CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS12000EH VS. Firman H05754

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8.8
Winner:

DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS12000EH:

  • button icon It has Idle control which Lowers the RPMs of the generator when it’s not in use which saves fuel
  • button icon Has a powerful durostart engine which is powered by 18HP and 457cc
  • button icon Has a quiet muffler which reduces engine noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power with 12000 starting watts and 9500 running watts
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8.6
Runners Up:

Firman H05754

Reasons to buy Firman H05754 :

  • button icon Starting watts of 7100 and 5700 running watts
  • button icon A large 8 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon 3 in I data minder unit
  • button icon Dual fuel type of gasoline and propane
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS12000EH

  • Recoil Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman H05754

  • Handle style
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS12000EH VS. Firman H05754

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is portable

Yes

Portable generator during movement

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

12,000 watts

Yes

7100 starting Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

9500 watts

Yes

Runs at 5700 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
No

Yes

Designed with no flat wheels and 3 in one data minder – H05754 is RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
No

Yes

Takes a long 25 hours of run time on full tank

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Can electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It uses dual fuel which gives you the Freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.

Yes

Dual fuel type

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Uses both gasoline and propane fuel

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

39.6A / 79.2A

Yes

20/30 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120/240 AC voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

18 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

Yes

439 cc Firman engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

3600RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is EPA approved

Yes

EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is easy to start since it is equipped with electric start and recoil start options

Yes

Easy to start through pulling the cord placed on this generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

8.3 gallons

Yes

Has a 8 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

4 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

8.83 hours

Yes

It will spend up to 13 hours running on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

7.2 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor which protects the engine from damage

Yes

Powers off immediately on its own once the low is low in fuel tank

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is cooled by air

Yes

Uses Phoenix fat head block to air cool for efficiency

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

457cc

Yes

439 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

72DBA

Yes

74 dBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can power up several tools at the same time

Yes

Works in camps, worksites, delivers emergency power and is great outdoors – Multi-purpose

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can power up high voltage equipment such as lights, sump pump, medical equipment and others

Yes

Yes – it is able to keep entire family connected and provide heavy lighting

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is frame for durability

Yes

Framed using a solid roll cage design – will last over the years

Starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Uses the recoil and electric starting method

DuroStar DS12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Features an open frame build

Outlets

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

(TWO) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI,(ONE) 120V 30A (L5-30R),(ONE) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) and (ONE) 120/240V 50A (14-50R)

Yes

Outlets Included: 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 L5-30R 30A-120 VAC and 2 5-20R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type

Portable

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is a portable dvice

Yes

It is portable to move from one place to another

Weight

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

176 pounds of total weight

Wheel type

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel that never goes flat

Handle style

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
No

Yes

Built with a U shaped handle that is padded for an ergonomic grip

Warranty

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

3 year residential limited factory warranty

Yes

Warranty takes 3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

30.00 x 30.00 x 26.00 inches

Yes

32.1 x 24.4 x 22.2 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

12V Generator Battery, Generator Wheel Kit, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

Yes

Comes with Oil, funnel, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, and two wrenches to help remove the protective shipping brackets

Firman H05754

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It has an oil warning light which lights indicating low oil level

Yes

Low oil indicator placed in the 3 in one data minder. Alerts you when you add oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It shuts down if the low oil warning light lights in order to protect the engine from damage

Yes

Yes, generator shuts down on low oil

Noise Level

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

72 DBA

Yes

Runs at a quiet 74 decibels only

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Has a heavy duty frame with four points fully isolated motor mounts for smooth quiet operation. It is designed with dual Fuel Technology which allows you to run your generator on Propane or Gas. It has several accessories included Has a fully featured power panel

Yes

- Built with indicator light on the 3 in 1 data minder to show low oil - Features an automatic voltage regular for dependable and clean power supply - Measures only 176 pounds that is light for movement - Whisper Series muffler ensures a quiet operation with 74 decibels only - Warranty runs for 3 years - Runs on fuel and gasoline using its 8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Comes with all the accessories required such as oil, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel - 439 cc Firman engine is reliable and can be air cooled - Control panel placed at the front for easy and quick access - Up to 2 starting options such as electric starts and recoil system - Inbuilt parallel kit for double power in inverter generator - Multi-purpose and heavy duty generator - Generator is EPA certified for safety in many countries - Has a starting watts of 7100 and running watts of 5700 - Built with a U shaped folding handle for a comfortable grip - Easy to start through pulling the cord placed on this generator - Fuel system is made using steel for durability - Outlets Included: 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 L5-30R 30A-120 VAC and 2 5-20R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type - It has an open frame

Cons

DuroStar DS12000EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It has a low fuel efficiency It relatively has low run time Has no remote start It is heavy

Yes

- Uses fuel which may be highly inflammable - This generator is not CARB compliant - Cannot be solar charged - Built without a cold start technology

Overall Winner

DuroStar DS12000EH Check price here....

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