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Offline manfromplaid

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Re: Need Help! Smoker getting to hot and not leveling out.
« Reply #15 on: September 23, 2021, 06:27:02 am »
i have the digital and an auber.. pid controls cook temps and I have to use smoke generator for making smoke.

Offline Agray56smoker

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Re: Need Help! Smoker getting to hot and not leveling out.
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2021, 06:43:27 pm »
I did the 900w burner upgrade and bought an ink bird PID controller. My first smoke the temperatures went over quite a bit. Will try going back to using the Bradley temp control the next time.

Had the temp set at 225 and it set off the high temp alarm (248) every time it heated up before cooling off.

Was I doing something wrong?

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Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: Need Help! Smoker getting to hot and not leveling out.
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2021, 02:33:16 am »
Hi Agray56smoker;

Welcome to the forum.

I'm not that familiar with the Ink Bird products. More information would be helpful. What model PID did you purchase? Was it one of their plug and play, of DIY units? Was it actually one of their PID models or less expensive controllers?

The only thing I can think of is to check your hookup and make sure you have everything plugged in correctly. If everything is hooked up correctly, you may have a faulty unit.


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