- Create your FireBoard Account
- Activate your FireBoard
- Getting Connected
- Connect FireBoard to WiFi
- WiFi Connectivity
- Signal Strength and Frequency
- Reading Temperature
- Tracking temperatures
- Session Management
- Downloading Your Data
- Customizing Your Channels
- Setting Alerts
- Advanced Settings
- Connecting and Setup
- Drive Operation
- About the Cable
- Fan Installation
- Drive Programs
- About PID
- Probe Types
- Probe Care & Maintenance
- Technical Overview
- Notifications & Alerts
- Mobile App/Firmware Versions
- FireBoard Cloud API
- Additional Links & Reviews
- Common Questions
- Questionable Probes?
- Factory Reset
- Power Issues
- Diagnostics & Log Files
- Repairs & Warranty
- Account Management
- Yoder Smokers
- FireBoard Beta Program
|Dimensions||3.9”W x 2.4”H x 1.1”D (98 x 62 x 29 mm)|
|Power Input||5VDC 200mAh (min)|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion 2600 mAh
4000 mAh (latest versions)
|Power Connector||Micro USB|
|LCD Display||128 x 32 black and white, backlit|
|Operating Temperature||-13 to 140°F (-25 to 60°C)|
|Measurement Range||Thermistor Probes: 0 to 572°F (-18 to 300°C)
RTD Probes: -58 to 716°F (-50 to 380°C)
|Measurement Accuracy||±0.7°F (±0.4°C), ±0.1% of reading|
|Probe Inputs||2.5mm phone jack (x6)|
|LED Status Lights||Power, USB Power, ‘Read’ temperature|
|Aux Port Input||8pin Mini DIN|
|Wireless||WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n & Bluetooth 4.0|
|Encryption Protocols||WEP, WPA, WPA2|
The FBX11 unit can be used in a variety of climates, with an operating temperature range of -13 to 140°F. FireBoard users in northern latitudes have reported reaching temperatures as low as -20°F.
Please do not mount the FireBoard unit inside ovens.
The FBX11 is designed to run 24/7 with USB power or on battery power for approx 24 hours after a full charge. A power and charging cord is included, and any standard type Micro USB charging cable can also be used. Charge time will vary based on battery conditions but can take up to 4-8 hours to completely charge. The full charge of the battery may diminish quicker with external devices plugged in, such as the Drive Cable for Fan.
FireBoard requires that your mobile device is equipped with Bluetooth 4.0+ hardware and runs either iOS or Android. To use FireBoard on your Apple product, make sure your device is one of the following, with iOS8 or later:
- iPhone 4s
- iPad (3rd generation)
- iPad mini
- iPod touch (5th generation)
- Apple Watch that supports OS 5.3
To use your FireBoard on an Android device, make sure your device is on Android 5.0 or later and is equipped with a Bluetooth 4.0+ radio.
At this time, we do not support the Google Watch.
FireBoard works with the Google Assistant available on iPhone, Google Home, and most Android phones. All you have to say is “Okay Google, talk to FireBoard.”
If this is your first time, you’ll need to link your FireBoard account through the Google Assistant App.
Once you’re talking to FireBoard, you can say any of the following:
- What is my FireBoard temperature?
- How long is my session?
- What are my alerts?
- Set an alert on channel one for 203 degrees.
- Turn off my alerts.
- What is the setpoint?
- Set my smoker to 225 degrees.
- Set the setpoint to 300 degrees.
- What is the current fan speed?
- Set the fan speed to 70%.
- Turn off the fan.
The FireBoard works with all Amazon Alexa enabled devices. Find and enable the FireBoard Alexa Skill in the Alexa Skill Store. Sign in with your FireBoard account through the Alexa App. Once linked, you’re ready to command Alexa. Say “Alexa, ask FireBoard what is the current temperature.”
Alexa can do much more than just check the temperature, try some of the phrases mentioned above for more functionality.
With both of these voice control devices, some of the commands are relevant to having a Fan and Drive Cable, which would be purchased separately.
My screen is blank, what should I do?
There is a process you can try at home to fix this that involves opening the FireBoard unit.
- Open the case of the FireBoard by unscrewing the four screws on the bottom of the unit with a Phillips screwdriver.
- Disconnect the battery. Note that the battery connector is very tight: grip by the plastic part of the connector, not the wires.
- With the battery disconnected, hold down both of the buttons on the front of the FireBoard.
- With both buttons held down, plug the battery back in. Continue to hold the buttons for 5 seconds, then release.
- After releasing the buttons, the “Read” LED should lficker for 8-12 seconds. The FireBoard should boot up and function as normal.
- Replace the screws and secure the case.
If this is not something you feel comfortable doing, please contact us at email@example.com and we will give you instructions to send the unit to us.