CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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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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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

  • Electric Start
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start

No

Electric Start

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Electric start

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Firman P03609

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Firman P03609
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
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

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

Overall Winner

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