Model # 009217
Warranty 1 year
Manufacturer Code PR266AEN
Alternate Part #'s 009217
Digital control with liquid crystal display (LCD) for temperature selection and heater settings
Capron resin headers prevent rust stains from harming pool surface
Plumb directly from provided 2" PVC threaded union
Smart microprocessor controls diagnostic read-out and continuously monitors operating status
Completely field serviceable
Guaranteed high wind reliability
Looks smart and works smart
1 Year Warranty
Thermal Efficiency of 83%
Elevation: 0 Ft. – 2000 Ft. Click Here for High Altitude Pool Heaters
California Customers Please Note: South Coast Air Quality Management District ( SCAQMD) Area of Jurisdiction REQUIRES a Low Nox Heater be installed. The following 6 California Counties are affected: Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Ventura, Orange, Riverside, & Kern. Installing a non-compliant heater in these counties will void the manufacturer's warranty and could result in a fine from your local code enforcement. Click here for RayPak Low Nox Heaters
This Limited Warranty does NOT apply;
1. if the product has been moved from its original place of installation, or if the original
owner no longer owns the property where the original installation was made;
2. if the product is not properly installed with a pool or spa by a qualified licensed installer in
accordance with applicable local codes and ordinances, good trade practices, and the
manufacturer’s installation instructions;
3. if the rating plate(s) or serial number(s) are altered or removed;
4. if the product is modified in any way, or non-factory authorized accessories or other
components are used in conjunction with the product;
5. to damage, malfunctions or failures resulting from failure to properly install, operate or
maintain the product in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions;
6. to damage, malfunctions or failures from abuse, act of nature, accident, fire, flood, freeze,
lightning or the like;
7. to damage, malfunctions or failures resulting from [or due to] connected system control
8. performance problems caused by improper sizing of the heater or electric service
voltage, wiring or fusing;
9. use of any attachment, including any energy saving device not authorized by the
10. to damage, malfunctions or failures from misuse or neglect, including but not limited to,
freeze-ups, operating the heater with the cabinet door off, having flow restrictions or
obstructions between the heater outlet and the pool/spa, or not maintaining a proper
chemical balance (PH level must be between 7.4 and 7.8 and total alkalinity between 100
and 150 PPM. Total dissolved solids (TDS) must be no greater than 3000 PPM)
My pool is 16x32 salt water which heater would you recommend and size? Thx for your time
Hi, Joe Schmitt. A 200K BTU heater with a cupro-nickel heat exchanger would be my recommendation.
Heater is not working.....Code ROL please advise Thank you
Hi, Lori. The ROL code is letting you know that the "Heat roll-out safety switch open." You will need to replace the Raypak Thermal Fuse - 005899F in your unit.
What are the electrical requirements for this gas heater? I have a 15 amp convenience outlet by the pool filter would that work for the 266 natural gas heater? I cant seem to find anywhere how many amps these things draw.
Hi, Ben. This unit draws 2 amps at 220 volts and 4 amp at 120 volts as stated in the RP Series Technical Data Sheet. B2981
Hi I have A Rheem pool heater Serial # 0701192349 Model 3 P-M266A-EN-X its leaking underneath the heather on the left front corner is that the heat exchasnger leaking ? Can I just replace the heat exchanger or is it a big job ?
Hi, Dennis. Water can only leak from the Heat Exchanger Assy- 010044F which includes the manifold. Replacing the heat exchanger assembly is a big job and is recommend to be done by a professional.
What if the gas pipe doesnt fit? Can I return it?
Hi Chris, You can return the heater within 30 days in new and unused condition and you would be responsible for any of the return shipping fees which can be quite expensive on a pool heater.
I'm looking to replace an old Pentair 200K BTU heater for my 17,000 Gal inground pool and want to know if replacing it with the Raypak Heater 266000 BTU NG ELE - PR266AEN would work? I’m not sure how to read your gas line table…
Hi, Keith. This Raypak 266K BTU unit can be used to replace an old Pentair 200k BTU unit. The gas line pipe chart shows the maximum equivalent pipe length (ft) from the meter.
What material is used in the heat transfer surface?
Hi, David. This unit has a copper heat exchanger.
I have an existing in ground pool that we want to add a NG heater. Due to the location of the existing pump and filter near the house, we would need to install the heater approx. 30 feet away from the pump ad filter. Is there any potential problem with that?
