Optimus Vega Remote Gas Canister Stove

Optimus Vega Remote Gas Canister Stove

Optimus Vega Remote Gas Canister Stove

B&H # OP8018505 MFR # 8018505
No Longer Available

Product Highlights

  • Four-Season Backpacking Stove
  • Invert Gas Canister for Cold-Weather Use
  • Adjustable Windscreen
  • Lightweight at 6.3 oz
  • Peak Output: 12,580 BTU
  • Runs 160 Minutes on 8 oz LPG Canister
  • Boil Time: 4.5 Minutes / Quart
  • Precise Flame Control for Simmering
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  • 1Description

Most backpacking canister stoves don't work well in cold weather, but the Vega Remote Gas Canister Stove from Optimus is designed with a difference: it connects to its fuel supply with a hose, so you can flip the LP gas canister upside down. That allows the fuel to be delivered as a liquid instead of a gas, so the stove works even in below-freezing temperatures. The hose connector has fold-out legs to support the inverted canister as you cook.

The cold-weather fuel option can also be used as a turbo cooking mode in milder weather. The Vega's maximum output in efficiency mode is 4,760 BTU / 1,400 watts, but with the canister inverted in four-season mode, it will produce up to 12,580 BTU / 3,700 watts.

Unlike stoves that screw onto the top of fuel canisters, the Vega has a low center of gravity and is highly stable. Its legs lock into place to support cooking pots up to 8.5" in diameter and 8.8 pounds. The flame control knob, located on the canister connector, allows you to precisely adjust the heat for your cooking. A two-position windscreen protects your cooking flame from the breeze.

The stove will run up to 160 minutes on an 8-ounce canister of fuel at peak efficiency-mode output. Boil times are 4.5 minutes for a quart of water in efficiency mode and as little as 3 minutes in four-season mode. Folded, the stove measures a pack-friendly 5.1 x 2.8 x 2.6" and weighs 6.3 ounces.

Fuel is sold separately.

  • Backpacking stove connects via hose to LP gas canister
  • Canister can be inverted to supply liquid fuel for cold-weather cooking
  • Stove supports pots up to 8.5" / 8.8 lb
  • Maximum output 12,580 BTU in 4-season mode, 4,760 in efficiency mode
  • Up to 160 minutes cooking time on 8 oz LP gas canister
  • Lightweight at 6.3 oz
  • Compact at 5.1 x 2.8 x 2.6" folded
In the Box
Optimus Vega Remote Gas Canister Stove
  • Windscreen
  • Carry Bag
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Fuel Type LP gas canister (user supplied)
    Boil Time Efficiency mode: 4.5 min
    Four-season mode: 3 min
    Burn Time 160 min per 8 oz / 220 g fuel canister
    Dimensions 5.12 x 2.76 x 2.56" / 130 x 70 x 65 mm
    Weight 6.3 oz / 178 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.1 x 4.0 x 3.6"

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