CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 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 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 :

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08004

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman P08004 VS. Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

It is portable

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

3400 watts (gasoline) _ 3060 watts (propane)

Running Stats

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

3100 watts (gasoline) _ 2790 watts (propane)

RV Ready

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Yes

It is ready to power up your next weekend gateway

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

Yes

14.5 hours

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Recoil start is optional

Electric Start

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Can be electric started

Yes

Yes, but it is optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
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 P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

Propane oar Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

25.8A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

120 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

N/A

Yes

6.4 hp

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

4_stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

NA

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

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

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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 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 P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

1.6 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

20 pounds

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

7.5 hours at 25% load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

Yes

14.5 hour at 25% load

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

Yes

It is air cooled because it is designed with air conditioners

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

439 cc

Yes

192 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

59 dB From 23 feet

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

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 P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Yes

It is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

Electric switch or recoil start methods

Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

No

Outlets

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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

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

Portable

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

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

Weight

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

95.7lb

Wheel type

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

Solid _ fill wheels

Handle style

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

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

Warranty

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

25.1 x 17.3 x 18.3 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman P08004

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down automatically indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

It shuts down after sensing that there is low oil

Noise Level

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

Yes

59 DB from 23 feet

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
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

• 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 P08004
Champion 3400 Watt Dual Fuel
Yes

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

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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