Dean, As long as the pump is strong enough to provide enough water flow (gpm) to the heater and the gas line is sized correctly, you can install the heater 30ft away from the pump and filter. Please refer to the installation manual for space requirements.
how far does the pool heater have to be from the house - huntington ny
For U.S. installations, the point from where the flue products exit the heater must be a minimum of 4 ft below, 4 ft horizontally from, or 1 ft above any door, window or gravity inlet into any building. The top surface of the heater shall be at least 3 ft above any forced air inlet, or intake ducts located within 10 ft horizontally
I'm having a pool/spa built in my backyard. Freeform, 50 ft at longest t4 to 8.5 ft deep, 1020 sq ft area. Builder saying he will use a heater (propane) with BTU of 405,000. Salt disinfection system. Friend told me to ensure builder uses your brand with specific material like Copprum-Nichol.1) What model you would recommend for our size poo/spal, propane and salt system? 2) How do you spell the material that is most compatible with a salt system?
Hello, if you are looking for a Cupro Nickel Propane unit Raypak Heater 406,000 BTU's LP ELE W/ Cupro-Nickel Heat Exchanger - 014953
can the water outlets be installed on the left side also? Also can it weather the elements during the season outside and a cover recommended during winter months or all year long?
Yes you can change the sides of the units outlets and yes it it designed for outdoor usage. You may want to be sure and drain the unit during the winter months if you get freezes.
I have a 20 x 40 inground vinyl lined pool 8 ft on deep end current heater is raypak p-m266A-MN-C is that sufficient?
John, For your size pool, I would recommend a 336k btu or a 406k btu heater. Since you have a 266k btu installed, I would recommend checking with your gas company to see if your gas lines can support the additional btu size.
Hi, I have a 27 year old Tropic isle 240,000 BTU heater. Will this model be sufficient as a replacement? pool is 18x36 3.5 to 5.5 deep (est) roman style with steps on one end and 40 from center to center so to speak. Also is this an outside heater that can weather the elements in Mi? Thanks
Hi, Gary. A Raypak 266,000 would provide sufficient heat for a pool that size and can be installed outdoors. I would recommend getting a Pool Heater Cover.
I now have a Raypak 1200 digital, which has died. Pool is around 30,000 gallons. The 1200 did a fine job. What new heater is appropriate for this size pool. There is also a spa, in the same system.
Hi, Ken. I will need to know the surface area of the pool to confirm what size heater you'll need.
Can you tell me up to what pool size does the RayPak 206 heat, debating between that or the Raypak 266. I am also wanting to know if I need anything additional for the install? Or does it all come with the pool heater? Thank you
Hi Becky, If this is replacing an exsisting heater then I would not go larger than your old heater BTU size as you run the risk that the gas supply line is not large enough. If this is a new installation and you are running a new gas line then I would go with the larger unit. Everything needed for an outdoor installation is included with this heater.
can you use this heater with salt system
If this is the heater that you need and you have a salt water pool then we would recommend the model 014939.
Hi, I have the raypak 266. Great unit, however the LCD screen has crapped out on it. Are there replacements available in Canada?
Hi Brad, Here is the Raypak 266 Digital Display that you would require. We do ship to Canada but we do not have a store in Canada.
Hi, I have a natural gas heater for my in-ground pool. it is Laars & Jandy LITE 2 Model LG250N. Is the Raypak 266000 BTU NG ELE the correct replacement for mine? I live in Ohio. How long will it take to ship to Hudson, OH 44236?
Hi Krish, Yes the Raypak 266,000 BTU (009217) pool heater, would be a good replacement for your Jandy LITE 2 Model LG250N. Delivery is 5-7 business days.
Is the top open or is there a flap over it. How to prevent objects getting in it?
Hello, There are Stack Kit, Indoor R265 (006697), but that is the only thing that goes over the top hole.
I need to replace a broken Rheem P-M266A-EN-X. Will the Raypak P-R266A-EN-C be a comparable replacement? Also, if I would like to instead upgrade to a larger BTU model (P-R336A-EN-C), would that add a bunch more work during install such as cutting out some plumbing and/or gas lines to accommodate the larger width of the heater?
