CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W01784 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

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Winner:

DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP8500E:

  • button icon Has low oil indicator which prevents engine damage.
  • button icon Has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimize sound.
  • button icon Multi-purpose
  • button icon Has a powerful DUROMAX engine
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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 XP8500E

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman W01784

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP8500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Dual Fuel
  • Cold Start Technology
  • Voltmeter
  • Framed for Durability
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COMPARISON – Firman W01784 VS. DuroMax XP8500E

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Yes

It is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

2100 of starting watts

Yes

8,500 watts

Running Stats

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

Yes

7,000watts

RV Ready

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

RV Ready

Gas Powered

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it is a gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours

Recoil Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Yes

Yes, can be used as backup if the battery is not fully charged

Electric Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it can be started with electricity

Dual Fuel

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Uses gasoline only

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

20/30 Amps

Yes

58.33A / 29.17A

VOLTAGE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it features a 16 horsepower

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

80 cc engine type

Yes

4-Cycle Air-Cooled Spark-Ignition

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

It is not carb complaint so it cannot be used in California

CSA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Yes

It is approved by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, it is available to ensure a quick and easy start in areas where the weather is unpredictable

Easy to Start

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
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 because it is equipped with both electric start and recoil start options

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Yes

7.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

11.5 hours at 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

The generator shuts off when it senses that the oil level is low

Air Cooled

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled

Engine Capacity

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

420 cc

Voltmeter

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Yes, its available

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

54 dBA

Yes

72 decibel range when loaded

Multi-Purpose

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can be used in camps, running home machines like cookers, for lights

Heavy Duty

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it can perform heavy duties

Solar Generator

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
No

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Yes

Recoil or electric

DuroMax XP8500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

Yes, it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

(4)120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (1)120/240V 30A Twist Lock and (1) 10A 12V utility connector

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it is portablefor easy relocation

Weight

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

54 pounds only

Yes

210 LBS

Wheel type

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

Yes

Solid-fill wheels

Handle style

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It has foldable handles

Warranty

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
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 XP8500E
Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Yes

Yes, it has got the oil warning flash which flashes before the low oil shut-down feature takes effect.

Low oil shutdown

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

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

Yes

It is designed with a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents the engine from being damaged when oil levels become too low.

Noise Level

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

Yes

72 dB(A)

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
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

• It is a portable equipment which enables easy transportation from one location. • It has got the never flat tires that are versatile. • it has got a variety of outlets and the unit can be easily transported with the attached wheel kit. • It runs on gas which is a convenient fuel because its readily available and so easy to store. • It has a super quiet exhaust with a built in spark arrestor which minimizes sound.

Cons

Firman W01784
DuroMax XP8500E
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 not CARB complaint_ it cannot be used in countries like California. • Its noise levels are a bit higher than the desired.

Overall Winner

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