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GTX-I

Natural Gas or Propane

Freestanding Direct Vent Gas Stove

Installation and Operating Instructions

WARNING: If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.

For your safety

Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

What to do if you smell gas

Do not try to light any appliance.

Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building.

Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions. If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.

Please read this manual before installing or using this appliance. Retain this manual for future reference.

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Table of content

 

1.0 INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................................

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1.1

Specifications.....................................................................................................................................

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1.2

Features .................................................................................................................................................

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1.3

Intended use........................................................................................................................................

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1.4

General safety.....................................................................................................................................

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2.0 OPERATION......................................................................................................................

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2.1

Operation safety................................................................................................................................

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2.2

Lighting instructions ......................................................................................................................

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2.3

Heat output adjustment.................................................................................................................

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2.4

Fan operation......................................................................................................................................

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3.0 INSTALLATION ...............................................................................................................

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3.1

Installation and safety notes......................................................................................................

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3.2

Unpacking.............................................................................................................................................

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3.3

Installation............................................................................................................................................

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3.3.2 Gas line installation...................................................................................................................

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3.3.3 Thermostat or wall switch installation............................................................................

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3.3.4 Vent installation...........................................................................................................................

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4.0 MAINTENANCE............................................................................................................

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4.1

Maintenance safety........................................................................................................................

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4.2 Recommended service................................................................................................................

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4.3

Glass cleaning..................................................................................................................................

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4.4

Burner & pilot cleaning ...............................................................................................................

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4.5

Fan installation ................................................................................................................................

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5.0 TROUBLE SHOOTING .............................................................................................

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6.0 REPLACEMENT PARTS .........................................................................................

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DROLET LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY ............................................................

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Stove Builder International Inc. 1700 Rue Léon-Harmel Québec, PQ Canada G14 4R9 Tel. 418-527-3060

Fax : 418-527-4311

E-mail : client@sbi-international.com

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1.0 INTRODUCTION

1.1 Specifications

TABLE 1

ITEM

NATURAL GAS (NG)

PROPANE (LPG)

INPUT: Hi

32,500 Btu/hr

(9.5 kW)

27,000 Btu/hr

(7.9 kW)

INPUT: Lo

22,500 Btu/hr

(6.6 kW)

21,000 Btu/hr

(6.2 kW)

MANIFOLD PRESSURE: Hi

3.5” w.c. (0.82kPa)

10.0” w.c. (2.49kPa)

MANIFOLD PRESSURE: Lo

1.7” w.c. (0.42kPa)

6.3” w.c. (1.37kPa)

GAS INLET SUPPLY

Minimum: 5.0” w.c. (1.25 kPa)

Minimum: 11” w.c. (2.74 kPa)

PRESSURE:

Maximum: 10.5” w.c. (1.74 kPa)

Maximum: 13” w.c. (3.24 kPa)

ORIFICE SIZE: @ 0-4500’

2 x #57 DMS (2 x 0.043”)

7/64“ (0.109”)

AIR SHUTTER OPENING

*Completely open

Completely open*

CONTROL VALVE TYPE:

Honeywell or SIT 820 Nova

Honeywell or SIT 820

VENTING

Simpson Dura-Vent and

Simpson Dura-Vent and

 

Security Secure Vent

Security Secure Vent

Combustion efficiency (fan off)

70.7%

68.7%

on maximum

 

 

 

 

Combustion efficiency (fan on)

73.3%

72.3%

on maximum

 

 

 

 

FAN

Variable Speed (120v / 60hz)

Variable Speed (120v / 60hz)

*May vary (±25%) depending on the installations. Judgment of installer is required.

REGISTER YOU WARRANTY ONLINE

To receive full warranty coverage, you will need to show evidence of the date you purchased your stove. Keep your sales invoice. We also recommend that you register your warranty online at www.drolet.ca

Registering your warranty online will help us track rapidly the information we need on your stove.

This heating unit must serve as a supplementary heat source. An alternative heat source should be available in the home if needed. The manufacturer cannot be responsible for additional heating costs associated with the use of an alternative heat source.

