The Vantage 500 offers multi-process capabilities such as Stick, TIG, MIG, Flux-Cored and Gouging. Features include stainless-steel roof and side panels for protection and simple controls that keep training time to a minimum. Chopper Technology provides easy starts, smooth arc action, low spatter and excellent bead appearance. The unit provides 500 amps of pure welding power at 100 percent duty cycle, or 575 amps at 50 percent duty cycle. For generator power, the full 12,000 watts can be delivered while welding at up to 250 amps.