Optimus - Polaris Optifuel w/ 0.4L Fuel Bottle
Technical specifications & features
|Weight||475 g / 16.75 oz (with pump)|
|Mfg Sku/Part Number||8019408|
|BTUs||White Gas: 4200 Watt, 14340 BTU
Gas Canister: 3300 Watt, 11267 BTU
|Boil Time||As little as 4 min/L (gas canisters), as little as 3.4 min/L (white gas), depending on climate etc.|
|Stove Igniter||No Igniter|
|Stove System||Stove Only|
|Dimensions||Folded: 140 x 80 x Ø 65 mm / 5.52 x 3.2 x Ø 2.56 in|
|Other Features||• Kit includes: stove, pump, 0.4 L fuel bottle, multitool, heat reflector windscreen, stuff bag
• Fuel burn time: Up to 105 min at max. output (230 g canister), up to 100 min at max. output (400 mL fuel)
• Fuel types: White Gas, Kerosene, Diesel and Jet Fuel, Butane, Propane, Isobutane
• Integrated MAGIC™ cleaning needle for quick and easy cleaning of the jet – even during cooking.
• Durable aluminum pump for more safety and convenience.
• Self purging FLIPSTOP™ pump clears the burner of fuel and depressurizes the fuel bottle.
• Patented quick priming burner requires less preheating and saves fuel.
• Integrated 4 season mode when operating the stove with gas for increased heat output in cold conditions and to reduce boil time.
- I recently purchased one of these stoves and after testing it at home, headed for a weekend in the mountains backpacking/camping. I opted out of carrying a gas canister and instead carried the gas bottle with Coleman fuel. The stove is easy to set up, light, and easy to cook with. I used the stove at just over 11,500' elevation and was able to boil 16 ounces of cold (40 degree) water in 2 mins, 45 seconds. I was not able to light the stove with my new Optimus Burny lighter (elevation problem?), but it lit immediately with my Optimus Piezo sparker. I purchased this stove for its versatility in fuels and configurations, and the ease of cleaning in an outdoor environment. This stove gives me one less thing to concern myself with when heading into the backcountry.
Questions & Answers
Thank you for your inquiry.
If using fuel from a gas station for this stove, your best bet would be diesel. However, white gas should always be used if available as it will burn more cleanly and efficiently.
I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any further questions or concerns.
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