CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W01784 VS. DuroStar DS1050

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Winner:

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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Runners Up:

DuroStar DS1050

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS1050 :

  • button icon Has plenty of power
  • button icon Powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor.
  • button icon Fully featured power panel
  • button icon Low oil shut-off
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman W01784

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Heavy Duty
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman W01784

  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Firman W01784

Reasons why we like it:

  • RV Ready
  • Run Time on Full Tank
  • HORSEPOWER
  • ENGINE SPEED
  • Air Cooled
  • Engine Capacity
  • Heavy Duty
  • Outlets
  • Wheel type
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COMPARISON – Firman W01784 VS. DuroStar DS1050

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Yes

it is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

2100 of starting watts

Yes

1,050 watts

Running Stats

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

Yes

950 watts

RV Ready

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Gas Powered

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

it is gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Recoil Start

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Yes

the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Uses gasoline only

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

20/30 Amps

Yes

5.3A

VOLTAGE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

12v

FREQUENCY

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

No

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

80 cc engine type

Yes

2-Stroke, Air Cooled, Single Cylinder

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

No

CARB Compliant

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Yes

it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

Yes

it uses cold start technology which enables it to operate in emergence cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
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 you just need to pull on the recoil starter handle until a slight resistance is felt

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Yes

1.05 (US Gal)

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

6 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is cooled by air

Air Cooled

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

N/A

No

Engine Capacity

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Voltmeter

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

54 dBA

Yes

95 Db

Multi-Purpose

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can work on wa

Heavy Duty

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Solar Generator

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
No

No

Starting method

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Yes

Recoil method

Firman W01784

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

it has an open frame

Outlets

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

No

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable machine which enables you to move it from place to place

Weight

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

54 pounds only

Yes

39 LBS

Wheel type

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

No

Handle style

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

It has got a handle on its upper part for easy carriage

Warranty

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

Yes

15 X 13 X 12 Inches

Included Accessories

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

DuroStar DS1050 1,050-Watt Generator, Generator Tool Kit and Owner's Manual

Firman W01784

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil

Low oil shutdown

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, the generator shuts down immediately after sensing that the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

Yes

95 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
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 has a lightweight design which allows easy transportation. It has a low oil shut off which protects the engine from being damaged. The generator has got a spark arrest muffle which enable its safety use. Has a powerful DuroStar 2 HP motor

Cons

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS1050
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 can run at its surge wattage capacity for only a short time. It produces noise during its operations hence ending up causing noise pollution in the environment.

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