CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W01784 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

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Winner:

DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons to buy DuroStar DS4000S:

  • button icon Portable Generator
  • button icon Start-Camping & RV Ready
  • button icon 4,000 starting watts and 3,300 running watts
  • button icon High voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools
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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 :

DuroStar DS4000S

  • Cold Start Technology
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
WINNER :

Firman W01784

  • Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)
SAFETY:
DRAW :
CONCLUSION
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
DuroStar DS4000S

Reasons why we like it:

  • Cold Start Technology
  • Framed for Durability
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COMPARISON – Firman W01784 VS. DuroStar DS4000S

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Yes

Yes, it is a portable machine

Starting Watts

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

2100 of starting watts

Yes

4,000 watts

Running Stats

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

Yes

3,300 watts

RV Ready

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

It is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Yes, it a gas powered machine since it uses gasoline

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

8 hours at 50% load

Recoil Start

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Yes

Yes, the generator is recoil started

Electric Start

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Dual Fuel

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses gasoline only

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

20/30 Amps

Yes

27.50A

VOLTAGE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 V

FREQUENCY

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

7 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

80 cc engine type

Yes

4- Stroke

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Compliant with CARB

Yes

Yes it is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

EPA Certified

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Yes

Yes, it is certified by the EPA

Cold Start Technology

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

It uses cold start technology in order to be able to perform in cold weather.

Easy to Start

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
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 has got only one start type

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Yes

3.96 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Yes

12.3 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it has a low oil shut off which protects the engine

Air Cooled

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it is air cooled since it has got a forced air cooling system

Engine Capacity

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

208 cc

Voltmeter

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

54 dBA

Yes

69Db-it has got two pairs of isolated motor mounts which reduce noise levels

Multi-Purpose

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

it is multi-purpose since it can serve as a household backup generator as well as a construction power source

Heavy Duty

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is a heavy duty machine

Solar Generator

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
No

Yes

Framed

Starting method

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Yes

Recoil method

DuroStar DS4000S

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Yes

it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
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 30A Twist Lock

Portable

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

it is a portable device

Weight

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

54 pounds only

Yes

105 LBS/

Wheel type

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

two practical handles which enables it to be carried easily to anywhere

Warranty

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Yes

3 years factory warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

No

Included Accessories

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

Oil funnel, sparkplug wrench, tool set and owner’s manual

Firman W01784

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Yes

it has got an oil warning light which indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

Yes

69 dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
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

• This generator has got 4000 surge watts which make it good for powering large appliances or power tools. • It has got a powerful 7HP engine which provides plenty of power to handle many jobs from powering high voltage appliances to heavy duty power tools. • It has got motor stabilizerswhich lowers the noise level for a substantial amount. • It has is designed with in built voltmeter which is a great addition for people with sensitive devices. • It has a super quiet muffle which reduces engine noise. • It has full power panel with oil warning light, voltmeter, circuit breaker and power outlets.

Cons

Firman W01784
DuroStar DS4000S
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 has no RV ready outlet meaning that a manual connection must be made. • It is a heavy machine since it weighs 102 pounds hence making it not easy to be relocated. • Recoil starting is time consuming which delays work.

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