The Kovea Fireball KH-0710 infrared gas heater is designed to heat rooms of up to 6 cubic meters, for example, tents for three people or a car interior. Kovea Fireball can also be used as a regular gas burner to heat or prepare hot drinks and food..
Kovea Fireball KH-0710 infrared gas heater for a tent or car, characteristics, device, performance, overview.
The gas heater Kovea Fireball KH-0710 is an infrared burner located in a metal reflector-reflector and is designed on the basis of a high-strength and tungsten emitter resistant to burnout. It has a rotary reflector for radiation concentration and a gas preheating system to increase stability. It is turned on by piezo ignition. At 45 degrees, the heater provides directional heating.
The main characteristics of the infrared gas heater Kovea Fireball KH-0710.
Power (kW): 0.93
Gas consumption at maximum power, g / h: 66
Overall dimensions, mm: 190x180x190
Parts Material: Aluminum, Plastic, Stainless Steel
Type of gas cylinder used: threaded or collet
Weight, g: 565
Complete set: heater, plastic box, Kovea TKA-9504 adapter for a collet cylinder, operation manual.
The Kovea Fireball infrared heater uses gas cylinders with the threaded epi-gas connection for operation, but using the Kovea adapter included in the kit, the KA-9504 can also use gas cylinders with a collet connection. To ensure stable operation in the cold, the heater has an Anti-Flare System gas pre-heating system. For the convenience of storage and carrying, the Kovea Fireball heater is equipped with a folding handle and is packed in a plastic box.
The gas heater Kovea Fireball is equipped with a long remote hose, which allows the use of gas cylinders of various sizes and types, for example, in our case, the refillable gas cylinder GZWM Camping Cylinder BT-0.5 or others. Folding legs-racks have non-slip rubber inserts and allow you to reliably install the heater not even on the most even surface. In order not to put Kovea Fireball on wet ground, recesses for legs are provided in the cover of the plastic box.
Using the Kovea Fireball KH-0710 infrared gas heater as a burner for heating or cooking.
The Kovea Fireball heater can be used not only for heating, but also for heating or cooking. In order to put the heater into the gas burner mode, it is necessary to turn its reflector 45 degrees up to a horizontal position. This operation is carried out using a fixing screw-limiter, which in any position reliably fixes the reflector and eliminates the possibility of overturning the structure or overturning dishes with boiling water. The location of the reflector protection rings allows you to put on it even a Turk or a coffee machine with a small bottom diameter.
General conclusions and impressions of using the Kovea Fireball KH-0710 infrared gas heater.
The gas heater Kovea Fireball can be used for heating, heating or preparing hot drinks and food for winter fishing, suitable for tourists who travel by car or boat. It may be useful to summer residents or when the heat supply in the apartment is turned off during the cold season. In general, to everyone who does not have serious restrictions on the wearable or transportable weight of equipment.
Walking tourists this heater will also surely appeal to you. You can’t make a fire in a tent in cold weather, but this heater is compact, has quite sane dimensions and weight. Kovea Fireball is perfect and provides the opportunity to spend the night in the car when traveling on nature. It will no longer be necessary to start the engine, spend its resource and fuel, use the battery power once again.
The presence of a gas pre-heating system allows the Kovea Fireball heater to work from lying on its side or inverted gas cylinders. This greatly simplifies its operation in the cold season or in winter. Again, the presence of a long hose allows, if necessary, to heat the gas cylinder itself from the heat of a working heater. A common drawback, however characteristic of all gas-powered devices, is the relatively low autonomy of the Kovea Fireball KH-0710 heater. However, it will directly depend on the amount of gas taken with you. For example, from a GZWM Camping Сylinder BT-0.5 liter gas cylinder, the heater will work for about 14 hours, which will completely provide 2-3 warm nights in a tent.
The efficiency of the infrared gas heater Kovea Fireball KH-0710.
Regarding the efficiency of the Kovea Fireball infrared gas heater at an ambient temperature of minus 10 degrees, he quite confidently kept the temperature plus 8 degrees in a two-layer triple tent, where two people spent the night. At a temperature of minus 15 degrees, the heater easily heated the internal volume of the SUV, the engine did not work, of course, to comfortable plus 15 degrees. However, at the same time, all the windows of the car were closed by curtains to reduce heat loss.
Using a Kovea Fireball gas heater for cooking is possible, but not always effective. At a temperature of about 0 degrees, a liter of water in a pan with a lid boils in 15-18 minutes. This is a lot, so it will take a very long time to cook from scratch. Kovea Fireball is more suitable for boiling water for tea or making coffee, warming ready-made cereals or soups, making freeze-dried foods, instant foods or cereals for making porridge in a thermos.