Probably the most reliable & the least expensive type of ignition is the “Match Lit” gas fire pit.
Start-Up: This is done by lighting long-stem lighter next to perimeter of burner then slowly open key to the valve. Leave key in valve during use.
Operation: Flame height may be adjusted by turning key to the valve- counterclockwise provides more flame, clockwise lowers flame.
Shut Down: To turn OFF the fire pit simply turn key to valve clockwise to OFF position. Remove key.
The basic components needed for a match lit fire pit are: