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Just trying to figure out the heat settings. which is the hottest, gradually decreasing to the lowest. i have 1500W, 1200W and 900W settings then i have high, medium and low for each of the wattage settings. so for example, would 900W at a high setting be warmer than 1500W at a medium setting? what would be the heat in degrees in each combination setting?

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  • stephencresp Oct 05, 2009

    thanks for your reply but then again-- what is warmer setting?

    1200w at high setting OR 1500 w at medium setting?

    1200w at medium setting OR 900w at high setting?

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    the way i see it is- there are 3 heat settings (high, medium,low) and 3 wattage settings. therefore - there are nine different temperature outputs. so what then are the rankings of hottest to the lowest temperature?

    again thanks


  • stephencresp Oct 05, 2009

    william thanks for your reply but can you answer this question directly?

    what is the warmer setting?

    first)
    1200w at high setting OR 1500 w at medium setting?

    second)
    1200w at medium setting OR 900w at high setting?


  • stephencresp Oct 06, 2009

    roniecon- i liked your answer. so if i understand you correctly- (as you said- it is confusing)

    at 1500w and High- gives the highest heat whereas 900w and low gives the lowest. and 1200w at medium gives in between.heat.

    now the tricky part- for example, the 1200w (which is between 1500w and 900w) at high temperature achieves the high heat at a lower rate of speed so it happens slower than the 1500w setting and faster than the 900w setting.

    am i understanding you correctly?


  • stephencresp Oct 06, 2009

    thanks - so now i understand... the greater the wattage the greater the heat output and this is realized by recognizing 1500W @medium is warmer than 1200watts @ high

    so if i am right ....1500 W @ low will produce greater heat than 900 watts at high. am i right?

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Hmm this isn't the point ...but to say so ...the 1500W medium will be warmer than maximum 900W ...to make you understand sir...the xxx W are the resistance ...meaning the power quantity consumed ..so ..in theory a high amount of power consumed ...a higher energy result ..
those are for to be able to set the energy you want to consume or you are willing to ...like a heater with more then one unit ...and you power up one ...two ..or three of them ...
the other needs no explanations cause its clear ...from low to high ...

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High,and 1500 would be the hottest setting,the low ,med,high settings cut the elements off quicker,thats all,the degree of heat would reach,for example ,1500,and cut off,and cool down to about 900watts.The 1500 watt setting will keep the heat at 1500 watts steady,or there about.same goes with the other settings,it is confusing.

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No the hottest setting on this is 1500 watts and on high and the coolest is 900w on low. The hottest it will get at a close area of the heater would be about 85-90 degrees and going lower the further away. These heaters will heat a good 12x12 room to about a constant 85 degrees on a medium setting. I have had 2 of these heaters in the past, very good room warmers but use a lot of energy. The easiest way to use is to start it off high for about 20 minutes and then turn it down to about 900w and high heat level. Should maintain a comfortable level in a medium size room as long as you can circulate the heat.

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  • william moody Oct 05, 2009

    1500w on high, 1200w on high, 1500w on medium, 1200w on medium, 900w on high, 900w on medium, 1500w on low, 1200w on low, 900w on low.

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Helo there:
the 1500 w setting is the highest setting that poroduces the most heat the lower the numbers the less amount of heat is produced and the high/medium low is how fast the internal fan is running and blowing out heat. ok hope this helps ok?
best regards mike

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