CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P03612 VS. Champion 8000 Watt

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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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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 8000 Watt

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

Firman P03612

  • Wheel type
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :

COMPARISON – Firman P03612 VS. Champion 8000 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

4550 starting Watts

Yes

10,000 watts – gasoline, 9025 watts - propane

Running Stats

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

3650 running watts

Yes

8000 watts – gasoline, 7250 watts - propane

RV Ready

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

RV ready – P03612 comes with a multi feature control panel

Yes

Ready

Gas Powered

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Can recoil start

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Utilizes electric start

Yes

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

Dual Fuel

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is a dual fuel equipment

FUEL TYPE

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Runs using gas

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

30 Amps

Yes

33.3A

VOLTAGE

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

15.3 Hp

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

208 cc

Yes

4 stroke engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 EPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

Has in built technology for easy start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

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 P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

5 gallon large fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge for convenience

Yes

20 pounds

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

14 hours

Yes

8 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

Yes

5 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Will go off immediately once oil is low in fuel tank

Yes

Has a low oil shut off sensor

Air Cooled

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Air cools on its own

Yes

It is air air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

208cc Firman engine from the Max Pro Series

Yes

459cc

Voltmeter

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

67 decibels quiet operation

Yes

74dba from 23feets

Multi-Purpose

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Generator is framed for durability

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Electric switch / Recoil method

Champion 8000 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
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)-120/240V 30A locking outlet,(one)-120V 30A locking outlet, and (four) 120V 20A GFCI

Portable

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Portable during transportation using the wheels, handle and low weight

Yes

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

Weight

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

127.7 pounds of generator weight

Yes

209.4 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
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 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Warranty

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman P03612

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shut down automatically indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

Features an automatic low shutdown protection

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

74dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
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 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 P03612
Champion 8000 Watt
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 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.

Overall Winner

Draw

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