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    SunStar Manual Control SC18 Vent-Free Radiant Infrared Propane Room Heater

    List Price: $239.99
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    Manufacturer: SunStar
    Part Number: SC18M-1-LP
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CUI-SC18M-1-LP


    • Liquid propane radiant infrared heater
    • Generates up to 16,500 BTUs of gentle, yet extremely effective heat
    • Almost 100% efficient
    • Requires no chimney or outside venting
    • Runs without electricity - even works during power outages
    • Manual temperature controls
    • Reliable top-mounted piezo ignition system
    • Equipped with an oxygen depletion system and and flame failure safety features
    • Can stand on the floor or be mounted on a wall
    • Convenient floor stand is included for floor mounting option
    • Suitable for installation in mobile homes when permitted by state and local codes
    • 5-year limited warranty
    • Dimensions: 19 3/4 in. W x 25 in. H x 9 1/2 in. D
    • Weight: 24 lbs.
    • Minimum Clearances to Combustibles:
      • Front - 18 in.
      • Top - 36 in.
      • Sides - 13 in.
      • Bottom when wall-mounted - 2 in.
    * Please Note: This unit can only be used for altitudes up to 5,000 feet.

    Outstanding heating ability, convenience, and an incredible value come together in this compact but powerful wall heater. When you are in need of some extra heat in a room, look no further than this wonderfully efficient liquid propane radiant infrared heater. This heater generates 16,500 BTUs of almost 100% efficient heat; you get more heat with less fuel. The beauty of this heater is that it requires no venting and runs without electricity, making it perfect for power outages. It is built with a reliable Piezo ignition, guaranteeing a perfect start each time. Whether you want it mounted on the wall or standing on the floor, this incredible heater is packed with the features you need to stay warm this winter.
    Customer Questions & Answers
    12 Questions & 12 Answers
    Roy E.
    from Alabama asked:
    April 15, 2021
    Is this heater equipped to accept a blower motor?
    1 Answer
    Yes, the CK18 blower can be added to this heater (purchased separately).
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on April 15, 2021

    from New York asked:
    December 27, 2020
    Can it be set on the floor or does it have to be mounted to the wall
    1 Answer
    This heater comes with a floor stand so it can be set on the floor if you prefer. 
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on December 27, 2020

    from Waterbury, CT asked:
    November 4, 2020
    Can the tank be in the same room as the heater?
    1 Answer
    No.  If using propane, the tank should be located outdoors.
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on November 4, 2020

    Kathy P.
    from Tumbling Shoals, AR asked:
    March 31, 2020
    How big of a room will this heat?
    1 Answer
    This heater can heat approximately 400-500 square feet.
    Submitted by: Tyler M. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on April 1, 2020

    Carl J.
    December 11, 2019

    Can the ignitor be replaced, or is it best to buy a new heater?

    1 Answer
    If the piezo ignitor needs to be replaced, it is worth checking with the manufacturer for the cost of the replacement part as they are usually fairly inexpensive compared to the cost of a new appliance.
    Submitted by: Cortney O. on December 11, 2019

    November 1, 2019
    I have a 100-pound tank. On the lowest setting and used continuously how long would it take to deplete the tank?
    1 Answer
    Though actual use may vary, one could reasonably expect between 100-120 hrs of use.

    Submitted by: Cortney O. on November 4, 2019

    from Layton, UT asked:
    September 24, 2019

    Is there a high altitude adapter for this heater?

    1 Answer
    Due to the ODS (oxygen depletion sensor) safety, required to be built into all vent free products, they tend to have problem around 4200 FT ASL. The ODS can not be modified or removed by code. There is no adapter for this or any unit we sell to overcome the ODS safety.
    Submitted by: Owen O. on September 25, 2019

    from New Mexico asked:
    February 18, 2019
    Can this be used above 4500 ft? If not, why?
    1 Answer
    This unit will not function at 4500 feet elevation. The reason is because the pilot assembly has an oxygen depletion sensor, so since the air is thinner, the unit will shut itself down after burning briefly.
    Submitted by: Brennan W. on February 18, 2019

    Roma T
    from Kentucky asked:
    January 5, 2018
    Hello, We are under construction with a new hunting camp in Kentucky and I was wondering what size room would this heater heat?
    1 Answer
    About 800-1000 SF.
    Submitted by: Owen on January 5, 2018

    from Grayling, MI asked:
    September 22, 2014
    Can anyone tell me what size and type the fuel inlet is for this heater?
    1 Answer
    Per the manufacturer, the connection to the regulator must be made with a 3/8" male N.P.T. to 3/8" male flare fitting.
    Submitted by: eFireplaceStore on September 24, 2014

    from North Carolina asked:
    January 3, 2014
    Can this heater be hooked up to a 40 pound Propane tank ? What hose would be used? Does the piezo ignition work without batteries? Can the unit also be lighted with a match?
    1 Answer
    This unit is indeed a low enough output that it could be operated on a 40 pound propane tank for approximately 12 hours at a time, at full output. The tank would then need a short time to recover and vaporize additional fuel. The piezo ignitor is a jewel action type and does not require batteries. It is also possible to manually light the pilot with a match or barbecue lighter. A flexible 1/2 inch LP gas line can be used to connect from the unit to the wall. A rigid 1/2 inch pipe should be used to run the rest of the way from the cylinder to the interior wall.
    Submitted by: Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on January 3, 2014

    from Pickens, SC asked:
    October 25, 2013
    What size room will this heat?
    1 Answer
    We use a general rule of thumb of 35 BTU per square foot, when estimating heating capacity. Per this rule, this heater could effectively heat approximately 470 square feet.
    Submitted by: Kevin E. - NFI Certified Specialist on October 27, 2013

    Customer Reviews
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    100% Recommend this product (4 of 4 responses)
    By James from on December 26, 2020
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great product.
    Great product.
    By Carol G. from Arizona on December 11, 2018
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Greatest heater ever
    This is our 3rd heater 1 in our home 1 in each of our 5th wheels. Efficient, cost effective to buy and to run. Would definitely recommend to everyone .
    ConsThere are no cons that we have come across.
    By Elvin from BLADENBORO on January 25, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Sunstar sc18-1-lp
    A very fine unit.
    ProsHeats well and works as said.
    ConsFan could be quieter
    By Clyde J. from Mabelvale, Arkansas on January 21, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Very nice heater
    Purchased this heater and followed the instructions. Can't beat the price for a quality heater. This heater does well keeping the whole house warm. I would definitely recommend this heater to friends.
    ProsUser friendly on installing everything.

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