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Takagi vs. Aquastar

Posted by john(midwest) on April 1st, 2000 10:45 AM
In reply to tankless by ray h on April 1st, 2000 09:20 AM [Go to top of thread]

here are the differences between the 2
Takagi Aquastar
4" flue 5" flue
electronic pilot light battery pilot light
3/4 water lines 1/2 water lines
power vent no power vent(optional)
smaller size larger size
.84 energy factor .80 energy factor
3/4 gas line 1/2 gas line
35,000 to 165,000 btu 117,000 btu
83% thermal efficiency 82% thermal efficiency
90* temp rise 2.9 gpm 2.0 gpm
80* temp rise 3.3 gpm 2.3 gpm
70* temp rise 3.8 gpm 2.6 gpm
60* temp rise 4.4 gpm 3.05 gpm
computer controlled mechanically controlled
freeze protection none
made in Japan Made in Germany

I hope this answers alot of questions between the Takagi and the Aquastar. they are both excellent units just make sure that you pick the right one for your usage. I would personally pick the Takagi. If you have any questions please post here or give me a email and i will try to help you to the best of my knowledge.
Tank you
Midwest Home Comfort

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