CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03612 VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

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Winner:

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

Reasons to buy Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel:

  • button icon It uses clean power (<3% THD) for powering your sensitive electronics.
  • button icon It is good for power backup for your home essentials
  • button icon It is super convenient and easy to use.
  • button icon It has an optional Parallel Kit
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

  • Dual Fuel
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P03612

  • Open Frame
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman P03612 VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

RV ready – P03612 comes with a multi feature control panel

Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Gas Powered

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

14.5 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Utilizes electric start

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

It is a dual fuel machine since it is able to operate on either gasoline or propane

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Runs using gas

Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

25.8A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

6.4 hp

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4_stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

CARB Compliant

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology to ensure a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it easy to start because it has got an on an and off switch when you opt to use electric start method and a pull cable for recoil start method

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

5 gallon large fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge for convenience

Yes

1.6 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

14 hours

Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Will go off immediately once oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

Yes, the machine shuts off in case of low oil levels

Air Cooled

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Air cools on its own

Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

Engine Capacity

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

208cc Firman engine from the Max Pro Series

Yes

192 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

67 decibels quiet operation

Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose _ it can provide power for home use, RV or projects

Heavy Duty

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty machine since it can run high voltage equipments such as lights, fridges, machines at job sites and others

Solar Generator

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Generator is framed for durability

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Built with an open frame design

No

Outlets

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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

120v 30a (tt-30r), 120v 20a duplex (5-20r), 12v dc automotive

Portable

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Portable during transportation using the wheels, handle and low weight

Yes

It is a portable generator with a handle and tires which facilitate its easy transportation

Weight

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

127.7 pounds of generator weight

Yes

95.7lb

Wheel type

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Handle style

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

It is foldaway easy – grip handle which makes it easy for you to move your power to anywhere you need it

Warranty

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches

Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

A battery, Propane (LPG) Hose, USB Adapter, an Oil Funnel

Firman P03612

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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 level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Features an automatic low shutdown protection

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Noise Level

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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 is easy to carry since it has got handles • It has economy Mode for extended engine life and better fuel economy. • It has got foldaway handle which facilitate easy storage. • It uses dual fuel (propane / gasoline) which provides you with an alternative on which fuel type to use. • it Includes a 3-year limited warranty with free lifetime technical support from dedicated experts.

Cons

Firman P03612
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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

• In case of over leaving it to sit without using it, the battery might wear down. • It is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry. • This model does not have a remote start.

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