CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03601 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

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

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Is only powered by gas

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

DuroMax XP12000EH

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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