CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3500 Watt VS. Firman P03609

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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 P03609

Reasons to buy Firman P03609 :

  • button icon Portable generator
  • button icon A rubberized Thresher handle for simple recoil start
  • button icon An automatic low oil protection shutdown
  • button icon 5 gallon tank capacity running for 14 hours
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3500 Watt

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3500 Watt VS. Firman P03609

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Starting Watts

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

4375 watts

Yes

4550 starting Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3650 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
No

Yes

it is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

12 hours

Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Recoil Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It can use an optional electric switch

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

AMPERAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

30A

Yes

30 Amperage of true power

VOLTAGE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

7.5 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
No

Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

3600 RMP

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It uses cold start technology for easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
No

Yes

It is so simple to start. It doesn’t involve complicated startup

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

3.4 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

20 pound

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

9 hour

Yes

Can run for about 14 hours with only a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

10.5 hour

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It shuts down after sensing low oil levels

Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Air Cooled

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It is air cooled since it has got A/C

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

224 cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
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 P03609
Yes

68 dB from 23 feet

Yes

67 dBA noise level

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose – can be used for commercial and residential power supply

Heavy Duty

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

Generator performs heavy duties. Ideal for high amperage power tools, heavy load lighting and any emergency power needs

Solar Generator

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

A well built tubular roll cage frame design. Maintains generator for many years

Starting method

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

User friendly start up method. Start up instant using the thresher handle

Champion 3500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It has got an open frame with handles for easy transportation

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

1 L5-30R twist lock 30A-120 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC, 1 5-20R duplex 20A-120 VAC

Portable

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Weight

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

119 lb

Yes

105 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
No

Yes

Wheel kit comes with over sized flat free wheels – able to handle multiple floor movement

Handle style

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

A single folding rubberized thresher handle - makes recoil start very quick and simple

Warranty

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

Oil funnel

Yes

Comes with Oil, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench and funnel

Firman P03609

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Yes

The 4-in-1 data minder indicates once low oil is in the engine

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

An automatic low oil shutdown protection – shuts down on its own

Noise Level

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
Yes

68 dB

Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
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

- Has a 4 in 1 data minder that can measure hours, hertz, Volts and low oil indicator - A built in tank gauge provides convenience - Made using the OHV engine that provides top performance, longer life and requires low maintenance - Generator provides a quiet running with only 67 db noise level - An automatic low oil protection protects engine from damage - Outlets: (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V RV Ready, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock - Makes the EPA standards of certification - This generator has a starting watts of 4550 watts at 67dB - Uses a recoil system that is Canada emissions certified - Contains a Phoenix Fat Head Block that makes engine run cool and competent - Runs for a total of 14 hours on a 5 gallon tank capacity with a 50% load - Generator has a cast iron sleeve that is integrated with an effortless oil drain - High running watts of 3650 Watts - Portable with wheel kit and handles for an effortless movement - Custom built outlet cover that can protect the outlets from dirt, debris and dirt - Carries only a total of 105 pounds in weight - Generator performs heavy duties due to its high amperage, volts and frequency - Comes with a high leverage single folding handle with grasp for easy maneuverability - Comes with included accessories like oil, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench and funnel

Cons

Champion 3500 Watt
Firman P03609
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

- Not constructed to use propane or solar fuel type - Generator is slight heavy while carrying upstairs - It makes a little noise while running - Doesn’t use the simple electric start method

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