We all love gas lights, but nobody likes a blowout… Now, there is a better solution: gas lanterns with electronic ignition systems!
Our electronic ignition system, “The LampLighter,” will automatically sense and relight your gas lamp upon blowout any time of day. It also senses sunlight, and can turn your lanterns on right at dusk for evening enjoyment.
By adding our LampLighter to your American Gas Lamp Works lanterns, you’ll save time and money and gain even more control over the beauty of your sanctum.
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An electronic ignition system for gas lamps provides automated control to a gas lamp burner, allowing your lanterns to be turned on and off with the flick of a switch or a timer.
American Gas Lamp Works’ electric Gas Light Igniter, “The LampLighter,” controls the gas flow to the burner, ignites the burner, monitors the flame, and provides a burn timer; the LampLighter also provides continuous burn and night time burn options.
In short, gas lanterns with electronic ignition will stay lit when you want them to stay on, and turn off automatically when you want them off.
Unlike electric lanterns that can be easily turned on and off with a switch, gas lanterns were traditionally always on, regardless of the time of day or whether or not the owner is home. Also, if a gas lamp was extinguished by wind, it had to be manually relit.
For homeowners or commercial property owners, these occurrences can be irritating, time consuming, and costly. For example, if you’re a homeowner who travels, or the owner of a restaurant that isn’t open 24 hours a day, constantly running your gas lamps can be unnecessary. It can also be costly.
By using an electronic ignition system for your gas lanterns, you can save money on natural gas costs by only running your lamps when you want to, or when you’re home. On the other hand, if you want your lamps to constantly run and the flame is extinguished by wind, you’ll have to manually relight them.
But, by adding an electronic ignition system to your gas lamps, these challenges can be easily conquered. Users can switch between different modes (such as a day or night mode), and electronic ignition for gas lamps will also detect when a flame has been extinguished and reignite it automatically.
Electronic ignition systems also allow the user to set a timer that controls how long the flame will be maintained. After the amount of burn time has expired, the gas valve is turned off and the flame is extinguished.
Our Gas Lamp Igniter runs on standard 120v electricity, so you’ll need both electricity AND natural gas run to the installation site. We also recommend it be installed by a licensed electrician. After installation, there are a number of modes the electronic ignition system will employ:
Some important features of the gas lantern igniter a user should know about are:
American Gas Lamp Works provides a variety of illumination technologies, each of which adds its own unique ambiance to an outdoor space. Choosing between gas lamps or their electric counterparts usually comes down to personal preference, how much you want to maintain your lamps, the size of your project, and more. To determine which style is the best for your space and to help you break down the differences, visit our blog.
Rest assured knowing that whichever style of lamp you choose, American Gas Lamp Works has the options and the technology to make your purchase easy, cost-effective, and satisfactory.
For more information on purchasing an American Gas Lamp Works product, or for any questions, please reach out to us.