Flame Boss Smokes

Cruise control for your smoker

Firmware Updates up to 1.58

We just released another firmware update, 1.58. Most tech companies don’t talk publicly about how they go about detecting and fixing bugs in their software, but they should, because it is an important factor in the quality of any software-based product. Here’s one technique we employ. Flame Boss software (aka “firmware”) runs hundreds of software integrity checks every second. If a check fails then a few important things happen: The device saves some information about the error to its permanent...

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Christmas is the Season for Giving - a Flame Boss 200-WiFi

Want to win a Flame Boss 200 for yourself or as a gift for Christmas??? Tell us why on Facebook or Twitter using the #iwantaflamebossforchristmas and you will be entered to win your choice of a Flame Boss 200 Kamado or Universal. Simply tweet or post to your wall with the #iwantaflamebossforchristmas so that we can see it (the Facebook post will need to be public). You can enter on either or both sites once per day beginning Friday December 4th. The contest runs through Thursday December 17th....

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Using the Factory Default Wifi Settings

This tip shows you how to get your controller online without ever entering the wifi password at the controller. When you open your Flame Boss it should be set to its Factory Default settings. If you menu through the screens on your controller, you'll find "Factory Reset" which will reset your controller to its factory default settings.If you can easily change the credentials of your wifi network (at your wifi router or with a hotspot on your phone), then you can get your Flame Boss online...

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Pit Temp Alarm

We are pleased to announce that the latest Flame Boss firmware update includes a new feature: pit temp alarm. We have received more requests for a pit temperature alarm than anything else since we launched Flame Boss 200 in May. This feature monitors the pit temperature and alerts you if there is a problem. This might happen if your smoker runs out of charcoal, the top vent is open too much, or a temperature cable gets accidentally unplugged, or something like that. Now lets dive into the...

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