Designed to be a jobsite workhorse, the Hobart Champion ELITE combines an 11,000 watt generator with a DC welder for general construction and emergency power applications. It features a rugged, fully enclosed case which provides a protective barrier and lowers noise. All receptacles on the ELITE feature push-button reset circuit breakers. Auxiliary power while welding gives you the capability to run other equipment (lights, grinders) at the same time you are welding. With the quick set current control, it is easy to set up, provides smooth arc starts and maintains optimum arc characteristics. Cables sold separately.
- DC weld output for smooth arc performance and easy starts
- Four 120 volt GFCI (20 amp), one 240V (50 amp) and one 120/240 volt (50 amp) receptacles with push-button reset circuit breakers
- Auxiliary power while welding gives you the capability to run other equipment (lights, grinder) at the same time you are welding
- Heavy-duty construction with 100% duty cycle, fully-enclosed engine design, large battery, rugged electrical connections and wiring
- Just under 4 ft long and weighs less than competitive units
- "No tools" oil change and standard hour meter to help maintain routine scheduled oil servicing
- Quick set current control - easy to set up and start welding.
- Auto-idle for greater fuel savings and reduced noise.
Processes: Stick (SMAW)
- Kohler 23 HP gasoline engine, 3600 RPM
- Fuel-efficient, low-maintenance, twin-cylinder, 4-cycle, overhead-valve
- 12 gallon fuel tank for extended run time
Skill Level: Moderate
- Rated Output at 25V:
- 225 A at 100% Duty Cycle
- Max. Open-Circuit Voltage: 80
- Welding Amperage Range:
- 40 - 225 A DC
- Single-Phase Generator Power: 11,000 W (10 kVa/kW), 60 Hz, 120/240 Vac; 9500 watts continuous while not welding
- H: 28 in (711 mm)
- W: 20 in (508 mm)
- D: 41 in (1041 mm)
- Net Weight: Kohler: 490 lb (222 kg)
Customer would be required to pay for the liftgate service, if needed on the shipping costs.
SKU 015244107 Model 500562 Weight 500.0000 Color No Size No Width No In Store Only No Price $3,299.99
Rural King provides a defect or damage warranty within 30 days of receipt. All Manufacturing Return Policies Supersede Rural King's Return Policy.
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- Absolutely the Best Review by Kirk
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If you are looking for a generator, look no further. This will suit all your needs. It also doubles as a welder. This is an incredible piece of equipment!! If you are looking to generate power to your house, you will have to either get a separate switch box or if you are competent with electricity, you can wire it directly into your home with it's own breaker. (Just make sure the main is switched off before you turn it's breaker on!!!)
(Posted on 9/4/2012)
- A+++++++++++++++ Review by STAINLESS
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I own 4 different welder/geneators this unit by far is the best one i have. and the people @ Ruralking are top notch.A+A+A+
(Posted on 7/16/2012)
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Questions on Hobart Champion Elite DC Welder/11,000 Watt AC Generator 500562
- From Keith at 12/26/2014 9:23 PM
- From Bill at 12/29/2014 7:10 AM
- Q: Does it come with leads? If so how long?
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- A: Hello Bill,
The Hobart Champ Elite does not include leads. Thank you for contacting Rural King. If you have any more questions about this product or any other we carry on the site please feel free to call our customer service team at 1-800-561-1752.
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