Hi, M.S. The Raypak PR266AENX is the replacement. If you go with the P-R336A-EN-C or P-R336A-EN-X you will not have to redo the plumbing.
Is it free shipping? if not what is the charge to algonquin, il?
Hello Albert, this is free shipping for the 009217 Raypak Heater 266btu.
What are the dimensions of the 26000 Raypak pool heater
Hi, Ken. The unit is 23"W x 28"D x 40"H. These specs are also located on the RP Series Technical Data Sheet.
what is the difference between the 266 btu nat gas ele for $1499.00, and the 266 btu nat gas milivolt for $1529.00? and what discounts do have coming when i order it today such free shipping, $25.00 off, and the $5.00 dollar off with code becbbbjuy, and what other discounts exist if any?
The milivolt has the manual dial and the electric has the digital read out screen which is the one everyone is going to. I do not have any other discounts.
I have a 18x36 pool with the deep end at 8 feet what heater is preferred
I would suggest a Raypak 336,000 BTU Heater depending on MV (millivolt) or ELE (electric) part numbers 009194, 009202, 009218, 009226. For a pool your size but you will want to make sure to adhere to these Gas Line Sizing Specifications.
what is the warranty on 266 ray pac gas heater parts and labor
There is a 1 year limited warranty on this heater. Please review the product description on the product page for details on the warranty exclusions.
what is the warranty on 266 ray pac gas heater parts and labor
Hi, This unit is backed by a 1 Year manufacturer warranty and must be installed by a qualified installer.
Will this Heater be large enough for 45000 Gallons of Water
That heater will work, it will take a while for it to warm up. I would recommend going with part number 009219, the 406k BTU model. It will be much more efficient with a 45,000 gallon pool. If you have a saltwater pool I would go with part number 014941. That heater has a cooper reinforced heat exchanger that makes it last longer because it will not corrode not nearly as fast.
What is the easiest way to clean out a spider web on my new PR 266A MN C? Also, where is the little wax fuse located? That may need to be replaced again.
I recommend giving RayPak a call cleaning your unit, I don't want to tell you something that might void the warranty on it if they have a specific way of cleaning it. Also, not sure where that fuse is located either so that would also be a great question for RayPak.
What amperage does the EN version require for the circuit breaker?
You would want at least a 50 amp breaker for that heater.
what do I need to convert this to propane
Hi Kelly, You will need the Burner Tray w/Gas Valve Propane IID 266A (010412F) to convert this unit to propane.
I have a 18 X 40 8 foot deep end used may thru sept in Minnesota. It is a saltwater poo; what heater would you recommend. I have natural gas.
Hi Mark, For your size pool I will recommend the 406K BTU (PR406AEN) unit.
what type of ignition is this heater
This is the Natural Gas (NG) electronic ignition (ELE).
I am looking at a Raypak 266000 BTU NG does the heater come with a left side connection to water inlets and exit and also a external connection for a exhaust vent above heater possibly a 7inch vent. Please respond.
I have a 16 x 36 in the ground pool and I'm looking for a heat pump. can you tell me what size I need and what is the voltage and amps would need. thanks
Hi Bill, For you size pool you will need at least a 125,000 BTU Heat Pump, which will require a 50 amp 230 volt breaker.
Live in St Louis. Pool is 18 x 36 & 8 ft. @ deep end. Swim mid-May to mid-Sept. only. Your size recommendation for NG pool heater.
I have a 16x38 new build w/ saltwater. Looking at options for equipment. Which heater would you recommend ? will it work with Pentair Easytouch automation? Thanks!
Hi Mike, The Raypak heaters are great heaters and do work with the Pentair EasyTouch automation system. If you have a salt pool then I would suggest the Raypak 266,000 BTU with Heavy Duty Heat Exchanger.
I live at 5300 feet above sea level (Louisville Colorado). Do I need any adoptors to use this Raypak 266 NG?
Hi Eric, You would need this 266,000 BTU Raypak Heater Natural Gas for Elevations 2,000' - 6,000' if you have a commercial pool like a hotel or condominium then you will need this 266,000 BTU Raypak Heater Natural Gas for Elevations 2,000' - 6,000' ASME Certified
Is there a part we can order that prevents rain/snow getting into the outdoor stack we have on our 266 btu Raypak pool heater?
