CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03608 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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Firman P03608

Reasons to buy Firman P03608 :

  • button icon Powered by both gasoline and propane
  • button icon Runs for 10 hours 0n a 1.8 gallon tank
  • button icon Multi feature control panel with covered outlets
  • button icon 58 db quiet whisper hybrid series
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CSA Certified
  • EPA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03608

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CSA Certified
  • EPA Certified
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COMPARISON – Firman P03608 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is a portable generator with a lightweight build

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3300 Starting Watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3000 Running Watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready using its multi feature control panel with covered outlets

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Runs for 10 hours on 50% load

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses both gasoline or propane

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30 Amperage

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 Volts

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

171 cc

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

CARB Complaint

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Just simply pull start to begin generator

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10 hours of runtime on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10 hours of nonstop power supply

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Powers down instantly on low oil alert

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine air cools using through the Phoenix Fat Head Block

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Max Pro Series 171 cc engine

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

58 decibels

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It is multipurpose – great during camping, tailgating, work sites and homes

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Effortlessly powers different kinds of appliance and lighting needs – Heavy duty

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Framed for durability using heavy duty vinyl – guards’ generator from snow, rain, scratches, dust storms and other elements outdoors.

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil starting method

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator contains a open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable through the wheels, handle and low weight

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

110 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a 5.5 inch heavy duty wheels. Easily maneuvers across different surfaces

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Folding handle style

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30 x 22.8 x 22 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12V battery cable, oil bottle, a volt lock automatic voltage regulator, tool kit and funnel

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Firman P03608

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Alerts user when the oil in the fuel tank is low

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Automatically switches off once more oil has not been added in fuel tank

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

58 decibels noise level with a whisper hybrid dual fuel series

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- It features up to 3300 starting watts and 3000 running watts - It runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 58 decibels - Portable with a briefcase weight of less than 110 pounds - Runs on both gasoline and propane making it flexible - Built with a 1.8 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Features a 171 cc with a cast iron sleeve - Is able to provide up to 30 Amps of dependable power - Has a long run time of about 10 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is both EPA certified and is CARB complaint - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty period - Heavy duty generator avails power to light up indoors and outdoors and keep your family connected during power blackout - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench. - Features a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that produces a clean and steady power output from stream alternator - Outlets includes (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) DC Outlet 12V8.3A, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V and (1) USB 5VDV - It comes with a Less than 3% Low THD-Clean power - This model is compact with smaller storage dimensions of 30 x 22.8 x 22 inches - Comes with an easy recoil start method

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Firman P03608
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- This generator doesn’t contain an electric start - Cannot be operated using solar - Generator has not been framed using a metallic or iron roll cage - A cold start technology is not included on the generator

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

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