CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Firman P03608

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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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 :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP5000EHC VS. Firman P03608

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

5,000 watts

Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Running Stats

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

4,000 watts

Yes

3000 Running Watts

RV Ready

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is ready

Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

the generator is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it can be recoil started

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

but its optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 Volts

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

7.5HP

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

171 cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

3600 RPM

No

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is CARB Complaint

Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

3.96 Gallons

Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

20 Gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

8.92 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

7.63 hours

Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is air cooled

Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

225cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

69dB

Yes

58 decibels

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
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

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

Electric / Recoil method

Yes

Recoil starting method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Outlets

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

(TWO) 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Yes

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

Portable

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

127 LBS

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

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

Handle style

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

Fold handle style

Yes

Folding handle style

Warranty

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Yes

30 x 22.8 x 22 inches

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

Oil Funnel, Tool Set, Spark Plug Wrench, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and the Owner's Manual

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

69Db

Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC
Firman P03608
Yes

• The generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

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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