Hi Pauline, The outdoor stack is designed to be outdoor, there is not a part available to keep rain or snow from getting into the outdoor stack.
I just purchased a RayPac PR 266A EN - C heater to replace my PR265A MV heater. Do I need an electrical source for the new heater and if so can I use the electric source from a disconnected pool pump?
The breaker has to be at least 50amps.
our pool is above ground and is 14,364 gallons 32x16x53 how big of a heater would we need?
Hi Sharon, The selection of heater size depends on how fast you want to heat up the pool. 266,000 BTU is a good compromise for cost vs operation for your size pool. For more information, see our guide on "How To Select a Gas Heater For Your Pool or Spa".
Can the manifold be changed from the right side to the left side?
Hi Todd, The water connections can be reversed, however, the manufacturer recommends that this process is completed by an authorized professional.
Does Raypak make an electric heater? I have a 22,000 gallon inground pool. Thanks
Hello, Raypak does have a number of Electric Heat Pumps to choose from. I would recommend either the Raypak Standard 117K BTU Digital Heat Pump or the Raypak Standard 133K BTU Digital Heat Pump. Remember, the bigger the unit the faster it will heat your pool.
Can this unit be hooked up to heat the pool and the hot tub ?
Yes they can be used for heating the pool and a hot tub. It would just require a technician to plumb it accordingly.
Is this heater for natural gas hook up? pool is 10000 gallon salt water, also want electric start thanks
Abbie, this Raypak heater is the Natural Gas (NG) version but it is not suited for a saltwater pool. This heater has a copper heat exchanger which will corrode easier due to saltwater. For saltwater pools, the manufacturer suggests using the Cupro-Nickel version which is model number PR266AENX.
I was wondering if the Raypak 266,00 BTU (P-R266A-EN) comes with a pilot light ignition rather than an electronic start.
Hi Sue, This unit is equipped with an electronic ignition ignitor. The PR266AMN is the model that is equipped with an millivolt pilot.
Hello, my pool is a straight back kidney and is 39 X 22 (at the deep end) and about 16 ft across at the shallow. I believe it is 3-9 ft deep. Is this the correct size?
Hi, I want to be sure that this unit is for natural gas. Also, will this be compatible to control with my AquaLink RS 4 remote system? Thank you!
Hello, Paul, The Raypak Heater 266000 BTU NG ELE 009217 is a Natural Gas (NG) unit. This will and won't work with your Aqualink. You will be able to turn the unit on and off but will not be able to control the temperature setting from your remote. Essentially, you'll be able to provide power but nothing more.
we have a 16 x 32 in ground pool 4ft at the shallow end 8ft at the deep end is this the right heater for our size pool
Hi Steve, This 266000 BTU unit is the proper size heater for your size pool.
Does heater come with venting piping
My pool is 17Ft. wide by 35ft long oval. the deep end is 8ft deep and the shallow end is 4ft. I believe about 20,000 gallons. would I be better going with a 206,000 btu or a 266,000 btu Raypack?
Hi Brian, You would be better off going with the 266,000 BTU heater verses the 206,000. It will heat the pool faster and the unit will not have to work at it max to heat the pool which would increase it's longevity.
I need a replacement unit. for 400,000 BTU'S. Can I reduce the size since I don't use it very often.
Hello, John. If you want to reduce the size of your current heater please make sure the BTU size is adequete for the surface area, before replacing. Reducing the BTU may also result in longer run times to achieve the desired temperature. If you would like us to size a heater for you please send a separate email including the dimension of the pool and or the spa. Click here to contact us.
I am wanting to use a raypak heater with my salt water pool system,how does this heater work with salt? Thank you Jim
Hello Jim, if you have a salt pool it will be best to go with a Cupro-nickel Model 014939. This Raypak Digital heater has cupro-nickel fin tube heat exchangers for added protection against aggressive water chemistry
how much does the raypac 266 weight
The Raypak Heater 266,000 BTU NG ELE 009217 has an approximate ship weight of 210+lbs.
What is GPM of water for the 266?
Hi Michael, This unit can handle a flow rate of 25-125 GPM.
Replacing the old P-R266A-MP-C. I can get power to the new unit for the no pilot light option. I have propane, not natural gas. Is this the right unit? Thanks.
