HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition

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HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition

This Fire Pit Kit is from the HPC top-of-the-range Electronic Ignition (EI) Series and provides a high degree of safety and control of your gas fire pit. Several features set it apart.

• The presence of the Safety Pilot flame ensures the main burner gas will flow, keeping the fire pit alight. However, if the flame is blown out, the gas supply shuts down preventing a potentially hazardous build-up or pooling of gas.
• The system will then automatically commence the Start sequence, relighting your fire pit. All this without any assistance or input from the fire pit user.
• The EI range has options that allow the fire pit to be operated and controlled by a wall switch, remote control, whole house system, or even a Bluetooth app (HIGH/LOW model only) on your phone or tablet!

The Electronic Ignition Fire Pit Insert is available with two different burners, the Standard Penta Burner and  Torpedo Penta Burner, however, HPC is currently phasing out the standard burner option and when the current stock has been sold out, only the Torpedo Burner option will be available. The Torpedo Burner features a nozzle that is precision-engineered and according to HPC develops a bigger, warmer flame without excessive gas consumption. For more detailed information please see the HPC Round Fire Pit Insert Torpedo Burner – Electronic Ignition listing.


What are the Options when ordering

There are a range of sizes and a variety of options to ensure that you end up with the ideal fire pit kit for your requirements.

Select Your Size

Available in six sizes: 13, 19, 25, 31, 37, and 43.
Please note that the sizes reflect the internal diameter of the pan (the base) and do not include the 1.3” lip,

Select Your Gas

The kits are available in either Natural Gas or Propane versions. Please note that the EI Series is not for use with small LP Tanks and must utilize permanent, fixed piping for fuel supply.

Select Your Ignition

What is the difference between the two HPC Electronic Ignition Fire Pit models?
On/Off – This model allows your fire pit to be switched On and Off by a wall switch, your whole house system, or by Remote Control which in this case is an optional extra and only available for the 120 VAC models.
High/Low  – Included with this model is a Smart Remote which allows for the flame height to be set to either High or Low. The Low setting creates a 45% reduction in flame height. The remote also receives information from the fire pit to advise users of the fire pit status (flashing LED).  Although this system cannot be used with your whole house system it can be controlled via the Smart Device Bluetooth App. The built-in antenna enables a reliable connection to Apple and Android phones and allows for control of your fire pit from as far away as 20 feet.  The Bluetooth Smart App incorporates a timer, troubleshooting codes, total operational hours, and internal temp monitoring.

Select Your Voltage

The EI range is available in 120VAC or 24VAC versions. 24VAC is typically used poolside or with other lower voltage requirements.
A Class II 24VAC, 4 amp, 100 W transformer must be used to power the fire pit and be able to be switched on and off from a remote location to allow for easy access or emergency. The Fire Pit will not perform properly if the power supply rating is below 100W or the wire size is too small.
HPC highly recommends the HPC SEBCO 24vac Power Supply Transformer available in the Accessories and Components section of this website.

Hand with HPC Remote control, mobile phone and tablet with HPC Fire App - Options for lighting the HPC Hi/Low Electronic Ignition Fire Pit
The High/Low Electronic Ignition Fire Pit Kit includes the Smart Remote Control and the ability to operate the fire pit via the HPC Fire App from your mobile device
Hand holding a the On/off Electronic Fire Pit Ignition Remote Control
Remote Control add-on available for the On/Off Electronic Ignition Fire Pit Kit


How does it Work?

Once installed, it is remarkably easy to use.

Start-Up: Turn the Unit on using the wall switch, remote control, or App depending on your model and setup. When the ON command is received, the system completes initial safety checks and then starts the flow of pilot gas. After 5 seconds, the 24v Hot surface Igniter glows, igniting the pilot flame. When the system confirms the pilot flame is present, the main burner gas will flow to be ignited by the pilot flame.
Operation: While enjoying the ambiance of your fire pit, the system is at work monitoring flame status, internal temperatures/voltages, and other safety parameters. If flame loss does occur, the system will turn off all gas flow and then restart by automatically commencing the Start sequence.
Turning off: This can be done via the wall switch, remote control, App, or whole house system depending on your setup.


HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition Specifications:

Please note that the Pan Sizes reflect the internal length of the pan (the base) and do not include the 1.3” lip

Pan Size – 13″   Round Burner – 12″   BTUs/hr -90,000  Fire Glass Quantity – 20lbs

Pan Size – 19″    Penta Burner – 12″   BTUs/hr – 65,000   Fire Glass Quantity – 40lbs

Pan Size – 25″  Penta Burner – 18″  BTUs/hr – 125,000   Fire Glass Quantity – 60lbs

Pan Size – 31″  Penta Burner – 24″  BTUs/hr – 200,000   Fire Glass Quantity – 90lbs

Pan Size – 37″   Penta Burner – 30″  BTUs/hr – 250,000   Fire Glass Quantity – 120lbs

Pan Size – 43″  Penta Burner – 36″  BTUs/hr – 400,000   Fire Glass Quantity – 160lbs (On/Off model only)


HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition Features

HPC Fire prioritizes product safety and longevity. Examples of safety features include:

• Burners with sealed hubs and weep holes to prevent water ingress.
• Drip-leg in Electronic Ignition models to protect electronics from water.
• Flame sensor that auto-shuts off the gas in strong winds, with wind protection for the pilot light.
• Supplying mesh spider guards to prevent blockages from spider nests near gas fittings.

Other Features:

• Fully Assembled – ready to install
• Remote Controlled Fire Pit
• Internal temperature monitoring with overheating auto-shutoff.
• 120vac: Standard outdoor grounded power cord- just plug into GFCI outlet.
• 24vac Option: Typically used with lower voltage requirements.
• Made from #304, 18 gauge Stainless Steel


HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition Downloads

HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition ON/OFF Instructions. Download
HPC Round Fire Pit Insert – Electronic Ignition HI/LO Instructions.  Download
HPC 24 Volt Installation Diagram.  Download
HPC Round Fire Pit Insert EI drawing.  Download
HPC PENTA Burners Penta drawings. Download

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/

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