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Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater
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Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 79.
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Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater

Eccotemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 79.
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Enjoy a hot outdoor shower anywhere with the EccoTemp L5 Portable Tankless Water Heater. This bestselling portable water heater is perfect for camping, the beach, family vacations, hunting trips, weekend getaways, or even at home. Though the EccoTemp L5 is designed to provide hot showers wherever you are, it can also be used for washing your car, boat, or even your pets. You can even use the water heater to rinse off sand after a long day at the beach. The EccoTemp L5 hooks up easily to a pressure washer for better cleaning those deep, dirty stains. Whenever electricity is not accessible, simply turn the battery-powered ignition and you'll never be left with freezing cold water again. Rated 37,500 BTUs. Dimensions: 16.5"L x 11.5"W x 5.5"D. Weight: 13.8 lbs. One-year warranty.

FEATURES:
• Ready to set up and use within minutes
• Adjustable water temperature from 80° to 150° F
• 30 to 35 degree rise at 1.5 gallons per minute
• Requires 20 to 80 PSI of water pressure
• Low flow rate start (0.5 GPM / 1.3 LPM)
• Up to 18 hours of use on a 20-lb. propane tank (not included)
• 20-minute automatic safety shut-off timer
• Ignition powered by 2 "D" cell batteries (not included)
• Requires a 2" clearance from a wall, 1' side-to-side clearance from anything flammable
• Should be 3' from a window or overhang and 18" from the ground

WHAT'S IN THE BOX:
• Heater body
• CSA gas regulator (for use with standard 20-lb. propane tank)
• LP tank adapter
• Garden hose adapter
• On/off shower nozzle
• Stainless-steel shower hose
• Vent shield
• Quick connectors
• Instruction manual
• All necessary hardware

This item is for outdoor recreational use only. Not intended for use indoors, or to be installed in any permanent installation.
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  • Enjoy a hot outdoor shower wherever you are
  • Can also be used for washing your car, boat, pets
  • Battery-powered ignition when no electricity
  • Adjustable water temperature from 80° to 150° F
  • 30 to 35 degree rise at 1.5 gallons per minute
Unit Weight 14.75 lb
Brand Eccotemp
MFG Part No. L5
Rated 4 out of 5 by from tankless water heater I love my new tankless water heater it was the hit of the camp out..my family was lining up for hot water to do dishes it was so wonderful to have for all kinds of reasons evengiving my brothers puppy a shower when she got dirty..lol... The only problem I had was not knowing I needed a water pressure coupler between the camp ground faucet and the water heater ..The tube separated and blew up because the pressure was to great so I purchased a pressure coupler and Im going to use it next time ..I feel you should either make it part of the package or at least make sure people know that it needs to be done..thanks...sharon
Date published: 2012-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Carlos I bought this because my stock attwood tank had a leak. I was able to replace my electric and propane water heater with this cheaper unit by doing some plumbing. Problem with this heater is it shuts off every once in awhile but all you have to do is turn the water switch off and on real quick to reset the pressure switch inside to start making hot water again. Overall it delivers hot water and it never runs out. Not sure exactly how much propane its really going to use yet though. Make sure to plumb this thing outside like I did if your going to use it as a permanent fix because the exhaust is smelly and deadly.
Date published: 2012-05-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice little on demand water heater Fit the bill nicely, it seems to be intermittent though and were not sure why it fails to kick in at times, maybe a pressure issue, or the water was hot enough already. Great gadget if you have water pressure and fuel. I would prefer to have a switch on the front of the cover VS underneath, it's difficult to look under it without crawling onto the floor where ours is located and a switch where you can see it VS feel for it would help. I would also recommend fabrication of a "T" that could be used to fully drain the piece once done, as a previous model froze and ruptured the internal pipes. A "T" with open port and ball valve would solve a lot of freeze drain issues.
Date published: 2020-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hot Water Right Now! This portable water heater is awesome. I am an advent hunter during seasons of course and i needed something to scent down with other than the hanging water bag which isn't the greatest thing. So i found this and i must say I have been getting the hottest showers and fell in love with this water heater. I use a plastic 55 gal drum and a 1/3 hp sump pump from home depot to my generator for power and 20 lb propane tank and a multipurpose utility room from wal-mart and i stay clean as a whistle. weather your camping, playing in the mud, or even after a hurricane with no power or hot water you can always depend on this heater. This is a hunters dream! Thank you Camping World!!
Date published: 2008-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A GREAT IN-BETWEEN AND BEYOND WATERHEATER SHOWER I needed more than just an outdoor shower and this EccoTemp so far has been a wonderful experience thanks to the included fittings and gas regulator hose. I've had it a couple of months hooked up to my camp water system thanks to the 1/2 pipe threads making the connections was as simple as I needed it to be. I didn't need the included shower head -instead I use a low water use showerhead I already have. The plastic shower head bracket seems a bit flimflam and not too rugged for a camp product but if you make your own shower head from 1/2 PVC pipe and make a mount bracket with a plastic 1 X 2 material that can hang over the shower wall like I did who cares. The water heater itself is enough for me!
Date published: 2012-03-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Eco-temp on demand hot water heater The unit its self works good (not great ) enough hot water but you have to keep playing with the controls. Also the hose that connects to the shower head isnot very good. I had to use my shower head because the outer skin swelled up and started to leak. Using a 35psi water pump, after contacting eco-temp of this problem they had no replacement hose to fullfill there warranty, but wanted to sell me a premium hose (being a stainless steel hose) for $29.00. I feel that this product for the price I paid could have came with a better hose.
Date published: 2013-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product, excellent service. I use this when at the beach, it's great for washing off sand and such, and keeps the mess outside the RV. Hang it just about anywhere - on a post, a fence, even the ladder of the RV. I also use it at home for giving one of our horses a warm bath, although the nozzle hose could be longer for that. As received, the nozzle hose did not screw onto the heater - the threads were different. I called the service number, they explained the problem (packaging error at the factory) and they shipped me a new nozzle and hose that same day. Longer hose and better quality than the original.
Date published: 2010-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Portable Tankless Water Heater ECO5 I use this on camping trips to avoid filling up the grey tanks on the RV. I also use it at home to give my chihuahuas a dog bath with constant warm water. Best thing out there and I am happy I bought this one. At one time I stayed at Morro Bay for 8 days and they had no sewer hookups so I used this heater to wash the dishes and for much more so I didn't have to drain the tanks at all. They had good showers so they were good to use. This heater gives you instant hot water and works well with my small propane cylinder.
Date published: 2014-08-01
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Does it have an adapter for hard wired 12v power?

