CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3800 watts VS. Firman P03601

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Winner:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts:

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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Runners Up:

Firman P03601

Reasons to buy Firman P03601 :

  • button icon A strong and compact tubular roll cage frame design
  • button icon Reliable recoil start ability
  • button icon A 5 gallon fuel tank integrated with a fuel gauge
  • button icon Provides a long 14 hours run time on 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

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

Champion 3800 watts

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Champion 3800 watts VS. Firman P03601

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

4550 starting watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

3550 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is ready

Yes

Generator contains a 1 TT 30 R outlet and a multi feature control panel - RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Is only powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

NA

Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Can recoil start

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

31.7A

Yes

30 Amps

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

3600RMP

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

Complaint with CARB

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Yes

Easy to start through using the usual recoil method. Takes a few seconds to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Yes

It has an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection system. Shuts down when low oil is remaining

Air Cooled

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

224 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Yes

68 dBA

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Yes

Can be used in different places – camps, tailgating, job sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Yes

Easily handles heavy duty tasks. powers up appliances and provides heavy duty lighting

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

Features a compact roll cage frame design. It is very durable and compact

Starting method

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

No complicated steps during startup. Also has a engine off and on switch

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Yes

Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex)

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

122 pound

Yes

110 lbs

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

No

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Yes

N/A

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

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

No

Included Accessories

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil, Battery and Propane (LPG) Hose

Yes

Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12

Champion 3800 watts

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Noise Level

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

• It has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Yes

- Built with a 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Has a long run time of about 24 hours on a 50% fuel load - Generator has a Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator that creates a clean and dependable power output from stream alternator - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Uses gasoline which is easy to get - It features up to 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 68 decibels only - Built with a large 5 fuel tank capacity with inbuilt tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty - Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories - Certified by EPA and CARB complaint - Portable with low weight of 110 lbs only - Provides reliable 30 Amps

Cons

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03601
Yes

• It is very loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

Yes

- It is not built with wheels that ease transportation - Not a solar generator - Cannot operate using propane - This generator is not built with simple electric start ability

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