CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 5500 Watt VS. Firman P03608

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Winner:

Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 5500 Watt:

  • button icon Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box
  • button icon Rugged & Portable
  • button icon Runs up to 9 hrs. On a full tank of gas
  • button icon Safety Fuel Selector Switch
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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 5500 Watt

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

Firman P03608

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Champion 5500 Watt VS. Firman P03608

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Starting Watts

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

6875 watts

Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Running Stats

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

3000 Running Watts

RV Ready

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Recoil Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

No

Dual Fuel

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

22.9A

Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

120/240 Volts

Yes

120 Volts

FREQUENCY

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

13 HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

171 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

3600RPM

No

CARB Compliant

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

No

EPA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It uses cold start technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is easy to start

Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

6.1 gallons

Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

20 pounds

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

9 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor which protects

Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Engine Capacity

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

389 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Voltmeter

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

has a Voltmeter which makes it easy to keep track of power output

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

74DBA

Yes

58 decibels

Multi-Purpose

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is multipurpose – it can run many appliances such as A/C, lights, fridges, for camping

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can run high voltage devices such as lights, construction machines at job sites

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 5500 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 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Recoil starting method

Champion 5500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Outlets

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R) 94)9 GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It is a portable device since it can easily be transported from one place to where you need it

Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

162.5 lb

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Yes

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

Handle style

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It has got foldaway handles for easy storage, never flat tires for quick transportation

Yes

Folding handle style

Warranty

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
No

Yes

30 x 22.8 x 22 inches

Included Accessories

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Yes

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

Firman P03608

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Low oil shutdown

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

It shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low

Yes

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

Noise Level

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

74DBA from 23ft

Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

• It is designed with a powerful engine of 389 cc which enables it to perform tasks. • It has foldaway handles which makes its storage easy. • Never has flat tires for easy transportation to the destined place. • It is able to run on either gasoline or propane which gives you a chance to choose the fuel type that you prefer to use. • It is designed with a switch which enables you to change from one fuel type to another with ease

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 5500 Watt
Firman P03608
Yes

• It is extremely noisy when switched one since it has a big motor which produces 74db from 23fts hence polluting the environment with noise. • It a heavy and bulky machine which hinders its storage and transportation to where it is needed. • It uses recoil start method which requires manual power hence making it tiresome to use it.

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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