Have you been searching for a way to up your barbecue game?
When cooking on the grill, you have to consistently check on your meat which can interrupt your party conversations. Having the ability to check your meat simply by opening an app on your phone can keep the party going while always making sure that your meat is cooked to perfection and to everyones liking.
Look no further than the Weber Connect Smart Barbecue Hub, the mobile device that turns any barbecue into a smart barbecue.
The weber connect is a mobile device that allows you to monitor and control your weber barbecue from anywhere, in real time. The weber grill connect includes the weber grill connect module, weber q idle switch (which is optional to customers), weber push button igniter system, and the weber q thermometer with probe. You are able to connect it wirelessly or by a USB connection to any Apple® iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, running iOS 12.1 or later and any Android™ running 7.0 or later.The Weber Grill Connect also features bluetooth® for one-touch connectivity on selected models (purchased separately).
You will be able to wirelessly monitor and control the temperature of the meat you are grilling straight from your phone. Other features of the Weber Grill Connect feature the ability to start grilling remotely from your phone, connect to other devices such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant for voice commands, monitor cooking progress on the go and more using the weber connect.
There are many more benefits to introducing the Weber Connect Smart Barbecue Hub to your grilling tools;
The Weber Grill Connect Smart Barbecue gives you a greater understanding of what the food is doing while your grill is covered.
Allows you to monitor cooking temperature for certain meats so it will always be perfect and to your liking. By simply checking your phone, you’ll be able to keep an eye on the internal temperature of your meats ensuring the perfect meal everytime.
Controls the build up on your grill from food and oils while BBQing and cooking foods directly.
You’ll be able to track your calories, time cooking, and weight of meat cooked for more precise measurements
There are however, a few key features of the Weber Grill Connect that you may be cautious about;
- While this is great for individuals who are always using their grill for many meals, if you are only heating up the grill every so often, this may not be within your price budget for enhancing your grilling experience.
- The battery of your Weber Grill Connect will last for a long barbecue or backyard party, however the charge will only last for a few days before there is a need to charge the Weber Grill again, ready for your next barbecue.
Our Final Opinion on this Gadget
With so many large and expensive smart controlled barbecues being released, we can’t all upgrade but we feel like some of the technology would be a good fit for us. Affordable options that also help enhance our daily experience is important for many customers. This Weber Connect Smart Barbecue Hub is a great way to get the tech you are after to enhance your grilling experience for a fraction of the cost.
While the iGrill is a great option for a smart connected meat thermometer, the Weber Connect can do everything the iGrill can and more. Unlike the iGrill, the Weber Connect can is both WiFi and Bluetooth connected, has a 9 segmented LED display, and connects straight with the Weber Connect app, which also includes step by step cooking instructions for meals. The iGrill also runs on batteries whereas the Weber Connect runs on a rechargeable battery.
By downloading the free Weber Connect app and setting up your device so the information is transmitted to the app, you will be able to check on the inside of your grill, without even lifitng the lid. Through WiFi and Bluetooth signals, your Weber Grill Connect will be instantly linked to your phone.