CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08003 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Firman P08003

Reasons to buy Firman P08003:

  • button icon A remote start key control from up to 168 inches
  • button icon A 439cc Performance engine type
  • button icon Provides True 30A & 50A Power
  • button icon Large 8 gallons fuel tank
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Runners Up:

Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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PERFORMANCE:
DRAW :
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08003

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman P08003

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
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COMPARISON – Firman P08003 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable generator - ready to move anywhere

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 10, 000 starting watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8, 000 running watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

RV ready with multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

12 hour run time

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

P08003 is able to recoil start

No

Electric Start

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

439 cc

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

User friendly starts through a remove start or stop. Is effective from a distance of up to 168 foot

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

8 gallons

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spends at least 12 hours on a 50% load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, shuts off automatically when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Engine runs cool

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

439 cc

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

74 db

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is multipurpose – can handle construction sites, ranch, large RV’s, emergency power and buses

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Built for heavy duty – keeps you connected during power black outs

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Frame for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame design

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses multiple starting methods - recoil, remote and electric starts

Yes

Electric start

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Is crated with an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Outlets: 14-50R 120V/240V – 50A, (1) TT-30R RV ready) 120V – 30A, (1) L14-30R 120V/240V – 30A twist lock, (1) L5-30R 120V – 30A, (2) 5-20R duplex GFCI 120V – 20A

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Movement is not a big problem. Wheels and handles make generator portable

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

218 lbs

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features a 10 inch heavy duty never flat wheels – created for multiple floors

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle grip

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3 years warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

28.4 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

A bottle of engine oil, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

Firman P08003

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shutdown protection to indicate

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Shuts down immediately low oil is detected in fuel tank

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

74 db noise level

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Features a remote that has a staring distance of up to 168 feet - Portable generator and prepared for any task - Has a 4 in 1 data minder that can measure Hertz, hours, volts and a low oil indicator - 12 hours run time on a 50% load from a 8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Box contains engine oil bottle, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator - Built with a 10000 starting Watts and 8000 running watts - Max Pro Series 439cc Firman engine that can be air cooled and is efficient - Generator comes with a 10 inch heavy duty never flat tires - Comes with high leverage folding single handles - Has a 3 start method such as recoil, electric and remote starts for flexibility - Outlets: 14-50R 120V/240V – 50A, (1) TT-30R RV ready) 120V – 30A, (1) L14-30R 120V/240V – 30A twist lock, (1) L5-30R 120V – 30A, (2) 5-20R duplex GFCI 120V – 20A - It has a built in tank gauge for user convenience - This generator has a quiet muffler with USDA FS certified spark arrester - Has been framed for durability using a compact tubular roll cage frame - Extra accessories include; bottle of engine oil, remote control, funnel, remote holder, tool kit and Volt Lock Automatic Voltage Regulator - Always RV ready with multi feature control panel along with covered outlets - It is CARB complaint for safety

Yes

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Firman P08003
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- It is not a solar generator - Not flexible enough to use dual fuel - Might be heavy to carry on stairs and other highly raised surfaces

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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