CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Firman W03082 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

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Winner:

DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons to buy DuroMax XP12000EH:

  • button icon Ideal for House, Camping, Parties and Rv
  • button icon Unique MX2 switch, which doubles your 120-volt amperage for heavy loads.
  • button icon Can run on Propane or Gasoline.
  • button icon It has got a powerful Duromax engine.
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

DuroMax XP12000EH

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
DuroMax XP12000EH

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Suggested Tank Size (Propane)
  • Runtime (Propane)
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COMPARISON – Firman W03082 VS. DuroMax XP12000EH

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Portable to lift or transport to another venue

Yes

Yes it is a portable generator

Starting Watts

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3300 watts

Yes

12,000 Watts

Running Stats

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

3000 watts

Yes

9,500 Watts

RV Ready

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

With its fordable handles, wheels and various outlets - this model is RV ready

Gas Powered

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Spends 9 hours on a 1.8 gallon tank load

Yes

8.83 hours(gasoline) and 7.2hours(propane)

Recoil Start

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Recoil start – reliable form of start

Yes

You can manually start or pull start the engine using a rope start.

Electric Start

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Electric start and first pull

Yes

Features a user-friendly keyed electric start

Dual Fuel

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

Uses Propane & Gasoline

FUEL TYPE

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas type

Yes

GASOLINE / PROPANE

AMPERAGE

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Gas type

Yes

39.6A/79.2A

VOLTAGE

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

120 Voltage

Yes

120V / 240VAC & 12VDC

FREQUENCY

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60Hz

HORSEPOWER

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

18HP

ENGINE TYPE

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

4-CYCLE AIR-COOLED SPARK-IGNITION

ENGINE SPEED

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

3600RPM

CARB Compliant

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

CARB certified

Yes

Yes, it’s CARB Compliant

CSA Certified

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

EPA Certified

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Meets standards of EPA – EPA certified

Yes

Yes It is EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

No

Easy to Start

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It’s easy to start. Electric Start - no manual work required

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

1.8 gallon tank – continuous runtime for 9 hours

Yes

8.3 Gallons

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

40 GALLONS

Runtime (Gasoline)

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

9 hours after a tank load

Yes

8.83 HOURS

Runtime (Propane)

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

Yes

7.2 HOURS

Low Oil Shut-Off

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Shuts off when low oil is remaining in fuel tank

Yes

Yes it has a low oil shut-off – Which Protects your generator by automatically shutting it off when it senses that the oil is low.

Air Cooled

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes it can be cooled by air

Engine Capacity

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

171 cc engine capacity

Yes

457 cc

Voltmeter

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

It is 12000eh voltmeter

Noise Level (dBA)

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Only 59 dBA – whisper quiet operation

Yes

It’s at 74Db at 1/4 load - With an oversized noise reducing muffler with a built-in spark arrestor which enables smooth and quiet operation.

Multi-Purpose

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Yes its multi-purpose. For house , parties , RV, camping

Heavy Duty

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

It performs heavy duties – Can be used as back-up for house, can also be used on parties.

Solar Generator

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Framed for Durability

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

N/A

Yes

Yes its framed

Starting method

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

ELECTRIC / RECOIL

DuroMax XP12000EH

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Built with an open frame design

Yes

Yes it has got an open frame

Outlets

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

(Two) - 120V 20A GFCI Outlet, (One) - 120V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 30A Twist Lock, (One) - 120/240V 50A Heavy Duty Outlet.

Portable

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Lightweight generator. Can be carried transported effortlessly

Yes

You can transport it anywhere

Weight

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

109 pounds only. Lightweight generator

Yes

260LBS

Wheel type

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Yellow 5.0 inches plastic flat free - 2 wheels

Yes

It has solid fill-wheels

Handle style

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

Fold-able handles – make it easy to transport

Warranty

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Up to 3 years of warranty

Yes

3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
No

No

Included Accessories

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

has overload indicator lights for low oil

Yes

The generator shuts down indicating low oil level

Low oil shutdown

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

shuts down on low oil. Also has idle control switch

Yes

Yes the generator shuts down in case the oil level is low

Noise Level

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
Yes

Whisper Series muffler – noise barely heard

Yes

74dB

CONCLUSION

Pros

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• Affordable and versatile than a standby generator while still holding enough power for running household appliances. • Great for keeping the essential electronics running at home and • Suitable as a work site generator. • The installation process of the generator is easier and also more affordable. • Portable. • Its covered by a 3 –year factory warranty. • Its engine is powerful.

Cons

Firman W03082
DuroMax XP12000EH
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

• The engine produces a dangerous chemical which causes cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. • Incase Gasoline is ignited, a person maybe burnt or injured since Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. • Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can build up to dangerous levels in closed areas hence breathing it can cause unconsciousness or death. • Improper connection to a building can allow electrical current to back feed into utility lines creating an electrocution hazard. • The generator is potential source of electrical shock if not kept dry. • The generator makes a lot of noise hence ending up polluting the environment.

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