Hobart 500580 Champion Elite 225 Welder Generator Gas Engine-Driven (Vanguard)

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SKU: 500580
Regular price $5,195.00 USD

The heavy-duty, All-in-one welder/generator combines an 11,000-watt generator with a 225-amp DC welder. Designed for Stick welding with quick and easy arc starts. 


Two-in-one 11,000-watt generator and 225-amp welder 

You get a generator and welder for about what you would pay for just a generator. 

Innovative Hobart technology 

Allows you smooth arc starts with minimal “sticking”. Extraordinary motor starting characteristics. Strong continuous rating to run compressors, pumps, lights, hand tools and other equipment. 

Heavy-duty construction 

Offers you stamina and long dependable service. Enclosed design, large battery, rugged electrical connections and wiring, and circuit breaker protection. 

Lightweight and compact design 

Machine is just over 3 ft long and weighs less than competitive units, allowing you to easy move it around.  

A "no tools" oil change and digital hour meter 

Relieves the hassle of changing oil by automatically scheduled routine oil servicing (every 100 hours) and other preventative maintenance. 

Quick-set current control 

Easy for you to set up and start welding. 

Smooth DC weld output 

The Champion ELITE provides you a smooth arc for scratch start DC TIG welding, primarily designed for the Stick process. 



Champion® Elite 225 Welder/Generator 

Industries Interests 

Farm and Ranch 
Maintenance and Repair - Field Operations 
Auto Repair 

Engine Brand 


Engine Idle Speed 

2400 RPM 

Engine Weld Speed 

3600 RPM 

Fuel Tank Size 

12 gal. 

Fuel Type 



40 A - 225 A 


23 hp 

Weldable Metals 

Specialty Metals 
Stainless Steel 

Rated Output 

225 A @ 100% Duty Cycle 

Single Phase Generator Continuous Power 

9500 W 

Single Phase Generator Peak Power 

11000 W 

Current Type 

AC / DC 


Lift Eye (Standard) 

Weld Output