This is Thermoworks’ attempt at a dedicated two probe wireless BBQ thermometer and is a direct rival to the likes of the Maverick ET-733 and the Thermopro TP20. The signals works great but plenty of times i have gone to use and the battery was dead. You can check out my review of the Smoke X4 here . I forget what the status lights mean and last time it did not report anything to my app. But I prefer in thermoworks land the battery vs the rechargeable. The Tappecue touch, Thermoworks Signals, and the SmokeBloq WiFi meat thermometers in 140 degree water. In April the Smoke X2 which is a 2 channel version will be available for $169. Thermoworks Signals Signals™ 4-Channel BBQ Alarm Thermometer with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (Currently unavailable.) It was designed with competition bbq teams and backyard bbqers in mind - so you can monitor the internal temps and turn out perfect bbq every time. We tasked a professional chef (that’s me!) The Smoke came out a couple of years ago and has been the #1-rated BBQ thermometer available ever since. The great thing about leave-in probe thermometers is that they allow you to track changes in temperature over time … 2. 4 probes (1 pit, 3 meats) Has a screen, works bluetooth for local or wifi/cloud for remote. 12.) What Could Be Improved. Since the Billows unit doesn’t have an onboard controller, it requires pairing with either Signals or Smoke (X2 or X4). Opening Brick & Mortar location at 4800 Nelson Rd, Spring 2019. The ThermoWorks "Smoke," is a two-channel, in-food/in-oven, wireless remote thermometer that is well made, easy to use, and performs very well. Close. I don't think I've used the smoke since I received my first fireboard, especially after the update which allowed me to use thermo works pro series probes with the fireboard. Al . I am a big fan of the Smoke X2/X4 that way you are not dependent on WiFi. It is a real heavy duty workhorse, but it only has 2 probes, which in most cases is all I need! I can go anywhere in my neighborhood and not have a problem. ThermoWorks’ Signals is on sale for 20% off and it looks like if you call in they’ll give you 20% off a Billows fan too. Well, in walks the Smoke X and it's everything great about the original Smoke thermometer plus some and I have to say, I may have found a new meat smoking partner! I love it actually. Your Thermoworks claim that Smoke was “designed for competition BBQ teams and professional chefs”. The Tappecue measured the temperatures right in line with the other two. Sometimes it is a specific item, sometimes 20% your entire order. There is one area of the Thermoworks Signals that we would love to see addressed by ThermoWorks. 1,366 430 Joined Apr 3, 2018. Your phone or tablet is the receiver, but it's WiFi or Bluetooth. The brightly colored High Temperature Probe Rings are quickly discolored by smoke and they don’t clean up well. The ThermoWorks Smoke X2 is fast, accurate, and easy to calibrate. Signals have been the best decision I made this year when it comes to BBQ grilling thermometer. I do as sad as it sounds own others, meh. Here at ThermoWorks, we get lots of questions about using our leave-in-probe thermometers—like Smoke TM, ChefAlarm ® or DOT ® —while grilling. Thermoworks Smoke Review. Jul 14, 2018 #2 dcecil Master of the Pit. When first launched, the app will prompt you to create an account with your name, e-mail address, and password. Signals Vs Smoke. It lists for $229.00 (as of mid-January 2019). Hello, Has anyone here upgraded from the Smoke to the Signals by Thermoworks? Thermoworks Smoke Review Smoke is a new dual probe meat thermometer from Thermoworks. Thermoworks SIGNAL. In this review, will discuss all of the features, usability, accuracy, and durability of the Thermoworks Signals WiFi thermometer. Thermoworks Smoke vs Maverick XR-50 Q-talk. It has a transmitter attached to two probes and a remote receiver that you can put in your pocket. I have the Smoke and like it, but that gateway is a finicky thing that just gets me irritated. At that price point, it’s pretty competitive with a HeaterMeter, and looks to have a pretty nice / durable build quality. I do have the fan controller and a pit viper fan. ThermoWorks has created several newer thermometers such as the Signals but I've just sort of gotten attached to the Smoke and couldn't move on to the “better thing”. Smoke on! Most automatic temperature control devices end up costing about $300 between the controller and fan. The ChefAlarm is a great, single probe thermometer that will work fantastically well in almost any cooking environment. With it you don’t have to be dependent on any other network. ThermoWorks has a 4-probe app-based version of the Smoke, which they call Signals. MMMM.. BRISKET.. Our Homepage: Donation to Forum Overhead: Smoke Signals Magazine And to say the least, it is the latest wireless meat thermometer from the popular Thermoworks. Where the Signals is rechargeable, Smoke runs on AA batteries. We tested the ThermoWorks Smoke X2 side-by-side with the Weber Connect, MEATER+, and a number of other models to find the best probe thermometer on the market. So all in all the Thermoworks Smoke X4 takes the simplicity and function of the Smoke and adds in the 4 channels and Billows control of the Signals. Not loving this accessory though because it doesn't work with their Smoke thermometer, which I feel is a huge let down. Weber vs Traeger: A Backyard Brisket Smoke-off on Wifi Pellet Grills. You can watch your pit temp and your internal meat temp at the same time - on one … I tested the Touch along with the Thermoworks Smoke X4 and the Thermoworks Signals thermometers in a 140-degree sous vide water bath. 8. Jul 19, 2018 #6 However I must add that my GoTo therm is a Thermoworks Smoke. Thermoworks also has a WiFi Bridge available to give the Smoke internet connectivity. Thermoworks has a sale on the gray Thermapen for today only for 25% off. The original Smoke model is $99 (now on sale for $74.25), or you can splurge for the newer Smoke X … It's the best dual probe thermometer I've found. This means that, if you own the Smoke, you’ll get the ability to BBQ on cruise control for an extra $60. Posted by 2 months ago. I have an egg genius (actually 2), it can do 1 pit and 3 meats (with adapters). Some smoker controllers rely on probes that can be off by as much as 25°F (14°C). Any long smoke requires that I get temperature stabilized using my ambient probes, then get the meat probes in and monitor for a short while before unplugging the probes to top off the charge on my Signals. Thermoworks Signals vs Fireboard 2 Drive. I should add that vs the igrill, the smoke uses way nicer, more accurate, more durable, nicer, and cheaper probes than the igrill. This remote read is moving to the front of the line as my go-to! Thermoworks Smoke vs Thermoworks ChefAlarm vs Maverick ET-733. For comparison-sake the Smoke is $99 and the Signals runs $229. If you subscribe to their newsletter, Thermoworks has periodic sales. That makes the bundle ~$230, which includes the controller, fan, 1 pit probe, and 3 meat probes. Pricewise the Smoke X4 will run $199. I recently picked up a Signals + Billows. with grilling burgers over direct heat, cooking a pork loin over indirect heat, and smoking a pork shoulder. Had a pair of 1,000 Gallon Austin Smoke Works pits, both in RibShackRed for our new place! Taking from the best of their other products, like the recently reviewed ChefAlarm, Thermoworks have … Of the devices mentioned, I have a thermoworks smoke and two fireboards. If your considering thermoworks go with the smoke x. I have owned or currently have a smoke, signals, thermapen from that ecosystem. ThermoWorks Signals 4-Channel Thermometer Review As most of you know, I've been using the ThermoWorks Smoke for a long time and I'm a huge fan.. maybe one of their biggest and most loyal but it may be that I have to place the “Smoke” on the back burner to make room for a new player called “Signals”. It can be operated over the … The Signals unit uses the same app as the ThermoWorks Smoke Gateway, and it can monitor a number of units simultaneously. ThermoWorks’ Pro-Series ® probes (accurate to 1.8°F [1°C]) that come with the Signals are the best in the business at this. $229.99. The Smoke and ChefAlarm are both very good thermometers, but with slightly different uses. The ability to add the ThermoWorks Billows Temperature Control Fan is a real plus as well. For me, ThermoWorks Signals is a strong player. ThermoWorks came out with a temperature control fan that immediately grabbed my attention because I love all things ThermoWorks. Continuing with our Thermoworks reviews, today we have the Thermoworks Smoke Review. I'm curious. The Signals also has a very close cousin in the Thermoworks Smoke X4, it is basically the non-Internet version of the Signals. Thermapen Mk4 Instant-read Thermometer for meat & more Thermapen Mk4 is the fastest and most accurate instant-read thermometer on the market! Cool thing is that the smoke probes work with the igrill, so when you need replacement igrill probes, try smoke probes. While we can definitely see how the usability, accuracy and speed would come in handy during competition BBQ, we were interested to see what else sets this unit apart from the competition. This price point is competitive and the Signals gives you stand alone usability, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, overall high quality and ease of use all in one ThermoWorks package. The Smoke is a 2-probe device with a rugged body and a matching wireless receiver that maintains a reliable connection up to 300ft away. The new ThermoWorks Smoke was recently released and it is a 2-channel wireless cooking thermometer that has hit the ground running and has been well received from cooking enthusiasts (like myself). I have a signals and I HATE the limited battery life so much that I'm considering switching, which stinks given the cost of these units. I know the firmware isn't as mature on the Billows as some of the others but the price was right and I'm a big fan of ThermoWorks instant thermometers. 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