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Universal Hot Surface Ignition Module
Universal Hot Surface Ignition Module
Universal Hot Surface Ignition Module


Universal Hot Surface Ignition Module

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Universal hot surface ignition module replaces multiple field installed hot surface ignition modules supplied by Resideo, White-Rodgers, Robertshaw and Johnson. Uses a 120 VAC igniter. Includes cross reference, instructions, and accessories for easy replacement.


  • Replaces over 800 White-Rodgers, Robertshaw and Resideo hot surface ignition models.
  • For 120 Vac (up to 5.0A) surface igniter (Norton 201/271 or equivalent).
  • S8910U 3000 Series has LED status indicator and microammeter ports for easy trouble shooting
  • For local (single rod) or remote (dual rod) rectification type flame sensing.
  • Contains easy-to-use cross reference and instructions plus the accessories required to replace the existing hot surface ignition module.
  • Provides one or three ignition trials (four-second or seven-second trials) per call for heat.
  • Field selectable number of ignition trials and trial time based on unit being replaced.
  • Igniter warm up time: 7 (12 seconds second and third trial), 17 (27 seconds second and third trial), 34, or 45 seconds

Product Specifications

Dimensions (in.)
5 1/4 in. high x 4 1/16 in. wide x 1 15/16 in. deep
Dimensions (mm)
133 mm high x 103 mm wide x 49 mm deep
Item Type
Electrical Ratings
24 Vac
50 Hz; 60 Hz
Approvals, Canadian Standards Association
Design Certified
Tradeline Value
Flame Failure Response Time (sec)
1.5 sec.
32 seconds
Ambient Temperature Range (C)
-40 C to +79 C
Ambient Temperature Range (F)
-40 F to +175 F
Ignition System Type
Direct Hot Surface Ignition
Ignition Sequence
The number of trials for ignition and trial time is determined by the dip switch selection.
Typical Gas Control
VR8205, VR8305
Type of Gas
Natural or LP
Flame Sense
Single Rod or Two Rods
Ignition Source
Line Voltage (120 VAC) Hot Surface Element (Norton Model 201 or 270)
Ignition Trials To Lockout
1 or 3
Lockout Timing
4 sec. or 7 sec.
Ignition Trial Time (sec)
4 sec. or 7 sec.
Maximum Valve Load @ 24 Vac (Amps)
Typical Ignition Hardware
Norton 201, Norton 271, Q354
Between Trial Time (sec)
(2) 96 sec (32 Seconds Prepurge and 64 seconds interpurge)