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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #60 on: February 03, 2015, 07:53:49 PM »
Thanks Bob! ;)   Nothing to report right now, but work progresses!
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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #61 on: March 08, 2015, 05:27:05 PM »
Is the digital controller something that can be swaped with the analog controller.    I'm buying a 3 as soon as they get them in next week.  It would be nice to get the temp swings under control without spending $215 to do it.   From everything I've read the temp swings are only thing keeping the SI smokers from being absolutely perfect.
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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #62 on: March 08, 2015, 09:12:56 PM »
Digital provides 2 things:  tighter temperature and peace of mind.  But a 5 hour smoke will still be a 5 hour smoke, swings and all. Getting digital right, so the customer need only set temperature and cook time, or temperature and internal temperature requires a lot of programming is not easy nor is it inexpensive. One of the way to keep costs down is  the way users of the Auber set theirs up.  Integrating such a system into the smoker has been done with great success by many users here.  Having it incorporated as part of the design of the smoker and done at the factory during production will ramp up the cost of the smoker.  Maybe significantly.
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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #63 on: March 08, 2015, 10:46:16 PM »
The top secret was leaked 14 months ago so anyone holding their breathe might have passed out by now.  LOL!

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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #64 on: March 09, 2015, 08:39:02 PM »
The top secret was leaked 14 months ago so anyone holding their breathe might have passed out by now.  LOL!

Come up for air, Dave! :o   Getting it "right" sometimes takes longer than you would expect - obstacles around every corner!  We learned a LOT from that initial prototype, and it's still progressing.  The main thing learned was not to rush a product until it's right! 
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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #65 on: March 09, 2015, 11:30:03 PM »
Integrated HeaterMeter. That's all I'm saying!  :D
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Re: "Top Secret" Leaked!! New "Prototype" Electronic Smokin-It Model 2!
« Reply #66 on: March 12, 2015, 06:19:53 PM »
Integrated HeaterMeter. That's all I'm saying!  :D

Where were you a year ago??  ...Just sayin'!  ;)
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