CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08003 VS. Champion 5500 Watt

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Winner:

Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons to buy Champion 5500 Watt:

  • button icon Dual Fuel - Runs on GAS or PROPANE straight out of the box
  • button icon Rugged & Portable
  • button icon Runs up to 9 hrs. On a full tank of gas
  • button icon Safety Fuel Selector Switch
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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 5500 Watt

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

Firman P08003

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Champion 5500 Watt

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Firman P08003 VS. Champion 5500 Watt

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Portable generator - ready to move anywhere

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Up to 10, 000 starting watts

Yes

6875 watts

Running Stats

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

8, 000 running watts

Yes

5500 watts

RV Ready

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

RV ready with multi feature control panel and covered outlets

Yes

RV is ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Gas powered

No

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

12 hour run time

No

Recoil Start

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

P08003 is able to recoil start

Yes

It is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It uses dual fuel – propane or gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Gasoline / propane (LPG)

AMPERAGE

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

22.9A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120/240 Volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

13 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

439 cc

Yes

4 stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology which ensures a quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

8 gallons

Yes

6.1 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Spends at least 12 hours on a 50% load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

6.5 at ½ hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut off sensor which protects

Air Cooled

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Engine runs cool

Yes

Yes it is cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

439 cc

Yes

389 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

Yes

has a Voltmeter which makes it easy to keep track of power output

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

74 db

Yes

74DBA

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is multipurpose – it can run many appliances such as A/C, lights, fridges, for camping

Heavy Duty

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a heavy duty equipment since it can run high voltage devices such as lights, construction machines at job sites

Solar Generator

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Frame for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame design

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Uses multiple starting methods - recoil, remote and electric starts

Yes

Recoil start method

Champion 5500 Watt

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Is crated with an open frame

Yes

Yes it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
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

(1)120/240V 30A Locking (L14-30R) 94)9 GFCI 120V 20A Duplex (5-20R) (2)

Portable

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

It is a portable device since it can easily be transported from one place to where you need it

Weight

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

218 lbs

Yes

162.5 lb

Wheel type

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Solid -fill wheel type

Handle style

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle grip

Yes

It has got foldaway handles for easy storage, never flat tires for quick transportation

Warranty

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

3 years warranty

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

28.4 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel and a Wheel Kit

Firman P08003

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shutdown protection to indicate

Yes

It shuts down automatically indicating that the oil levels are low

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

Shuts down immediately low oil is detected in fuel tank

Yes

It shuts down automatically after sensing that the oil levels are low

Noise Level

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
Yes

74 db noise level

Yes

74DBA from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
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 powerful engine of 389 cc which enables it to perform tasks. • It has foldaway handles which makes its storage easy. • Never has flat tires for easy transportation to the destined place. • It is able to run on either gasoline or propane which gives you a chance to choose the fuel type that you prefer to use. • It is designed with a switch which enables you to change from one fuel type to another with ease

Cons

Firman P08003
Champion 5500 Watt
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 extremely noisy when switched one since it has a big motor which produces 74db from 23fts hence polluting the environment with noise. • It a heavy and bulky machine which hinders its storage and transportation to where it is needed. • It uses recoil start method which requires manual power hence making it tiresome to use it.

Overall Winner

Champion 5500 Watt Check price here....

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