CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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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 :

DuroMax XP12000EH

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

Firman P08004

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Firman P08004 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Can be electric started

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

439 cc

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Oil Funnel, Spark Plug Wrench, Tool Set, Wheel & Handle Kit, DC Charging Cables and Owner's Manual

Firman P08004

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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