The MSR WhisperLite Universal stove provides optimal versatility for use with a canister or a variety of liquid fuels. This fuel-burning flexibility makes the WhisperLite Universal ideal for backpackers, mountaineers or world travelers.
The WhisperLite Universal includes swappable Shaker Jets to equip it for use with fuels varying from white gas to kerosene to unleaded gasoline. The self-cleaning Shaker Jets utilize a weighted needle to allow fuel to flow without risk of blockage from unvaporized and solidified fuel particles. When the stove isn't in use, you simply press to the needle to push any debris through the jet's opening.
Additionally, the WhisperLite Universal has a connection point that allows it be used with an MSR IsoPro fuel canister (sold separately). An inverted canister stand ensures optimal fuel-burning performance.
On white gas, the WhisperLite Universal boils a liter of water in 3.5 minutes. Kerosene provides better burn time (155 minutes vs. 110 minutes) but takes 4.4 minutes to bring a liter of water to boil. When used in canister mode (8 oz fuel canister), the WhisperLite Universal delivers a boil time of 3.5 minutes and a burn time of 75 minutes.
Broad, lightweight support legs and serrated pot supports provide solid stability. These elements are constructed of stainless steel to ensure durability at a minimal trail weight.
The MSR WhisperLite Universal stove includes a fuel pump, windscreen, heat reflector, small parts kit, stuff sack and instructions. NOTE: Fuel Bottles and IsoPro Fuel Canisters are sold separately.