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Gravity Fed smokers and Grills We are the inventors of these Gravity Fed Smokers and Grills. Innovative and efficient, these BBQ Grills and smokers can burn multi-fuel of charcoal, Wood Pellet, Wood Chunks, Wood Logs and reach temps of 300C or 572 F.


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Unread 02-06-2014, 09:53 PM   #31
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Just a heads up that I completed the eBay $1 purchase and sent you a note on eBay with my BBQ Brethren ID.

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Unread 02-07-2014, 03:50 PM   #32
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I have never used a Stoker. Am I correct in saying that this instrument will allow me to see the temp of my pit on my I-phone from long distances ?

Yes, you can connect the Stoker Power Draft System from Rocks BBQ to you home network and access it with a smartphone within range of your home network. You can also allow access to the Stoker through your router and access the Stoker anywhere you have an internet connection.
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Unread 02-07-2014, 09:33 PM   #33
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Yes, you can connect the Stoker Power Draft System from Rocks BBQ to you home network and access it with a smartphone within range of your home network. You can also allow access to the Stoker through your router and access the Stoker anywhere you have an internet connection.
wGrill has exactly the same function.
but wGrill is a thermometer, not a thermostat
QMaster-Senior is thermostat
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Unread 02-10-2014, 11:34 PM   #34
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latest on line demo wgrill.xicp.net:6000
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Unread 02-12-2014, 01:08 PM   #35
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I have spent the last 2 hours trying to get this grill connected to my network and nothing!! I can connect to it, it will not connect to my network.

My Wifi access point is an Apple Airport Express.

EDIT: I finally have it working on my network. YEA!!!! Now to get it out on the web.
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Unread 02-16-2014, 09:53 AM   #36
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Comparison between iGrill and wGrill.

All reviews about iGrill are cited from Amazon link http://www.amazon.com/iDevices-Grill...RankDescending

Review #1.
1.0 out of 5 stars delicate, February 5, 2014
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This review is from: iDevices iGrill Grilling/Cooking Barbecue Thermometer with Dual Probe, Black (Lawn & Patio)
Note that probes are very delicate and cannot be used in water at all. Warranty claim was rejected as I tested the probe in boiling water when I suspected it was off. So there is no way to check calibration. Very expensive product, essentially you're paying for the geek chic of a bluetooth device when you're probably better off with a sturdier, simpler thermometer.

probe of wGrill is waterproof, you can calibrate in boiling water

Review #2:
Flawed, November 24, 2012
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This review is from: iDevices iGrill Grilling/Cooking Barbecue Thermometer with Dual Probe, Black (Lawn & Patio)

The first issue I ran into was the bluetooth range. The maker claims a 200 ft bluetooth range, but the reality is its more like 20 feet. If I went one room away from the unit it would drop the connection and basically be useless. The second major issue I ran into is the L.E.D., its completely useless outside. I had to bring the unit inside to program it and had to rely on the Android App on my phone to get temperature readings because the display was totally unreadable.

3.0 out of 5 stars Probe is too long, December 24, 2013
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This review is from: iDevices iGrill Grilling/Cooking Barbecue Thermometer with Dual Probe, Black (Lawn & Patio)
Also, the range is not as far as advertised. It's only about 30' so the smart phone app is not that useful.

wGrill has outer antenna, the effective distance is big than built in antenna of iGrill
Also wGrill can be accessed to your home network, then you can view wGrill everywhere.

Review #4's
Most common problem: lost the connection with the device so often
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Unread 02-16-2014, 10:50 PM   #37
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The reason people are buying the thermoworks bluetherm is because thermoworks is an upper end product, I bought an i grill because the thermoworks one was not out yet. I would love to have access to temps when im not home.I dont want a controller. Why anyone buys a bluetooth item is because its super easy to make work. Your idea for wifi is really awsome!! Im goint to try order one soon
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The reason people are buying the thermoworks bluetherm is because thermoworks is an upper end product, I bought an i grill because the thermoworks one was not out yet. I would love to have access to temps when im not home.I dont want a controller. Why anyone buys a bluetooth item is because its super easy to make work. Your idea for wifi is really awsome!! Im goint to try order one soon
If you make point to point connect, wGrill to smart phones directly, it is as simple as iGrill. just search wifi signal of hl-link and connect it, then view in your phone 192.168.0.1 As wGrill has an outer antenna while iGrill uses an built-in antenna, wGrill has longer effect distance than iGrill.

To access wGrill to your home network is easy job too. Then you can view wGrill in all your home area. By adding CAT 5 or repeaters, effective distance can be much bigger

To access wgrill to Internet and to be able viewed worldwide needs a little of I.T. knowledge. Not everyone can do it.

At least WIFI can have much longer distance than bluetooth even though you do not have any I.T. knowledge
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I have both the iGrill and the wGrill, they both have there good points and there bad points. I plan to do a side by side review of both soon.
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I got one of these in my mail the other day, thanks Wang. Ill post a review once ive had a chance to play with it.
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Well second time is not a charm. I can't get it to connect even though I search for hl-link. Additionally at room temperature the probes both measure 32 degrees fahrenheit. Probes are well built but the wireless doesn't work and the temp is off. Fool me once shame on you fool me twice shame on me.
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Well second time is not a charm. I can't get it to connect even though I search for hl-link. Additionally at room temperature the probes both measure 32 degrees fahrenheit. Probes are well built but the wireless doesn't work and the temp is off. Fool me once shame on you fool me twice shame on me.
I personally tested it before delivery.
Many have reported satisfaction.
You are the only exception
Can you describe your situation in detail in plain English for me to understand correctly
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I personally tested it before delivery.
Many have reported satisfaction.
You are the only exception
Can you describe your situation in detail in plain English for me to understand correctly
Wang- I figured out how to recalibrate the probes using an ice bath.
I believe you hold both the OK and the set buttons at the same time while both probes are in an ice water bath.

When I first got the unit while trying to unplug it the AC adapter snapped where the screws held the prongs to the the plastic case. I've taped it for now.

The link button flashes but no signal is being broadcast using the wifi code of hl-link as mentioned above. I tried searching on both an Apple and Microsoft device. I can't seem to find any random signal being tranmitted from the unit period.

The probe temps bounce around while the probes are held still. For instance I've seen them bounce between 32 f. and 62 degrees. 62 is the accurate room temperature. I've also seen it jump to the 85 even 114 degree temp also with in a five minute window again ambient room temp is around 62. I don't know if your using some type of smoothing logic in your temperature reading software but if I where you that is where I would look. This is the same on both probes. Please note this unit has yet to used in a really cooking situation as I do not trust it based on the randomness of the temperatures being reported.

You ask why people will pay more for the Thermowerks Blue Duo. The answer is reliablity, predictibility, yes it's more expensive but they work.

Your probes are great, best I've seen, but your electronics, user buttons, wifi connectivity and documention need work.

I hope my explanation contained enough detail.
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What color of probe connector is.
We used some 10 golden color connectors, and it is not good.
If the connector is silver color, the connector is very good.
You may need to solder again if still jumping.
You need to push the connector all the way to the end.

You can not calibrate for the first 40 pieces,
Later delivered can be calibrated.
You can press "OK" button and hold for 9 seconds, then use up and down buttons to calibrate.
But before leaving workshop, we had calibrated each piece.

Regarding WIFI operation, please give me how you operate step by step.
We tested each piece before delivery by myself.
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Default Jumping temps

I have made a video to show the jumping temps. Where would you like it published to?

The probe connectors are silver and the temp jumps while everything is stationary which leads me to believe it is an issue with your temperature sampling code and connectivity within the unit.
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