CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03606 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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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 P03606

Reasons to buy Firman P03606 :

  • button icon Built with a True 30 Amps plugs and 120V/240V Power
  • button icon Portable generator
  • button icon Quiet noise level of only 68 decibels
  • button icon Ideal for camping, emergency power and work sites
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman P03606 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Easily accessible multi feature control center and covered outlets – RV ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

25 hours of THD at a full tank load

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil starting system

Yes

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

Electric Start

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas fuel type

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Provides a True 30 Amps power

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120V/240V – comes with an option to select power

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Meets the EPA standards of certification

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Quick and easy start through rubberized thresher handle that makes it instant

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity for gasoline

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

14 hours run time on a 50% load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Detects low oil remaining in fuel tank and then shuts off automatically

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 P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Phoenix fat head block assists in air cooling

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03606
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 P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is multi-purpose - work-site, camping and emergency power

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Heavy duty generator – can power up multiple appliances and lighting needs

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

A tubular roll cage frame that is both compact and durable

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses the recoils starting method to run

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Comes with outlets (1) TT30R (RV Ready), (1) L1430R and (2) 120V 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 P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It is easily movable both indoors and outdoors

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

117 lbs – lightweight generator

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Built with a rubberized thresher handle style. simplifies the recoil start

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

24″ x 18.1″ x 19.9″

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

oil, funnel, user manual, a spark plug wrench, and dual wrenches

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features a low oil indicator through 4 in 1 data minder unit

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, will shut down instantly when oil reaches minimum in fuel tank

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

68 decibels noise level – keeps your power supply quiet

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- This generator contains a 5 gallon fuel tank that can render a whole 14 hours of run time - Comes with additional accessories such as oil, manual, spark plug wrench, funnel and shipping bracket wrenches - 4550 Starting Watts and 3650 Running Watts - Its Max Pro Series 208 cc engine is able to run cool and efficient due to the Phoenix Fat Head Block - Provides easy fingertips information through the 4 in 1 data minder that measures hours, volts, hertz and indicates on low oil - A long warranty period of up to 3 years - Ever RV ready through the multi feature control panel that has covered outlets - Contains a recoil starting system that has been equipped with 30 Amps plugs for power - Lasts for years through the compact durable roll cage frame design - Comes with outlets (1) TT30R (RV Ready), (1) L1430R and (2) 120V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Has a selectable 120V/240V power that is provided by the Max Pro Series 208cc Firman engine - Its Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator provides clean and consistent output of power - Compact and appropriate dimensions of 24 inch x 18.1 inch x 19.9 inch - Easily air cooled using the Phoenix fat head block - Covers protect the outlet from dirt, dust and debris entry - Comes with an on and off engine switch - Voltage selector allows you to select the power

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 P03606
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

- Does not use an electric start option - Uses only a single fuel type and that is gas - Generator is not CARB complaint or CSA certified - Uses gasoline which may be highly inflammable - It is not constructed with wheels for portability - Cannot be solar charged

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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