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Dr Heater DR968 1500W Dual System Portable Quartz Infrared Heater

  • Infrared Heater
  • Cherry
  • 1500 Watts
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The 2012 model Dr Infrared Heater, newly engineered and designed in the US, is one of the best alternative and most efficient heating sources for you this winter. The Dr Infrared Heater's Advanced Dual Heating System, combining PTC and Quartz Infrared Elements, keeps you warm this winter while saving on heating bills.

Equipped with a Dual Heating System and High Velocity Low Noise blower, the Dr Infrared Heater increases the heat distribution and transfer rate and the result is heating your room to a comfortable temperature, fast. Testing shows the Dr Infrared Heater generates 60% more heat than most other heaters in the market.

The Dr Infrared Heater is certified by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) USA & Canada, ensuring the highest safety standard . The Dr Infrared Heater is perfectly safe around children and pets and only gets warm to the touch. It does not have exposed heating elements that can cause a fire.

The Dr Infrared Heater comes with Energy saving Auto Mode, high and low setting. When the mode is set to Auto, the unit will cycle on and off and switch between high or low setting to maintain the desired temperature setting.


Learn more about the Dr Heater USA DR968

Details

Voltage
110V - 3 prong plug
BtuH Output
5200
Size/Dimensions
16" H x 13" W x 14" D
Watts
1500
Brand
Dr Heater USA
Model
DR968

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  • Luther W.
  • 12/20/2014 3:39:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Heater

Pros: Heats well. Impact on utility bill unknown as of yet. Auto Thermostat works well

Cons: None thus far

Other Thoughts: Great value

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  • SAM F.
  • 12/13/2014 1:52:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: size and heat great
low price

Cons: none at this time

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  • Adam T.
  • 12/15/2013 2:38:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDied in 2 Years

Pros: worked well in small areas

Cons: was hoping it would heat my split level basement room which is about 300sq feet. There is no other heat in this room except base board electric heat. I was hoping to heat the room up with just the Dr. Heater and it was no where close to heating up the room. I had to place it by me to stay warm. My basement room does get cold in the winter, probably around 56 degrees with no heat on. I could have the Dr. Heater on for about 2 hours and barely notice a difference. But now it is 2 years later and it has died? Turned it on and it worked but then just stopped. Plug it in and nothing happens at all.

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  • norman t.
  • 10/12/2013 11:11:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggsToo New To ReView

Pros: Price; Size;

Cons: Too early to review; can't make an intelligent review until more facts become available (time, use, longevity). It's like saying "I love my brand new car! It runs real well and everything works!" Everything should work when it's new. Tell me how your car is after 5-10 years of using it. I'll trust your reviews much more.

Other Thoughts: If it lasts 3 years (winters), I'll say it is okay. Any shorter, then it's plain cheap and of no real value.
I am weary when a claim is made that it's 60% more efficient or better than comparable models, when there are no facts, examples, independent studies or test results. It's like saying my car gets 60% better gas mileage than comparable cars out there. No facts + no proof = hot air (figuratively).

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  • mike a.
  • 12/29/2012 1:18:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsSave your money x5

Pros: You can use the remote as shown in the video...just a few inches from the heater!

Cons: People...a 1500 watt heater is a 1500 watt heater. There is not wattage difference between this and one costing $20. Do your homework and save your money. All 1500 watt heating devices, producing 1500 watts, will provide the same amount of heat. Don't believe me, look it up. Save your cash for a new video card.

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  • juan m.
  • 11/27/2012 7:50:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Nice

Cons: Nice

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  • Michael G.
  • 2/3/2012 3:01:40 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat for the price.

Pros: Cheap, heats quickly, great for spot heating where you are currently sitting.

Cons: controls leave a little to be desired. display doesn't always show the number that you'd like to see.

By default when on "auto" it shows the current thermostat setting and it's not incredibly intuitive to make it display the room temperature without switching it from "auto" to "high" to see if it's actually working.

Other Thoughts: heats a SMALL area the unit itself is about 2 cubic feet. Do not expect this to heat 1000 square feet as advertised. it couldn't manage a 2 degree temperature difference (from 66 to 68 degrees f. in the main area of my house which is about 1000sq. ft.)

that being said, when my house is set to 66 degrees in the Michigan winter and it's 20 degrees out side... this thing keeps the couch warm so we don't have to heat the whole house to 70+ to feel comfortable.

However, this thing heats our 150-200ish square foot bedrooms up within 15-20 minutes from 66 degrees to 70.

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  • Patrick H.
  • 1/31/2012 7:50:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsOK

Pros: Works, nice looking

Cons: Not as powerful as I was hoping. Blows warm air, has a hard time warming small room I want to keep warm for starting indoor garden and cat room.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/15/2012 5:44:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsSuper Heater

Pros: Super Deal. I bought a Recertified one for 130.

Cons: None if you have a Brain.

Other Thoughts: Use as a quick heat up supplement. Not bad on Elect. cost..

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  • Michael M.
  • 12/30/2011 7:06:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDr. Hoverer

Pros: Good Heat Output. Heats my bedroom in minutes, and it feels nice and warm inside.

Cons: I have a 1500 square foot apartment and it takes this heater about an hour to two hours to move up the temperature one degree and ends up hovering around 68-70 degrees. I can't get it to go much higher than that.

Other Thoughts: This is all in all a great heater, but I think it is best for smaller rooms and not an entire apartment. I live in upstate New York and figured this heater to cost about $0.20 per hour when its running on max settings. I reviewed many other heaters as well and found this one to be the most favorable of all. Hope this helps future buyers.

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