Dimplex is a trusted name in electric fireplace inserts and parts. Dimplex launches its new range of electric fireplaces, “Dimplex Opti-Myst”. This series of Dimplex electric heaters, presents its users with both good looks and amazing ambiance effect thanks to the patented ultrasonic technology employed in the series. These Dimplex thermal solutions utilises a patented flame technology for producing real life-like flame experience. Every unit in this series employs an easy to fill water tank for creating mist. This mist creates a great illusion of real smoke and flame that helps in adding ambiance to any kind of fireplace setting. Following is a list of features and designs provided by Dimplex Optimyst series.
Dimplex Thompson Optimyst Electric Fireplace in Burnished Walnut
Introduction & Review – Dimplex Thompson Optimyst Electric Fireplace in Burnished Walnut is a Dimplex electric heater in their new range of fireplaces, “Optimyst”. It measures around 21.3(D) x 58.4(W) x 46.4(H) in size and weighs near about 190 pounds. Its model number is GDS29-1262BW.
It employs a revolutionary ultrasonic technology for producing mist which enhances the illusion of flames and smoke by adding ambiance to your fireplace experience. The water tank employed for creating mist is very easy to fill. The mist is created by the water fed by the water tank, this mist in turn, produces a real-like flame and smoke effect for adding ambiance to your fireplace experience. The logs designed with inner glow and pulsating embers are hand-finished and gives a real touch to this exotic part and to other Dimplex electric fireplace parts.
For year round usage of this fireplace, Dimplex has provided a heat-off feature. This heat off feature produces only visual flame and no added heat and can be used to cut off the undesired heat. The metal log grate (used for carrying the logs) is authentically made. The backdrop used is a herring brick liner with the hearth being outlined by a polished black surround that adds beauty to this fireplace. The water tank employed for creating mist can produce mist for 12-14 hours in one go. It is eco-friendly with no emissions at all. Dimplex also offers limited warranty on this product.
Pros & Cons – No doubt that Dimplex Thompson Optimyst Electric heater is a great choice for selecting an electric hearth with both quality and features. However, it also has some flaws which restrict its usage in certain conditions. These flaws should be known before making a purchase for this electrical unit. Following is a list of features and flaws provided by these Dimplex thermal solutions:
- Revolutionary ultrasonic technology.
- Water tank for creating mist and smoke.
- Easy to fill water tank.
- Hand-finished design.
- Heat off option.
- Added ambiance with smoke, mist and life-like flame.
- Great cabinet design featuring receding pilasters, recessed panels, and exotic framing details.
- The metal log grate is easy to insert into any fireplace opening.
- Natural inner glowing logs with pulsating embers.
- Logs are hand-finished.
- Weighs around 190 pounds, which is a lot heavier than average fireplaces.
- Fits in a budget of about $2000+.
- A little difficulty for shifting.
Conclusion – The Dimplex Thompson Optimyst Electric Fireplace in Burnished Walnut is a great electric fireplace for its design and show. It is very elegantly designed and also is loaded with great features. However, it is costly as a purchase of $2000+, which makes it an unsuitable choice for low-budget buyers. However, the cost is fair for its features and quality of elegance.
Dimplex Opti-Myst Electric Fireplace Deluxe Cassette w/Logs – DFI600LH
Introduction & Review – Dimplex OptiMyst Electric Fireplace Deluxe Cassette w/Logs is another electric fireplace offered by Dimplex in their Optimyst series of Dimplex thermal solutions. Model number for this product is DFI600L.
This hearth employs ultrasonic technology for creating life-like flame experience for its users. This technology employs a mist creation feature, which in turn creates the illusion of real smoke and flame for added ambiance into any kind of setting. The logs designed are made traditionally from resin and provides a natural look for added ambiance. These resin logs made from real wood gives a natural feel of logs burning as in a natural fireplace.
This hearth contains the trademark Dimplex Optimyst technology specifically designed for the Optimyst series. For year round use a no heat option enable the users to experience this wonderful fireplace with no worry of producing heat. Just turn off the heat and only experience the real-like flames. It can operate for about 14 hours in a single go. It is 100% eco-friendly with no pollution or emission. It is very versatile for plugging in as it can be plugged into any normal household outlet. Just plug it and use it. It perfectly fits into a budget of $1500.
