CATEGORY : Portable Generators For House

Generac GP17500E VS. Firman W01784

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Winner:

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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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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PERFORMANCE:
WINNER :

Generac GP17500E

  • Electric Start
  • Framed for Durability
DESIGN:
DRAW :
SAFETY:
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CONCLUSION
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Comparison Winner
Generac GP17500E

Reasons why we like it:

  • Electric Start
  • Framed for Durability
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COMPARISON – Generac GP17500E VS. Firman W01784

PERFORMANCE:

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

Portable to be carried to any location both inside and outside

Starting Watts

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Starts with 26250 watts

Yes

2100 of starting watts

Running Stats

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

17500 running watts

Yes

W01784 runs at a 1700 watts

RV Ready

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

RV ready through its multiple outlets and automatic idle control system

Yes

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

Gas Powered

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Gas powered

Yes

Gas powered

Run Time on Full Tank

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

Recoil Start

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

Yes

Starts through recoil method with engine off and off switch

Electric Start

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Electric start with an included battery

No

Dual Fuel

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

FUEL TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Uses only the gasoline type of fuel

Yes

Uses gasoline only

AMPERAGE

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

73 Amps

Yes

20/30 Amps

VOLTAGE

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

120/240 Volts - single phase

Yes

120 Voltage

FREQUENCY

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

60 Hz

Yes

60 Hz

HORSEPOWER

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

N/A

Yes

N/A

ENGINE TYPE

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

992 CC Generac engine type

Yes

80 cc engine type

ENGINE SPEED

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Has a engine speed of 3600 RPM

Yes

N/A

CARB Compliant

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Non CARB complaint

Yes

Compliant with CARB

CSA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

EPA Certified

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

N/A

Yes

Meets the standards of EPA certification

Cold Start Technology

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

Easy to Start

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
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 using manual pull. You can also use the engine on and off switch option with a simple press. It starts in seconds

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

0.9 gallon fuel tank capacity that can run for 10 hours

Suggested Tank Size (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

Runtime (Gasoline)

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Spends 10 hours running on a 1/2 gasoline load

Yes

10 hours on a 1/2 load of gasoline

Runtime (Propane)

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

Low Oil Shut-Off

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Features a low oil level shutdown that is activated automatically

Yes

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

Air Cooled

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Engine air cools to stop heating up after long run time

Yes

N/A

Engine Capacity

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

992 CC engine capacity

Yes

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

Voltmeter

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

Noise Level (dBA)

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

N/A

Yes

54 dBA

Multi-Purpose

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

Heavy Duty

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

Solar Generator

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
No

No

Framed for Durability

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

No

Starting method

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Electric starting method with battery

Yes

Recoil and engine on/off starting methods

Generac GP17500E

DESIGN:

Open Frame

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Constructed with an open frame style

Yes

Constructed with an open frame

Outlets

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

Portable

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Portable to transport using the wheels and lifting eye handle

Yes

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

Weight

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

390 pounds

Yes

54 pounds only

Wheel type

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

Features a 5 inch plastic flat free wheels – yellow colored

Handle style

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

Warranty

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

Lasts for 3 years

Dimensions (LxWxH, inches)

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

48.5 x 31 x 39.5 inches

Yes

12 x 12 x 12 inches

Included Accessories

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

SAFETY:

Low Oil Indicator

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

Uses both low oil and over load indicator to alert owners

Low oil shutdown

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

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

Yes

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

Noise Level

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
Yes

Has an automatic idle control – minimizes noise level while running

Yes

Runs quietly at only 54 db using the whisper series muffler

CONCLUSION

Pros

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
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

- 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

Cons

Generac GP17500E
Firman W01784
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 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

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