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Optimus Crux Lite Piezo Stove

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    Blazin' heat from an ultra-lightweight, pint-size stove.

    Minimalist backpackers, thru-hikers, and weight weenies rejoice. The Optimus Crux Lite Piezo Stove delivers an ultra-lightweight design, high-powered cooking capability, and handheld piezo igniter for cooking delicious trailside meals. Weighing in at a mere 2.5 ounces and producing a whopping 10,200 BTU of heat, this camp stove is extremely portable, yet it can boil one liter of water in as little as three minutes. Fold-out pot supporters accommodate both fry pans and boiling pots, allowing for a wide range of culinary options when you're deep in the backcountry. A handheld piezo igniter can easily be stashed and efficiently ignites this camp stove.
    • Compact, extremely-lightweight cooking stove weighs 2.5 ounces
    • 10,200 BTU heat output boils a liter of water in three minutes
    • One hour of burn time with 220g fuel canister
    • Flame control with simmering capability
    • Handheld piezo igniter
    • Fold-out pot supporters
    • Stuff bag
    • Canister fuel system (sold separately)
    • Item #OPS000C

    Tech Specs

    Material
    stainless steel
    Dimensions
    3 x 2.2 x 2.2 in
    Fuel Type
    canister (isobutane, butane/propane)
    Burn Time
    [220g canister] 60 min
    Boil Time
    [1 liter at maximum output] 3 min
    Heat Output
    10,200 BTU
    Simmer
    yes, flame control
    Piezo Ignition
    yes
    Stuff Sack
    yes
    Claimed Weight
    [stove] 2.5 oz
    Recommended Use
    Backpacking, thru-hiking, camping
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Great little lightweight stove

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I've used both this stove and the MSR Pocket Rocket Stove. Both are pretty awesome, but here's what I found about the Optimus Crux while backpacking in Denali National Park.



    Pros:

    -Lightweight and compact (Even lighter and smaller than the MSR Pocket Rocket)

    -Easy to use

    -Produces great heat

    -Great for boiling water for 1-2 peeps

    -Easy to control heat with gloves



    Cons:

    -One of the prongs that folds out on my stove is really tight and hard to open (especially with cold fingers!). The others seem a little loose.

    -At lower heat the flame control will creep to the off position. Kind of annoying.



    Conclusion: Powerful lightweight stove.