Pros & Cons – The Dimplex Opti-Myst Electric Fireplace Deluxe Cassette is great choice for its brand value and also for its features. It is the part of the Optimyst series of Dimplex. It is designed for both quality as well as features. However, there are some flaws about this product which should be considered before a purchase is made. So, here is the list of all the features and flaws brought to us by this product:
- Trademark Dimplex Opti-Myst technology.
- Real-like fireplace experience.
- Continuous operation for up to 14 hours.
- Heat off option available for year round usage.
- No emissions of pollutants.
- Remote control access.
- Easily pluggable into any standard household outlet.
- Traditional logs made from real wood adds ambiance to fireplace experience.
- Uses ultrasonic technology for creating mist and illusion of smoke and flames.
- No warranty provided by Dimplex.
- Fits into a budget of $1500, a little over the average.
Conclusion – DFI600L or Dimplex OptiMyst Deluxe Cassette is a great fireplace with natural look and feel. The resin logs made from real wood provides a natural feel to this fireplace. The ultrasonic technology employed creates mist for creating the lovely (or flawless) illusion of smoke and flames as in a real fireplace. However, it costs about $1500, which takes a lot of thought processing before expense. Also, Dimplex isn’t providing any kind of warranty with this product. Nevertheless, it is a great choice for a natural feel providing electric fireplace if the amount is spend.
Dimplex DLGM29 Opti-Myst Open Hearth Fireplace Insert with Faux Logs Bed, Alabaster
Introduction & Review – Dimplex DLGM29 Opti-Myst Open Hearth Fireplace Insert with Faux Logs Bed is an electric heater by Dimplex. It is a Dimplex thermal solution in the series Opti-Myst. It measures around 12(D)x28(W)x14.8(H) in size and weighs around 29 pounds.
Its model number is DLGM29. It employs the patented Opti-Myst technology which creates life-like, incredible, 3 dimensional flame effect. The ambiance is added to the setting by the flawless illusion of fire and smoke created by the mist created from the water, employed with the help of an easy to fill water tank. The water tank provides enough water supply to make it work for 14 to 17 hours in one go.
This electric fireplace is hundred percent green, i.e., it doesn’t causes pollution as it doesn’t emit any pollutants. A remote control is provided with the unit for added ease of access, which can be used from a distance to easily adjust the settings of this heater. Safety is maintained by employing a glass front that doesn’t heats up and remains cool to touch. It requires standard household outlet for power and is very much portable. It can be placed anywhere, from your bedroom to the fireplace opening in your hall. The Alabaster finish provides a stylistic feature to this product.
Pros & Cons – Dimplex DLGM29 Opti-Myst Open Hearth Fireplace Insert with Faux Logs Bed is an Alabaster finished electric fireplace insert which is very portable in size and cost-effective product. However, it also suffers from some flaws which should be noticed before making a purchase. So, following is the list of all the features and flaws provided by this electrical insert:
- Opti-Myst technology employed gives an incredibly life-like impression of flame.
- Water tank employed for mist creation.
- Easy to fill water tank.
- Long run of 14 to 17 hours.
- Remote control access.
- Pollution free.
- Added safety with heat resisting glass front which stays cool for touch.
- Budgets buy.
- Easily pluggable into any standard household outlet.
- Only fireplace insert, needs a fireplace opening to be added.
- No warranty covered.
Conclusion – Dimplex DLGM29 Opti-Myst Open Hearth Fireplace Insert with Faux Logs Bed is an undoubtedly portable and budget shot in the fireplace category. The technology employed provides added ambiance to any fireplace experience with its real-like flame and smoke. However, Dimplex doesn’t cover any warranty for this product and you will need a fireplace opening to have it used. Other than that, it is a nice piece of electric unit suitable for low budget buyers and for those who are only looking for fireplace inserts.
Dimplex Optimyst II Insert in Alabaster
Introduction & Review – Dimplex Optimyst II Insert in Alabaster is a wide electric fireplace insert offering 28 inches of open hearth insert. Its accurate dimensions are 14.75(D)x28(W)x12(H). It weighs around 30 pounds. The model number for this item is DLGM29. The metal log grate used for holding the logs is authentic.
The revolutionary ultrasonic technology employed creates genuine looking flame with mist and smoke effect. Mist is created with the help of an easy to fill water tank. The logs employed are hand-finished and together with the inner glow and shimmering embers provides realistic fireplace experience with added ambiance. A remote control is also provided by Dimplex for making it easier to access from a distance. For enabling it to be used at any time of the year a heat off option is available. In heat off mode, the illusory flame is available but without any undesired heat. It provides a great amount of warmth, up to 4800 BTU. It requires normal household outlet and utilises 1400 watts of power.
