CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 VS. DuroStar DS1050

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7.8
Winner:

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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6.5
Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P08004

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman P08004

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Firman P08004

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • Electric Start
  • HORSEPOWER
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Heavy Duty
  • Framed for Durability
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman P08004 VS. DuroStar DS1050

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

it is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

1,050 watts

Running Stats

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

950 watts

RV Ready

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

No

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

No

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Can be electric started

No

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

5.3A

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

12v

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

No

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
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 you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

it is cooled by air

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

No

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

439 cc

No

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

95 Db

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

No

Starting method

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

Recoil method

Firman P08004

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
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

No

Portable

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Weight

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

39 LBS

Wheel type

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Handle style

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Warranty

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Firman P08004

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

95 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
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 has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Cons

Firman P08004
DuroStar DS1050
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 can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

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