CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman H08051 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

Firman H08051

Reasons to buy Firman H08051:

  • button icon Electric start and recoil start system
  • button icon Has a 8 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon An ergonomically built padded handles
  • button icon Uses both gas and propane
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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 H08051

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman H08051

Reasons why we like it:

  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman H08051 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

H08051 can be transported easily to multiple locations

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10,000 watts for gas and 9050 watts for propane

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8,000 watts for gas and 7250 watts for propane

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is RV ready – can move anywhere with a portable design

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Its powered by gas and propane

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Spends 12 hours

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

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

Electric Start

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has an electric start

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses both gasoline and propane fuel

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Dual fuel type – gasoline and propane

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120/240 voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

5.5 feet propane hose

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

439 cc

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is CARB compliant

Yes

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

CSA Certified

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It is EPA certified

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Starts with simple push of button. No 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 H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Takes about 12 hours to provide continuous power

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Can shut down when oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

This generator can be air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Max Pro Series 439 cc engine

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

It’s a multi-purpose generator – used for camps, RV and homes

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Ideal for heavy duty – delivers emergency power to jobsite, large RV’s , farm or ranch and buses

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Has been framed for durability

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Hassle free starting method. Push of a button using an electric start system

Yes

Recoil or electric

Firman H08051

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

The frame is open

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

(2) 5-20R 20A-120V GFCI, (1) 14-50R 50A-120/240V, (1) L14-30R 30A-120V/240V twist lock, (1) L5-30R 30A 120V twist lock

Yes

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

Portable

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Wheels and handle makes generator portable to any where

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

221 lbs

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10 inches never-flat wheels wheel kit

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features an ergonomically padded handle

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

90 days residential and 3 year commercial warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Engine oil bottle, SP wrench – 2xOpen Wrench 10×12, Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator, oil funnel, LPG Regulator (1.5) and 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 H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Switches off to indicate low oil in 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 H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Shuts down on its own when oil reached minimum capacity

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 H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

74 decibels - Contains a whisper series muffler for quiet operation

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- Portable and can easily be moved to any location - Comes with a multi-featured control panel with outlets that are covered for durability - Uses a 10,000 starting watts and 8000 running watts for gas - Starts using a single push of a button - Utilizes a 9050 starting watts and 7250 running watts for propane - This generator has a 10 inch heavy duty wheels that can move over grass, stones, tiles and other floors - Has a 5.5 feet propane hose that is easy to operate - Provides a true 30 Amps and 50 Amps of power - An ergonomically designed handle with pads for a comfortable grip - 8 gallons of fuel tank capacity that is able to run for 12 hours - A dual start system of both electric and recoil start - Built with a 3 in one data minder for measuring the hours, displays Hertz and Volts - Less space consuming dimensions of 32.1 x 22.2 x 24.4 inches - Automatically switches off to show low oil in the tank - Has a frame for durability - Has a 3 year warranty for commercial use and a 90 day warranty for residential use - Outlets include; (2) 5-20R 20A-120V GFCI, (1) 14-50R 50A-120/240V, (1) L14-30R 30A-120V/240V twist lock, (1) L5-30R 30A 120V twist lock - Is both EPA and CARB compliant and certified - comes with engine oil, funnel, 5.5 foot LPG regulator hose and assembly tool kit

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 H08051
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

- It’s not a solar generator - Uses gasoline which can be inflammable – do not smoke or light fire next to it

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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