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Vulcanus MK4, A Microwave Water Heater

By David Ponce

Finally, a breakthrough in the water heater arena.Pulsar Advanced Technologies has announced that, starting next week, they will launch the MK4, a microwave-powered on-demand water heater.

Why is this cool? Well, until now, you had two options: electric heaters that keep a large amount of water hot at all times, or natural gas heaters that heat up water on-demand. The first is very costly and wasteful, and the second is not available to everyone, especially those in rural areas. You can’t heat water up quickly enough with conventional resistance-based electric elements, as it would require huge amount of electricity, but with microwaves… it’s totally different.

The Vulcanus MK4 can heat water from 35 degrees Fahrenheit to 140 degrees Fahrenheit in seconds and can source multiple applications at once: showers, dishwasher, sink usages and more. It is the size of a stereo speaker with a sleek modern look, making it ideal for condos and apartments, while powerful enough to serve the needs of any size family.

Think of Batman Begins, and you’ll get the idea. No word on price.

[Pulsar Technologies] VIA [Digg]