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Hobart Champion Elite DC Welder Generator, 225A

SKU: 381155799
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Hobart Champion Elite DC Welder Generator provides auxiliary power while welding that 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 over 3 ft. long and weighs less than competitive units.

  • 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
  • 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
  • "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.
  • Rated Output at 25V: 225 A at 100% Duty Cycle
  • Maximum Open Circuit Voltage: 80
  • Welding Amperage Range: 40 - 225 A DC
  • Net Weight: 490 lb. (222 kg)
  • Limited warranty

NOTE: This product ships via over-the-road common carrier truck. Carrier destination shipping charges are included in the order shipping fee that will be displayed in the shopping cart. This product is delivered to the ground level exterior of your home and requires signature upon delivery. For more information, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

Specification Description
Product Weight: 490 lb.
Continuous Generator Power: 9,500 W
Product Width: 20 in.
Product Height: 28 in.
Weld Thickness: 1/8 in. - 1/2 in.
Process Type: Arc/Stick
Power Type: Gas
Product Length: 41 in.
CARB Compliant: Yes
Surge Generator Power: 11,000 W
Duty Cycle: 100% @ 225 A, 25 V
Welding Amperage Range: 40 - 225 A
Brand: Hobart
Manufacturer Part Number 500562
Hobart Champion Elite DC Welder Generator, 225A is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 129.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3 hobarts Love the welder have had one in the past and loved it. I also have a mig welder also hobart brand.
Date published: 2019-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from hobarts the best great welder it has out welded my ol one hands down
Date published: 2019-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from everything I expected Works great around the ranch. Have repaired fencing and gates. Also built a chicken coop.
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine with a great price Great running machine. Welds great and has plenty aux power.
Date published: 2019-05-26
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Is this a multi process machine does it do Mig Tig stick in flux core

Asked by: Jcmartino
The Champion Elite is a DC stick welder primarily. There are accessories from Miller that can be added to do wire welding with gas or flux core wires and scratch start DC TIG on steel and stainless. Unfortunately TSC does not sell these accessories since these options are not Hobart related products.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-02-04

Will the generator power a ironman 230 or a handler 210?

Asked by: happy happy happy
The Elite will power both the IM230 and the HH210MVP.
Answered by: WillR
Date published: 2018-04-22

Compared with the Miller Bobcat, does the Hobart welder have similar arc stability? Essentially asking if the power flow is consistent?

Asked by: paulnnn
The main generator is the same as the Miller Bobcat, it just does not offer a CV tap. The DC stick portion is equal to the Bobcat.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-02-02

is the 50 amp plug a/c or d/c power

Asked by: william50
All of the outlets are AC power. The welding studs are the only DC output.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2018-09-15

I notice this is a DC welder do I was wondering If I was to run a Miller Multimatic off of this machine, would I have AC welding capabilities provided by the multimatic? 

Asked by: Lukecsa
The weld portion of the Champion Elite is DC but the outlet power is still AC. To get AC from the Multimatic it would have to be available from that unit. The Miller Multimatic 200 and 215 do not provide AC weld output but the Multimatic 220 does.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-02-02

Are the power outlets on the Hobart Champion Elite DC welder GFCI protection?

Asked by: cwom
Yes, the outlets are GFCI protected.
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2018-08-21

Is this welder waterproof

Asked by: welderboy47
The Champion Elite it tested to certain water spray tests. The unit would not operate in hurricane force type rains as it is not a sealed unit.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2018-04-30

Where can I find a cover for this?

Asked by: TSC1552
If not available at your local Tractor Supply, you can also find it here:
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2018-04-22
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