Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is a cost effective generator for your home or small business. Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is a value for money 2.5 KVA (2.5KW) generator offering key start, recoil start, built-in AVR, overload protection, and wheels all at a price of about 95,000 Naira. Most Nigerians now have to rely on electric generators to power their homes and businesses, Sumec Firman generators are the best value for money generators in the Nigerian market today.
Top Selling Point
The great selling points of the Sumec Firman SPG 3000E2 is its affordability, reliability and ease of use. Some generators of the same spec may cost twice or even three times as much.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is easy to use coming with both key start and rope. This means almost anybody can start the generator. No need for much strength, just use the key and turn clockwise.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 comes with portability kit, which includes wheels and handles making it easy to move around. Even on full tank a single person can move the SPG 3000 E2 generator around, thanks to its portability kit.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is easy to use and recommended for two or three bedroom flat. It can carry your TV, DVD player, and Refrigerator, and will still have enough juice for a couple of lights and your fans. Sumec Firman 3000 E2 have other cousins offering the same power capability, they are the Sumec Firman 3000 and Sumec Firman 3000 E1.
The difference between this three generator cousins is that Sumec Firman SPG 3000 does not come with key start or wheels, while Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E1 comes with key start, but lacks wheels.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 is the cheapest of the three generator cousins followed by the SPG 3000 E1 model. However, despite costing a bit more we recommend the Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 because of its ease of use and portability.
If you live alone and do not have anybody to help you carry the generator from its storage location to the place you start it from, the wheels on the Sumec Firman E2 will be very valuable to you. The key start feature combined with wheels makes Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 a great pick if you are looking for a 2.5 KVA generator.
Note: Although this generator can carry a lot of load at the same time. It is recommended you switch everything off before starting the generator, and then start each appliance one at a time. Never start your generator with everything on, this can make it hard for the generator to start or even damage your generator
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 Engine System
The Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 features a one cylinder, four stroke 196cc engine (SPE 200E) with a power of 6.5HP achievable at 3,600 rpm. The generator features a Transistor Controlled Ignition TCI system. Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is a dual start generator, offering both recoil start with rope and grip and electric start with key. The key start takes out the hassle from starting your generator, just use the key, turn clockwise. The Electric starting system comes with a 12v 7.5Ah battery.
The engine system of the Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is equipped with an oil alert system. The oil alert system continuously monitors the oil level in your generator’s crankcase, automatically shutting down the engine if oil level falls below safe limits. This can save your generator from serious engine damage, but always ensure oil is within safe limit before starting a generator.
Other cousins of the Sumec SPG 3000 E2 namely SPG 3000 and SPG 3000 E1, comes with the same engine, however SPG 3000 does not feature key start.
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Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 generators sold in Nigeria are single phase 220v, 50Hz generators. In some countries SPG 3000 E2 may be available in 60Hz for 110v. SPG 3000 E2 also comes with 12V DC output for battery charging.
The DC output can handle up to 8.3A. All Sumec Firman one phase generators come with the same voltage rating. Three phase models come in either 380v or 400v.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is rated 2.5Kw with a maximum power of 2.8Kw. In countries with 60Hz supply, SPG 3000 E2 is rated 2.8Kw with a maximum power of 3.3Kw.
A generator should be operated below its rated power. Although a generator can operate above rated power, it is not advisable to do so for long. Do not operate a generator above rated power for more than 15 minutes. Never operate a generator above maximum power.
If you want to buy a Sumec Firman generator, ask the dealer to show you the generator rating on the panel. Ensure you are buying the correct rating.
Other features of the Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 are:
Automatic Voltage Regulation, AVR
SPG 3000 E2 features automatic voltage regulation, which ensures that voltage output and frequency are stable thereby preventing voltage fluctuation, which can cause problems for your gadgets. All Sumec Firman Generators starting from the SPG 1800 comes with AVR built-in.
Fuel and Tank Capacity
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 requires unleaded gasoline. The manufacturer recommends unleaded gasoline with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher. Do not bother about the technicalities, just go to a filling station and buy petrol. Do not buy from the road side or from a filling station you do not trust. Also ensure that gasoline is not contaminated with dirt, water, or engine oil. Do not mix petrol and engine oil together. Ensure that the fuel tank, Jerry can, and funnel are free of any contamination.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 comes with a 15 litre fuel tank.
Engine oil & oil capacity
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 runs 4-stroke automotive detergent engine oil. The manufacturer recommends engine oil with engine oil classification API service of SF or higher. SAE 10W-30 is recommended for general use.
Fill the crankcase with the recommended engine oil before starting the engine. Always check the engine oil level before starting the engine. Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 comes with 0.6-litre oil capacity.
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 features AC and DC circuit breakers. The generator has circuit breakers for AC and DC outputs that continuously monitor loading conditions and automatically trips if there is a short circuit or an overload. If this occurs reduce the load before attempting to start the generator again.
Low Oil Warning System
Sumec Firman SPG 3000 E2 is equipped with a low oil warning system. The low oil warning system continuously monitors the oil level in your generator’s crankcase, automatically shutting down the engine if oil level falls below safe limits.
This can save your generator from serious engine damage, but always ensure oil is within safe limit before starting a generator.
Even more features
- Electric Starter with key
- Fuel meter
- Volt meter
- Float Carburetor
- Brush type Alternator
- Portability Kit with handle and wheels
- Engine model: SPE 200E – 6.5hp 196cc engine
- Battery: 12v, 7.5Ah
- Power factor: 1
- Pilot Lamp indicates that your Sumec Firman generator is working properly
- Fuel sediment cup: The fuel sediment cup prevents dirt and/or water from flowing from the fuel tank to the carburettor
Other members of Sumec Firman SPG series
- Sumec Firman SPG 1800 – 1.3 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 1800E1 – 1.3 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 1800E2 – 1.3 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 2500 – 2.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 2500E1 – 2.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 2500E2 – 2.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 4500 – 3.3 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 4500E1 – 3.3 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 4500E2 – 3.3 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 5000 – 4.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 5000E1 – 4.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 5000E2 – 4.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 6500 – 5.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 6500E1 – 5.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 6500E2 – 5.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 8500 – 6.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 8500E1 – 6.0 KVA generator
- Sumec Firman SPG 8500E2 – 6.0 KVA generator
The E1 suffix models come with key starter and rope and grip, while E2 suffix models adds portability kits including wheels and handles. Models with no suffix lacks key starter, and wheels.