CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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Runners Up:

Firman P08004

Reasons to buy Firman P08004 :

  • button icon Starting 10,000 watts and running 8,000 watts
  • button icon Uses a 8 gallon fuel capacity
  • button icon Has a 10 inch wheel kit built
  • button icon Up to 168 feet away button control
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • EPA Certified
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08004

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
  • EPA Certified
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COMPARISON – Firman P08004 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Can be electric started

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Easy to start – uses an easy push of a button on the remote start key fob that can work even 168 feet away

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

439 cc

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Multipurpose – ideal for construction sites, large RV’s and buses, farms and also emergency power

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

It provides heavy duty power supply through its 30/50 Amperage and 120/240 Voltage

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses 3 starting methods such as the recoil start, electric start and the recoil start methods

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Outlets:(1) 5-20R DUPLEX 20A-120V, (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) L14-30R twist lock 30A-120V / 240V and (1) 14-50R 50A-120 / 240V

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel kit built with never flat tires that easily move on floors

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

3 year limited warranty for commercial use. 90 days warranty for residential use

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil, funnel, user manual, spark plug wrench, and two wrenches to remove protective shipping brackets

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Firman P08004

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Inbuilt low oil indicator to alert you once there is low oil remaining

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator shuts down instantly once it reached low oil in fuel tank

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

74 decibels noise level - whisper series muffler keeps the P08004 running quiet

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Certified by EPA for safety - Portable generator with a weight of 210 pounds only - Provides reliable 30/50 Amperage and 120/240 Voltage - Uses gasoline which is easily accessible - Its multi featured control panel is located conveniently with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - It has been framed with a tubular roll cage that lasts for years - Outlets includes :(1) 5-20R DUPLEX 20A-120V, (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) L14-30R twist lock 30A-120V / 240V and (1) 14-50R 50A-120 / 240V - It features up to 10,000 starting watts and 8,000 running watts - Built with a large 8 fuel tank capacity with a built in tank gauge - This generator contains an automatic low oil shutdown (LOS) protection - Attached with a 3 year warranty on commercial and 90 day warranty on residential - Made with a 4 in one data minder that measures hertz, volts, hours and indicates low oil - Can be air cooled through the Phoenix fat head block - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 74 decibels only - Comes with a bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench – 2 x open wrench 10 × 12 of included accessories

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Firman P08004
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- It’s not flexible enough to use dual fuel - This generator is not CARB complaint - Cannot be charged using direct sunlight

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

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