It is highly recommended that the user buys this product from a retailer who can provide installation and maintenance advices.

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APPLIANCE DIMENSIONS

26 1/16"

19165 " 201611"

29 1/16"

30 1/2"

 

Figure 1

INSTALLATION CODES

Installation must conform to local codes. In the absence of local codes, installation must conform to the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z233.1 1988, (in the U.S.), or with the current installation code CAN/CGA B149.1 – M86 (in Canada). The heater, when installed, must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the National Electric Code

ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1990 (in the U.S.) or with the current CSA C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code (in

Canada). In the state of Massachusetts, this product can only be installed by a licensed plumber or a licensed gas fitter. Failure to comply will void the warranty.

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1.2 Features

Ignition system:

Standing pilot ignition system with thermopile and thermocouple flame detection and piezo igniter.

Gas control:

Gas control valve type:

Automatic millivolt powered combination convenience and on/off switch. The gas source.

gas control valve with variable flame control for valve does not require electricity from an external

Fan control:

Variable speed control:

For units equipped with a fan control, the knob controls the fan speed in connection with a heat sensitive switch which turns on when the heater reaches operating temperature. Turning the knob counter-clockwise turns it to the “Off” position.

Safety controls:

A safety switch will shut the system down in the event of any one of the following conditions:

Incorrectly installed vent system

Blocked vent causing flue spillage

Flow reversal or sustained down draft situation

1.3 Intended use

This appliance is intended to be used as a free standing heater. With the exception of Massachusetts, the GTX-I may be installed in the United States and Canada in a bedroom or mobile home provided that CR89-00 and/or ANSI A225.1/NFPA 501A standards are followed, all required clearances are met, a wall thermostat is installed and where the maximum input is within 50 cubic feet of room volume per 1000 BTU/hr, (i.e.1500 minimum cubic feet) and the stove must be hooked up to a Simpson GS Dura Vent or Security Chimneys International (Secure Vent) 4” x 6 5/8” venting.

1.4 General safety

The appliance must be properly connected to a venting system in accordance with local codes. This unit must not be connected to a chimney or flue serving any other appliance. It is equipped with a safety control system to protect against improper venting of flue products.

WARNING: Operation of this unit when not connected to a properly installed and maintained venting system may result in carbon monoxide poisoning.

Installation and repair should be done by a qualified service person. The appliance should be inspected before use and at least annually by a professional service technician. Provide adequate clearances around air openings, for combustion and ventilation air, and allow accessibility clearance for servicing and proper operation.

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2.0 OPERATION

2.1 Operation safety

Inspect the appliance before use. Always keep the appliance area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors and liquids. Never obstruct the flow of ventilation air. Keep the front of the appliance clear of all obstacles and foreign materials. Never obstruct or modify the air inlet/outlet grilles of the fireplace in any manner.

CAUTION: Children and adults should be alerted to the hazards of high surface temperature and should stay away to avoid burns or contact with hot surfaces. Young children should be carefully supervised when they are in the same room as the heater. Clothing or other flammable material should not be placed on or near the unit.

Never operate the unit with the glass door off or broken since this may cause dangerous indoor air pollution. This unit is not for use with solid fuel. Do not substitute any parts or materials. Do not abuse the glass door by striking or slamming shut.

OUTLET

INLET PRESSURE

PRESSURE TAP

TAP

 

GAS

WIRING

IGNITER

CONTROL

TERMINALS

HI/LO

KNOB

 

REGULATOR

 

 

Figure 2

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2.2 Lighting instructions

FOR YOUR SAFETY, READ BEFORE LIGHTING

WARNING: If you do not follow these instructions exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or loss of life.

A.This appliance has a pilot which must be lighted by hand. When lighting the pilot, follow these instructions exactly.

B.BEFORE LIGHTING smell all around the appliance area for gas. Be sure to smell next to the floor because some gas is heavier than air and will settle on the floor.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS

Do not try to light any appliance.

Do not touch any electric switch; do not use any phone in your building.

Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbours phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.

