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Why is my Opti Myst fire cutting off?

The mist intermittently disappears. -First, please make sure the sump has enough water but also that the sump fan is rotating freely. – Make sure the fan filter is in the right place and that the transducers is properly seated in the sump.

How do you clean Opti-Myst transducer?

To clean the transducer, remove it from the fire and dry carefully. Once dry, clean with the brush provided with your fire. Water should not be allowed to stand in the tank or sump for more than two weeks.

Can you use Opti-Myst fire without water?

An Opti-Myst fireplace creates the beautiful flames mainly by water and electricity, and only needs to be connected to electricity and filled with water.

Why is my Dimplex fire not working?

-If the fires is not responding at all to the remote control, please check that batteries are installed in the remote control and ensure they are fitted in the correct way (see the + & - markings). If batteries are already installed, please try a new set available from most retail outlets.

How do you reset a Dimplex fireplace?

If your Dimplex fireplace keeps turning off, try resetting it by shutting it off with the main power switch. Turn it back on after five minutes or longer.

Do electric fireplaces have a reset button?

Make sure that the outlet you're using is working and that your electric fireplace is plugged in correctly. If it's still not turning on, try pressing the reset button on the unit. If that doesn't work, you may need to call a technician.

Why does my electric fireplace keep tripping the breaker?

The most likely reason is that the heater is drawing too much current and overheating that circuit. This can be dangerous, so the breaker shuts off to protect you. A second reason is that you might have too many other appliances on the circuit.

How long do Dimplex Opti Myst bulbs last?

When run constantly, the Optimyst tank will run for approximately 8-10 hours.

Are Opti Myst fires any good?

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and excellent imitation fire more realistic than anything out there. I always liked the Disney pirates of the Caribbean fire effects, but this trumps that effect. The flames look so real that you think it is a real fire when standing right next to it. It is done with water vapor mist.

How do I reset my electric fireplace?

SOLUTION: Turn all switches to the “off” position and unplug the unit from the wall for five minutes. After five minutes, power everything back on.

How long does the water last in an Opti Myst fire?

Dimplex Opti-Myst Pro Cassettes & Firebox Installation Opit-Myst Pro cassettes and firebox are designed to be hardwired into 120V circuit and come standard with an easy-fill water tank that offers 8 hours of continuous operation before refilling is required.

How long do Dimplex fireplaces last?

Electric fireplaces can last for 10-20 years depending on how frequently they are used.

What is the difference between Optiflame and Opti Myst?

Answer: Opti Flame = ribbon effect & Opti Myst = smoke effect As a specialist fireplace supplier, we often get asked to decipher the various electric flame effect terms & the below article will guide you through everything you need to know about the difference between the Opti Flame & Opti Myst technologies.

What is Optimyst?

Optimyst uses ultrasonic technology to create the world's most realistic flame effect, with an ultra-fine water mist that mimics flame and smoke.

How do you turn on a Dimplex electric fireplace?

To operate correctly, the remote control must be pointed toward the front of the electric fireplace. Press to turn unit Off or On. Unit Off Press to turn everything Off. Press again to turn the unit On with previous settings.

How do I reset my Dimplex remote?

Frequency Interference If the fireplace does not respond properly to the remote control, the remote operating frequency may have to be reset. The remote control can send another frequency code to the circuit board to eliminate interference. 1. Simultaneously press the O button and the Q button on the remote control.

How do I turn on my Dimplex fireplace without the remote?

The fireplace must be plugged in at the wall and the wall socket turned on. The power button on the electric fireplace must be switched on. The flame effect switch must be turned on (if separate to the main power switch). The flame dial can then be used to control brightness of the flames.

Are Dimplex heaters expensive to run?

Running costs Dimplex Quantum is proven to be up to 27% cheaper to run than a standard storage heater system, and up to 47% cheaper to run than an electric convector or radiator system.

Are Dimplex Electric Fires expensive to run?

They are only good for use in winter However, with electric, the flames and heat can operate independently of one another. This means that you can enjoy the ambiance of your fireplace year-round, without heating your home. And it costs just pennies to run the flame effect.

Where is the fan on a Dimplex Opti Myst fire?

The fan well is located to the right of the transducer.

What is the most realistic electric flame fire?

As of today, water vapor fireplaces are the most realistic electric fireplaces on the market. They produce 3-Dimensional flame effect and look like real fire, but without any of the mess or danger. Water vapor fireplaces create their realistic fake flames by using water mist and LED lights.

Can I run my electric fireplace all day?

The Short AnswerYes, it is okay to leave an electric fireplace insert on overnight but it's best if you turn it off when possible. While it's not necessarily dangerous, it's important to observe basic safety precautions when using an electric fireplace.

Is it OK to run an electric fireplace all night?

No, it's not safe to leave your electric fireplace on all night. If the power goes out while you're sleeping then it might be hours before someone is able to come and turn off your unit for you, which could result in a fire. It's best to unplug the appliance after using or when leaving home.

Is Dimplex a good fireplace brand?

We sell a lot of Dimplex products, and have done so for more than 15 years. We know from experience that their products are among the most reliable that we sell. They offer some of the best warranties among electric fireplace manufacturers, including an industry-best 5 year warranty on their XLF Ignite series.

How do you clean a Dimplex electric fireplace filter?

To clean the filter, gently tap the filter on a hard surface to dislodge any loose dirt or debris and then gently clean with water. We do not recommend using any soap or cleaning products on your filter.

