CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3800 watts VS. Firman P03608

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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 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 3800 watts

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

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 3800 watts VS. Firman P03608

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

3000 Running Watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

It is ready

Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

NA

Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

31.7A

Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 Volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

NA

No

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

171 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

3600RMP

No

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

It is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

224 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Yes

58 decibels

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
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

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
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 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

Recoil starting method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

122 pound

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Yes

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

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Folding handle style

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
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 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03608
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

- 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 3800 watts
Firman P03608
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

- 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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