CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Firman H05753

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Winner:

Firman H05753

Reasons to buy Firman H05753:

  • button icon Large fuel tank capacity – 8 gallons
  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on a 1/2 load
  • button icon Comes with a 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose
  • button icon Flexible dual fuel type
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DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS5500EH :

  • button icon Has an Idle control which holds RPM at a constant level even under heavy loads which saves fuel and reduces noise.
  • button icon Has plenty of power- 5500 starting watts and 4500 running watts
  • button icon Runs on dual fuel which gives you freedom and flexibility of fuel choice.
  • button icon Has a powerful 225cc OHV engine which allows it to power up your essentials
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PERFORMANCE:
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CONCLUSION
WINNER :

Firman H05753

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Comparison Winner
Firman H05753

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • CSA Certified
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Firman H05753

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

7100 starting watts for gas and 7125 starting watts for propane

Running Stats

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

Runs at 5700 watts for both gas and propane

RV Ready

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Ready

Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel. The outlets are covered

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
No

Yes

Uses gasoline for emergency power supply

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

NA

Yes

Takes 25 hours of THD at a full load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

it has a recoil start

Electric Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

Electric start system

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

Yes

it uses a dual fuel technology

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Operational with both gasoline and propane. Also has an extended 5.5 foot propane hose

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

Yes

20 and 30 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

60 HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

439 cc dual fuel engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
No

Yes

Certified by EPA

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is EPA Certified

No

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is easy to start since it has an optional electric key and an optional recoil start key

Yes

Easy to start using a simple push of the button. Uses the engine on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

8 gallons – very large fuel tank capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

20 lb

Yes

N/A

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

8 hours

Yes

Up to 13 hours of runtime at 1/2 load of gasoline

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

Yes

Takes approximately 13 hours at 1/2 propane load

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor to protect the engine from being damaged

Yes

It comes with a low oil shut off to protect engine

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Air cooled using the Phoenix fat head block

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

224cc

Yes

439 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

69 dba

Yes

Runs at 74 decibels

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tools at once

Yes

Multi-purpose generator – suitable for worksites, camping, outdoors and delivers emergency power

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It a heavy duty equipment since it is able to run high voltage equipments at any time you need

Yes

It’s a heavy duty generator. Able to deliver heavy lightning needs and power up tools

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Framed for durability using a tubular roll cage frame

Starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Features the electric and recoil starting methods

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It has a frame

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

(1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (2)120V 20A GFCI Outlet

Yes

Includes outlets like 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240VAC, 1 L5-30R 30A-120VAC and 2 5-20R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Yes

Portable generator – can be easily transported through the wheels, handle and lightweight

Weight

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

130 lbs

Yes

196 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Heavy duty 10 inch never flat wheels. Maneuvers along multiple floors perfectly

Handle style

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Yes

U shaped folding handle. Provides a very comfortable grip

Warranty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

Up to3 years of warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

36.00 x 24.00 x 24.00 Inches

Yes

32.1 x 24.4 x 22.2 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

8" Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, Generator Tool Kit and the Owner's Manual

Yes

Oil, owner’s manual, funnel, spark plug wrench and two wrenches for removing protective shipping brackets

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Yes

Turns off on its own to indicate low oil in fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil is low to protect the engine

Yes

Inbuilt low oil shutdown

Noise Level

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

69 dba

Yes

74 dBA through the whisper series muffler to make it run quietly

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
Yes

• It is designed to run on propane / gasoline for maximum convenience • It uses propane which can be stored for many years • Has a super quite muffler which reduces noise during operations • The generator sits on a frame with four-point isolated motor mounts which enables smooth operation. • Has flexible line that allows easy connecting to all tanks of different sizes.

Yes

- Built with a heavy duty wheel kit which is over sized and flat free - includes a high leverage handle that folds for a comfy grip - 3 in 1 data minder which monitors voltage, running hours and frequency - It’s a dual fuel type of gasoline and propane fuel for flexibility - Features a 439 cc fuel engine and a cast iron sleeve - Will automatically shut off once low fuel remains in the tank - 4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 for propane - 3650 of running watts for gas and 3300 watts for propane - Built with a 5.5 foot propane hose that is convenient when using larger propane tank - Multi featured control panel is suitably located with outlet covers to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Can both use the recoil and electric starting method - A 5 gallon fuel tank that can run for 13 hours on a 50% charge - A durable compact tubular roll cage frame design - Generator comes with a 3 year warranty - Arrives with oil, funnel, owner’s manual, and spark plug wrench - It comes with outlets like 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240VAC, 1 L5-30R 30A-120VAC and 2 5-20R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type

Cons

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05753
No

Yes

- No cold start technology - Cannot be charged using solar - Creates a little noise while running

Firman H05753

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