Masterbuilt Smart Front Window Smoker

Last updated: January 7, 2022

Masterbuilt Smart Front Window Smoker

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Product Details

In our analysis of 51 expert reviews, the Masterbuilt Smart Front Window Smoker placed 14th when we looked at the top 17 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The rich, full flavor of slow-cooked food has been a staple of outdoor cookouts. The Masterbuilt 30-inch electric digital smokehouse delivers smokehouse flavor as easy as grilling not only does this electric, digital smoker come fully equipped with a blue led display for easy viewing in direct sunlight, but it also has over 700 square inches of total cooking space on four chrome cooking racks. This smokehouse also has a new drip deflector and front access drip pan. The radio frequency remote brings the power of turning the smokehouse on or off to your fingertips. The RF remote also allows you to adjust the inside temperature of the smokehouse with ease. It also has a convenient, built-in meat probe that allows you to know the temperature of your food while it still cooks. The internal light lets you see your food smoke every time you want to check the cooking process. The locking door and the inner liner help to keep the heat and smoky flavor inside. The smooth operating wood chip loading system allows better smoke control allowing you to have as much or as little smoky flavor you would like for your foods. Whether you’re cooking pork, chicken, beef or seafood, the delightfully smoky aroma that permeates from the Masterbuilt 30-inch electric digital smokehouse has a way of making friends and family flock around the smoker in the spirit of good times and good food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This controller allows you to manage the food temperature via the probe without having to be standing in front of the smoker. Reaching 300 degrees, this unit benefits greatly from the efficiency of the heating and the window in the front. You can insert wood chips from the outside.
The electric elements consumes 800 Watts, to maintain a consistent smoke in the wood chip chamber. Side and top dampers allow you to dial in the airflow as well as the internal smoke density. The foam insulated internal walls also help maximize heat retention for added efficiency.
Simple to use with easy cleaning. It's affordable and durable. Holds the flavor inside. Food is tasty on the finish. Easy to assemble and move. Intact parts make it sturdy and safe to use. RF technology brings more controlled cooking. The heating element comes with full-foam insulation.
It’s built impressively. The materials used are durable and sturdy. It’s rather easy to put together. The price is affordable. It can keep heat and smoke well. It’s a good option to take when you are new to electric smokers.

What reviewers didn't like

The window isn’t cleaned quite as easily as many other parts of smokers, so if you don’t like cleaning this might become troublesome as time goes on and you use it more and more. Some people have been concerned about the low wattage of the heating element.
There really isn’t enough horizontal space to accommodate a large brisket. You might even struggle to fit a large rack of pork ribs. The grill grates themselves can be a little sticky and might need some extra elbow grease when you scrape them down. Inferior warranty. Small water pan.
The only problem I found in this smoker is when I place it in my patio, it doesn't fit properly.
The heating element breaks in a few uses. The temperature probe cannot be removed when cleaning the smoker. The remote doesn’t sync well with the smoker. It’s not easy to clean.
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