If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

C.Use only your hand to push in or turn the gas control knob. Never use tools. If the knob will not push in or turn by hand, don’t try to repair it, call a qualified service technician. Force or attempted repair may result in a fire or explosion.

D.Do not use this appliance if any part has been under water. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the appliance and to replace any part of the control system and any gas control which has been under water.

LIGHTING INSTRUCTIONS

1.STOP! Read the safety information above on this label.

2.Set the thermostat to the lowest setting.

3.Turn off all electric power to the appliance.

4.Controls are accessed by opening the bottom louver.

5.

Push in gas control knob slightly and turn clockwise to “OFF”.

6.Wait five (5) minutes to clear out any gas. Then smell for gas, including near the floor. If you smell gas, STOP! Follow “B” in the safety

 

information above on this label. If you don’t smell gas, go to the next step.

7.

Turn control knob counterclockwise

pilot position.

8.Depress control knob and push in piezo igniter button. Once pilot ignites continue to hold the control knob in for one (1) minute after the pilot is lit. Release knob and it will pop back up. Pilot should remain lit. If it goes out, repeat steps 4 – 7.

If knob does not pop up when released, stop and immediately call your service technician or gas supplier.

If the pilot will not stay lit after several attempts, turn the gas control knob to “OFF” and call your service technician or gas supplier.

9.

Turn gas control knob counterclockwise to “ON”. Turn on all electric power to the appliance. Set thermostat to desired setting or turn appliance

 

switch to “ON” position then close bottom louver.

TO TURN GAS OFF TO APPLIANCE

1.Set thermostat to lowest setting.

2.Turn off all electric power to the appliance if service is to be performed. 3.Push in gas control knob slightly and turn clockwise to “OFF”, do not force.

Note: The valve is equipped with a safety lockout, once in the “OFF” position you must wait until the thermopile has cooled before attempting to light the pilot (approximately 3 minutes).

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2.3 Heat output adjustment

The valve supplied with the appliance has a HI/LO knob to control the heat output and flame height (see Figure 2).

2.4 Fan operation

The fan control knob is located on the control panel and may be adjusted to the following settings:

OFF: Turn the control fully counter-clockwise until the switch operates.

Variable Speed Setting:

Turn the control to the desired setting. When the knob is turned fully clockwise the fan will set to minimum speed.

Do not use this appliance if any part has been under water. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the appliance and to replace any part of the control system and any gas controls which have been under water.

Due to high temperatures, the appliance should be located out of traffic and away from furniture and draperies.

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3.0 INSTALLATION

3.1 Installation and safety notes

Read all instructions before starting installation and follow them carefully during installation to ensure maximum benefit and safety. Failure to follow these instructions will void your warranty and may present a fire hazard. See the warranty at the back of this manual for disclaimers regarding improper installation. This free standing fireplace and its components are tested and safe when installed in accordance with this installation manual.

ELECTRICAL GROUNDING NOTE: A three-prong (grounding) plug, for your protection against shock hazard, is provided and should be plugged directly into a properly grounded three-prong receptacle. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug.

WARNING: Do not connect 120 VAC to the gas control valve or it’s wiring, as this will damage the valve.

3.2 Unpacking

Please check the appliance carefully for any damaged or missing components (specifically check the glass condition). Report any problems to your dealer. This unit is shipped with the logs in separate box.

3.3 Installation

For satisfactory results it is necessary to plan certain aspects of the installation prior to the appliance’s final positioning. These include the vent system, the gas piping, and the fans wiring. Combustible surfaces such as the hearth, mantle, and facing must also be planned for.

NOTE: All Installations Require Venting.

3.3.1 Minimum clearances to combustibles

This free standing fireplace is suitable for installation on a combustible

Minimum Clearances to Combustibles are:

From ceiling:

30” (77 cm)

From sidewall:

8” (21 cm)

From backwall:

5” (13 cm)

From corner (corner installation)

2” (5 cm)

Note: The appliance can sit directly on a combustible surface provided that it remains stable. Verification with local codes is recommended.

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