CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03601 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Firman P03601

Reasons to buy Firman P03601:

  • button icon A strong and compact tubular roll cage frame design
  • button icon Reliable recoil start ability
  • button icon A 5 gallon fuel tank integrated with a fuel gauge
  • button icon Provides a long 14 hours run time on 50% load
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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03601

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator contains a 1 TT 30 R outlet and a multi feature control panel - RV ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Is only powered by gas

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can recoil start

No

Electric Start

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Easy to start through using the usual recoil method. Takes a few seconds to start

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It has an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection system. Shuts down when low oil is remaining

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can be used in different places – camps, tailgating, job sites and homes

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Easily handles heavy duty tasks. powers up appliances and provides heavy duty lighting

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a compact roll cage frame design. It is very durable and compact

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

No complicated steps during startup. Also has a engine off and on switch

Yes

Electric start

Firman P03601

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex)

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Built with a 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Has a long run time of about 24 hours on a 50% fuel load - Generator has a Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator that creates a clean and dependable power output from stream alternator - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Uses gasoline which is easy to get - It features up to 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 68 decibels only - Built with a large 5 fuel tank capacity with inbuilt tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty - Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories - Certified by EPA and CARB complaint - Portable with low weight of 110 lbs only - Provides reliable 30 Amps

Yes

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Firman P03601
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- It is not built with wheels that ease transportation - Not a solar generator - Cannot operate using propane - This generator is not built with simple electric start ability

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

Overall Winner

Draw

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