CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Firman P05702

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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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Runners Up:

Firman P05702

Reasons to buy Firman P05702 :

  • button icon 8 gallon large fuel tank capacity
  • button icon 168 feet away button control system
  • button icon features 7100 starting Watts and 5700 running watts
  • button icon An automatic low oil shutdown protection
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroStar DS5500EH

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
WINNER :

Firman P05702

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Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS5500EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – DuroStar DS5500EH VS. Firman P05702

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is a portable device

Yes

It is a portable generator when moving it

Starting Watts

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

5500 watts

Yes

7125 starting watts

Running Stats

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

4500 watts

Yes

5700 running watts

RV Ready

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Ready

Yes

The multi featured control panel is easily accessible with the custom built outlet cover –RV ready

Gas Powered

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
No

Yes

Has been gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

NA

Yes

Spends 25 hours on a full fuel tank load

Recoil Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Recoil start is optional

Yes

Uses recoil starting method

Electric Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Electric start is optional

Yes

Electric start

Dual Fuel

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is designed to use propane / gasoline

No

FUEL TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Propane / gasoline

Yes

Runs with gasoline

AMPERAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

36.6A / 18.8A

Yes

30 Amps

VOLTAGE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

120 volts

Yes

120/240 voltage

FREQUENCY

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

60 HZ

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

7.5HP

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

4-Cycle air-cooled spark-ignition

Yes

389 cc

ENGINE SPEED

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
No

No

EPA Certified

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is EPA Certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

No

Easy to Start

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

Beginning is easy through the remote control. Click on the start key fob even when 168 feet away

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

4 gallons

Yes

8 gallon fuel tank capacity inclusive of a built in tank gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

20 lb

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

8 hours

Yes

Can take up to 12. 5 hours of nonstop on a 1/2 gasoline load

Runtime (Propane)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

8 hours at ½ load on 20 lb. tank

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

This generator shuts off instantly when low oil is remaining in the fuel tank

Air Cooled

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is air cooled

Yes

Generator can be air cooled

Engine Capacity

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

224cc

Yes

389 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Available

No

Noise Level (dBA)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

69 dba

Yes

72 dBA noise level

Multi-Purpose

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

Multi-purpose – works in work sites, contractors and delivers emergency power when there is a power blackout

Heavy Duty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

Heavy duty generator that will light up places and keep the family connected

Solar Generator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
No

No

Framed for Durability

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is framed for durability

Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame construction

Starting method

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Electric / recoil method

Yes

Uses a 3 starting method – recoils, electric and remote control starting methods

DuroStar DS5500EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It has a frame

Yes

Yes, has an open frame

Outlets

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

Outlets comprise of (4) 5-20R 20A-120V GFCI, (1) L14-30R 30A-120V/240V twist lock and (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock

Portable

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It is portable since it is easily transported

Yes

Portable to move both inside and outdoors

Weight

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

130 lbs

Yes

188.1 pounds

Wheel type

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel kit with of a heavy duty never flat tires kind

Handle style

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

Has a Wheel kit w/ front handle for easy transporting

Yes

Constructed with a high leverage folding handle. Assists especially during movement

Warranty

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Yes

3 year warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

36.00 x 24.00 x 24.00 Inches

Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Included Accessories

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

Box comes with oil, funnel, user’s manual, and spark plug wrench

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

It automatically shuts off indicating low oil

Yes

Built with an automatic low oil shutdown protection as an indicator

Low oil shutdown

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

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

Yes

Will turn off automatically once there is little oil in the fuel tank

Noise Level

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
Yes

69 dba

Yes

72 decibels

CONCLUSION

Pros

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
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

- Comes with a 7125 starting watts and 5700 running watts - Has a large 8 gallon fuel tank combined with a fuel gauge - It covered outlets comprise of (4) 5-20R 20A-120V GFCI, (1) L14-30R 30A-120V/240V twist lock and (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock - Air cooled - Up to 3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use - Able to provide clean fuel and efficient power - Comes with a folding handle with a comfortable grip - The multi feature control panel that is easily accessible is RV ready - Heavy duty 389 cc engine that can sort all you lighting needs and power different appliances - Uses gasoline to run the generator - Features a tubular roll cage frame design that makes it last for years - Shuts down automatically once batter is low - Built with small dimensions to assist during storage - Easy to start through the remote control system effective 168 feet away - Is EPA certified to be used in over 49 countries - Box comes with oil, funnel, user’s manual, and spark plug wrench - Portable and can easily be carried to any venue without much effort - It features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator - A 10 inch heavy duty wheels that can move across different surfaces

Cons

DuroStar DS5500EH
Firman P05702
No

Yes

- It is not flexible enough to use multiple types of fuel - Generator is not CSA certified - Doesn’t feature a cold start technology - Cannot be solar charged

Firman P05702

Overall Winner

DuroStar DS5500EH Check price here....

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