CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 VS. DuroMax XP5000EHC

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Winner:

DuroMax XP5000EHC

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP5000EHC:

  • button icon Powerful Duromax Engine
  • button icon Powering everyone anywhere
  • button icon Plenty of power
  • button icon Dual fuel technology
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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 XP5000EHC

  • Dual Fuel
  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • EPA Certified
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

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 XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

No

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Can be electric started

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

this generator is designed to use dual fuel. That is to say; propane and gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 is easy to start because it has got two start types namely; recoil and electric start where you can opt to use any of the two.

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

the generator shuts off if it senses that the oil is low

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

439 cc

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

the generator is multi-purpose since it can run house hold appliances and provide power at job sites

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it performs heavy duty works such as providing power at job sites plus running heavy home appliances

Solar Generator

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

it is a portable machine which easies its transportation to any desired place

Weight

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it shuts down automatically in case it senses that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• The generator is powered by a 225cc ohc DUROMAX engine making it powerful. • It uses dual fuel since it can run on both propane and gasoline giving you a choice of what fuel to use. • You can choose between operating it at both 120 V and 240 V Simultaneously, or at 120 only with full power. • It has got low oil shut off. • It is reasonably quiet during operation

Cons

Firman P08004
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

• The generator is a potential source of electric shocks in case it is not kept dry hence causing injury. • The engine produces a dangerous chemical which is able to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Poor connection of this generator to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard o people.

Overall Winner

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