CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03612 VS. Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Firman P03612

Reasons to buy Firman P03612:

  • button icon Features a remote start of up 55 yards away
  • button icon Long 14 hours of run time on 1/2 load
  • button icon 4 in one data minder
  • button icon Quiet operation of only 67 decibels
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Runners Up:

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Has got plenty of power
  • button icon Has 3 year limited factory warranty
  • button icon Has good power out put
  • button icon It is multipurpose _ hunting, boating, family vacation, weekend trips.
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

  • Dual Fuel
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03612

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman P03612

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Easy to Start
  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Firman P03612 VS. Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

1500 watts

Running Stats

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

1200 watts

RV Ready

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready – P03612 comes with a multi feature control panel

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is a gas powered machine

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs 14 hours nonstop after 50% load. Duration doubles on full tank

Yes

10 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

Yes, you just need to pull the provided area and the generator goes on

Electric Start

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Utilizes electric start

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It uses only gas

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs using gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

10.0A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120/240 voltage – can be selected for user convenience using voltage selector switch

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

2.7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4-stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Yes, it uses cold start technology in order to ensure quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Easy to start with remote control system – power on or off from up to 55 yards away

No

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

5 gallon large fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge for convenience

Yes

1.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

14 hours

Yes

11.0 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Will go off immediately once oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

Yes, the machine shuts down after sensing that the oil levels are low

Air Cooled

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Air cools on its own

Yes

Yes, it is an air cooled machine

Engine Capacity

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

208cc Firman engine from the Max Pro Series

Yes

80 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Has a voltmeter which allows you to easily monitor power output anytime.

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

67 decibels quiet operation

Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Can be used at camps, homes, work sites and any other emergency power needs – multi-purpose

Yes

It is multipurpose since it is good for Campsite, Emergency Use, Recreation, Tailgating

Heavy Duty

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty – able to run all your appliances and other electronics

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can be used for charging the battery, Lights, Mobile Devices, Small Appliances and Small Electronics

Solar Generator

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Generator is framed for durability

Yes

Available

Starting method

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses a triple starting method – remote, recoil and electric starting systems

Yes

Recoil start

Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC and 1 5-20R Duplex 20A-120 VAC outlets

Yes

(one)-120v 20A (5-20R) covered outlet

Portable

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable during transportation using the wheels, handle and low weight

Yes

It is a portable device since it has got handles which ease its transportation

Weight

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

127.7 pounds of generator weight

Yes

56.7 lb

Wheel type

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Heavy duty 8 inch wheel kit – contains an over sized flat free wheels that moves easily across multiple floor types

No

Handle style

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle. Provides simple grip during movement

Yes

It has got to handles which makes it easy to be carried by two people and hence easing its transportation

Warranty

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Box contains accessories like funnel, oil, spark plug wrench and owner’s manual

Yes

Oil funnel and a spark plug tool

Firman P03612

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses light on the 4 in one data minder to indicate low oil remaining in fuel tank

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features an automatic low shutdown protection

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A quiet noise level of 67 decibels. Perfect for homes and offices that require low noise

Yes

65.0 dB from 23feets

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- A large capacity fuel tank of 5 gallons combined with fuel gauge for convenience - 4 in 1 data minder that is able to monitor voltage, running hours and frequency - Lights up on its own to indicate low oil in the fuel tank - Built with an automatic low oil protection system to protect engine from damage - Multiple outlets such as 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC and 1 5-20R Duplex 20A-120 VAC - Can give long run time amounting to 14 hours - Always RV ready through the multi feature and easily accessible control panel - Powerful starting and running watts of 4550 / 3650 watts - Easy to operate using the remote that is effective even 55 yards away - The 8 inch heavy duty wheels is suitable for different floors and movements - Features cast iron sleeves together with a simple oil drain - Can be selected for user convenience using voltage selector switch between 120/240 voltage - Able to run cool and competent through the Phoenix Fat Head Block - Generator contains a high folding handle with a comfortable hold - Appropriate dimensions of only 24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches - It is a portable generator with only 127.7 pounds in weight

Yes

• It uses cold start technology which ensures start up in harsh weather conditions. • It is designed for safety with a convenient push-to-reset circuit breaker and a low oil shut-off sensor. • It has a 3-year limited warranty and FREE lifetime technical support.

Cons

Firman P03612
Champion 1200 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- It’s not a duel fuel engine type. Uses only gasoline - Doesn’t receive direct charge from sunlight - Fuel can be inflammable if exposed to danger such as fire

Yes

• It is not recommended for emergency home backup for powering air conditioners, stoves, furnaces or sump pumps. • It produces noise during operation causing noise pollution. • It does not have wheels which hinders its transportation.

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