CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS1050 VS. Firman P03608

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Winner:

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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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 P03608

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03608

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Firman P03608

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Voltmeter
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS1050 VS. Firman P03608

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

1,050 watts

Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

950 watts

Yes

3000 Running Watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

the generator is recoil started

Yes

Recoil start

Electric Start

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

5.3A

Yes

30 Amperage

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

12v

Yes

120 Volts

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

60Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

Yes

171 cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it is CARB complaint

Yes

CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it is certified by the EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

6 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it is cooled by air

Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

95 Db

Yes

58 decibels

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty vinyl – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors.

Starting method

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

Recoil method

Yes

Recoil starting method

Firman P03608

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

it has an open frame

Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Outlets

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

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

Portable

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

39 LBS

Yes

110 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
No

Yes

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

Handle style

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

Folding handle style

Warranty

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Yes

30 x 22.8 x 22 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman P03608

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
Yes

95 dB

Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
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

- 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

DuroStar DS1050
Firman P03608
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

- 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

Overall Winner

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