The Hot One

The Hot One

Bring the heat to your cold garage or shop with The Hot One, our premium utility heater. With its rugged, durable design, The Hot One takes on winter year after year.

The Hot One

Shop-tough and garage worthy

  • Ideal for your shop or garage
  • Includes high-temperature safety shutoff feature
  • High/Low switch provides wattage choice for heat output
  • Six-foot cord and heavy-duty bracket for wall mount or floor stand
  • Use the fan-only feature to circulate air
  • Built-in adjustable thermostat
  • Available in 20 amp or 30 amp models—proper receptacle required
  • Proudly made in the USA
  • 5-year warranty
  • UL listed

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Portable Unit Heater - Camo design

Color: camouflage
Part #: 10285
Watts at 240V: 5000 (high setting)/3333 (low setting)
Amps at 240V: 20.8 / 13.9
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Portable Unit Heater

Color: red
Part #: 10289
Watts at 240V: 5000 (high setting)/3333 (low setting)
Amps at 240V: 20.8 / 13.9
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Portable Unit Heater

Color: red
Part #: 10288
Watts at 240V: 4000 (high setting)/2667 (low setting)
Amps at 240V: 16.7 / 11.1
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Ordering Information

Standard color for The Hot One heater is red with black detail. Recommended for elevations under 7,500 feet.

Includes a 6-foot cord.

RCP502S requires a NEMA 6-30 (polarized) 30-amp receptacle for operation.
RCP402S requires a NEMA 6-20 (polarized) 20-amp receptacle for operation.

Please check your receptacle and/or with your electrician before purchase.

Technical Information

The Hot One 240-volt heater includes a fan switch for air circulation without heat. All units include a built-in double pole thermostat.

UL safety standards require a 3-foot minimum clearance from the front. For best performance, we recommend a 6-inch clearance from the back and top of the heater, and a 12-inch clearance from the sides.


15-3/4"W x 17-1/2"H x 8-1/4"D

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Garage Heater I recently purchased the Hot One Garage Heater and I'm very pleased with my purchase. This device appears well made and operates quietly.
Date published: 2016-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made , safe and easy to install Installed this unit in an insulated 400sqft metal building. Cadet has done an excellent job of keeping me and the dogs warm.
Date published: 2016-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Heater I had an electrician come over yesterday and install the 20 amp 240v. I had the heater on low / automatic with the outside temperature at 34 degrees. I sat in the garage watching tv in a short sleeve shirt. It is the correct unit for a garage or workshop.
Date published: 2015-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from safe heat this heater is in my workshop & it works great & is safe to work around.
Date published: 2015-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Economical and does a great job. I bought this last year and love it and I will be using it against this Winter. I no longer have to avoid the garage when it turns cold! Does what it says and you can't beat the price.
Date published: 2015-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from keeps me warm I have a 1000 sq. ft. garage and able to keep it warm thru the cold winters.
Date published: 2015-04-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Packs a lot of heat in a small form factor. When I first plugged it in I was disappointed. I expected that at a 240v the heater would throw out a very high temperature. What it does instead is much better; it move a lot of air fast so it DOES put out a lot of heat, but distributed through a lot of air.
Date published: 2015-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Review-the hot one bought this last fall to help keep our old house's living room 'warm.' worked beautifully all winter. had it set to low heat and not very high on the setting. there are several other cadet in wall heaters to help keep our old house here on the farm around 50 degrees inside; unless we do some craft/hobbies and then we build a fire in the quadrafire wood stove. this heater worked beaufifully.
Date published: 2015-03-30
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