CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

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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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 :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

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

Electric Start

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

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 P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

208 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

67 dBA noise level

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 P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman P03609

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 P03609
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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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