Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef® WiFi-Enabled Technology

Model #15202043-A1

Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef® WiFi-Enabled Technology

Model #15202043-A1
Size 725

The Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef® WiFi-Enabled Technology makes it easier than ever to make perfectly cooked smoked meals without being time consuming. From the SmartChef® app, you can control your SmartChef® WiFi-enabled smoker from anywhere on your connected network and recieve real-time cooking updates straight to your phone. With three intuitive cooking modes and an easy setup process, the SmartChef® WiFi-enabled smoker is the next level in outdoor cooking experience.


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Product Features

  • What Is SmartChef® Technology?

    SmartChef® technology enables you to consistently create superior tasting food and enjoy an effortless smoking routine. The Wi-Fi connected Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef® Technology gives you more convenience and freedom than ever before.

    • Get real time cooking info anytime, anywhere and experience cooking freedom
    • Get notifications at key cooking times and never worry
    • A library of recipes at your fingertips for endless inspiration
    Step 1 -Choose a recipe or set temperature

    Use The SmartChef app to set up your meal. Choose from our pre-programmed recipes or set your own temperatures.

    Step 2 - Add chips to smoke box

    Add chips to the smoker box and press start on your smoker to run a chip burn. This will get the chips smoking before you add the meat

    Step 3 - press preset button once the chip burn is finished

    Once the chip burn is complete, you will be notified to add the meat. Press the preset button on your smoker to start cooking and SmartChef app will do the rest!

    Step 4 - connect to smartchef app to monitor food

    The SmartChef app lets you monitor your food at anytime and will notify you when your meal is perfectly cooked. Time to relax!

  • Longer Smoke Times

    The smoker box is larger than most other vertical electric smokers.

    • 4 cups of wood chip capacity
    • 8X longer smoking time

  • Multiple Cooking Modes

    For your convenience, select from three different cooking modes.

    • Guided recipes
    • Custom cooking parameters
    • Preloaded preset recipes

  • How Does SmartChef® Technology Work?

    Unlike bluetooth smokers, you're no longer tethered to your cooker. SmartChef® technology utilizes The Cloud to wirelessly exchange information between your smoker and your smart device, allowing users to monitor their smoker from anywhere with a data connection.

    • First, your smart device sends info through “The Cloud" to your smoker
    • Then the smoker sends info back through "The Cloud” to your smart device so you can see cooking status from anywhere
    SmartChef® products operate on a 2.4 GHz network, offering a strong signal with solid object penetration. Users with a dual band access point (2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz) will need to reference their router manual to ensure it is broadcasting in 2.4 GHz. SmartChef® technology supports WPA and WPA2 personal encryptions; WEP encryption is not supported. Learn more about getting started.

    Compatible with:
    • iPhone 4s, 5, 5s, 6, 6s, 6+, 6s+. iOS 8 and newer.
    • Android 4.4 (KitKat) and newer. Optimized for Samsung Galaxy s5.

  • Alerts

    Receive notifications at key cooking times. No need to worry about overcooking or continuously checking on your food. Be alerted when:

    • Your smoker is online
    • Your smoker is done preheating
    • Your food is almost ready
    • Your food is done

  • Real Time Data

    Wi-Fi Enabled means you're able to get real time information on your smart device anywhere there is a data connection.

    • Internal meat temperature
    • Estimated cook time and done time
    • Chamber temperature


Dimensions & Weight

  • Assembled Width (in.) 18.11
  • Assembled Depth (in.) 16.54
  • Assembled Height (in.) 32.52
  • Weight (lbs.) 50.0000

General Information

  • Model Number 15202043-A1
Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef™ Technology is rated 2.409090909090909 out of 5 by 66.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Big Mistake this was a big mistake keeps jumping off line and router in the room next to patio takes over an Hr to preheat and in manual mode wont tell you to insert meat I started at 2:30 its 4:40 had to redo wifi start from scratch so much for pork tenderloin this weekend they need to fix the app and wifi on unit
Date published: 2016-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple & easy I used the item today to smoke a 5lb chicken for the Thanksgiving holiday. It was simple and easy to use, and the chicken turned out great.
Date published: 2015-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the new smoker I received my new digital electric smoker 2 weeks ago and so far have smoked brisket as well as pork but in there. The brisket tasted amazing and after setting the smoker up and picking the right temperature I was able to not worry about the cooking time or anything else. Really love the new technology
Date published: 2015-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this smoker! I was very skeptical. However, this works as described and is such a time saver. Over the holidays, I have done a venison tenderloin, chicken wings and a Standing Rib Roast. All three turned out great! The app is easy to use and set up and the smoke flavor is good. Only con I can find might be something that I am doing wrong. First, I can't find a way to use the smoker without the thermometer. With wings, it can be hard to get the probe to stay in a wing. (Yes I know I can use the potato trick of putting it through a potato and inserting in meat and laying on rack) Second, the chips don't seem to last as long as advertised. I don't soak them as it says not to. Most of the heavy smoke is gone after pre heat and first 2 hours of cook. Maybe this is how it is designed because everything has had great flavor. I just haven't cooked something like a Boston But or whole ham yet that might take all day. I guess in that case, you could manually replace chips. Overall, I love it!
Date published: 2016-01-02
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I don't have wi-fi. not available in my area. received digital electric smoker w/smartChef can it b set up w/o app?

Asked by: Dgenzel
Congratulations on your new unit. The Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef can be set up without being connected to WiFi. There will be 3 presets available when not connected to WiFi.
Answered by: Devon P
Date published: 2016-10-10

I had the entire thermometer sitting inside the smoker will it was seasoning (plastic n all) and I'm not sure if it is going to still work or not but if not where can I get a replacement probe?

Asked by: Bubseth
The meat probe used on your Digital Electric Smoker with SmartChef is model # FDES301074 and it is available on our website.
Answered by: Devon P
Date published: 2016-10-06

Can you explain why the smoker cooks at a preset 300 degrees? I know some people like to smoke things at a lower temperature. Also, will Charbroil continiue to support and update the app in the future?

Asked by: smode7
Each of the built in presets are set to cook at 225 degrees Fahrenheit. Please check the product guide for more information on this. The SmartChef application is updated regularly. Please give us a call at 1-800-241-7548 if you have any questions and we will be able to further assist.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-09-28

what is the size? Sq In? Wgt? Dimensions?

Asked by: DJSil
Model 15202043-A1 will be 32.52"H x 16.54"D x 18.11"W. It will have 725 square inches of cooking space and has weight of 50 lbs. Please give us a call at 1-800-241-7548 for more information.
Answered by: Devon P
Date published: 2016-09-16
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