The Grainfather - Connect Control Box

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The Grainfather - Connect Control Box

Automation without removing the fun of brewing, be as involved as you want to be! More automation means you can multitask or simply relax while brewing and then be alerted when to return for your next step.

Use the Connect Control Box in conjunction with the Connect App for the ultimate brewing experience.

Control Box Features:

Bluetooth connection to your mobile device so it can be controlled remotely
PID algorithm works in conjunction with a triac for more stable heating and so you can control power output
Programmable step mashing
Delayed heating - fill your Grainfather with water the night before and wake up to your water at strike temperature ready for brewing straight away
Change between celsius and fahrenheit easily
Waterproof graphic display
Lugs at rear which can be changed to suit any Grainfather currently on the market
Use in manual mode or with app

App Features:

Grainfather Grain Kit recipes provided in app
Import Beer XML files
Set your own boil temperature (for different altitudes)
Change between celsius and fahrenheit easily
Grainfather calculators provided in app

Please Note: The Grainfather is not included with the purchase of this item. This listing is for The Connect Control Box only.

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  • 5
    Worthy upgrade

    Posted by Mike on Apr 18th 2017

    It's not the exact size as the original but it still fits into the same slots. The Bluetooth feature was more useful than I anticipated. Got to sit down and spend time w the fam and would get a beep when it went from one stage to another or I could monitor/change temps/stages in real time from my device. The connect definitely holds temps better. For example, when mashing w the original it always fluctuated a couple degrees over/under the desired temp. Not this things. If I set it to 152f, it stays at 152f. Changing general settings or multiple mash steps/temps was easy. Overall, it's a nice little upgrade. Was able to get free shipping and Strangebrewing got this hard to get item out and delivered a lot faster than anything I've ever received from NB/MWS. Good product so far and great customer service.