CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 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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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 V

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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 P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

208 cc

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

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 P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Handle style

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Firman P03609

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

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

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

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

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

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

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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

- 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 P03609
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
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 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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