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Firman W01784 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

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Winner:

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons to buy Briggs and Stratton PRO5000:

  • button icon Up to 13 hours of run time on ½ load
  • button icon Engine can produce 10 foot pounds of torque
  • button icon Uses an hour meter to monitor gas levels
  • button icon Has a 25% more power surge alternator
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Runners Up:

Firman W01784

Reasons to buy Firman W01784 :

  • button icon A u shaped folding handle
  • button icon In built parallel kit
  • button icon Front and center control panel
  • button icon Portable with less than 52 lbs in weight
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman W01784

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Framed for Durability
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COMPARISON – Firman W01784 VS. Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Yes

4 wheels for portability during movement

Starting Watts

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

2100 of starting watts

Yes

6250 of starting watts

Running Stats

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

Yes

5000 running watts

RV Ready

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

RV ready – contains a multi feature panel along with covered outlets

Yes

Built with 4 wheels and multiple outlets – this generator is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Takes 10 hours running for nonstop power supply on 50% load

Yes

Runs 13 hours on 1/2 load – ideal for long hour use

Recoil Start

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Yes

recoil starts

Electric Start

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

is fast and user friendly

Dual Fuel

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses gasoline only

Yes

Uses gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

20/30 Amps

Yes

21 Amps

VOLTAGE

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120/240 on a single phase

FREQUENCY

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hertz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

80 cc engine type

Yes

Vanguard OHV 305cc Engine

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

N/A

CSA Certified

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Rated according to CSA standards

EPA Certified

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Yes

N/A

Cold Start Technology

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Easy to start using manual pull. You can also use the engine on and off switch option with a simple press. It starts in seconds

Yes

Yes it is easy to start – uses a one touch starting method. Also has a recoil backup to start

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Yes

7 gallons of fuel

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

Takes 13 hours of nonstop runtime on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Yes, this generator is built with a low oil shut off

Yes

Contains low oil shut off – once the hour meter indicates little time remaining generator automatically shuts down.

Air Cooled

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

80 cc with an ECO mode to differ the power load required to maximize fuel efficiency

Yes

305 cc – can produce up to 10 foot pounds of torque

Voltmeter

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

54 dBA

Yes

N/A

Multi-Purpose

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Generator is able to multi-purpose – runs effectively at camps and tailgating

Yes

Perfect for multi-purpose. For camps, tailgating, homes and sites

Heavy Duty

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Heavy duty – supplies enough power to light appliances, other tools and is safe for all sensitive electronics

Yes

Features a power surge alternator – able to operate many large appliances at a go

Solar Generator

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
No

Yes

Generator has been framed for durability

Starting method

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Yes

Both electric and recoil starting method

Briggs and Stratton PRO5000

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

Yes it is built with an open frame

Outlets

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

(1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) 5-20R 20A-120V single and (1) USB 5VDC

Yes

(2) 120-volt 20-amp outlets, (1) 120-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 120/240-volt 30-amp locking outlet, (1) 12-Volt 10-amp DC outlet

Portable

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Lightweight generator that can be carried by a single person during transportation

Yes

Requires minimal effort to be moved to various locations

Weight

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

54 pounds only

Yes

200 pounds

Wheel type

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

Yes

Up to 4 large Never Flat Wheels .Ease transportation on both sides. Have locking brakes

Handle style

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

U Shaped handle style – it can fold and contains a comfort grip

Yes

Drop down handle style – remains down when not in use

Warranty

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Yes

Lasts 2 years from purchase

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Oil, funnel, self manual, tool kit, digital automatic voltage regulator and spark plug wrench

Yes

Comes with an internal trickle and float charger Internal

Firman W01784

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Yes

Hour meter – checks the gas level and turns off on low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Features a low oil shutdown that is activated automatically on minimum oil level

Yes

Generator shuts down when oil is low in fuel tank

Noise Level

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

Yes

Super Lo – tone – minimizes the noise and lessens the vibration power produced

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Supplies a dependable 20/30 Amps - Has a long run time of about 10 hours on a 1/2 fuel load - Generator is certified by EPA and is CARB complaint - Portable with a briefcase weight of less than 52lbs - It comes with a digital automatic voltage regulator that creates a clean and dependable power output from stream alternator - Outlets includes (1) L5-30R twist lock 30A-120V, (1) 5-20R 20A-120V single and (1) USB 5VDC - Uses gasoline which is simple to get - Built with a 0.9 fuel tank capacity - This generator contains an automatic low oil and overload shutdown protection - Features a 80 cc with an ECO mode to differ the power load required to maximize fuel efficiency - Its multi featured control panel is placed suitably with a unique outlet cover to guard from dust, dirt and debris - Has a 3 year warranty period - It features up to 2100 starting watts and 1700 running watts - Generator runs relatively quiet with its whisper serried muffler and 54 decibels only - Heavy duty generator supplies power to light appliances, other tools and safe for sensitive electronics - Accessories include Bottle of engine oil, Volt lock automatic voltage regulator, oil funnel and SP wrench

Yes

- Can provide a clean and instant power for appliances and multiple electronics during power shortage - Attached with a 2 year warranty to guard against defects and workmanship - Has a 305 cc powerful engine that easily handles tough jobs - Features a full GFCI protection that works as circuit breakers for the engine - Low oil automatic shut down can extend the battery life - Delivers a total of 13 hours after a 1/2 load - Large tank capacity of 7 gallons – reduces the refill frequency - Up to 4 never flat wheels to ease movement during transportation - Uses the quick electric restart and traditional recoil method - Created for multi-purpose operation like at sites, camps and homes - It has been built with an open frame and also framed for durability - Features a super lo tone muffler that lessens the noise and reduces on the vibration during operation - Comes with an automatic voltage regulation system that produces 25% more surge wattage to simplify start up - Uses a drop down handle to pull and it can be stored easily - Meets all the standards of CSA certification - Appropriate dimensions for storage - 34 x 27 x 26 inches - Additional accessories of internal trickle charger and a float charger

Cons

Firman W01784
Briggs and Stratton PRO5000
Yes

- Uses only a single type of fuel reducing flexibility - Doesn’t use an electric starting method - Cannot be solar powered - Generator has not been framed for durability - It is not CSA certified

Yes

- Does not have a cold start technology - Is not a solar generator - Wheels cannot climb over stairs or other highly raised surfaces - Doesn’t use propane to run - Not voltage meter

Overall Winner

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