CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03611 VS. Champion 3800 watts

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Winner:

Champion 3800 watts

Reasons to buy Champion 3800 watts:

  • button icon Air Cooled
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Low Oil Shut-Off
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Runners Up:

Firman P03611

Reasons to buy Firman P03611 :

  • button icon Has an automatic low oil shutdown protection
  • button icon Large 5 gallons fuel tank capacity
  • button icon Long run time period of 14 hours
  • button icon Multi featured control panel
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3800 watts

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

Champion 3800 watts

  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3800 watts

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman P03611 VS. Champion 3800 watts

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

4550 Watts

Yes

4750 watts (gasoline) – 4275 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

3650 watts

Yes

3800 watts (gasoline) – 3420 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

RV ready - Built with control panel with multiple features and outlets

Yes

It is ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Takes 14 hours on a 50% load

Yes

NA

Recoil Start

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Features a recoil starting system

No

Electric Start

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is electric started since it has got a handy toggle switch

Dual Fuel

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel to operate-gasoline/propane

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Uses gasoline to run

Yes

Gasoline / propane

AMPERAGE

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

31.7A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

120 volts – can power on heavy appliances

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

3600RMP

CARB Compliant

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

EPA certified to operate in over 49 States

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology which optimizes the generator to start easily in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Easy to start using recoil start. Also comes with an engine on/off switch

Yes

It is easy to start because it has got an electric push-button

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

5 gallons fuel tank capacity with inbuilt gauge

Yes

3.4 gallons (12,9L)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

20 lb

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

At 1/2 load, it will take up to 14 hours

Yes

9 at ½ load (h)

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

10.5 at ½ load (h)

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Can shut down once the oil reaches a low level in the fuel tank

Yes

It shuts off if it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Engine runs cool to prevent overheating

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

208 cc – powerful engine capacity

Yes

224 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

68 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

68 Dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Multipurpose – take it camping, tailgating, job sites and homes to sort all your power needs

Yes

It is multi-purpose since it can be used to run many items at ago – lights, fridges, sump pump, fan, TV and others

Heavy Duty

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Heavy duty – its powerful 120 volts and 60 Hz frequency can handle lighting heavy appliances and tools

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine – cab be used to run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Framed for durability using tubular roll cage frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Just add gas into tank and then recoil start. Starting is also easy using engine switch of on and off

Yes

Electric / recoil start method

Champion 3800 watts

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

It has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Comes with 2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock

Yes

(One)- 120V 30A RV outlet (TT-30R), (one) 120V 30A locking outlet (L5-30R) and (two) 120V 20A household outlets (5-20R)

Portable

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

The lightweight build makes this generator portable for movement

Yes

It is portable since it has got foldable handles with never - flat tires which eases its transportation

Weight

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

110 pounds

Yes

122 pound

Wheel type

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
No

Yes

Solid – fill wheel type

Handle style

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

N/A

Yes

It has got foldable handles and never – flat tires which enables you to transport it to anywhere you need it

Warranty

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Lasts 3 years from purchase time

Yes

3 years limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

23.2 x 17.5 x 18.5 inches

Yes

26.3" L x 24.8" W x 22.9" H inch

Included Accessories

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Oil, funnel, spark plug wrench, manual and shipping bracket wrenches

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil, Battery and Propane (LPG) Hose

Champion 3800 watts

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Has a low oil indicator light

Yes

It shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shut down protection

Yes

The machine shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low in order to protect engine

Noise Level

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

68 dBA noise level – runs quiet using whisper series muffler

Yes

68 dBA from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

- Features a 4550 starting watts and 3650 running watts - Quick information availability through the 4 in 1 data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and low oil indicator - Uses an OHV engine that can run cool, has a longer life span and high performance with cast iron sleeve - Has an automatic low oil shut down that protects generator when oil is low - Comes with 2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V, (1) L5-30R 30A-120V twist lock - Is portable and can easily be moved to any location - Heavy duty engine with a powerful 120 volts and 60 Hz frequency can handle lighting heavy appliances and tools - Its tubular roll cage frame is durable and compact - Whisper Series muffler helps the P03611 running a quiet 68 decibels - Accessories include: Oil, funnel, spark plug wrench, manual and shipping bracket wrenches - Generator contains a volt lock automatic voltage regulator that provides consistent and clean power output - Has a multi featured control panel with a uniquely designed outlet covers to protect it from dust, dirt and debris - Comes with a 3 year warranty for commercial use and a 90 day warranty for domestic use - Comprises of carton measurements of 23.2 x 17.5 x 18.5 inches only - Built with an integrated easy oil drain - Designed with an open frame - High quality steel material build - Uncomplicated starting methods

Yes

• It has champion support which includes a 3-year limited warranty which comes with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts. • it has trust Volt Guard built-in surge protector to prevent overloads. • It has got a safety fuel selector which enables you to select the type of fuel you want to you for that time. • It comes with a battery for easy touch start • Has plenty of outlet

Cons

Firman P03611
Champion 3800 watts
Yes

- Generator is not CARB compliant - Is not built with an electric start ability - Doesn’t provide flexibility through dual fuel running - Cannot be solar charged - It is not constructed with a cold start technology - Wheels are not included to assist with movement

Yes

• It is very loud during its operations hence causing noise pollution to the people in the surrounding environment. • It is a potential source of electric shocks if not kept dry.

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