There is a great deal of trust in Masterbuilt throughout the industry and in backyards all around the United States. They are well known and have been around for decades.
We tried the Masterbuilt 20078715 and believe it is one of the top-notch electric smokers currently available. It delivers high quality flavors as well as a sturdy build.
The Masterbuilt 20078715 has everything we needed to create those delicious smoky flavors without demanding too much effort us.
The LCD screen and control panel was easy to use, we just put in our settings and we could forget about it until it was done. We love BBQ but hate standing around tending it all day, so this was like a dream unit to us.
The overall construction of this unit is quality. In true masterbuilt fashion they have built a sleek, good looking unit that can back up its looks with functionality, versatility and best of all consistent results.
Take in our thoughts of the Masterbuilt 30 inch Electric Smoker below and let this review help you decide if this is the right smoker for you.
- Dimensions: 19 x 17 x 32 inches
- Cooking Area: 721 sq inches
- Temperature Range: 100 - 275 degrees Fahrenheit
- Capacity: 12 whole chickens, 2 whole turkeys,4 racks of ribs, 48 sausages, 24 burgers or 4 pork butts
What I Liked
What I Didn't Like
Ease of Use
With The LED controls and precise temperature management of this unit, it makes this the top pick for someone who loves the smoky flavors but doesn't have the time for a traditional smoker.
Without a complicated setup and usage requirements we were quickly be cooking with this unit.
We found due to this ease, we were using the unit more and more rather than let it collect dust in the shed.
Cleaning and Maintenance
When it comes to keeping the Masterbuilt 20078715 clean it is a straightforward process.. we barely had any maintenance to do. The unit comes with good instructions on how to clean the unit.
We have listed some of our top tips below for how to clean a masterbuilt electric smoker:
This unit is cover under warranty and is guaranteed to be free from any material or workmanship defects for a period of 90 days after the original retail purchase.
Note: Any paint finishing and rust are not covered under this warranty.
Do You Get Value For Money?
With top-quality construction and set and forget function, we think Masterbuilt has managed to deliver high value for money with this smoker.
It has many features that other smokers in this price range don’t have. It certainly delivers you your money’s worth in the form of excellently smoked flavors.
With any Masterbuilt product, you know you're getting a top quality product. This unit is no exception. It is a perfect electric smoker for cooking for 10 + people or even just for the family.
The Masterbuilt 20078715 electric smoker can deliver a deep smoky flavors while letting you go about our day not worrying about it. Its a true set & forget machine. Not only that, there is no worrying about propane tanks or flames. Simply plug it in and switch it on - job done. This unit is one the best electric smokers you can currently get your mitts on.
If you want a user-friendly smoker that is easy to use, high quality and does not have too many complicated setup and usage requirements, then this is for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there an advantage of having a window
You tend to lose heat with a windowed unit. The unit has to work harder to maintain the temperature
How many watts this unit has?
How high does the temperature go?
The max temperature is 275.
What are some of the best things to smoke in this?
I would recommend my smoked bacon jerky recipe, it is bloody delicious!
How many lbs will it smoke
We have done a maximum of 30-50 pounds at once.
Would you recommend this smoker for brisket?
100% I think this smoker would be perfect for brisket. I would check out my guide to smoking brisket in an electric smoker first thought!
Can I use wood chips & wood chunks?
You can use both in this smoker.
Would this be suitable for one or two people?
This is quite a big smoker, I would recommend having a look at my review of the best small electric smokers. Also the Old Smoky Smoker would be perfect for for one - two people!
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