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Masterbuilt Digital Electric Smoker MB20071117

Editorial Rating

Overall Rating: 8.6
Build Quality: 80/100
Design: 88/100
Price: 92/100
Performance: 82/100


  • Insulated body of the Masterbuilt smoker allows you to maintain a consistent temperature in windy and cold conditions
  • This 30-inch digital smoker offers a 730 sq inches space for cooking
  • A suitable wood chip tray allows you to add more chips without opening smoker's door
  • Digital Masterbuilt smoker comes with an add-on cold smoking kit


  • The chip tray is small, and you have to refill it after every 30 minutes
  • Cooking racks are not suitable for a big brisket or large slabs of ribs

Masterbuilt Digital Electric Smoker MB20071117 Review

The Masterbuilt electric smoker has numerous user-friendly features. For this reason, everyone can start smoking meat immediately. If you want to enjoy delicious meat without the trouble of charcoal, you can use this digital smoker.

For added durability, the chief cabinet is manufactured with plastic trim and steel. The interior of this smoker is based on aluminium. It features a built-in control panel to settle the internal temperature between 100 °F and 275 °F. You can use this panel to control the cooking time.

This chrome coated and well-built smoker is easy to clean. It heats up immediately and manages a consistent temperature without fiddling around. Plug this smoker into an outlet and start cooking.


  • Digital panel to control time and temperature
  • Patented side loading system allows you to add wood chips without opening the door of this smoker.
  • Four smoking racks (chrome-coated)
  • For consistent and even smoking, a thermostat temperature control is available
  • Smoker body is completely insulated to retain heat

Great for Beginners

Masterbuilt smoker is equally useful for both beginner and professionals. You will get the right tools to prepare the best food in your backyard. Feel free to choose your favorite fuel source and start cooking.

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The Masterbuilt smoker allows you to start cooking immediately. Just put your favorite meat on its grill, pick your temperature, and you are good to go. It is suitable for prolonged smoking. You need almost 30 minutes to set up this smoker.

Best Accessories

You can customize your cooking experience with numerous accessories. These can enhance your frying and smoking experience. With an indoor turkey fryer, you can safely cook your favorite turkey. Feel free to use it in a cooking competition for the best results.

Add-on Options

This classic meat smoker looks extremely beautiful. You can choose from three different colors, such as black, stainless and silver. It comes with a cold smoking attachment to begin cold smoking your fish or cheese.

Protect this Smoker with a Cover

If you want to increase the life of this smoker, make sure to use a cover. This cover is necessary to protect your smoker from rain and other elements. Wrap this smoker up with a cover to get a suitable weather shield.

Different Cooking Temperatures

Unlike some expensive smokers, this meat smoker is easy to use. You can understand it quickly to cook like a Masterchef. Users can control this smoker with Bluetooth. Feel free to smoke meat from 100 – 275 degrees Fahrenheit. This meat smoker is useful for different smoking situations.

Build Quality

The build quality of this smoker justifies its price. The airtightness and insulation make this model suitable for indoor and outdoor cooking. Some people don’t like its flimsy plastic legs. If you have to leave this unit in a place, these legs will not cause any problem.

Overall, Masterbuilt digital electric meat smoker justifies its price. If you are new to smoking, it can be the best model to buy. Moreover, if you don’t have money for expensive models, it can be a suitable choice.

This well-insulated model can do a great job. Some people complain about its built-in smokers, but it has everything for the first time smokers.


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