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My BBQ Controller

yogi84yogi84 Posts: 87
edited August 2013 in EggHead Forum
Per request....
i built me own controller below is the details...
Web resources

The device is made up of 1 raspberry pi and 1 custom made board (soldered by me) that was ordered from Osh park all this is enclosed in a custom printed 3d case. Total cost was ~175-225 it has support for up to 3 pieces up meat and 1 pit currently.Also it is managed via a button on the front or the web... It will text/email when a triggered alarm is hit there is also support for scripting to ramp temp down etc....

some pics...



first boot...

in case


web start page/monitor 

config page
in action/first run

yes that is duct tape in the fan....

some results


This weekend i plan on building a new valve for the fan (a gravity feed valve)
Also forgot to mention there is also an android app.. pitdroid on google play


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