Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater and Outdoor Shower Review

Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater and Outdoor Shower
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I received my tankless water heater this morning. It was well-packed and the instructions are pretty good. I appreciated the "extras" that are usually "optional at additional cost," like the shower head, mounting hardware, and propane tank hookup.
But (there's always a "but!"), unless you have plumbing fittings handy, plan on a trip to the hardware store. The threads you must connect to are rough and not cut especially well, something that seems common on items from China, so you definitely need to have teflon tape or plumber's putty handy. On my unit, the hose connections to the shower head leak badly at both ends. Not that big a deal since it's intended as a shower, just an annoyance. And, the shower head male threads are a bit short, so one end of the hose would screw on far enough to not leak too badly, but the other end would spray water all over the place until I reversed the hose. Then it just leaked at the water output of the heater. The hose connection (another nice included item) didn't have a rubber gasket.
As far as heating water, it works pretty well. My input water is at about 50 degrees, and with the water flow turned all the way down and the gas flow all the way up, it got hot enough to be uncomfortable.
Until a slight wind blew out the flame. Be sure to plan to use this unit someplace very well protected from the wind. Even a slight breeze, about 10 MPH (guesstimate), will blow out the flame, give you a slug of cold water, and require you to turn the switch off and back on to relight the flame.
I haven't played with it enough to be sure, but my impression is that the unit won't hold a constant temperature of water output. I mention this because it may require you to use the unit in a place where you can actually reach the controls during use to adjust the temperature of your shower.
Even with the shortcomings, I recommend the unit as a camping or backup water heater. For the price, you can't go too far wrong. Just keep it within reach and out of the wind.

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Enjoy instant hot water wherever you go with the Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater. Generating more than 1 gallon of hot water per minute, this compact, energy-efficient heater creates a more comfortable and convenient outdoor experience for you and your family. The water heater comes with everything you need, including the adapters required to attach any standard garden hose nozzle and propane tank (tank not included).
Lightweight for Easy PortabilityAt 13 pounds, the Eccotemp heater travels easily to cabins, barns, and almost any off-the-grid location. Use it to take a hot shower at a campsite, rinse off after a day at the beach, or to wash your pet. Its compact size keeps it out of the way, allowing for a convenient set-up outside your home for use by the pool or hot tub.
Easy Setup and OperationWith all necessary fittings and adapters included, setting up the Eccotemp water heater is a cinch. To operate, the heater connects to a standard garden hose nozzle and propane tank (tank not included). Thanks to its automatic ignition, burners come on as soon as the water flows, so you don't waste a drop.
Simply turn on the tap--the heater produces hot water within seconds--and set the temperature to a comfortable level. Choose from multiple spray settings to select your preferred water pressure. The heater provides a temperature range of 80 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit, starting at a .5 gallons per minute (GPM) flow rate and going up to 1.4 GPM. After 20 minutes, the water heater shuts off automatically for added peace of mind.
Battery-Operated for Use Off the GridBecause the heater's flame ignites by battery, the Eccotemp is a handy backup water source when electricity is not readily available, making it ideal for use in emergency situations, as well as on camping trips. The heater requires two D-cell batteries (not included). The unit requires a minimum of 20 PSI of water pressure and maximum of 100 PSI.
This Eccotemp Water Heater is rated for outdoor use only.
About EccotempEccotemp Systems LLC, located outside of Charleston, SC, manufactures energy-efficient appliances. Eccotemp is committed to technological advances in energy consumption and conservation, and strives to educate consumers on the benefits of energy conservation and ecologically friendly products.
Warranty InformationThe Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater is backed by a one-year limited warranty on parts, valid while the unit remains at its original point of installation.
What's in the BoxHeater body, vent shield, gas regulator, shower nozzle/hose set, hardware, garden hose adapter, and instruction manual.

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