CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroMax XP8500E VS. Firman H03652

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Runners Up:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E:

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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Runners Up:

Firman H03652

Reasons to buy Firman H03652 :

  • button icon Long run time of 14 hours
  • button icon Dual fuel generator
  • button icon Features a low oil shut off and indicator
  • button icon Has a multi featured control panel
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COMPARISON – DuroMax XP8500E VS. Firman H03652

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable generator to transport around

Starting Watts

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

8,500 watts

Yes

4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane

Running Stats

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

7,000watts

Yes

3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane

RV Ready

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

RV Ready

Yes

RV ready with its multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Gas Powered

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

8 hours

Yes

Runs for 14 hours

Recoil Start

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Yes

Can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Yes

Features a user friendly electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gasoline or propane fuel – provides flexibility

FUEL TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gas and propane – with an extended 5 foot propane hose

AMPERAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

208 cc dual fuel engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

Yes

This portable generator is CARB compliant.

CSA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is approved by the EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

No

Easy to Start

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Yes

No need of using a lot of effort to start generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

7.9 gallons

Yes

Contains 5 gallon tank capacity combined with fuel gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

About 20 lb propane cylinder capacity

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Yes

Spends 14 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

Takes up to 11 hours on a 1/2 load

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Yes

Has a low oil shut off – saves engine from damage

Air Cooled

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Engine runs air cool to prevent overheating

Engine Capacity

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

420 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine

Voltmeter

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, its available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Yes

67 dBA noise level

Multi-Purpose

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Yes

It’s a multipurpose engine – can be used at camps, homes, job sites and to provide emergency power

Heavy Duty

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Yes

Built for heavy duty – lights up the place and powers up multiple appliances

Solar Generator

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Framed

Yes

Tubular roll cage frame design – makes generator durable for a long time

Starting method

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Recoil or electric

Yes

Both electrical and recoil starting methods

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Yes

(2) 5-20 R 20 A-120 V, (1) TT-30 R 30 A-120 V and (1) L5-30 R 30 A-120 V twist lock

Portable

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Yes

Wheels and handle make it very portable

Weight

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

210 LBS

Yes

127.7 pounds

Wheel type

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Yes

This generator has a 8 inch heavy duty wheel

Handle style

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

It has foldable handles

Yes

Built with as U-shaped padded handle - provides an ergonomic grip

Warranty

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
No

No

Included Accessories

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

Yes

Comes with engine oil, 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose , funnel and assembly tool kit

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Yes

Uses a 4 in one minder indicate low oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Yes

Will shut down automatically when battery is low

Noise Level

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

72 dB(A)

Yes

Features a whisper series muffler with 67 dBA – makes generator run quiet

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Yes

- Comes with a 4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane - Contains a 5 gallon tank combined with a fuel gauge - 3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane - Can provide clean fuel and efficient power - The multi feature control panel and covered outlets makes it always RV ready - Built with (2) 5-20 R 20 A-120 V, (1) TT-30 R 30 A-120 V and (1) L5-30 R 30 A-120 V twist lock - Heavy duty engine that can sort all you lighting needs and power different appliances - Uses a dual fuel system of both gas and propane - Features a tubular roll cage frame design for durability - Up to 3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use - Shuts down automatically once batter is low - Built with small dimensions to assist during storage - Includes engine oil, funnel and assembly tool kit and 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose - Easy to start without using much effort - Is EPA, CARB and cETL certified to be used in many countries - Portable and can easily be transported both indoors and outdoors - It has a volt lock automatic voltage regulator

Cons

DuroMax XP8500E
Firman H03652
Yes

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

Yes

- Not constructed with a cold start technology - Cannot use solar as fuel - The propane tank is not included

Overall Winner

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