Model # 009227
Warranty 1 Year
Manufacturer Code P-R406A-EP-C #57
Alternate Part #'s 009227, P-R406A-EP-C #57, PR406AEPC, RAY009227
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)
Can this heater be used with a salt water pool?
Which unit is better the copper or nickel .?
Hi Keith, the units with the cupro-nickel heat exchangers are going to be more durable and corrosion-resistant to the salts in the pool water.
Is it possible to control the temperature setting on this heater using some sort of wifi addition to tool?
Good day, the options to control the equipment would be an automation system. It would be best if you could email us what items you have at the equipment pad and we will be able to recommend a system.
Are there any efficiency differences between this model and the cupronickel equivalent?
Hi, John. Yes, the output BTU's are different. The P-R406A copper model is 399,000 and the cupro-nickel model is 360,000.
what replaces P R 405A E P C ?
3 yr old unit heat exchanger deteriorated
and discolored pool water
told by others it
was caused by too many chemicals
Have you heard of this before ?
Hello, You would be able to use this heater, however, we do recommend the cupro-nickel model. http://www.inyopools.com/Products/04000013060749.htm
What is the Temp. range of this unit, #PR406AEP, we are looking for 160 F
I have a raypak pr406a-ep-c. Unit propane I have a jandy aqualink remote for hot tub and pool Will this work with my remote?? I may only need the LCD BOARD. IT IS DESTROYED BY WEATHER CANT READ IT!! Heater still works. Please advise!! Thanks
Hi, Thomas. Yes, this heater can be wired to you AquaLink controller which will provide basic functions. The serial number of your unit is required to determine if the LCD Screen Only - 013640F or the PCB Board - 010253F (Pre-10/04) or 013464F (11/04-Current) is needed.
I LIVE AT AN ALTITUDE OF 600 METERS ABOVE SEA LEVEL THE HEATER RAYPACK 406000 BTU LP ELE PR406AEP I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THIS HEATER WOULD WORK PERFECTLY
Hello, as long as you are at the height you mentioned, you would be fine going with the Raypak Heater 406000 BTU LP ELE. However, if your elevation is actually great than 609.6 meters, you will have to go with a high altitude heater.
I have an Aqualink control for my pool and spay. It is connected to a temperature sensor in the return line. If I hook up the remote wires to this unit will I be able to set the temps for pool and spa from the aqualink? It looks like the hayward will do this but I cant see any definitive answer on this heater.
Hi Jeffery, Yes you can set the temp. within the Aqualink for your Raypak heater to kick on and off.
your description dose not give any information about the electrical requirements. Is it 120v or 220 v and what size amp required.
how much propane does this 406 use my pool is 16x40 is the 406 the right btu
Hello Danny, Depending on how much you run it is going to depend on cost, a lot of people turn there heater off when they aren't using the pool. Run time will determined how much Propane you will use. If you are wanting to have a propane line put in that is a quote needing to be done by a Gas contractor.
Is there a digital protection device or circuity installed in this device for lighting and electrical surges.
Hi Larry, These units are not equipped with lightning or power surge protection devices or sensors.
On their website Raypac says they do not warranty at any level a heater bought on line. who warranties this heaters which will be installed by my Gas company.
Lary- These heaters will be warrantied by Raypak. As long as you follow their installation guidelines you warranty with Raypak will stay intact.
I want to replace exactly the heater I have now and you have so many to choose from. I want to stay with Raypak. I currently have a 399,999 Natural Gas. My model number is C-R405 EN. The gas on the left of the and the inlet- outlet on the right.I see one that is millivolt and one electronic...wanting to stay with something that my pool man can just slide in place and hook up. I have an Aqualink RS4 panel inside my house to control.
Is this the professional series? and how does it compare to the R408A?
Hi Debbie, We do not carry the Professional Series. They're definitely better designed and built units but will heat the pool the same as the Residential units.
Thank you for your previous answer. So the temp of spa will not be able to be altered from the Aquapod remote if I understand correctly?
will this unit work with Hayward/Goldline Controls pool automation system?
We need to replace our Hayward H400
Hi Shawn, This unit can be wired to your Hayward/Goldline Automation System, however you will only have the ability to turn the unit On/Off. You would not be able to fully control the unit via the system.
Hi, I am looking to replace a propane Pentair Minimax Model 400DV 406,000 BTU. Would you recommend this Raypak 406000 BTU LP ELE? Is there a difference between the Raypak 406,000 BTU Digital?
Hi Ray, You can replace your Pentair Minimax Heater with the Raypak Heater 406,000 BTU LP ELE. The digital model has an electronic ignition and a digital display and the non digital model has an milivolt ignition and an analog control panel.
Does this heater have a remote control that works with it?
Hello Barbara, This heater does not come with a wireless controller, You can only control this heater with the connection attached to it.
What heater replaces Raypak Model:
P-M406A - EP-C
BTU - 399,000
Michael W, The Raypak Heater 406000 BTU LP ELE (009227) is the cross reference model to your Rheem model P-M406A-EP-C Heater.This is the basic unit, if you need an high altitude unit or any other specific you can call us at 877-372-6038.
I've currently Zodiac 325 Btu Propane Swimming Pool heater Indoor. Will this replace the current I've have.
This would replace it and then some. You would get an extra 81000 BTUs. I would suggest checking with your propane gas company to make sure the line you have would be enough to supply the greater requirements of the larger BTU heater.
I would like to replace my current heater with this unit. It is supplied with propane but I will have Nat Gas next year. What is the parts cost to convert? Also, this will replace a Ray Pak P-R405A. Is the wiring basically the same?
The Conversion kit for the 406 unit is only available for the milivolt unit and not the electronic ignition unit, you may view the conversion kit here http://www.inyopools.com/pool_parts_raypak_atmospheric_heaters.aspx (last part on the page - $125.99) This link has an explanation on the differences of electronic ignition and milivolt ignition http://www.inyopools.com/poolanswers_heaters.aspx#electonic_millivolt_ignition and if you would like to purchase the entire heater you may do so here http://www.inyopools.com/heaters_rpseries.aspx Yes this would replace the P-R405A and if you went with the electronic ignition version the wiring would be relatively the same, however if you went with the milivolt ignition there would be not wiring involved.
(5 out of 5 stars)
Reviewed By: James L. from Newtown, PA ()
Pros: Works as advertized
Cons: A little large and heavy
Had my last Raypak for over 20 years with no trouble. Of course I stayed with Raypak. Instalation was easy thanks to the unuions on the standard model.
(5 out of 5 stars) Best Choice
Reviewed By: Phil H. from Palm Coast, FL. ()
Pros: Price , releability, and long term maintenance
Replaced my 12 year propane Mini-Max. Easy install, compact, easy to read set point, and maintenance is very minimal. Also, the tech that installed this unit suggested to cover the heating unit from the elements when not in use to prolong life of heater from sun , etc. I had an extra gas grill cover that fit perfect.
(5 out of 5 stars) Raypak Heater 406000 BTU LP ELE
Reviewed By: William R. from Doylestown, PA ()
Pros: Everything went smoothly from the order to the delivery.
Received the product in good condition three days after the order was placed. The ordering process was painless and handled very professionally.