CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08003 VS. DuroStar DS4400E

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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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DuroStar DS4400E

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4400E :

  • button icon It is good for home emergency power back up if in need
  • button icon Has a quiet exhaust w/built-in spark arrestor
  • button icon Has a dependable 7 HP Durostar Air Cooled OHV Engine with Low Oil Indicator lamp & shutoff
  • button icon Can power machines on festivals or events
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COMPARISON – Firman P08003 VS. DuroStar DS4400E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Portable generator - ready to move anywhere

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Up to 10, 000 starting watts

Yes

4400 watts

Running Stats

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

8, 000 running watts

Yes

3500 watts

RV Ready

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

RV ready with multi feature control panel and covered outlets

No

Gas Powered

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

It is powered by gas

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

12 hour run time

Yes

11.5 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

P08003 is able to recoil start

Yes

You can choose to use recoil start or electric start method

Electric Start

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Electric start is optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Runs on gas

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

30 Amps and 50 Amps power

Yes

29.17A / 14.58A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

120/240 volts

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

439 cc

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

It is designed with cold start technology for easy and quick start in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
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 is designed with a pull start mechanism

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

8 gallons

Yes

4 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Spends at least 12 hours on a 50% load

Yes

11.46 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

Has a low oil warning lamp which lights in case of low oil

Air Cooled

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Engine runs cool

Yes

Its cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

439 cc

Yes

208cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

Yes

Available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

74 db

Yes

69 DBA

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is mult-purpose since it can run multiple power tools a once

Heavy Duty

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Frame for durability with a solid tubular roll cage frame design

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Uses multiple starting methods - recoil, remote and electric starts

Yes

Recoil and electric start method

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Is crated with an open frame

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
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) Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R) GFCI and (one) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) receptacle

Portable

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

It is portable since it is equipped with folding handles and a wheel kit for easy transportation

Weight

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

218 lbs

Yes

125 lbs

Wheel type

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

NA

Handle style

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle grip

Yes

Has folding handles for easy transportation

Warranty

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

3 years warranty

Yes

3 year limited factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

28.4 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

L24 x W17 x H17 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

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

Yes

oil funnel, spark plug wrench, wheel & handle kit, tool set, dc charging cables and the owner's manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Uses an automatic low oil shutdown protection to indicate

Yes

It has a low oil light indicator

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

Shuts down immediately low oil is detected in fuel tank

Yes

It shuts off in case the oil is low

Noise Level

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
Yes

74 db noise level

Yes

69 DBA

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
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 for tough environments and demanding outdoor use. It is designed with a convenient voltmeter which provides it with an easy way to monitor power output anytime.

Cons

Firman P08003
DuroStar DS4400E
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 not recommended for powering sensitive electronic devices because of its relatively high THD (<12%). It weighs 125 lbs which makes it difficult to be manually lifted.

Overall Winner

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