CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. Firman H05754

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Winner:

Firman H05754

Reasons to buy Firman H05754:

  • button icon Starting watts of 7100 and 5700 running watts
  • button icon A large 8 gallon fuel tank capacity
  • button icon 3 in I data minder unit
  • button icon Dual fuel type of gasoline and propane
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Runners Up:

Generac GP17500E

Reasons to buy Generac GP17500E :

  • button icon Inbuilt with an automatic idle control system
  • button icon Uses a powerful Generac's OHVI engine
  • button icon Starts 26250 watts at and runs at 17500 watts
  • button icon Very large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity
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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Firman H05754

  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Firman H05754

Reasons why we like it:

  • Dual Fuel
  • Voltmeter
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. Firman H05754

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Yes, effortless to move from one place to another for emergency power supply

Yes

Portable generator during movement

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

7100 starting Watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

Runs at 5700 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

Designed with no flat wheels and 3 in one data minder – H05754 is RV ready

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered generator

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Takes up to 10 hours after a 1/2 fuel load

Yes

Takes a long 25 hours of run time on full tank

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

No

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

Yes

Can electric start

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

Yes

Dual fuel type

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Uses both gasoline and propane fuel

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

20/30 Amps

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120/240 AC voltage

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

439 cc Firman engine

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Non CARB complaint

No

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

N/A

Yes

EPA certified

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Hassle free starting method – electric start using the on/off switch that is placed on the engine without any complicated steps

Yes

Easy to start through pulling the cord placed on this generator

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

A large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity – delivers fuel for extended running

Yes

Has a 8 gallon fuel capacity

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

It will spend up to 13 hours running on a 1/2 load

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

Powers off immediately on its own once the low is low in fuel tank

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

Uses Phoenix fat head block to air cool for efficiency

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

439 cc engine capacity

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

Yes

N/A

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

N/A

Yes

74 dBA

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Multi-purpose generator that can be used both indoors and outdoors to deliver emergency power.

Yes

Works in camps, worksites, delivers emergency power and is great outdoors – Multi-purpose

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Heavy duty - delivers enough energy to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances

Yes

Yes – it is able to keep entire family connected and provide heavy lighting

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Framed for durability – features a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle that provides strength and is long lasting

Yes

Framed using a solid roll cage design – will last over the years

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Uses the recoil and electric starting method

Firman H05754

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Features an open frame build

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Outlets include - 120/240V 30-Amp (L14-30R) and 50-Amp (14-50R) plus receptacles

Yes

Outlets Included: 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 L5-30R 30A-120 VAC and 2 5-20R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

It is portable to move from one place to another

Weight

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

176 pounds of total weight

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Moves using a 12 inch pneumatic wheel type. Can climb raised surfaces

Yes

Features a 10 inch wheel that never goes flat

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

An integrated lifting eye handle – attached to the frame for easy lifting and movement

Yes

Built with a U shaped handle that is padded for an ergonomic grip

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

1 year warranty for commercial engine and 2 years for consumer engine

Yes

Warranty takes 3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

Yes

32.1 x 24.4 x 22.2 inches

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Power cords, cold weather kits, covers and amp tents, inlet boxes and wheel kits

Yes

Comes with Oil, funnel, owner’s manual, spark plug wrench, and two wrenches to help remove the protective shipping brackets

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Built with a low oil alert system. Alerts you when oil is reaching minimum in the 16 gallon fuel tank capacity

Yes

Low oil indicator placed in the 3 in one data minder. Alerts you when you add oil

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Shuts down on its own to prevent engine damage on low oil

Yes

Yes, generator shuts down on low oil

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

Runs at a quiet 74 decibels only

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

- Has a powerful engine speed of 3600 RPM - Features a panel mounted hour meter that makes it simple to keep tract of run time and maintenance intervals - Multipurpose generator that is built for job sites, camps among others and home backup power supply - Uses a large 16 gallon fuel tank capacity with an inbuilt fuel gauge - Electric starting method with a simple button push and 12 VDC 36665-CCA battery included - It is a portable generator with a 12 inch pneumatic wheels and integrated lifting eye handle for transportation - Has a full pressure lubrication ability with an automatic low oil shutdown to prevent engine damage - It is RV ready through multiple outlets and automatic idle control system - Heavy duty enough to power up a 5 ton air conditioner and other appliances - Framed for durability using a 1 1/4 inch steel tube cradle

Yes

- Built with indicator light on the 3 in 1 data minder to show low oil - Features an automatic voltage regular for dependable and clean power supply - Measures only 176 pounds that is light for movement - Whisper Series muffler ensures a quiet operation with 74 decibels only - Warranty runs for 3 years - Runs on fuel and gasoline using its 8 gallon fuel tank capacity - Comes with all the accessories required such as oil, shipping bracket wrenches, spark plug wrench, manual and a funnel - 439 cc Firman engine is reliable and can be air cooled - Control panel placed at the front for easy and quick access - Up to 2 starting options such as electric starts and recoil system - Inbuilt parallel kit for double power in inverter generator - Multi-purpose and heavy duty generator - Generator is EPA certified for safety in many countries - Has a starting watts of 7100 and running watts of 5700 - Built with a U shaped folding handle for a comfortable grip - Easy to start through pulling the cord placed on this generator - Fuel system is made using steel for durability - Outlets Included: 1 L14-30R twist lock 30A-120/240 VAC, 1 L5-30R 30A-120 VAC and 2 5-20R 120V 20A duplex GFCI type - It has an open frame

Cons

Generac GP17500E
Firman H05754
Yes

- Not built with a voltmeter - It is Non CARB complaint - This engine doesn’t have dual fuel ability - Cannot be solar charged - Uses only one type of fuel source which is gasoline - Cold start technology is not included - Very heavy to lift in areas where wheels cannot maneuver on like stairs

Yes

- Uses fuel which may be highly inflammable - This generator is not CARB compliant - Cannot be solar charged - Built without a cold start technology

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