CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS10000E VS. Firman P03606

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Winner:

DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS10000E:

  • button icon Has a wheel kit with never flat tires and folding handles which make it easy to move it to where you need it.
  • button icon Has a heavy duty frame with 4 point fully isolated motor mounts for smoother and quieter operation.
  • button icon Has an idle switch that protects the motor, lowers fuel consumption and reduces noise when the generator is running without loads.
  • button icon Has a 16 HP Duromax OHV air cooled heavy duty engine.
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Runners Up:

Firman P03606

Reasons to buy Firman P03606 :

  • button icon Built with a True 30 Amps plugs and 120V/240V Power
  • button icon Portable generator
  • button icon Quiet noise level of only 68 decibels
  • button icon Ideal for camping, emergency power and work sites
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS10000E

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS10000E

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS10000E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS10000E VS. Firman P03606

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

10,000 watts

Yes

4550 starting Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

8000 watts

Yes

3650 running watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Ready

Yes

Easily accessible multi feature control center and covered outlets – RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

10 hours

Yes

25 hours of THD at a full tank load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Available but optional

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is optional

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gas fuel type

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

66.5/33.3 Amps

Yes

Provides a True 30 Amps power

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

120 / 240 volts

Yes

120V/240V – comes with an option to select power

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

16HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

4-cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

3600EPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is certified by EPA

Yes

Meets the EPA standards of certification

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for quick and easy start in cold weather

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is easy to start since you are provided with two optional start methods- recoil / electric start method

Yes

Quick and easy start through rubberized thresher handle that makes it instant

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity for gasoline

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

10.4 hours

Yes

14 hours run time on a 50% load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Has a low oil shut off system

Yes

Detects low oil remaining in fuel tank and then shuts off automatically

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Phoenix fat head block assists in air cooling

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

457cc

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

68 dBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

The generator is multi-purpose since it can handle multiple devices at ago

Yes

It is multi-purpose - work-site, camping and emergency power

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run heavy electronic loads

Yes

Heavy duty generator – can power up multiple appliances and lighting needs

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

A tubular roll cage frame that is both compact and durable

Starting method

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Electric start / recoil start

Yes

Uses the recoils starting method to run

DuroStar DS10000E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Available

Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Outlets

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

(One)- 120V 30-Amp Twist Lock receptacle, (One)- 120V/240V 30-Amp Twist Lock outlet, (One)- 120V/240V 50-Amp RV receptacle, (Two)- 120V 20-Amp 3-Prong Outlets and (One)- 12V 10-Amp DC outlet

Yes

Comes with outlets (1) TT30R (RV Ready), (1) L1430R and (2) 120V Standard (5-20 Duplex)

Portable

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is a portable device since it has never flat tires and folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

It is easily movable both indoors and outdoors

Weight

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

260 lbs

Yes

117 lbs – lightweight generator

Wheel type

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

NA

No

Handle style

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It has never flat tires and folding handles which improve its mobility and handling utility

Yes

Built with a rubberized thresher handle style. simplifies the recoil start

Warranty

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

27.5 x 40 x 29 inches

Yes

24″ x 18.1″ x 19.9″

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

Battery, Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench and a Wheel Kit

Yes

oil, funnel, user manual, a spark plug wrench, and dual wrenches

DuroStar DS10000E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It shuts down automatically which indicates low oil

Yes

Features a low oil indicator through 4 in 1 data minder unit

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It shuts off when it senses that the oil is low in order to protect the engine from damage

Yes

Yes, will shut down instantly when oil reaches minimum in fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

68 decibels noise level – keeps your power supply quiet

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It allows you to get maximum power from each of the 120-volt receptacles which enables you to run your devices. The generator is designed with a control panel which has an RV switch, voltmeter and circuit breakers which enable easy access and usage. It comes with a quiet noise muffler that improves user experience and lowers the risk of hearing damage. It has a fuel tank capacity of 8.3 gallons which lets it run for 10 hours at 50% load capacity.

Yes

- This generator contains a 5 gallon fuel tank that can render a whole 14 hours of run time - Comes with additional accessories such as oil, manual, spark plug wrench, funnel and shipping bracket wrenches - 4550 Starting Watts and 3650 Running Watts - Its Max Pro Series 208 cc engine is able to run cool and efficient due to the Phoenix Fat Head Block - Provides easy fingertips information through the 4 in 1 data minder that measures hours, volts, hertz and indicates on low oil - A long warranty period of up to 3 years - Ever RV ready through the multi feature control panel that has covered outlets - Contains a recoil starting system that has been equipped with 30 Amps plugs for power - Lasts for years through the compact durable roll cage frame design - Comes with outlets (1) TT30R (RV Ready), (1) L1430R and (2) 120V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Has a selectable 120V/240V power that is provided by the Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine - Its Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator provides clean and consistent output of power - Compact and appropriate dimensions of 24 inch x 18.1 inch x 19.9 inch - Easily air cooled using the Phoenix fat head block - Covers protect the outlet from dirt, dust and debris entry - Comes with an on and off engine switch - Voltage selector allows you to select the power

Cons

DuroStar DS10000E
Firman P03606
Yes

It is bulky and heavy due to its heavy weight It is noisy during operations

Yes

- Does not use an electric start option - Uses only a single fuel type and that is gas - Generator is not CARB complaint or CSA certified - Uses gasoline which may be highly inflammable - It is not constructed with wheels for portability - Cannot be solar charged

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