30 amps of power from one cord to four household outlets.

Easily monitor power output and track maintenance intervals with Intelligauge, which allows you to keep track of voltage, frequency and run-time hours. Designed with a low oil shut-off sensor, this unit includes 1.2-quarts of 5W-30 oil.

Operate your Dual-Fuel generator right out of the box on gasoline or propane, and easily switch fuels with our patented fuel select dial that allows for safe switching between fuel sources.

Using gasoline, the 459cc Champion engine produces 10000 starting watts and 8000 running watts, and will run for 10 hours at 50% load when the 7.7-gallon fuel tank is full. It produces 9000 starting watts and 7200 running watts, and will run for 5 hours at 50% load when using a 20-pound propane tank. Also included is a 6.5-foot propane hose with a built-in regulator.

With a noise level of 74 dBA from 23 feet, which is a bit louder than a vacuum, this machine can provide home backup in an outage, plus the Volt Guard™ protects your generator from electrical voltage spikes.

All the outlets have covers for protection and include 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R), a 120/240V 30A locking outlet (L14-30R) as well as four 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Buy this EPA certified generator with confidence – Champion Support and our nationwide network of service centers will back up your purchase with a 3-year limited warranty and FREE lifetime technical support.

What’s included

  • Propane (LPG) Hose
  • Generator Extension Cord
  • Wheel Kit
  • Engine Oil
  • Oil Funnel


Portable Generator Technology Dual Fuel, CO Shield®
Gasoline Starting Watts 10000W
Gasoline Running Watts 8000W
Propane Starting Watts 9000W
Propane Running Watts 7200W
Gasoline Starting Amps at 120V 83.3A
Gasoline Starting Amps at 240V 41.6A
Gasoline Running Amps at 120V 66.7A
Gasoline Running Amps at 240V 33.3A
Propane Starting Amps at 120V 75A
Propane Starting Amps at 240V 37.5A
Propane Running Amps at 120V 60A
Propane Running Amps at 240V 30A
Volts 120/240
Frequency 60Hz
Outlets 120/240V 30A (L14-30R), 120V 30A Locking (L5-30R), GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)
GFCI Outlets Yes
Covered Outlets Yes
Covered Circuit Breakers Yes
Gasoline Run Time at 1/2 Load 10 h.
Propane Run Time at 1/2 Load 5 h.
Noise Level 74 dBA
Parallel Capability No
DC Operation No
Voltmeter Intelligauge
Automatic Voltage Regulation No
Battery Yes
Start Type Recoil
Engine Brand Champion
Engine Size 459cc
Engine Type 4-stroke
Engine Speed 3600
Fuel Type Gasoline, Propane (LPG)
Fuel Gauge Yes
Gasoline Capacity 7.7 gal.
Gasoline Tank Material Steel
Engine Oil Type 5W-30
Engine Oil Capacity 1.1 qt.
Engine Oil Included Yes
Low Oil Shut-Off Yes
Wheels Yes
Wheel Type Solid
Wheel Diameter 9.5 in.
PGMA G300-2018 Compliant Yes
ETL Listing cETL
EPA Certified Yes
CARB Compliant No


Length 27.6 in.
Width 28.5 in.
Height 25.8 in.
Weight 165 lb.