CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS4850EH VS. Firman P03612

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Winner:

Firman P03612

Reasons to buy Firman P03612:

  • button icon Features a remote start of up 55 yards away
  • button icon Long 14 hours of run time on 1/2 load
  • button icon 4 in one data minder
  • button icon Quiet operation of only 67 decibels
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DuroStar DS4850EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4850EH :

  • button icon Has a low oil shutoff sensor which protects your investment by turning the generator off in case of low oil level.
  • button icon It is designed to run on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has an idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads to save fuel.
  • button icon Has a Powerful 7 HP Engine is able to accept high wattage loads with ease.
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03612

  • Portable
  • Handle style
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman P03612

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • CARB Compliant
  • Easy to Start
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
  • Portable
  • Handle style
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS4850EH VS. Firman P03612

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

4850 watts

Yes

4550 starting Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

3850 watts

Yes

3650 running watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV ready – P03612 comes with a multi feature control panel

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

Runs 14 hours nonstop after 50% load. Duration doubles on full tank

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is optional

Yes

Can recoil start

Electric Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Has an optional electric start switch

Yes

Utilizes electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is designed to run on propane or gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Gasoline / propane

Yes

Runs using gas

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

30/15 Amps

Yes

30 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

120v / 240vac & 12vdc

Yes

120/240 voltage – can be selected for user convenience using voltage selector switch

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

7 HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is approve by EPA

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Uses cold start technology for quick start in cold weather

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

Easy to start with remote control system – power on or off from up to 55 yards away

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

5 gallon large fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge for convenience

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

20 gallons

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

10.42 hours

Yes

14 hours

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

8.92 hours

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Has a low oil lamp

Yes

Will go off immediately once oil is low in fuel tank

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Air cools on its own

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

208cc

Yes

208cc Firman engine from the Max Pro Series

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

67 decibels quiet operation

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

Can be used at camps, homes, work sites and any other emergency power needs – multi-purpose

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

Heavy duty – able to run all your appliances and other electronics

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Generator is framed for durability

Starting method

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Electric or recoil method

Yes

Uses a triple starting method – remote, recoil and electric starting systems

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Available

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

(TWO)- 120V 20 Amp Standard Receptacles (ONE)- 120V/240V 30 Amp Twist Lock Receptacles (ONE)- 10A 12V Utility Connection

Yes

1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC and 1 5-20R Duplex 20A-120 VAC outlets

Portable

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

Portable during transportation using the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

127 lbs

Yes

127.7 pounds of generator weight

Wheel type

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Solid fill wheels

Yes

Heavy duty 8 inch wheel kit – contains an over sized flat free wheels that moves easily across multiple floor types

Handle style

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
No

Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle. Provides simple grip during movement

Warranty

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Yes

24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

An extra-large 8″ Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner’s Manual (PDF)

Yes

Box contains accessories like funnel, oil, spark plug wrench and owner’s manual

Firman P03612

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

The low oil lamp lights indicating low oil

Yes

Uses light on the 4 in one data minder to indicate low oil remaining in fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It shuts down when the low oil lamp lights to protect the engine from damage

Yes

Features an automatic low shutdown protection

Noise Level

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

69 DBA

Yes

A quiet noise level of 67 decibels. Perfect for homes and offices that require low noise

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

Has a super quiet muffler reduces engine noise. Has several accessories

Yes

- A large capacity fuel tank of 5 gallons combined with fuel gauge for convenience - 4 in 1 data minder that is able to monitor voltage, running hours and frequency - Lights up on its own to indicate low oil in the fuel tank - Built with an automatic low oil protection system to protect engine from damage - Multiple outlets such as 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC and 1 5-20R Duplex 20A-120 VAC - Can give long run time amounting to 14 hours - Always RV ready through the multi feature and easily accessible control panel - Powerful starting and running watts of 4550 / 3650 watts - Easy to operate using the remote that is effective even 55 yards away - The 8 inch heavy duty wheels is suitable for different floors and movements - Features cast iron sleeves together with a simple oil drain - Can be selected for user convenience using voltage selector switch between 120/240 voltage - Able to run cool and competent through the Phoenix Fat Head Block - Generator contains a high folding handle with a comfortable hold - Appropriate dimensions of only 24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches - It is a portable generator with only 127.7 pounds in weight

Cons

DuroStar DS4850EH
Firman P03612
Yes

It is a bit noisy It has no remote start Has a relatively low running watts

Yes

- It’s not a duel fuel engine type. Uses only gasoline - Doesn’t receive direct charge from sunlight - Fuel can be inflammable if exposed to danger such as fire

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