CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03601 VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has 6250 starting watts and 5000 running watts which makes it a powerful machine.
  • button icon It is good for emergency power backup.
  • button icon Has covered outlets.
  • button icon It has reliable power.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03601

  • RV Ready
  • CSA Certified
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

6250 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

5000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Is only powered by gas

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Yes

10 hours gasoline

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

20.8A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

9.7HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4- stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RMP

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

It is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

It is EPA Certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is designed with Cold Start Technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

5.7 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Yes

It is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

292cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

74dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can run multiple power tool at the same time

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can provide power for large appliances and small electronics

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Recoil start method

Firman P03601

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

Yes, it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-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)- 120/240V 30A locking outlet and (four)- 120V 20A GFCI outlets

Portable

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

It is a portable device which makes it easy to be transported

Weight

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

143.1 lb

Wheel type

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

NA

Handle style

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Has foldaway handles and never flat tires which enables you to move your power to where you need it with ease

Warranty

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

30.10 x 25.70 x 25.20 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-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

Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically which indicates low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-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 5000-Watt Portable Generator
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-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

• Has champion Support Which Includes a 3-year limited warranty with FREE lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • It is designed with a Volt Guard built-in surge protector which prevents overloads and keeps your equipment safe from spikes in voltage. • It runs up to 9 hours at 50 percent load when tank is full.

Cons

Firman P03601
Champion 5000-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 noisy during operations. • It does not have an oil in box.

Overall Winner

Draw

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