Model # 6201S

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Broan Big Heat 1500-Watt Ceramic Electric Portable Heater with Built-In Thermostat
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Broan

Big Heat 1500-Watt Ceramic Electric Portable Heater with Built-In Thermostat

$50.53 /each

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Product Overview

The Broan Big Heat 1,500-Watt Portable Heater is the answer to instant heat needs with a full 1,500 Watts and a reliable, ceramic heating element to ensure fast warm-up. The thermostat control dial lets you adjust heater output to maintain desired room temperature. Overheat protection shuts off the heater and activates the “caution” light if excess heat is detected. A low-profile design provides floor-level heat from out-of-the-way locations, making it great for use in the garage, workshop, boat or RV.

  • Efficient, ceramic heating elements provide 1,500 Watts for fast warm-up with a 1200 Watt economy setting
  • 3 settings for your convenience, 1500 of 1200 Watts and fan only
  • Built-in adjustable thermostat control dial will maintain your desired temperature
  • 2 control knobs adjust circulation type and temperature
  • Instant, automatic safety shut-off disables heater if it is tipped on its front or back for worry free operation in busy environments
  • Compact size, rugged steel construction and durable finish for years of trouble free performance
  • Light and small with integrated carrying handle for easy transportation
  • 6 ft. cord with safety flanged plug give you plenty room to position the heater where it is needed
  • Portable heaters are intended to provide supplemental heat and not to take the place of a home’s main heat source
  • UL listed for your safety and protection

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Customer Questions & Answers

is the heater really only 5.8"w & 5.2"h & 6"d

Asked by: y2k383bb1
6.0"w & 5.5"h & 6.0"d It's little, but powerful.
Answered by: Nash
Date published: 2015-09-20

How many square feet does this unit heat? Will it heat (as a supplement) 300 square feet?

How many square feet does this unit heat? Will it heat (as a supplement) 300 square feet?
Asked by: Aaron4311
It will heat approx. 150 square feet. Again, this is for supplemental heat only.
Answered by: NuToneCustomerSupport
Date published: 2016-11-14

I want to use the heater in a small water bay in our motor home, about 4' x 3' x 2'. Would it be safe on low?

Asked by: bill
I think it would work fine in a small area with its low heat setting and the thermostat
Answered by: dailyshopper
Date published: 2016-11-01

Min Clearance

What is the Min safety clearance in front of heater?
Asked by: Alfa
Maintain a 36" distance in front of the heater for all combustible materials.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-02-20

do you have this item in stock at store Broan Big Heat 1500-Watt ceramic electric heater model# 6201S

in vallejo , ca. store #633 do you have this heater in stock in the store Broan Big Heat Heater model # 6201S
Asked by: cruzer
Thank you for your question. This Q&A is for the manufacturer to answer questions about the product. You will have to contact your local Home Depot to find out if they stock this. Thank you.
Answered by: NuToneCustomerSupport
Date published: 2015-09-17

Does the cabinet (outside) of the heater get too hot to touch (i.e., will it burn you)?

Asked by: mieranjel
Our unit has been running continuously for several hours on the low setting and all surfaces of the case are cool to the touch EXCEPT for the grill over the air output which is hot. Not cherry red hot, but too hot to comfortably touch for more than a second.
Answered by: CarriageGuy
Date published: 2015-12-15

I need a 'noise maker' to sleep - does this unit on fan mode provide "fan noise" or is it quiet?

I need a 'noise maker' to sleep - does this unit on fan mode provide "fan noise" or is it quiet?
Asked by: Lightsleeper
The noise is not a rattling sound, it is a nice hum that is soothing. No loud but definitely soothing.
Answered by: DarleneB
Date published: 2017-01-11

what is the upper limit setting on the thermostat?

Asked by: JoefromCinti
I do not know, but I can state that both heaters I own just keep going when on high. I manually turn them back a bit once I reach the desired temperature level. I have never had these heaters shut down before the room was toasty. That is one of the pluses of this heater.
Answered by: DarleneB
Date published: 2017-01-11
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Customer Reviews

Big Heat 1500-Watt Ceramic Electric Portable Heater with Built-In Thermostat is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The heat output exceeded my expectations. The thermostat does not seem to be very accurate, but i... The heat output exceeded my expectations. The thermostat does not seem to be very accurate, but it does turn off the unit. I would & have recommend this unit to family & friends.
Date published: 2016-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small but MIGHTY....little unit put out alot of heat during that unexpected Artic Blast in early... Small but MIGHTY....little unit put out alot of heat during that unexpected Artic Blast in early December!
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This heater is well built, small but puts out good heat. I have used it every day for the last 3 ... This heater is well built, small but puts out good heat. I have used it every day for the last 3 week .
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made and works beautifully. It heats my workspace nicely. Well made and works beautifully. It heats my workspace nicely.
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of power- priced really well. Recommend to everyone! Lots of power- priced really well. Recommend to everyone!
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Owned one previously that I bought from RV parts store for $75. They had several sitting around ... Owned one previously that I bought from RV parts store for $75. They had several sitting around in use, so I was able to see it in action. I talked the manager into selling it to me. It was love at first sight. After two years, I began to worry that I would not be able to find another one if mine ever went out. When I searched the internet, I was delighted to find them at Home Depot for such a great price. Received it two days early. These little powerhouses have lots of pluses. They put out a better blast of hot air than any small space heater I have used in the past...and I have used a lot of space heaters in my day. They are square, so they don't tip over easily like some of the top heavy ones we see at Walmart. Handle on top makes them very easy to pick up and relocate to another spot. Knobs are comfortable and easy to use for those of us with arthritis. Caution light is always good. This may not matter to most but I did love the industrial look that blends in very well with my decorating style. One thing you will love is how this space heater thermostat will not shut the heater down prematurely. Neither of my heaters have shut down while the room was still cold. I find a bad thermostat to be one of the most frustrating points about a cheap space heater. I feel confident that you will never go back once you have used this heater. It is worth the little extra you pay for it compared to the ones sold in drug stores and box stores. I can't say enough good things about my little Broan.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a beast! We live in a 26 foot travel trailer and used this during the storm where it got to -20 degrees and 80 mph winds, we stayed toasty, as we watched others abandon their trailers to the weather, it's a beast. Running on high, puts out massive amounts of heated air and we generally run it on low. If used in an rv, I recommend an sizable extension cord ran for just this, to keep from drawing electricity from the inside of the trailer. We have had ours for 3 years and still going strong. It may seem pricey, but worth every penny.
Date published: 2013-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BIG HEAT 1500-WATT CERAMIC ELECTRIC PORTABLE HEATER When I saw how small it was 6x6...(that's inches folks), I said, "what have I purchased?" But after giving it a try, I am absolutely happy with the performance of this little dynamite of a heater. My room is 12 x 19 and this little heater keeps us warm and comfortable. I like the thermostat feature also. The only thing-if you want to keep it on carpeting make sure you have something non-flammable under it (like a 12x12 piece of tile) because it does get hot after a while.
Date published: 2014-10-29
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