CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W01784 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 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 XP5000EHC

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
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SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP5000EHC

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 XP5000EHC

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Yes

it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

2100 of starting watts

Yes

5,000 watts

Running Stats

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

Yes

4,000 watts

RV Ready

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

it is ready

Gas Powered

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

the generator is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Yes

it can be recoil started

Electric Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

but its optional

Dual Fuel

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

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

FUEL TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses gasoline only

Yes

Propane / gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

20/30 Amps

Yes

37.50A / 18.75A

VOLTAGE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

7.5HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

80 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

it is CARB Complaint

CSA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Yes

it is certified by EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Easy to Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 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 W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

20 Gallons

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

8.92 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

7.63 hours

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

N/A

Yes

it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

225cc

Voltmeter

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

54 dBA

Yes

69dB

Multi-Purpose

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
No

Yes

it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Yes

Electric / Recoil method

DuroMax XP5000EHC

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

(TWO) 120V 20A GFCI Outlet and (ONE) 120 / 240V 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Weight

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

54 pounds only

Yes

127 LBS

Wheel type

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

Yes

Solid- fill wheels

Handle style

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

Fold handle style

Warranty

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

Yes

24" L x 17" W x 17" H

Included Accessories

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

Yes

69Db

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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

• 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 W01784
DuroMax XP5000EHC
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 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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