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Hi all,

 

A quick hello from sunny (today) Melbourne, Australia. Long term BBQ'er, moderate term Primo XL owner. Keen to participate in a Kamado centric forum away from the stick burners building bigger stick burners!

 

 

Have also been working on a product, http://Smartfirebbq.com, and keen to hear feedback before its released. It is a BBQ controller designed for Kamados (well, it'll work on Webers or other charcoal burners) that is WiFi enabled, great user interface and smart enough to do a fair chunk of the work for you. Born from the frustration of common bluetooth solutions not reaching the bedroom, let alone the corner pub or shops, I started work on building a solution that worked from anywhere.

 

Smartfire let you monitor, manage and perfectly smoke your favourite BBQ from your smartphone whilst getting the weekend shopping done.

 

Keen to know your thoughts!

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Hi all,

 

Thanks for the feedback. I've learnt something really important - I need to include the currency on the page!

  • The price is in AUD and includes Australian tax (GST 10%) which means at $330 AUD you'd be looking at $220 USD (300AUD) if you were purchasing from the US.
  • My original release price is notably less but have bumped it to include a basic pit adapter and power cable. Target price without the pit adapter is USD$200 / $275AUD.
    • Can note that the unit is compatible with BBQ Guru pit adapters, ie if you have a simpler unit and want an upgrade to Smartfire

 

Quick question: A lot of vendors are now supplying their product with an USB cable and asking folk to supply the USB wall wart. Would this work for you?

  • It solves the issue of certifying power supplies in each country and most folk have a handful of them lying around their house.

 

Thanks for your commentary!

Mark

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Welcome mate! I miss my hometown of Melbourne.

 

For A$320 or US$230 its pricey, but I am sure there are some that would see the value, especially for overnight cooks. Good luck with the new product.

Thanks! It's a perfect Melbourne day today, ie gray & drizzling after a beautiful 33 degrees yesterday!

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Welcome to the forum. You're just now getting into your summer, so hope to see lots of posts and pics of your cooks down under.

 

Indeed, though I cook at least once a week all year round!

 

Here are some cooks from the last 10 days, more on facebook.com/smartfirebbq  My wife's idea is to post a series of healthy eating recipes and photos, so should be starting that this weekend and running that for 2 months!

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Argentinian style steak two days ago:

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Welcome to the forum. You're just now getting into your summer, so hope to see lots of posts and pics of your cooks down under.

Indeed, though I cook at least once a week all year round!

Here are some cooks from the last 10 days, more on facebook.com/smartfirebbq My wife's idea is to post a series of healthy eating recipes and photos, so should be starting that this weekend and running that for 2 months!

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Argentinian style steak two days ago:

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uhhhhh...YUM!!!!!
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