SMOBOT is a patented robotic damper system that maintains your chosen temperature by opening and closing your grill’s damper. We like to think of SMOBOT as your smoker robot.
SMOBOT uses the natural draw of your grill’s top damper to control the airflow, operating with higher accuracy for longer periods. Unlike other temperature-controlled systems, there’s no blower unit with SMOBOT. The inside temperature of your smoker is monitored by a high-temperature thermocouple. The controller tells the damper to open or close if the inside temperature deviates from your preset temperature.
Low Power Consumption
SMOBOT only moves the damper when it needs to, meaning it uses less power than other systems. A micro-USB connector powers SMOBOT, but you can use a low-cost USB battery pack for unplugged cooking sessions anywhere.
The SMOBOT robotic damper replaces the manual factory daisy wheel found on most Kamado-style smokers, like the Big Green Egg, Oklahoma Joe, Kamado Joe, and Primo Ceramic Grills. It takes mere seconds to attach SMOBOT to the top vent cap with a single screw. Or use our custom cap for even more flexibility.
Meet SMOBOT – Your Smoker Robot
Set your target temperatures and timers, and let SMOBOT take care of the rest. It’s always connected, so you don’t have to be.
Connect to your local Wi-Fi network for effortless monitoring and ongoing firmware updates.
More Probes, More Opportunities
With two food probes, you can track more food in more than one location.
Precise Temperature Readout
Accurately measure the temperatures inside your grill with a rugged thermocouple probe.
Monitor Your Cook
Monitor your food, look back at previous cooks, and change your setpoint when accessing mySMOBOT on the cloud.
Regulate the Air Flow
The robotic damper adjusts automatically to easily control the “natural” temperature of your grill or smoker.
Control From Anywhere
Change the temp or get alerts wherever you are with the SMOBOT app for Android and iOS.
Important SMOBOT technical specs for those technically inclined.
- Base controller unit
- Robotic damper
- Damper installation spacer
- 2 x 4.9’ food temperature probes
- 1 x 4.9’ pit Type K thermocouple temperature probe
- Micro-USB power plug with 6-foot cable
- 5VDC >= 500mA power input
- Probe range: -58ºF to 750ºF (-50ºC to 400ºC)
- Waterproof damper
- iOS and Android app
- Cloud-based monitoring
- Wi-Fi connected, auto-enabled LED status lights
- 16x2 character LCD with backlight
- Wireless protocol: 802.11 b/g/n
- Internal antenna
- WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption protocols
- Choosing a selection results in a full page refresh.
- Press the space key then arrow keys to make a selection.