CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W03082 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

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Winner:

Firman W03082

Reasons to buy Firman W03082:

  • button icon Long run time of 9 hours
  • button icon Features a wheel kit and built durable wheels
  • button icon Has a whisper series muffler – 59 decibels only
  • button icon Portable and powerful generator with only 109 pounds
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Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

Reasons to buy Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator :

  • button icon Ultra-Powerful – At 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts
  • button icon Electric Start
  • button icon Built-in Cold Start Technology for easy starts in cold weather
  • button icon Reliable 717cc V-Twin Champion engine
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman W03082

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman W03082

Reasons why we like it:

  • Recoil Start
  • CSA Certified
  • Air Cooled
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COMPARISON – Firman W03082 VS. Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Portable to lift or transport to another venue

Yes

It is a portable device

Starting Watts

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3300 watts

Yes

15000 watts

Running Stats

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

3000 watts

Yes

12000 watts

RV Ready

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Features easy to use control panel with covered outlets – RV ready

Yes

Portable and Rv Ready

Gas Powered

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gasoline – powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Spends 9 hours on a 1.8 gallon tank load

Yes

9 hours

Recoil Start

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Recoil start – reliable form of start

No

Electric Start

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Electric start and first pull

Yes

It is electric started

Dual Fuel

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas type

Yes

Gasoline

AMPERAGE

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Gas type

Yes

50.0A

VOLTAGE

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120 / 240 volts

FREQUENCY

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

23.9 HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Max Pro Series 171cc Farman Engine – enough to deliver 9 hours of run time

Yes

4 stroke V-Twin

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600 RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

CARB certified

Yes

It is CARB complaint

CSA Certified

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Meets standards of EPA – EPA certified

Yes

It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Cold Start technology for easy starts in cold weather

Easy to Start

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 3 starting options – easy button push electric starts, recoil system and first pull. All are user friendly

Yes

It is easy to start since it has an on and off switch

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

1.8 gallon tank – continuous runtime for 9 hours

Yes

10.9 gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

9 hours after a tank load

Yes

9 hours

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Shuts off when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Yes

it has a low oil shut-off sensor which prevents engine damage.

Air Cooled

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes, it can be air cooled. Prevents overheating of engine

No

Engine Capacity

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

171 cc engine capacity

Yes

717cc

Voltmeter

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Equipped with a Power Meter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Only 59 dBA – whisper quiet operation

Yes

78dba from 23ft

Multi-Purpose

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

It is multi-purpose – can be taken to camps, home, tailgating and work places

Yes

It is multipurpose since it can work on lights, sump pump, refrigerator, security system, window AC, furnace blower.

Heavy Duty

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yes – use the Eco mode to vary power load required and built in parallel kit to maximize power for different appliances

Yes

It is a heavy duty device since it can run high voltage equipments

Solar Generator

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes, it is framed for durability

Starting method

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Effortless push the button to start. No need for complicated startup steps

Yes

Electric start

Firman W03082

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Has an open frame

Outlets

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

2) 5-20R 20A-120V, (1) TT-30R 30A-120V, (1) USB 5VDV and (1)DC Outlet 12V8.3A

Yes

(one)120V 30A (L5-30R), (two) 120/240V 30A (L14-30R) locking outlets, (one) 120/240V 50A outlet (14-50R) and (four) 120V 20A GFCI protected household outlets (5-20R).

Portable

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Lightweight generator. Can be carried transported effortlessly

Yes

It is a portable machine which makes it easy to be stored and transported

Weight

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

109 pounds only. Lightweight generator

Yes

329.6 lb

Wheel type

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Yellow 5.0 inches plastic flat free - 2 wheels

Yes

N/A

Handle style

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Has a built tuff-stuff handle. U Shaped and folding Handle

Yes

Has lift hooks for easy transportation, unloading

Warranty

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Up to 3 years of warranty

Yes

3 year limited warranty

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Comes with oil, battery charger cable, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel

Yes

Oil Funnel, Wheel Kit, Engine Oil and Battery

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

has overload indicator lights for low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil levels

Low oil shutdown

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

shuts down on low oil. Also has idle control switch

Yes

It shuts down when it senses that the oil levels are low in order to protect you engine from damage

Noise Level

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

Whisper Series muffler – noise barely heard

Yes

78dba from 23ft

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Generator is EPA, CARB and cETL certified - Has a running watts of 3000 and starting watts of 3300 - Built with a U shaped folding handle for a comfortable grip - Fuel system is made using steel for durability - Features and idle control switch to save fuel for later use - Runs on fuel in its 1.8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Comes with all the accessories required such as oil, battery charger cable, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel - Engine is efficient and can run cool - Control panel placed at the front for easy and quick access - Contains a powerful inverter built to last long - Up to 3 starting options such as easy button push electric starts, recoil system and first pull - Built with an overload indicator lights to show low oil - Has an automatic voltage regular for consistent and clean power supply - Measures only 109 pounds – can easily be carried up stairs - Whisper Series muffler ensures a peaceful operation - Up to 3 years on warranty - Has an eco mode that varies power load if required to maximize fuel efficiency - Inbuilt parallel kit for double power in inverter generator - Multi-purpose and heavy duty generator

Yes

• It is designed with a lift hook for safe and easy transport, loading and unloading. • it is Ultra-Powerful with 15,000 starting watts and 12,000 running watts which enables it to perform work. • Has a strong and reliable engine of 717cc. • Has covered outlets which includes; One 120V 30A locking, a 120/240V 30A locking, a 120/240V 50A and four 120V 20A GFCI outlets. • Has Portable - Folding handle and never-flat tires for easy transportation. • It is easy to start since you just need to press the on button.

Cons

Firman W03082
Champion 12000 Watt Portable Generator
Yes

- Not able to be solar charged - Makes use of only one fuel type - Wheels made using plastic material – might be slippery - Doesn’t run using propane fuel type

Yes

• It is very heavy and bulky which limits it transportation. • It has no fuel gage. • It is loud during operations

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