The Kozi Previa is a decorative cast iron stove styled as a traditional woodburner. Its arched doors provide a generous viewing area. It produces 40,000 btu. and is capable of heating an area of 1,800 square feet. Maximum burn time is 60 hours.The casting detail is nice on this stove, including a textured finish on the trivet and side panels. The queen anne style legs are also of cast iron. The Previa is available in a choice of casting colours and finishes.
The 'MX' controller provides stove diagnostics in the form of blinking led lights to alert the user to any problems.
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Heating Area 1,800 sq.ft.
Max. Heat Output 40,000 btu.
Min. Heat Output 8,000 btu. Zero with optional thermostat
Automatic Ignition Yes
Manual Ignition If needed
Hopper Capacity 60 lbs.
Burn time 60 hrs.
Fuel Type Premium grade wood pellets. See comments below
Glass Air Wash Yes
Built in Blower Yes
Convection Blower Capacity Undisclosed
Thermostat Compatible Yes
E.P.A. Approved Yes
Emissions 1.83 gr/hr.
Height 30 in.
Width 26.5 in.
Depth 25 in.
Weight 300 lbs.
Window Size 15.5 in. by 11 in.
Flue Vent Size 3 in.
Top Vent No
Rear Vent Yes
Rear Vent Height 14.5 in
Battery Backup No See Stove Sentry Surge Protector Recommended
Colours Choice of colours
Exhaust Temperature Sensor Yes
Low Draft Shutdown Yes
Construction Type Cast Iron
Automatic Shutdown and Re-ignitionYes, with optional thermostat or timer
APR Industries Ltd. honors a five-year limited warranty on all steel fabricated parts and a one-year warranty on all electrical parts. The following items are not covered under warranty:
Glass, Gasket and Seals, Ceramic Bricks, Burn Pot, Paint and Powder Coating, Gold Plating, Inner Heat Shields, Gear Motor, Self Igniter and Glass Saver
Choice of colours
Seven day timer
Unusually, the fan motors on this stove have oiling points and this is part of the regular maintenance schedule.
This stove is sensitive to pellet quality and can not handle pellets with a high ash content.
The air draft for combustion must be adjusted manually.
The auger motor, burn pot and igniter are not covered by the warranty.
Clean the heat exchanger tubes, lift top heat shield and dump ashes into burn chamber, remove and clean the burn pot, empty the ash. Clean the glass and inspect the condition of the door gasket.
Clean the venting system, clean behind the rear heat shield and the exhaust passages in the stove. Clean the combustion fan and housing. Oil the circulation fan motor.
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