Scott,This unit is for natural gas with electronic ignition (no pilot). If you're looking for this same heater but with propane, it's part # 009225.
Replacing raypak rp2100 cr265-en 9705139685 serial what do you recommend?
This will be the replacement for the current heater you have BTU:266,000 BTUGas:NaturalIgnition:Electronic
My pool heater leaks at the bottom and does not ignite anymore model# is P-R407A-EN-C
Hi Ruby, At this point replacing the entire unit will be the best option. Based off of the model # you provided the RayPak LoNox Heater 407000 BTU NG Elec Ign the replacement unit.
I am looking to replace a 3-year Raypak gas-fired pool heater after the heating element is no longer working. The current model is P-R266A-EN-C. It appears this is the same product ? Our pool is 18x36. Can you advise if this is the same as our current model and effective for the size pool ? Thanks !
Hi Dina, The Raypak Heater 266000 BTU NG ELE (009217) would be the same unit as the P-R266A-EN-C unit that you currently have. The 266,000 BTU unit would be the correct size heater for for pool.
My heater now is a Ray Pack millivolt P R266A MP C, I would like to change over to a Ray Pack #009217 electronic heated. Is this possible?
Hello Chuck it is possible we recommend checking with your installer certain states and cities have different codes.
I am replacing a raypak 2100 264K BTU, pool is 20x40, 3-8 feet deep. Is this the heater I would want? Or is there a less expensive model that would work?
Hi Nadia, If you have an electronic ignition heater then this would be the correct pool heater for you. You would be able to tell if you have an electronic ignition heater if your heater has digital display on the heater. If you heater does not have have digital display on the heater and just has basic knobs then you would need the Raypak 266,000 Milivolt Heater.
My unit is a model P-M266A-EN-C. Is this the same unit
Hello Barb, yes the PR266AENC is the same as the PM266AENC you current have. The heater we list on the website is the Raypak version and your current heater is the Rheem; and as you probably know they are the same company.
Is there anything that would make the hot water output seem cooler one year as opposed to years past? The water from this seemed really hot coming into the pool 2 years ago. Each of the last 2 years it seems the water is a little cooler each year and the heating process is taking longer. Odd, right?
Ron, I would recommend calling RayPak Teach Support at 805-278-5300 to see if there's a service comapany that can come out to see what's going on. They can run a diagnostic on the heater.
what is difference between 266 and 267- I was looking PR267A but you show a 266 with different letters? I am concerned with the gas line length listed. I am replacing an existing heater, so gas is at heater location, but from gas source at house to pool is 80-100 feet, so how does this footage apply ? One last question, my pool is 18 x 40, is the 266/267 large enough ?
Hi Brad, The 266 & 267 would be the same heater, over the years this heater has been tested and at one point the testing agency rated it at 267,000 BTU's and then it was retested and rated at 266,000 BTU's the difference is negligible. Based on your measurements you would need a 1-1/4" gas line to adequately supply this heater. This 266,000 BTU heater would be a good choice for your 18' x 40' pool.
Can you explain the electrical hookup required for the digital electronic model?
Hello Connie - The Raypak 009217 is supplied with a dual-voltage transformer for 120VAC or 240VAC input power hookup. We recommend contacting a certified installer for the installation of this heater.
Is this heater available above 2,000 feet?
This particular model is good for 0' - 1,999' we do have our Raypak High Altitude Heaters which go from 2,000' - 9,000' so I would suggest the high altitude model.
Hi, I wondered how high I can turn up the heat on the Raypak 266? My last heater, a Hayward, only went up to 90, and I don't believe the actual water temp ever got near that. Hopefully, I won't need to turn it so high, but there are always a few cool evenings when I like to crank it up. Thanks.
Therese, these units are factory set for a max temperature of 104 degrees. A licence contractor can adjust it to 107 degrees max following Raypak instructions.
Can you get a remote control for the Raypak 266000?
Hello Suljo - You could use something like the Intermatic PE653RC to remotely control the Raypak heater.
What is the difference between an Electronic and Millivolt ignition?
The basic answer is that Millivolt is the old style of ignition, using a standing pilot light. While the electronic ignition uses a spark start system like a gas grill. Electronic ignitions are more efficient in gas usage and also are better suited for high wind areas where a pilot light might get extinguished.
