CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03601 VS. Champion 3800 watts

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Winner:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts:

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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Runners Up:

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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. Champion 3800 watts

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
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 3800 watts
Yes

Is only powered by gas

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Can recoil start

No

Electric Start

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Gas

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

31.7A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RMP

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

224 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
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 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

It has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

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

Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

122 pound

Wheel type

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Handle style

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Warranty

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
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, Battery and Propane (LPG) Hose

Champion 3800 watts

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Noise Level

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
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 has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Cons

Firman P03601
Champion 3800 watts
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 loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

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