CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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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 XP5000EHC

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • CARB Compliant
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

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 XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

No

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

208 cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

Firman P03609
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

Overall Winner

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