CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. Firman P03608

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Winner:

Champion 3500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 3500 Watt:

  • button icon It is multi-purpose- can be used on fridges, microwave, A/C
  • button icon It is good for emergency backup power
  • button icon Has a 3 year limited factory warranty with free life time technical support from dedicated experts.
  • button icon It is reliable and powerful
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Runners Up:

Firman P03608

Reasons to buy Firman P03608 :

  • button icon Powered by both gasoline and propane
  • button icon Runs for 10 hours 0n a 1.8 gallon tank
  • button icon Multi feature control panel with covered outlets
  • button icon 58 db quiet whisper hybrid series
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03608

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. Firman P03608

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3000 Running Watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

12 hours

Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It runs on dual fuel- propane or gasoline which is good for backing up your essentials

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

30A

Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 Volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

7.5 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

171 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

3600 RMP

No

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

9 hour

Yes

10 hours of runtime on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

10.5 hour

Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

224 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It has a voltmeter which allows you to monitor power output at a glance

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

58 decibels

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is multipurpose since it is able to perform multiple tasks- used at job sites, recreation, for emergency use

Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine- can support lights, power tools, RV A/C units, sump pump

Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty vinyl – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors.

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Recoil starting method

Champion 3500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

(1)-120V 30A locking outlet,(1)-120V 30A RV outlet and (1)-120V 20A household outlet

Yes

(2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy for you to transport it to anywhere you want

Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

119 lb

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It has got two handle making it easy to be carried by two people

Yes

Folding handle style

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Yes

30 x 22.8 x 22 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Oil funnel

Yes

12V battery cable, oil bottle, a volt lock automatic voltage regulator, tool kit and funnel

Firman P03608

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

The generator shuts down automatically after sensing that there are low oil levels

Yes

Automatically switches off once more oil has not been added in fuel tank

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

68 dB

Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

• It has got a volt guard which prevents overloads and keeps your valuable equipment safe from voltage spikes. • It comes with a champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It can run on either gas or propane right out of the box with included hose which gives you a chance to choose the type of fuel you prefer to use. • It delivers up to 9 hours of power on gas and 10.5 hours on propane hence enabling your essential stay in a good condition

Yes

- It features up to 3300 starting watts and 3000 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 58 decibels - Portable with a briefcase weight of less than 110 pounds - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Features a 171 cc with a cast iron sleeve - Is able to provide up to 30 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 10 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is both EPA certified and is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Outlets includes (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV - It comes with a Less than 3% Low THD-Clean power - This model is compact with smaller storage dimensions of 30 x 22.8 x 22 inches - Comes with an easy recoil start method

Cons

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

• It is extremely noisy noisy during its operations hence causing noise pollution in the surrounding environment. • It is heavy and bulky making it difficult to transport. • It is associated with poor packaging hence being affected by climatic changes during transportation. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry hence causing injury.

Yes

- This generator doesn’t contain an electric start - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

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