Will a gas heater operate at the low speed of a dual speed motor?
Probably not - Most gas heater will shut off at low GPM levels (20-40) to keep the heater cores from overheating - 20 for 200 BTUs, 40 for 400 BTUs. Depending on your pool system you might get these GPM levels at the low speed but generally these heaters must be run at the motor's high speed.
(5 out of 5 stars)
Reviewed By: William L. from Crete, IL ()
I had the predecessor of this heater before I bought this new one. It was about 15 years old and needed to be replaced because it was rusted out internally and you could no longer stop the leaking. Instead of paying between $2100-$2400 to have a pool company order it and install it for me, I asked my neighbor if he would help. We both have the same heater and basically the same in-ground pool (18x36 and 20x40). He said sure, I don't think it will be too difficult since we have the old one hooked up and we'll be removing that one. So, I found the ROCK BOTTOM CHEAPEST PRICE BY HUNDREDS right here at inyopools. I got my 266BTU for $1499.95 with s/h included. Delivery was quick (about 5 days), on time, and the driver was careful and courteous. He even brought it up to the garage instead of leaving it at the bottom of the driveway like they're supposed to. Next, CUT THE POWER TO THE POOL AT THE BREAKERS. The water lines lined up almost perfectly but that didn't matter much because you have to cut your pvc anyway. He taught me how to size it, cut it, and glue the new pieces together and it was simple. You do need the right cleaner and glue to bond pvc pieces together properly so you should have everything you need and know how to perform this task before attempting this. Then, shut off the gas valve and re-attach it to the new heater using the proper application for the threads (liquid or tape I believe but don't quote me). Then, the electric. He passed on doing the electric because there were like 6 wires in the new heater and like 3 on the old one so he didn't want to break anything. I called an electrician who has experience in working on pool heaters and he did the job in about 20 minutes for $30 - not bad! It turned out the additional wires were for safety so that the heater would turn off if for some reason the pump was to stop (or something like that). Turned it on and WOW, the water was coming out of the jets practically too hot!!! The temperature increases about 2 degrees per hour which is an increase of 1 additional degree per hour over my old one. Due to the fact that it's got it's own thermostat I've turned it up to 90, and my first heater bill was $140 (normal bill is about $50 this time of year). That didn't cover the entire first month (about 3 weeks), but, it included bringing the pool up from 75 to 90, so it did run continuously for at least 6-7 hours or so upon start-up. It was also very warm out (80s and 90s) during that period so I'm sure it didn't run much at all at night. Keep in mind that my pool is normally 90 degrees on it's own during hot days like this so although the gas cost was initially pleasing, as the nights get colder and days get shorter it will run much more often. I expect those bills to perhaps exceed $300, but for a 90+ degree pool for the few months we have to enjoy it in Chicago, it's still well, well worth the money!!! Overall, I am MORE THAN SATISFIED with the heater, and inyopools.com. My neighbor will be replacing his 15 year old heater soon too, and this time, I'll be helping him with his now that I know how. You'll need to know how to cut and bond together pvc, you'll need to know how to shut off the gas valve and reattach it, and, you'll need to know how to do the electrical or hire someone. The electrical instructions are very detailed. That's it. Couldn't be any happier :)
(5 out of 5 stars) Great Pool Heater
Reviewed By: Scilla from Rye Brook,NY ()
Pros: Too many to mention
We have only had the heater for a couple of weeks. It seems to warm up the pool very efficiently and quickly. My old heater didn't display the temperatures. I love the fact that I can look at the screen and see the temp displays. It also seems to be a quiet heater.
(5 out of 5 stars) Pool Heater
Reviewed By: Dwight B M. ()
Pros: cost an free delivery
Ordered heater on 3/23 and was delivered on 3/30. Truck driver delivered it to the front of my garage. Had it installed the next day by my pool man. He advised it is a great heater and should last many years. Pool not open yet so can not turn it on.
(5 out of 5 stars) Upgraded Pools heater
Reviewed By: Robert B. from Grand Rapids, MI ()
I haven't had a need to use it yet but I know it's going to do a great job just looking at the quality of the product. Shipping was a quick and the driver even wheeled into my garage for me. You'll need a two wheeler to move it around. You'll also need a gas line at least 1 1/4" but 1 1/2" is recommended by professional heating and cooling guys.