CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03609 VS. Firman P03601

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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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Runners Up:

Firman P03601

Reasons to buy Firman P03601 :

  • button icon A strong and compact tubular roll cage frame design
  • button icon Reliable recoil start ability
  • button icon A 5 gallon fuel tank integrated with a fuel gauge
  • button icon Provides a long 14 hours run time on 50% load
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03601

  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03609

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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COMPARISON – Firman P03609 VS. Firman P03601

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Yes, this generator is portable

Yes

Portable when the need to move is required

Starting Watts

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

4550 starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

3550 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Camo print, plugs and tubular role cage - RV ready

Yes

Generator contains a 1 TT 30 R outlet and a multi feature control panel - RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

it is gas powered

Yes

Is only powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Nonstop 14 hours of run time

Yes

Delivers a 14 hour runtime

Recoil Start

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Recoil start

Yes

Can recoil start

Electric Start

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Uses Gas fuel type

Yes

Gas

AMPERAGE

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

30 Amperage of true power

Yes

30 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

120 V

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

208 cc cast iron sleeved engine type

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

Yes

Complaint with CARB

CSA Certified

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

EPA certified for about 49 States

Yes

Certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Easy to start through using the usual recoil method. Takes a few seconds to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

5 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

5 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt tank gauge

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Spend up to 14 hours on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Engine is able to shut down after low oil alert

Yes

It has an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection system. Shuts down when low oil is remaining

Air Cooled

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Yes

Phoenix fat head block helps the engine to become air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

208 cc

Yes

Max Pro Series 208 cc Firman Engine

Voltmeter

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

67 dBA noise level

Yes

68 dBA

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Can be used in different places – camps, tailgating, job sites and homes

Heavy Duty

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Easily handles heavy duty tasks. powers up appliances and provides heavy duty lighting

Solar Generator

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Features a compact roll cage frame design. It is very durable and compact

Starting method

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

No complicated steps during startup. Also has a engine off and on switch

Firman P03601

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

This generator has an open frame design s

Outlets

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex)

Portable

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Generator can be easily moved to somewhere else

Yes

You can easily move it to another location

Weight

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

105 pounds

Yes

110 lbs

Wheel type

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

No

Handle style

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

N/A

Warranty

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

3 year commercial warranty. 90 days residential warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

22 x 17 x 18 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12

Firman P03609

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Engine will power off automatically to signal low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

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

Yes

Shuts down on its own when fuel tank is low

Noise Level

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
Yes

Features a whispering Series muffler – 67 db

Yes

68 decibels - quiet with a whisper Series muffler

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
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 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Has a long run time of about 24 hours on a 50% fuel load - Generator has a Volt Lock automatic voltage regulator that creates a clean and dependable power output from stream alternator - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes 1 TT 30 R (RV Ready), 1 L 530 R, 2 120 V Standard (5-20 Duplex) - Uses gasoline which is easy to get - It features up to 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 68 decibels only - Built with a large 5 fuel tank capacity with inbuilt tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Attached with a 3 year warranty - Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories - Certified by EPA and CARB complaint - Portable with low weight of 110 lbs only - Provides reliable 30 Amps

Cons

Firman P03609
Firman P03601
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 not built with wheels that ease transportation - Not a solar generator - Cannot operate using propane - This generator is not built with simple electric start ability

Overall Winner

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