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Camp Chef HWD5 Triton Hot Water Heater

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Camp Chef HWD5 Triton Water Heater
List Price: $159.99
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This Camp Chef Triton Water Heater is made from steel construction and has 34,000 BTUs to pump out 1.5 gallons per minute of hot water on demand. It has adjustable heat and water flow settings to give you control over your hot water. It comes with an eight foot water hose and has a shower head with four different settings, including off, mist, shower, and jet. It has a carry handle that easily folds to make storage easy.

Who It’s For

This hot water heater is built for any home or cottage and designed for external installation. It has moderate power and will not be sufficient for larger areas or big family homes. It is extremely powerful for it’s size and will work quickly to provide heated water when needed. This is for someone who wants to be cost efficient and heat water as they need it.

Pros

It’s 34,000 BTUs offer 1.5 gallons per minutes of on demand hot water. This gives you immediate water without having to keep a tank of water heated. It uses a 2 D battery for ignition so there is absolutely no electricity required. This makes it portable if you need it to be, able to be used in locations that do not have electricity.

Cons

This machine requires a high water pressure to function properly and uses a lot of energy to heat the water. It's portability affects its power output and heating capabilities, but it is a good tradeoff depending on what you need it for.

Final Opinion

This model is great because it offers immediate, on demand heating so you can heat water as you need it. This way, you don’t use up energy heating water in a tank when it is not in use. Ultimately, this saves you on money, making your machine more cost efficient.

 

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Eccotemp L10 Portable Outdoor Tankless Water Heater

Features

This portable outdoor tankless water heater features a lot of power with 74,500 BTUs. It has a twenty minute automatic shut-off timer for when the water stops. It comes with a stainless steel rain cap, a half-inch NPT to garden hose adaptor, and a nine-inch CSA approved gas regulator and hose for use on a standard twenty pound propane tank.

Who It’s For

This unit is really for anyone that needs a decently powerful water heater. It is geared more for outdoor use and for permanent installation, which makes it great for a cottage, camping, or an RV.

Pros

This unit has strong heat output with 74,500 BTUs of power. It can pump a total of 2.65 gallons of water per minute. This is enough hot water to keep two applications running using just this one heater! It also features a battery igniter so there is no electricity necessary.

Cons

It is designed with outdoor installation in mind and is not build to be installed inside. This would not only be unsafe but impractical based on the design. Although the unit is portable, it is made to be a permanent outdoor installation, so transport is not that easy. If need be, it can be moved, but it is ideally suited for permanent, outdoor use.

Final Opinion

This outdoor tankless water heater is great because it does not need a tank to be filled. It uses its strong 74,500 BTUs to immediately heat water as you need it. You will therefore not be wasting on heating water you don’t need, and will only pay to heat water when you want it heated. This makes it more energy and cost efficient to save you money!

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