CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS1050 VS. Firman P03601

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8.4
Winner:

Firman P03601

Reasons to buy Firman P03601:

  • button icon A strong and compact tubular roll cage frame design
  • button icon Reliable recoil start ability
  • button icon A 5 gallon fuel tank integrated with a fuel gauge
  • button icon Provides a long 14 hours run time on 50% load
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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03601

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman P03601

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. Firman P03601

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

4550 starting watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

950 watts

Yes

3550 running watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Generator contains a 1 TT 30 R outlet and a multi feature control panel - RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Is only powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

Can recoil start

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

5.3A

Yes

30 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

12v

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

Complaint with CARB

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Yes

Certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is easy to start because you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Yes

Easy to start through using the usual recoil method. Takes a few seconds to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

6 hours

Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

It has an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection system. Shuts down when low oil is remaining

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

95 Db

Yes

68 dBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

Can be used in different places – camps, tailgating, job sites and homes

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Easily handles heavy duty tasks. powers up appliances and provides heavy duty lighting

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Features a compact roll cage frame design. It is very durable and compact

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

No complicated steps during startup. Also has a engine off and on switch

Firman P03601

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex)

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

110 lbs

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
No

No

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Yes

N/A

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Yes

Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

95 dB

Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

It has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Yes

- Built with a 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Has a long run time of about 24 hours on a 50% fuel load - Generator has a Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator that creates a clean and dependable power output from stream alternator - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Uses gasoline which is easy to get - It features up to 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 68 decibels only - Built with a large 5 fuel tank capacity with inbuilt tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty - Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories - Certified by EPA and CARB complaint - Portable with low weight of 110 lbs only - Provides reliable 30 Amps

Cons

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03601
Yes

The generator can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

Yes

- It is not built with wheels that ease transportation - Not a solar generator - Cannot operate using propane - This generator is not built with simple electric start ability

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