Harvia Cilindro Black Steel or Cilindro Black Steel XE? Let us compare these mod

Harvia Cilindro Black Steel or Cilindro Black Steel XE? Let us compare these mod

When choosing a sauna heater, there is a good chance that the buyer will pay attention to these two Harvia models: Cilindro Black Steel and Cilindro Black Steel XE – they look quite similar, and it seems that in term of technology they are not that different either. However, let us take a closer look and find out if that really is so. 

How Cilindro Black Steel and Cilindro Black Steel XE are similar

These products are similar as follows: 

  • Cylindrical elongated shape and lattice form made of strong steel 
  • Light weight ( 10 kg) and ability to load up to 80 kg of sauna stones 
  • Power: 6.8 and 9 kW. Accordingly, these Harvia electric heaters are suitable for sauna rooms with similar parameters: from 6 to 14 m3 (depending on the model). 

The design of the heaters is identical, making them both perfect for different sauna rooms. The products look stylish, modern – they can be placed in the middle of the room, install in shelves with special protection, placed in the corner etc. A big plus is that even after many years of use they will not go out of fashion. 

Differences between Cilindro Black Steel and Cilindro Black Steel XE 

The main difference is in the control system. The Harvia Cilindro Black Steel electric sauna heater is available in two versions. One of them is provided with manual control, and the other one is supposed to have a remote control (in this case, the heater is marked with the letter E). For electric heaters of model E, the contactor box is installed outside of the sauna. It connects to the control panel with a cable. The control panel itself can be installed both in the sauna and outside the sauna, but it has to be purchased separately. It can be any Harvia control panel suitable for controlling heaters without a built-in steam generator. 

The Cilindro Black Steel XE comes with a built-in contractor box. That means that you only need one cable to connect it to the control panel. It is fast, simple and very convenient. The control of this stove in only electronic (no manual) and with the help of the remote control, you can set the temperature, regulate the lighting, set the switch-on mode on the sauna (including at the distance). This is a great electric heater option for a barrel sauna or any other sauna in the garden. Thanks to the built-in contactor box in the heater, with cannot be installed outdoors, sauna control becomes even easier. It is also possible to purchase Harvia Xenio WIFI CX001. Harvia Xenio WIFI extension allows you to start the sauna from the distance. 

That means that the Harvia Cilindro Black Steel XE electric heater is slightly more advanced model in terms of its technical capabilities. If this is important to you, you can stop at this choice. For those who are looking for the cheaper options but no worse in terms of power and optical appearance, the Cilindro Black Steel is suitable. 

Published : 2021-04-05 15:28:39

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