CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03601 VS. Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has good power output
  • button icon Has a voltmeter which Easily monitors power output at a glance
  • button icon Has low oil shut off sensor hence your safety
  • button icon Has 1800 starting watts and 1400 running watts hence making it dependable
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03601

  • Gas Powered
  • CSA Certified
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Firman P03601

Reasons why we like it:

  • Gas Powered
  • CSA Certified
  • Multi-Purpose
  • Heavy Duty
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COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

1800 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

1400 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Is only powered by gas

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

15.0A (starting amp), 11.7A (running amp)

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for fast start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

1.5 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

NA

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Hs a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

Available

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

65DBA from 23ft

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can provide enough power for camping, hunting, boating, weekend trips and others

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Recoil method

Firman P03601

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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 20A (5-20R)

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

It is a portable device with foldable handles and never flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

55.1 lb.

Wheel type

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

NA

Handle style

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It has folding handles and never flat tires for easy transportation

Warranty

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

17.7L X 14.6W X 15.H

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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 and Spark Plug Tool

Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

It shuts down immediately which indicate low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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

Noise Level

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

65DBA from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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 operates quietly It is dependable in case of power outage It is powerful It is easy to start since it can start up with only one pull

Cons

Firman P03601
Champion 1400 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 vibrates during operation It does not have wheels It does not support high voltage tools like air conditioners, sump pumps It consumes much fuel during operational hours

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