CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Champion 5500 Watt VS. Firman W03082

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Winner:

Firman W03082

Reasons to buy Firman W03082:

  • button icon Long run time of 9 hours
  • button icon Features a wheel kit and built durable wheels
  • button icon Has a whisper series muffler – 59 decibels only
  • button icon Portable and powerful generator with only 109 pounds
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Runners Up:

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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman W03082

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman W03082

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
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COMPARISON – Champion 5500 Watt VS. Firman W03082

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Portable to lift or transport to another venue

Starting Watts

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

6875 watts

Yes

3300 watts

Running Stats

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

3000 watts

RV Ready

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

RV is ready

Yes

Features easy to use control panel with covered outlets – RV ready

Gas Powered

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
No

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
No

Yes

Spends 9 hours on a 1.8 gallon tank load

Recoil Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It is recoil started

Yes

Recoil start – reliable form of start

Electric Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
No

Yes

Electric start and first pull

Dual Fuel

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

Yes

Gas type

AMPERAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

22.9A

Yes

Gas type

VOLTAGE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

120/240 Volts

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

13 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

4 stroke

Yes

Max Pro Series 171cc Farman Engine – enough to deliver 9 hours of run time

ENGINE SPEED

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

CARB certified

CSA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Meets standards of EPA – EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Easy to Start

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It is easy to start

Yes

Up to 3 starting options – easy button push electric starts, recoil system and first pull. All are user friendly

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

6.1 gallons

Yes

1.8 gallon tank – continuous runtime for 9 hours

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

20 pounds

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

9 hours

Yes

9 hours after a tank load

Runtime (Propane)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Shuts off when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Air Cooled

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Yes

Yes, it can be air cooled. Prevents overheating of engine

Engine Capacity

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

389 cc

Yes

171 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

74DBA

Yes

Only 59 dBA – whisper quiet operation

Multi-Purpose

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose – can be taken to camps, home, tailgating and work places

Heavy Duty

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Yes – use the Eco mode to vary power load required and built in parallel kit to maximize power for different appliances

Solar Generator

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
No

No

Framed for Durability

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Yes

N/A

Starting method

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Recoil start method

Yes

Effortless push the button to start. No need for complicated startup steps

Firman W03082

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Lightweight generator. Can be carried transported effortlessly

Weight

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

162.5 lb

Yes

109 pounds only. Lightweight generator

Wheel type

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Yes

Yellow 5.0 inches plastic flat free - 2 wheels

Handle style

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

Has a built tuff-stuff handle. U Shaped and folding Handle

Warranty

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

3 years factory warranty

Yes

Up to 3 years of warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
No

No

Included Accessories

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Yes

Comes with oil, battery charger cable, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Yes

has overload indicator lights for low oil

Low oil shutdown

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

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

Yes

shuts down on low oil. Also has idle control switch

Noise Level

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
Yes

74DBA from 23ft

Yes

Whisper Series muffler – noise barely heard

CONCLUSION

Pros

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
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

- Generator is EPA, CARB and cETL certified - Has a running watts of 3000 and starting watts of 3300 - Built with a U shaped folding handle for a comfortable grip - Fuel system is made using steel for durability - Features and idle control switch to save fuel for later use - Runs on fuel in its 1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Comes with all the accessories required such as oil, battery charger cable, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel - Engine is efficient and can run cool - Control panel placed at the front for easy and quick access - Contains a powerful inverter built to last long - Up to 3 starting options such as easy button push electric starts, recoil system and first pull - Built with an overload indicator lights to show low oil - Has an automatic voltage regular for consistent and clean power supply - Measures only 109 pounds – can easily be carried up stairs - Whisper Series muffler ensures a peaceful operation - Up to 3 years on warranty - Has an eco mode that varies power load if required to maximize fuel efficiency - Inbuilt parallel kit for double power in inverter generator - Multi-purpose and heavy duty generator

Cons

Champion 5500 Watt
Firman W03082
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

- Not able to be solar charged - Makes use of only one fuel type - Wheels made using plastic material – might be slippery - Doesn’t run using propane fuel type

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