CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03611 VS. Champion 8000 Watt

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Winner:

Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 8000 Watt:

  • button icon 4 Stroke
  • button icon Cast Iron Sleeve for Durability
  • button icon Electric and Recoil Start
  • button icon Single Cylinder
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 8000 Watt

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

Firman P03611

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 8000 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman P03611 VS. Champion 8000 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

It is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

4550 Watts

Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Running Stats

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

3650 watts

Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

RV Ready

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Takes 14 hours on a 50% load

No

Recoil Start

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Features a recoil starting system

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is electric started since it has an on and off switch

Dual Fuel

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Uses gasoline to run

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

33.3A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

120 volts – can power on heavy appliances

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

15.3 Hp

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4 stroke engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

3600 EPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

EPA certified to operate in over 49 States

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is easy to start since it is designed with a push and pull button which enable you to start to stop it

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

5 gallons fuel tank capacity with inbuilt gauge

Yes

20 pounds

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

5 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Engine runs cool to prevent overheating

Yes

It is air air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

208 cc – powerful engine capacity

Yes

459cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

68 dBA quiet noise level

Yes

74dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is multi-purpose for example it can be used at camps, for home power backup and others

Heavy Duty

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can be used at construction sites, in ranches, sump pump

Solar Generator

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Framed for durability using tubular roll cage frame

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

(one)-120/240V 30A locking outlet,(one)-120V 30A locking outlet, and (four) 120V 20A GFCI

Portable

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

The lightweight build makes this generator portable for movement

Yes

It is portable since it has never flat tires for easy transportation

Weight

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

110 pounds

Yes

209.4 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Handle style

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is designed with U-shaped foldaway handles for easy storage and never flat tires for easy transportation

Warranty

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Lasts 3 years from purchase time

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

23.2 x 17.5 x 18.5 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman P03611

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Has a low oil indicator light

Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shut down protection

Yes

It shuts down automatically when it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

68 dBA noise level – runs quiet using whisper series muffler

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
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 is dependable in case of power outage. • It is easy to start since it has an on and off power switch. • It has good power output. • It is a powerful machine with 10,000 starting watts and 8000 running watts. • It is well packed and has clear directions which makes setup hassle free. • It has a button which enables quick and safe switching between fuel sources.

Cons

Firman P03611
Champion 8000 Watt
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 burns much oil during its operations which makes it costly to use. • It produces a lot of vibration during operations. • It is heavy and bulky which makes it difficult to be transported. • It is noisy during work processes since it has a high noise level (74dba) . • It does not have wheels.

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