CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman H03651 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

Firman H03651

Reasons to buy Firman H03651:

  • button icon Has a whisper series muffler that keeps it running at a quiet 67 decibels
  • button icon Is a dual fuel generator
  • button icon Up to 14 hours of runtime
  • button icon Multi featured control panel with outlet covers
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Runners Up:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E :

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman H03651

  • CSA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman H03651

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman H03651

Reasons why we like it:

  • CSA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Firman H03651 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 for propane

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3650 of running watts for gas and 3300 watts for propane

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Its multi features control panel along with covered outlets makes it RV ready

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Up to 14 hours of run time

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Able to be electric started

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Yes – uses both gasoline or propane fuel

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Makes use of both gasoline and propane. Has a propane hose of 5.5 foot

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

208 cc dual fuel engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Starting is as easy as a simple button push. Doesn’t involve complicated steps

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Long hours of up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Spends about 11 hours on a 1/2 propane load

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Built with a low oil shut off

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Is air cooled using the Phoenix fat head block

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Max Pro Series 208cc FIRMAN engine

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

67 decibels noise level

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Multipurpose generator – suitable for providing emergency power, camping, job sites and ideal outdoors.

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Generator is heavy duty – can handle heavy tools and appliances

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has been framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses both an electric and a recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil or electric

Firman H03651

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

1 L5-30 R 30 A-120V, 1 TT-30 R 30 A-120 VAC, 1 5-20 R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type

Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Its lightweight ability and wheels enhance portability to any location

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

119.5 pounds

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8 inch heavy duty never flat wheels – can easily maneuver over multiple surfaces

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Comes with a high leverage u-shaped folding handle

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

27.9 x 18.1 x 20.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Oil funnel, engine oil, Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator, tool kit and 1.5 m

Yes

Oil funnel, spark plug wrench, tool set,Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and owner’s manual .

Firman H03651

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Shuts down on its own to indicate low oil in fuel tank

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Low oil shutdown happens when oil is low

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features a whisper series muffler that keeps it running at a quiet 67 decibels

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Generator comes with a heavy duty wheel kit which is over sized and flat free - Contains a high leverage handle that folds for a comfortable grip - Multi featured control panel is conveniently located with outlet covers to guard from dust, dirt and debris - A 3 in one data minder which monitors voltage, running hours and frequency - Runs both on gasoline and propane fuel for flexibility - Features a 208 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 - Its outlets include 1 L5-30 R 30 A-120V, 1 TT-30 R 30 A-120 VAC, 1 5-20 R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type - Built with a 5.5 foot propane hose that is convenient when using larger propane tank - Can both use the recoil and electric starting method - A 5 gallon fuel tank that can run for 14 hours on a 50% charge - Constructed with a durable compact tubular roll cage frame design - Generator is attached with a 3 year warranty - Comes with oil, funnel, owner’s manual, and spark plug wrench

Yes

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Firman H03651
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Cold start technology not included - Fuel can be inflammable when not used well - No option for solar charging

Yes

• The generator is not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

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