Pros & Cons – Dimplex Optimyst Insert in Alabaster is a great looking fireplace insert which comes with the guaranteed quality of Dimplex brand. It is 28 inches wide insert that fits into a little less than $1000 budget. However, there are also some issues offered by this unit other than the features provided by it. Hence, it is necessary to know about them before a purchase is to be made. Following is a combined list of all the features and flaws of Optimyst II Insert:
- Wide 28 inches of warmth.
- Employs revolutionary ultrasonic technology for life-like flame formation.
- Easy to fill water tank.
- Logs employed are hand finished.
- Realistic inner glow with pulsating embers.
- Remote control access for ease of use from a distance.
- Flame only mode for year round use.
- Great warmth of around 4800 BTUs.
- Plugs into any normal household outlet.
- Not heavy, weighs only 30 pounds.
- Limited warranty.
- Logs are fragile.
- Care needed in handling.
Conclusion – Dimplex Optimyst II Insert in Alabaster is a nice electric fireplace insert with real-like flames and easy to use. It is provided with remote control for making it easier to access from a distance. The flame and smoke create a great illusion of flame that adds ambiance to any kind of fireplace setting. Also it costs a little over $900. However, it should be handled with care. The hand-finished logs are extremely fragile. Besides these flaws, it is a very good and cost effective buy for a fireplace insert.
Flame Technology -> Flame technology is the real mechanism behind the creation of unreal flames. For adding ambiance to your fireplace experience, Dimplex has implemented a revolutionary ultrasonic technology in the Optimyst series of electric fireplaces. This technology creates a real life-like flame and smoke effect with the help of mist created by the water fed to the fireplace by the water tank employed. The authentic appearance can make anyone to take the virtual effect for a real wood-burning fireplace.
Inner Glow Logs -> for providing a realistic touch in glowing logs, Dimplex has modelled this fireplace part with real hardwood, authentic metal grate and glowing ash mat. This results into a beautiful LED inner glow logs that has been patented by the company itself. The synchronization between the logs, embers, and mist creates a realistic fireplace experience. Together with the pulsating embers, the inner glow present in the logs creates a real fireplace experience.
Water Tank -> The water tank implemented in the Optimyst series provides water to create the illusion of flame and smoke. This water tank supplies water for the creation of mist which in turn, produces a flawless illusion of smoke and flame. This water tank is easy to fill and provides 12 to 14 hours of continuous operation in one go. Every unit of the Opti-Myst series employs a easy to fill water tank for the creation of flawless illusion of smoke and mist for added ambiance. This ambiance helps to make any of your fireplace experience a real one.
Handcrafted Details -> The design of fireplace offered by Dimplex just got better with its Opti-Myst series of Dimplex electric fireplace parts. The purely handcrafted details of Dimplex electric fireplace helps it to stand out from everything present in its vicinity (in the bedroom, hall, anywhere). Beautifully crafted recessed panels, framing details and inward receding pilasters makes the design of these electric fireplaces a beauty.
Finish -> The finish provides a unique touch to any product. Every fireplace is designed with a great deal of effort in finish for providing uniqueness. In the case of Opti-Myst fireplaces, this uniqueness in the design is provided by the rich burnished walnut finish, a reversed diamond match inlay veneer, and railroad edges, etc. All these designs in finishing provide a unique look to every electric fireplace in the Dimplex Optimyst series.
Hearth -> Profiled by a polished black surround and a beautiful backdrop of herringbone brick linear, the hearth of this electrical fireplace adds a beauty in its design. This design feature makes this hearth a perfect place to have the real-like Optimyst insert.
DIMPLEX ELECTRIC FIREPLACE REVIEW
Dimplex has always been providing both quality and features in their products and has a lot of candidates in our electric fireplace reviews. It is a trusted name in providing electrical heating units. In the Dimplex Opti-Myst series, the ultrasonic technology used creates a real looking flame which adds a great ambiance to any kind of setting. The water tank employed in the series feeds the water necessary for creation of mist which in turn causes an illusion of real flame and smoke. The fireplaces in the Opti-Myst series come in a variety of range. These fireplaces range from simple portable inserts to full-fledged real looking fireplaces. Either full or limited warranty is covered on most of these electric units by Dimplex.