CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman P08004 VS. Firman P03612

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8.6
Winner:

Firman P03612

Reasons to buy Firman P03612:

  • button icon Features a remote start of up 55 yards away
  • button icon Long 14 hours of run time on 1/2 load
  • button icon 4 in one data minder
  • button icon Quiet operation of only 67 decibels
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7.8
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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman P03612

  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman P03612

Reasons why we like it:

  • FREQUENCY
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • CARB Compliant
  • CSA Certified
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COMPARISON – Firman P08004 VS. Firman P03612

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

This generator is portable during transportation

Yes

Yes, it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

10,000 starting watts

Yes

4550 starting Watts

Running Stats

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

8,000 running watts

Yes

3650 running watts

RV Ready

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

RV ready through multi feature control panel that has covered outlets

Yes

RV ready – P03612 comes with a multi feature control panel

Gas Powered

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

25 hours of continuous power supply on a full tank

Yes

Runs 14 hours nonstop after 50% load. Duration doubles on full tank

Recoil Start

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Recoil starts

Yes

Can recoil start

Electric Start

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Can be electric started

Yes

Utilizes electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

It uses gasoline to run

Yes

Runs using gas

AMPERAGE

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

30/50 Amperage

Yes

30 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

120/240 V

Yes

120/240 voltage – can be selected for user convenience using voltage selector switch

FREQUENCY

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

Yes

N/A

HORSEPOWER

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

439 cc engine type

Yes

208 cc

ENGINE SPEED

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

Yes

N/A

EPA Certified

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

Cold Start Technology

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
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

Easy to start with remote control system – power on or off from up to 55 yards away

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Takes in 8 gallon fuel capacity

Yes

5 gallon large fuel tank with incorporated fuel gauge for convenience

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Runs for 12 hours on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

14 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Generator will shut down once low oil is indicated without reload

Yes

Will go off immediately once oil is low in fuel tank

Air Cooled

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Engine is air cooled for efficiency

Yes

Air cools on its own

Engine Capacity

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

439 cc

Yes

208cc Firman engine from the Max Pro Series

Voltmeter

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

74 dBA

Yes

67 decibels quiet operation

Multi-Purpose

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Can be used at camps, homes, work sites and any other emergency power needs – multi-purpose

Heavy Duty

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Heavy duty – able to run all your appliances and other electronics

Solar Generator

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Framed for durability with a solid tubular roll cage build

Yes

Generator is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a triple starting method – remote, recoil and electric starting systems

Firman P03612

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Constructed with an open frame design

Yes

Built with an open frame design

Outlets

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
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

1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC and 1 5-20R Duplex 20A-120 VAC outlets

Portable

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Portable generator through the wheels and handles

Yes

Portable during transportation using the wheels, handle and low weight

Weight

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

210 pounds

Yes

127.7 pounds of generator weight

Wheel type

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Heavy duty 8 inch wheel kit – contains an over sized flat free wheels that moves easily across multiple floor types

Handle style

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

Elevated leverage single folding handle style that provides an ergonomic hold

Yes

Uses a high leverage single folding handle. Provides simple grip during movement

Warranty

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Warranty runs for 3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

27.1 x 27.9 x 26.8 inches

Yes

24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches

Included Accessories

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Box contains accessories like funnel, oil, spark plug wrench and owner’s manual

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Uses light on the 4 in one data minder to indicate low oil remaining in fuel tank

Low oil shutdown

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

Features an automatic low shutdown protection

Noise Level

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

A quiet noise level of 67 decibels. Perfect for homes and offices that require low noise

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
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

- A large capacity fuel tank of 5 gallons combined with fuel gauge for convenience - 4 in 1 data minder that is able to monitor voltage, running hours and frequency - Lights up on its own to indicate low oil in the fuel tank - Built with an automatic low oil protection system to protect engine from damage - Multiple outlets such as 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 TT-30R 30A-120 VAC and 1 5-20R Duplex 20A-120 VAC - Can give long run time amounting to 14 hours - Always RV ready through the multi feature and easily accessible control panel - Powerful starting and running watts of 4550 / 3650 watts - Easy to operate using the remote that is effective even 55 yards away - The 8 inch heavy duty wheels is suitable for different floors and movements - Features cast iron sleeves together with a simple oil drain - Can be selected for user convenience using voltage selector switch between 120/240 voltage - Able to run cool and competent through the Phoenix Fat Head Block - Generator contains a high folding handle with a comfortable hold - Appropriate dimensions of only 24.8 x 21.7 x 21.3 inches - It is a portable generator with only 127.7 pounds in weight

Cons

Firman P08004
Firman P03612
Yes

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

Yes

- It’s not a duel fuel engine type. Uses only gasoline - Doesn’t receive direct charge from sunlight - Fuel can be inflammable if exposed to danger such as fire

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