CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

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Winner:

Firman P03609

Reasons to buy Firman P03609:

  • button icon Portable generator
  • button icon A rubberized Thresher handle for simple recoil start
  • button icon An automatic low oil protection shutdown
  • button icon 5 gallon tank capacity running for 14 hours
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Runners Up:

Briggs and Stratton 30469

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton 30469 :

  • button icon Built with a multi featured control panel
  • button icon Simple recoil starting system
  • button icon Up to 7185 of starting watts and 5750 watts of running watts
  • button icon Lasting operation with 11.5 hours of run time on a 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman P03609

Reasons why we like it:

  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • FREQUENCY
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • EPA Certified
  • Air Cooled
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton 30469

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Yes this generator is portable – wheels and handles enhance its portability from place to place

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

7185 watts – powerful wattage

Running Stats

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

5750 watts – can run large motor driven appliances and tools at ago

RV Ready

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

Has 10 a fold up handle and 10 inch never go flat wheels – RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

No

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Recoil starting system

Electric Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

Runs on 59.9/29.9 amperage

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

120 V

Yes

AC - 120/240V 60 Hz – includes an automated voltage regulation

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

60 Hz

No

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

No

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

389cc OHV engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

No

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

No

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is so simple to start. It doesn’t involve complicated startup

Yes

Uses a traditional pull to start mechanism – easy to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

Large 7.5 gallons – metallic tank capacity. Provides long hours of run time

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Can run for about 14 hours with only a 1/2 load

Yes

Spends 11.5 hours at 1/2 load – enough lighting and connection during power shortage

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Yes

It is built with low oil shut down. Includes built in fuel gauge and circuit breaker

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

208 cc

Yes

389 cc OHV – powerful engine capacity

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

N/A

Yes

AC: 120/240V 60 Hz

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

It is multipurpose – can be used for commercial and residential power supply

Yes

Generator is multipurpose – can cool foods, light the house and others connect devices

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Generator performs heavy duties. Ideal for high amperage power tools, heavy load lighting and any emergency power needs

Yes

Can perform heavy duties – provides lighting to homes, offices, camps and tailgating

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

A well built tubular roll cage frame design. Maintains generator for many years

Yes

Yes, it has been bonded to frame for durability

Starting method

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

User friendly start up method. Start up instant using the thresher handle

Yes

Recoil start

Firman P03609

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Created as an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

1 L5-30R twist lock 30A-120 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC, 1 5-20R duplex 20A-120 VAC

Yes

Features 4 household GFCI 120 V outlets and 1 120/240 V. Use the 30 A locking outlet for any portable needs. Rubber outlet covers guard against elements

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

Easy to shift to a different location

Weight

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Wheel kit comes with over sized flat free wheels – able to handle multiple floor movement

Yes

Solid never go flat wheels. Easily maneuvers over multiple surfaces

Handle style

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

A single folding rubberized thresher handle - makes recoil start very quick and simple

Yes

Fold up handle style. helps in traveling and storage

Warranty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

2 years – effective on purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

Yes

29 x 26 x 29 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Comes with Oil, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench and funnel

Yes

Rubber outlet covers and oil

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

The 4-in-1 data minder indicates once low oil is in the engine

Yes

Shuts down when oil level is low

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

An automatic low oil shutdown protection – shuts down on its own

Yes

Low oil and overload protection. Turns off generator on low oil and overload

Noise Level

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

N/A

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

- Has a 4 in 1 data minder that can measure hours, hertz, Volts and low oil indicator - A built in tank gauge provides convenience - Made using the OHV engine that provides top performance, longer life and requires low maintenance - Generator provides a quiet running with only 67 db noise level - An automatic low oil protection protects engine from damage - Outlets: (2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V RV Ready, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock - Makes the EPA standards of certification - This generator has a starting watts of 4550 watts at 67dB - Uses a recoil system that is Canada emissions certified - Contains a Phoenix Fat Head Block that makes engine run cool and competent - Runs for a total of 14 hours on a 5 gallon tank capacity with a 50% load - Generator has a cast iron sleeve that is integrated with an effortless oil drain - High running watts of 3650 Watts - Portable with wheel kit and handles for an effortless movement - Custom built outlet cover that can protect the outlets from dirt, debris and dirt - Carries only a total of 105 pounds in weight - Generator performs heavy duties due to its high amperage, volts and frequency - Comes with a high leverage single folding handle with grasp for easy maneuverability - Comes with included accessories like oil, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench and funnel

Yes

- Built with a circuit breaker for protection - Will spend up to 11.5 hours on a 1/2 load - 10 inches never go flat wheels - Created with an open frame - An instant built in overload protection - Handles Fold once placed on the ground - An automatic oil shut off function - Comes with a spark arrestor – suitable for use in forested areas - Makes use of 7185 watts and 5750 watts for start and running - Includes an automated voltage regulation - High quality metallic fuel tank – 7.5 gallons of fuel - Up to 2 years of warranty - Compact size for simple storage - 29 x 26 x 29 inches - Portable to transport to different location - Has a power surge alternator for large motor driven appliances - Delivers a 120240 Voltage run using gasoline - Easily connects to breaker boxes in homes - Comes with data center on control panel - Rubber outlet covers – protects against elements - Keeps your food cold, lights on and family connected during power blackout - No loud noises during run time - Affordable to purchase and maintain - Comes with easy owner’s manual - Has 4 GFCI 120V household outlets, one 120/240V and 30A locking outlet

Cons

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton 30469
Yes

- Not constructed to use propane or solar fuel type - Generator is slight heavy while carrying upstairs - It makes a little noise while running - Doesn’t use the simple electric start method

Yes

- Does not have an electric start option - Not complaint to EPA and CARB - Cannot be run using solar - No dual fuel option – doesn’t use propane - Engine cannot be air cooled - Only one color option – black - Heavy to lift in high surfaces like cars and stairs

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