CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03601 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP5000EHC

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Firman P03601 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4550 starting watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3550 running watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Is only powered by gas

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

No

Recoil Start

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Complaint with CARB

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Certified by EPA

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

68 dBA

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

110 lbs

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

DuroMax XP5000EHC

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

Firman P03601
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

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