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Viron eVoPros:Very EfficientHandles Big Flow RatesAustralian-MadeParts are available locallyCons:Very expensive heaterRequires 350lpm water flow for the 400, often meaning the upgrade of pump & plumbingRequires perfect gas pressure & flowBottom section of Heat Exchanger is not cupro-nickelDifficult to work on should it need to be dismantledVery heavy heater to work on and moveWarranty - Cabinet, refractory insulation, and combustion chamber - 5 years. Components such as gas valve, thermostat, pilot, wiring, burner, gaskets - 2 years.Heat exchanger, inlet and return water headers - 12 months.Labour – 1 Year. Commercial – 1 Year.HiNRGPros: Australian-madeReasonable costVery EfficientHandles Big Flow RatesAustralian-MadeParts are available locallyEasy flue kit for indoor installationsCons:Sheetmetal construction Requires perfect gas pressureCan be difficult to dismantleVery wide heaterWarranty: Cabinet, refractory insulation and combustion chamber - 5 years.Components such as gas valve, thermostat, pilot, wiring, burner, gaskets - 3 years.Heat exchanger, inlet and return water headers - 3 years.Hot surface ignitor - 10,000 hours or 7,000 ignition attempts as counted on the HiNRG control module.Labour – 1 Year. Commercial – 1 Year.PentairPros:USA-madeOuter plastic shell, so doesn’t show body corrosionCan be plumbed to take fresh air from outside of room if indoorsEasy to work onCons:Terrible support from Pentair AustraliaTerrible Warranty service from Pentair AustraliaFlue can show corrosionIntake manifold can have damage, requiring complete dismantling to repairFlue requires adaptor, making it take large amount of room for indoor installationsWarranty: 2-year Limited warranty. Labour – 1 Year. Commercial – 1 Year.Sta-Rite Max-E-ThermPros:USA-MadeSuper-EfficientOnly Heavy-duty modelsParts & Service available from us, located in MelbourneOuter Dura-glas™ body resists corrosionCompact sizeEasy to work onSta-Rite is Pentair’s premium brandHigh-quality materialsImported and distributed separately from Pentair Australia (this is a good thing)Cons:Somewhat more expensive than HiNRGWarranty: 2-year limited warranty. Labour – 1 Year. Commercial – 1 Year.RaypakPros: Simple old-school BBQ designCons:Newer Raypak heaters are not the quality of the older heatersRheem handles Raypak and are terrible to deal withParts are very expensiveVery inefficientWe can no longer recommend Raypak domestic heaters unless there was a requirement for themPoor warranty & service responseWarranty: Very Confusing warranty. Some parts are covered for as little as 6 months, to a period of 3 years for others. Labour – 1 Year.Zodiac ZXiPros:Easy availabilitySpare parts readily available from SydneyCons:Only has copper heat exchangerHigh price for a heater with no copper heat exchangerWarranty: 3-years on Heat Exchanger. 2-years all other parts. Labour – 1 Year.
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