CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4400E VS. Firman H03652

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E :

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman H03652

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS4400E

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Firman H03652

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4400E VS. Firman H03652

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable generator to transport around

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

4400 watts

Yes

4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

3500 watts

Yes

3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

RV ready with its multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

11.5 hours

Yes

Runs for 14 hours

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Yes

Can be recoil started

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

Features a user friendly electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

Gasoline or propane fuel – provides flexibility

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Gasoline

Yes

Gas and propane – with an extended 5 foot propane hose

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

Yes

N/A

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

Yes

208 cc dual fuel engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is CARB complaint

Yes

This portable generator is CARB compliant.

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is certified by EPA

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a pull start mechanism

Yes

No need of using a lot of effort to start generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

Contains 5 gallon tank capacity combined with fuel gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

About 20 lb propane cylinder capacity

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

11.46 hours

Yes

Spends 14 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

Takes up to 11 hours on a 1/2 load

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Yes

Has a low oil shut off – saves engine from damage

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Its cooled by air

Yes

Engine runs air cool to prevent overheating

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

208cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

67 dBA noise level

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

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

Starting method

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Recoil and electric start method

Yes

Both electrical and recoil starting methods

Firman H03652

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Has an open frame

Yes

Open frame design

Outlets

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

(one) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

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

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Yes

Wheels and handle make it very portable

Weight

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

125 lbs

Yes

127.7 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

NA

Yes

This generator has a 8 inch heavy duty wheel

Handle style

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Yes

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

Warranty

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

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

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

No

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

Yes

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

DuroStar DS4400E

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Yes

Uses a 4 in one minder indicate low oil

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Yes

Will shut down automatically when battery is low

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is designed for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

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

DuroStar DS4400E
Firman H03652
Yes

It is not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

Yes

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

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