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Firman P08003 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 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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

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

Firman P08003

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman P08003 VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Portable generator - ready to move anywhere

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Up to 10, 000 starting watts

Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

8, 000 running watts

Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

RV ready with multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Gas Powered

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

12 hour run time

Yes

14.5 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

P08003 is able to recoil start

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P08003
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 P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

25.8A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

6.4 hp

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

439 cc

Yes

4_stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

NA

CARB Compliant

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

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 P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

8 gallons

Yes

1.6 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Spends at least 12 hours on a 50% load

Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Engine runs cool

Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

Engine Capacity

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

439 cc

Yes

192 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74 db

Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

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 P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Frame for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame design

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Uses multiple starting methods - recoil, remote and electric starts

Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Is crated with an open frame

No

Outlets

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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

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

Portable

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

218 lbs

Yes

95.7lb

Wheel type

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Handle style

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle grip

Yes

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

Warranty

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

3 years warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

28.4 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman P08003

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shutdown protection to indicate

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Shuts down immediately low oil is detected in fuel tank

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Noise Level

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74 db noise level

Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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 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 P08003
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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

• 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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