- Wattage (Gas): 2,000 W / 1,600 W
- THD: < 3%
- Noise Level: 54 dBA
- Fuel Type: Gasoline
- RV Ready: No
- Run [email protected] 25% load: 9 h
- Run [email protected] 50% load: Unspecified
- Weight: 45.9 lbs
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The Firman W01682 has an 80cc OHV 4-stroke engine that runs on gasoline and can put out 120V. It has a running power of 1,600W and a maximum power of 2,000W. Also, the device can work in parallel (it comes with a parallel kit) and can be linked to a similar or compatible device for more power. The noise level of the inverter generator is 54 dBA, which is just a little louder than rain. It is started with a simple pull-start mechanism. Due to its 0.9 gallon fuel capacity, the W01682 can run for up to 9 hours on a full tank. It uses about 0.1 GPH of fuel per hour. The W01682 makes a clean sine wave with a Total Harmonic Distortion of 3%, so it is safe to plug sensitive electronics into AC outlets (THD).
There are two AC outlets on the control panel: a 120V 20A (5-20R) receptacle and a 120V 30A (L5-30R) receptacle.It also has 1 DC outlet and a 5V USB port for charging devices like phones and tablets.With an L5-30P to TT-30R adapter, this Firman generator’s L5-30R receptacle makes it easy to connect it to an RV (included).But it’s still not ready for an RV.
Several lights let you know when the oil level is too low, when the generator is overloaded, and when it is ready to be used.When it comes to safety, this product has a circuit breaker for overheating and an automatic shut-off for low oil, so you can use it without any worries.The Firman W01682 comes with basic instructions and an owner’s manual that will help you start the generator quickly.It also comes with a tool kit, an RV adapter, oil, and a funnel.
The encased inverter generator design of the Firman W01682 (L20 x W12.1 x H16.7 in) makes it look better than any ordinary open frame product.This kind of design is the most modern and easy way to make power for fun.The W01682 is called a lightweight portable generator because it only weighs 45.9 lbs.A single person should be able to move it around easily and get power wherever they go.It can also be carried easily thanks to a handle that is built into the case.This makes it even more convenient.
The following charts show how some of the most important features of the Firman-W01682 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||0.097 gal/kWh|
|Engine||80 cc OHV 4-stroke|
|Voltage||AC: 120V 60 Hz, DC: 5V|
|Running watts||1,600 W||n/a|
|Starting watts||2,000 W||n/a|
|Running amps (@120/240V)||13.3 amps||n/a|
|Peak amps (@120/240V)||16.7 amps||n/a|
|Run time @50% load||Unspecified||n/a|
|Run time @25% load||9 h||n/a|
|Automatic Voltage Regulator||Inverter|
|AC outlets||1x 120V 20A (5-20R); 1x 120V 30A (L5-30R)|
|DC outlets||1x 5V USB port|
|Indicators||Low oil, overload and output ready|
|Fuel tank||0.9 gal|
|Approx. dimen. (L x W x H)||20 x 12.1 x 16.7 in|
|Noise (lower limit)||54 dBA|
|Security||Low oil and overload protection|
|Accessories included||Oil, funnel, tool kit, RV adapter, and parallel cables|
- 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 W01682 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).