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Peterson Real Fyre Burner Comparison

Anyone looking to purchase Peterson Real Fyre gas logs should consider burner comparison and what type of burner would fit their needs. Peterson Real Fyre offers different styles and types to cater to a variety of tastes.


Vented Burners

There are three main Peterson Real Fyre vented gas log burners, the G4, G45 and G46. It may be helpful to understand the differences between them to help you choose the right set for your fireplace.
Glowing Ember Burner
Glowing Ember Burner (G4 & GX4)
This base model G4 burner is characterized by a single pipe running from left to right within the burner pan. There are holes in the bottom of the pipe spanning the entire length of it for the gas to come from, providing maximum flame coverage. The silica sand spread over the pipe (vermiculite for LP applications) and the glowing embers atop add depth to the flame so rather than just one wide row of flames, you get a more realistic flame pattern.

Triple T Burner (G45 & GX45)
Triple T Burner (G45 & GX45)
The G45 offers the same pipe burner as the G4 but adds a "T" shaped, extra front burner which accentuates front ember presentation and adds even more depth to the flame, while maximizing warmth. With this burner, you will see more glowing embers and a small row of front flames, again adding more realism for your fireplace.

Advanced Glowing Ember Burner
Advanced Glowing Ember Burner (G46)
While the G4 and the G45 are the most popular Peterson burners, the G46 burner is growing in popularity because it is certified to ANSI standards, a requirement in some parts of the country. For Natural and L.P. Gas, they are only available in standard configurations - no see-thru sets available. From 40,000 to 65,000 BTUs, available with factory installed manual safety pilot, basic on/off remote control (-11 series) or variable flame height remote (-15 series). Another benefit is that the pre-installed components (pilot kit, ignitor, regulator) are all neatly contained within the angled sides and the rear of the burner system rather than having a bulky pilot kit sticking out of one side or the other!

Vent-Free Burners

There are three main Peterson Real Fyre vent-free gas log burners, the G8, G9 and G10. It may be helpful to understand the differences between them to help you choose the right set for your fireplace.
G10 Burner
G10 Burner
The G10 burner features three separate flames and a glowing ember bed. This burner is used exclusively with Peterson Charred logs. To compliment the burned through design of the logs, the ember bed features a a "T"-shape that impinges upon the logs and gives the illusion of a smoldering front log.

G9 Burner
G9 Burner
The G9 burner features three separate flames and a glowing ember bed for added realism. The ember bed on this G9 burner features an innovative reflective panel to add to your log sets fireside charm.

G8 Burner
G8 Burner
The G8 burner is the most basic Peterson vent free burner. It features one flame in the center of your log set and no glowing ember bed. The Peterson decorative kit is available to add to the attractiveness of this burner.

Burner System 12" 16" 18" - 20" 24" 30" 36" 42"
G4 25K / 25K 50K / 30K 75K / 40K 90K / 65K 90K / 65K 120K /90K 150K / 105K
G45 75K / 45K 90K / 65K 96K / 65K
* Displays two fuel types (Natural Gas / Propane)