CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman H03651 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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9.6
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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8.4
Runners Up:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S :

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman H03651

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CSA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman H03651

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CSA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Firman H03651 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 for propane

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

3650 of running watts for gas and 3300 watts for propane

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Up to 14 hours of run time

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Able to be electric started

No

Dual Fuel

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Yes – uses both gasoline or propane fuel

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

208 cc dual fuel engine type

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

This generator is CARB complaint

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start because it has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Spends about 11 hours on a 1/2 propane load

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Built with a low oil shut off

Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Is air cooled using the Phoenix fat head block

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Max Pro Series 208cc FIRMAN engine

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

67 decibels noise level

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Generator is heavy duty – can handle heavy tools and appliances

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Has been framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses both an electric and a recoil starting method

Yes

Recoil method

Firman H03651

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
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

Two 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and one 120 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Its lightweight ability and wheels enhance portability to any location

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

119.5 pounds

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Comes with a high leverage u-shaped folding handle

Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

27.9 x 18.1 x 20.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Firman H03651

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Low oil shutdown happens when oil is low

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
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

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

Firman H03651
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

• The generator has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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