CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 3800 watts VS. Firman P03609

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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 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 3800 watts

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

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 3800 watts VS. Firman P03609

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Starting Watts

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Yes

4550 starting Watts

Running Stats

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

Yes

3650 running watts

RV Ready

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

It is ready

Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
No

Yes

it is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

NA

Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Recoil Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
No

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

AMPERAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

31.7A

Yes

30 Amperage of true power

VOLTAGE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

NA

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

3600RMP

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Cold Start Technology

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Air Cooled

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

224 cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Yes

67 dBA noise level

Multi-Purpose

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
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 – can be used for commercial and residential power supply

Heavy Duty

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 3800 watts
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 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Yes

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

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

It has an open frame

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Weight

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

122 pound

Yes

105 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Yes

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

Handle style

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

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

Warranty

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 3800 watts
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 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 3800 watts
Firman P03609
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

- 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 3800 watts
Firman P03609
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

- 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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