CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W01784 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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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 :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman W01784

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

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
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COMPARISON – Firman W01784 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

2100 of starting watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Yes

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

Electric Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses gasoline only

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

20/30 Amps

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

80 cc engine type

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

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

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

54 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 W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

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 W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

54 pounds only

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Firman W01784

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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 W01784
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• 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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