- Wattage (Gas): 1,500 W / 1,200 W
- THD: < 25%
- Noise Level: 64 dBA
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: No
- Run Time@ 25% load: Unspecified
- Run Time@ 50% load: 10 h
- Weight: 55 lbs
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The 80 cc Firman Max-Pro Series OHV 4-stroke engine powers the Firman P01201. It has a 120V output, runs on gas, and has a running wattage of 1,200W and a peak wattage of 1,500W. This generator has a noise level of 64 dBA, which is just a little louder than background music. It starts up with a traditional pull-start mechanism. With 1.7 gallons of fuel, the P01201 can run for about 10 hours at 0.5 load when the tank is full (fuel consumption is approximately 0.17 GPH). Due to its relatively high THD (25%), the P01201 can’t be used to power sensitive electronic devices.
On the control panel, there are two 120V 20A duplex outlets (5-20R).
The generator has a built-in fuel gauge that makes it quick, easy, and convenient to find out how much gas is in it.For safety, the generator has an automatic low oil shut-off and an overload protection (circuit breaker), so you can use it without worrying.The Firman P01201 comes with the usual paperwork and an owner’s manual , which lets you start it right away.It also comes with a tool kit, oil, and a funnel.
The Firman P01201 is a standard, open-frame generator with dimensions of L17.5 x W14.2 x H155 in, This gives the generator stability and lets it be raised above ground level.The device was made to work well in harsh conditions and in the great outdoors.With a dry weight of only 55 pounds, the P01201 can go with you wherever you need power.The open frame design of this product also makes it easier to grab and move.
The following charts show how some of the most important features of the Firman-P01201 compare to other generators with the same power output.
**Fuel efficiency is give in relative percentage, 0 being the lowest and 1 being the highest value. Please see below specification table for actual value.
|Fuel efficiency||0.177 gal/kWh|
|Engine||80 cc Firman Max-Pro Series OHV 4-stroke|
|Voltage||AC: 120V 60 Hz|
|Running watts||1,200 W||n/a|
|Starting watts||1,500 W||n/a|
|Running amps (@120/240V)||10 amps||n/a|
|Peak amps (@120/240V)||12.5 amps||n/a|
|Run time @50% load||10 h||n/a|
|Run time @25% load||Unspecified||n/a|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator||No|
|AC outlets||1x Duplex 120V 20A (5-20R)|
|Fuel tank||Steel, 1.7 gal|
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)||17.5 x 14.2 x 155 in|
|Noise (lower limit)||64 dBA|
|Security||Low oil and overload protection|
|Accessories included||Oil, funnel, and tool kit|
- We compared more than 500 portable generators at 50% load. We found that there is “skewed right” distribution for the difference between 50% load and 25% load and the median comes at 1.43. With this number we converter all the 25% load runtime to 50% load. Same with the propane efficiency, where median is 1.38.
- For some generators where propane runtime was not given, we used NIST 1994 GGE (Gasoline Gallon Equivalent) formula: 5.66 lbs. of propane = 1 gal of gasoline. All propane runtime is for 20 lbs. propane tank (4.7 gallons).
- Unlike many other sites, we actually tried to find out information about each of the above requirements. However, we are human and are therefore capable of the odd oversight or mistake. Please let us know if you spot any missing or erroneous values so that we can fix them.
About the Manufacturer
Firman Power Equipment is a business with a recent but reputable history in the power equipment sector.It was founded in 1999.The Arizona-based business provides a vast array of goods, including power tools, automotive equipment, storage items, work clothing, but its assortment of generators of different shapes, sizes, and outputs stands out above the rest.Interestingly, Firman serves as a de facto distributor of China National Machinery Industry Corporation’s goods in the US and is a fully owned subsidiary of that business.
A warranty covers the Firman P01201 for up to 3 years.This warranty may not cover all parts of the generator or may only cover certain parts.Check out Firman’s warranty policies if you want to know more about the warranty on a Firman generator.You can also call their customer service line at 1-844-FIRMAN1 (844-347-6261).