CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman H03652 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Runners Up:

Firman H03652

Reasons to buy Firman H03652:

  • button icon Long run time of 14 hours
  • button icon Dual fuel generator
  • button icon Features a low oil shut off and indicator
  • button icon Has a multi featured control panel
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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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COMPARISON – Firman H03652 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is a portable generator to transport around

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

RV ready with its multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Runs for 14 hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Can be recoil started

Yes

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

Electric Start

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features a user friendly electric start

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gasoline or propane fuel – provides flexibility

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas and propane – with an extended 5 foot propane hose

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

208 cc dual fuel engine

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This portable generator is CARB compliant.

Yes

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

CSA Certified

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman H03652
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 H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

No need of using a lot of effort to start generator

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Contains 5 gallon tank capacity combined with fuel gauge

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

About 20 lb propane cylinder capacity

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Spends 14 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Takes up to 11 hours on a 1/2 load

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has a low oil shut off – saves engine from damage

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Engine runs air cool to prevent overheating

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It’s a multipurpose engine – can be used at camps, homes, job sites and to provide emergency power

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Built for heavy duty – lights up the place and powers up multiple appliances

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Tubular roll cage frame design – makes generator durable for a long time

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Both electrical and recoil starting methods

Yes

Recoil or electric

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Open frame design

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

(2) 5-20 R 20 A-120 V, (1) TT-30 R 30 A-120 V and (1) L5-30 R 30 A-120 V twist lock

Yes

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

Portable

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Wheels and handle make it very portable

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

127.7 pounds

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This generator has a 8 inch heavy duty wheel

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Built with as U-shaped padded handle - provides an ergonomic grip

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Comes with engine oil, 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose , funnel and assembly tool kit

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses a 4 in one minder indicate low oil

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Will shut down automatically when battery 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 H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features a whisper series muffler with 67 dBA – makes generator run quiet

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Comes with a 4550 starting watts for gas and 4100 starting watts for propane - Contains a 5 gallon tank combined with a fuel gauge - 3650 running watts for gas and 3300 running watts for propane - Can provide clean fuel and efficient power - The multi feature control panel and covered outlets makes it always RV ready - Built with (2) 5-20 R 20 A-120 V, (1) TT-30 R 30 A-120 V and (1) L5-30 R 30 A-120 V twist lock - Heavy duty engine that can sort all you lighting needs and power different appliances - Uses a dual fuel system of both gas and propane - Features a tubular roll cage frame design for durability - Up to 3 years warranty on commercial use and 90 day warranty for residential use - Shuts down automatically once batter is low - Built with small dimensions to assist during storage - Includes engine oil, funnel and assembly tool kit and 5.5 ft LPG regulator hose - Easy to start without using much effort - Is EPA, CARB and cETL certified to be used in many countries - Portable and can easily be transported both indoors and outdoors - It has a volt lock automatic voltage regulator

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 H03652
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Not constructed with a cold start technology - Cannot use solar as fuel - The propane tank is not included

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.

Overall Winner

Draw

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