Veil of Ruin

Professional BBQ Controller For Pellet Grills

A project in Dallas, TX by Michael Crane @ Muxall

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Advanced WiFi BBQ Controller
Backers: 1

Funded: $1 of $10,000
Dates: Sep 17th -> Nov 16th (61 days)
Project By: Michael Crane @ Muxall
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Latest News

HV PCB Reflow status

November 14th - via:
HV PCB Reflow status Twelve HV PCBs have been reflowed. Now the through-hole components need to be soldered on and they’ll be ready. The reflow oven took several days to get it producing consistently good results. The oven heats up so fast that... (Read More)

Muxall is hiring.

November 12th - via:
Muxall is hiring. I’m looking for some help editing videos and assembling PCBs.  To keep everyone up-to-date, I want to push 2 videos out a week. We also need to get our beta test controllers assembled and shipped.  If anyone in the Dallas area... (Read More)

New Facebook group for beta testers

November 11th - via:
I've created a Facebook group "Muxall Pro BBQ Controller User Group" for the beta testers and anyone else that wants to follow the progress of testing.  I've sent invites to all the beta testers.  Let me know if you don't get an invite.  (Read More)

Testing of the Muxall Pro 4-Wire 0.1% accuracy meat probes is going great!

November 6th - via:
Testing of the Muxall Pro, 4-Wire 0.1% accuracy, meat probes is underway! Four different manufacturers are competing to win the contract for making the Muxall Pro BBQ Controller meat probes. Here are the specs they had to meet: - Probe Use: food. -... (Read More)

The roll-your-own reflow oven for soldering the Muxall Pro Beta Controllers is complete. Assembly of the Beta controllers will start immediately!

November 6th - via:
The roll-your-own reflow oven for soldering the Muxall Pro Beta Controllers is complete. Assembly of the Beta controllers will start immediately! By the way, guess what’s controlling our new reflow oven? If you guessed the Muxall Pro BBQ... (Read More)

Muxall Pro BBQ “Beta” Controllers parts Unboxing and First Look

October 19th - via:
All the components are in for the beta testers' controllers!  Check out the unboxing and get a first look at the beta RPTC-Q innards.  Next, is the fun part... assembly!  (Read More)

Muxall Pro BBQ Controller Version 3 PCBs are scheduled for delivery 10/16/2019!

October 14th - via:
The new v3 PCBs for the Testers' controllers are almost here! According the DHL, the new V3 PCBs for the Muxall Pro BBQ Controllers are scheduled for delivery on 10/16/2019!     I will post another update when all the electronics have been... (Read More)

Test 1: Muxall Pro BBQ Controller – The Pork Loin… I think

October 11th - via:
In this video, we test the Muxall Pro BBQ Controller by cooking a Pork Loin. We will be using a CampChef meat probe plugged into port 1 of the controller. We will also be using the Muxall Pro BBQ Controller “cook-by-probe” feature that will... (Read More)

Electronic components ordered for the beta test boards.

October 9th - via:
I've ordered the electronics for the beta test controllers and I have attached the Bill Of Material for you to check out.  Sorry for the jpg.  KS won't let me attach a file. RPTC-Q V3 BOM 10/9/2019  (Read More)

New Muxall Pro BBQ Controller PCBs Version 3 Ordered!

October 7th - via:
The new Muxall Pro BBQ Controller version 3 - PCBs  have been ordered.  According to the PCB manufacturer, they should take 4-5 days to make and 2-3 days shipping.  (Read More)

New Version-3 PCBs for the Muxall Pro Controller are finished!

October 3rd - via:
In this video, we take a look at the version 3 changes made to our PCBs for the Muxall Pro BBQ Controller. We start by doing a layout comparison of the Main PCB version 1 to version 3. Then we compare the HV PCB v1 to v3 and finish with the Button... (Read More)

Sample food probes are on their way!

October 3rd - via:
Just a quick update on the food probes.  The manufacturer is sending me sample food probes too inspect and test.  I should be able to put them on the KS page next week!  (Read More)

PCB Version 3 changes for the BBQ Controller – Part 2

October 1st - via:
In this part 2 of 2 video, we continue to work our Things-To-Do list. We start with looking at the flat flex connector drawing and footprint then add our new LCD connector to the Main PCB schematic. We also investigate an error in the LCD datasheet... (Read More)

PCBs Version 3 changes for the BBQ Controller

September 25th - via:
PCBs Version 3 changes for the BBQ Controller In this part 1 of 2 video, we start working our Things-To-Do list we looked at in the previous video. But, before we can tackle the big task of resizing the PCB for the food probe plugs and clearance... (Read More)

Where's the food probes?

September 23rd - via:
Pictures and details for the Muxall food probes are coming.  The probes I'm looking at having made are 4-wire, Class "A", PT-100 RTDs; about 14mm-15mm in length with Teflon coated wires surrounded in stainless steel braid and rated to 500 degrees F.... (Read More)

PCB Resizing for 3.5mm Jacks and TTD Review

September 21st - via:
In this video, we investigate the width and depth issues with our new BBQ controller. We also look at the BBQ Controller’s Things-To-Do list to see what items are hot and which are not. With 55 days to go in our Kickstarter campaign, we must... (Read More)

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