CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Firman H05754

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9.2
Winner:

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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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 DS5500EH

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

Firman H05754

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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Firman H05754

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

Portable generator during movement

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

7100 starting Watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

Runs at 5700 watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
No

Yes

Gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

NA

Yes

Takes a long 25 hours of run time on full tank

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Recoil start is optional

No

Electric Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

Can electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

Yes

Dual fuel type

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Uses both gasoline and propane fuel

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

Yes

20/30 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 AC voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

60 HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

439 cc Firman engine

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

No

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is EPA Certified

Yes

EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

Yes

Easy to start through pulling the cord placed on this generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

Has a 8 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

8 hours

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Uses Phoenix fat head block to air cool for efficiency

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

224cc

Yes

439 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Available

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

69 dba

Yes

74 dBA

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

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

Starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Uses the recoil and electric starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It has a frame

Yes

Features an open frame build

Outlets

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

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 DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Yes

It is portable to move from one place to another

Weight

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

130 lbs

Yes

176 pounds of total weight

Wheel type

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel that never goes flat

Handle style

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Yes

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

Warranty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

Warranty takes 3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
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 H05754
Yes

8" Pneumatic Knobby Style Solid Fill Tires, Flip-Up Stow Away Handles, 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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, generator shuts down on low oil

Noise Level

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
Yes

69 dba

Yes

Runs at a quiet 74 decibels only

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman H05754
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 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 DS5500EH
Firman H05754
No

Yes

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

Firman H05754

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