Do water vapor fireplaces give off heat?

Do Water Vapor Fireplaces Give Off Heat? Most water vapor fireplaces do not come with a built-in heater. If you are looking to get the clean emission-free flame with the benefit of warmth, Modern Blaze offers water vapor fireplaces that comes with a heater, like the popular Dimplex Opti-myst Pro 1000 Firebox.

Why is my fireplace not working?

Like most gas powered appliances, the pilot light in your gas fireplace is responsible for igniting the flame. If the pilot light blows out, your fireplace won't light. To check, open the vent and see if the small flame is burning. If it is not, re-lighting the light may solve the problem.

Can you use tap water in an Optimyst?

Hello, We would advise that you use filtered tap water only in your Opti-Myst fire, as this is the best thing for it. You can purchase water filter jugs, those that are kept in the fridge for drinking water, from Amazon or almost any supermarket.

How does Dimplex Optiflame work?

The fully three dimensional effect uses established ultrasonic technology to create an ultra-fine water mist. As the mist rises up through the logs or coals, the light reflects against the water creating a convincing illusion of flames and smoke.

How do you find out what is tripping my electric?

Open the cover on the consumer unit to see which switches have tripped to the OFF position. Put them back to the ON position. If tripping occurs again, it is probably being caused by a faulty appliance. You need to identify which circuit is affected and which appliance on that circuit is causing the problem.

What to do if breaker keeps tripping?

If a circuit trips because it has been overloaded, you can try disconnecting something from the circuit and using another circuit for the electrical power instead. To help determine what caused the problem, unplug all the items on the circuit before resetting the breaker.

Does Optiflame need water?

Easy to clean It is recommended to use filtered water in Opti-myst fires. If tap water is used, a build up of limescale can seriously hinder the production of flame and smoke effect.

What is considered filtered water?

Filtered water is what you are most likely to find in a grocery store. It is typically sourced from municipal tap water, which is then run through carbon filters to remove the chlorine (which improves the taste) and sometimes a micron filter as well. After the filtering, it is ozonated and bottled.

Is bottled water filtered?

Is bottled water filtered then? Yes. Bottled water is filtered before it is bottled and sold. Filtered water removes chlorine and other chemicals that can create a bad smell and taste.

What is Dimplex Opti V?

Virtual flame, realistic effectOpti-V utilises HD TV technology alongside an LED fuel bed to create a truly memorable flame illusion. Flickering flames dance across glowing logs which crackle and spark, but never burn away.

How do I find my Dimplex model number?

The product model number can be found on the top of the unit, on the right hand side, behind the control unit.

Why does my gas fireplace shut off after a few minutes?

If you get dust in the pilot assembly and the pilot needs to be cleaned out, it produces a "lazy" flame, which will be disturbed by the draught of the main burners. The flame lifts away from the thermocouple and causes the temperature on the tip of the thermocouple to drop. This, in turn, makes the gas valve shut off.

Why did my gas fireplace turn off by itself?

One of the main reasons why your gas fireplace keeps shutting down is likely due to the pilot light. This is an integral part of a gas fireplace, that kick starts the gas fire. When you turn on the fire, the pilot light button needs to be held in so that it can light the fire.

Why does my gas fireplace not stay lit?

The thermocouple and thermopile are the two most common reasons why a gas fireplace won't stay lit. However, there are other possibilities out there. Another common culprit is incorrect gas pressure. As the seasons pass, you may find that your gas pressure drops below where it needs to be.

Does Dimplex Opti V have heat?

Since it's only a fake fireplace, it does not give off heat. This is purely for ambiance purposes.

How much do water vapor fireplaces cost?

On average, the price of a water vapor electric fireplace insert is between 1000 Euro and 4000 Euro (USD 1200 to USD 5000). However, what makes it particularly economical and eco-friendly is that it only uses water as fuel.

Do electric fires need servicing?

What this doesn't tell you is that they don't need servicing, full stop. All the maintenance you will ever have to do for your electric fireplace is a light dusting every now and then, to keep it in tip top condition, letting you see those custom flames you have designed.

Do electric fireplaces need servicing?

Because electric fireplaces do not burn wood, nor do they emit any smoke or fumes through vents, they require the least amount of maintenance when compared to other fireplace types. The LED lights on electric fireplaces can last up to 10 years, meaning these won't be a cause of frequent maintenance either.

Why is my Dimplex fire not working?

-If the fires is not responding at all to the remote control, please check that batteries are installed in the remote control and ensure they are fitted in the correct way (see the + & - markings). If batteries are already installed, please try a new set available from most retail outlets.

Does Dimplex Revillusion have sound?

The reflected logs don't look like they are really there, and the fire effect looks decent, but lacks the appearance of a real fire. And there is also no sound. The flames on the Dimplex Revillusion electric fireplace do not appear very high off the back of the logs.

How long do Dimplex fireplaces last?

Electric fireplaces can last for 10-20 years depending on how frequently they are used.

Do electric fireplaces turn off automatically?

An electric fireplace will automatically shut off when it starts to overheat. This is to prevent to the unit from overheating causing damage to the fireplace itself, or becoming a fire hazard for your home.

How long can an electric fireplace stay on?

As long as an electric fireplace is plugged into one of your standard home electrical outlets or hard-wired into your home electrics, then these components of an electric fireplace will be able to run indefinitely, within reason.