Asked by: grampa dad
Use the harbor freight solar system. Their 45 watt inverter/charge control has 3 volt which is equivalent to the 2 D cell batteries 1.5 volts. Lots of other kinds of power reducing solutions to bring 12 volts down too 3 volts
Answered by: brad
Date published: 2020-04-15

Can it be used inside a RV, Say installed under a sink or in the belly of the RV?

Asked by: Ritchie
This water heater is a portable unit intended for outdoor use. See the tankless water heater listed as SKU#105040 for a unit that can be installed and run indoors.
Answered by: CW Steven
Date published: 2020-01-14

How does the LP connect to the unit? Will a 1 lb portable propane tank fit and will it work?

Asked by: Bob P
Included with the water heater is a propane hose with a regulator attached. The hose is connected directly to a refillable propane tank, like a 20# unit used with BBQ grills. While a third party adapter can be obtained separately that will allow attachment of a 1# disposable bottle, it is recommended that the water heater only be connected to large refillable tanks.
Answered by: CW Steven
Date published: 2019-10-12

Any particular BATTERY operated water pumps you can recommend to use with this at a camp site?

Asked by: earthcomedy
No, there is not a particular water pump that can be recommended. You will have to check the specs for the pump to ensure it can generate 20 to 80 PSI with a 1.5 GPM flow for optimal performance of this tankless water heater.
Answered by: CW Steven
Date published: 2020-06-03

will I need a water pump with this water heater, if I am not using a water hose. Using heater to hook to an outdoor sink

Asked by: Ry1021
A water pump is only necessary if the water source does not have any pressure behind it for movement, such as water in a container. When a city water source is used, a pump will not be necessary. Ideal operating range for the L5 tankless water heater is 20 to 80 PSI with a 1.5 GPM flow.
Answered by: CW Steven
Date published: 2019-05-30

At what elevation does it work at?

Asked by: Anonymous
The manufacturer recommends using this water heater at elevations below 5,500 ft.
Answered by: cw_staff
Date published: 2019-03-08

How long is the shower hose?

Asked by: steve
The included shower hose is 6 ft. long.
Answered by: cw_staff
Date published: 2019-03-08

What do you mean by fitting "standard" garden hose? 5/8" or 3/4"?

Is your supplied adapter female/female? And, as the title question asked, what, exactly is the other dimension besides 1/2"? Is it 1/2"F x 3/4" F? It'd be nice for you to publish this information because we can purchase garden hoses in different sizes. I don't want to get the wrong kind.
Asked by: Birdergirl
Regardless of hose inside diameter, a standard GHT(Garden Hose Thread) is 3/4". Male end of the garden hose connects to a 3/4"F to 1/2"NPT adapter which is screwed onto the "Water Input" port on the bottom of the water heater.
Answered by: cw_staff
Date published: 2019-11-26
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