Dyna-Glo DGU505BAE-D 30″ Analog Electric Smoker Review

If you require a smoker that would simplify the smoking process for you, then the 30-inch Analog Electric Smoker by Dyna-Glo is the best one to opt for. Completely eliminate the worry of having to deal with charcoal or propane when you need to maximize the flavor of smokiness into your BBQ.

There is a side access which allows you to easily add or re-load wood chips without losing heat or smoke. The temperature control is manual with the help of a dial that is a manual-control type, and the monitoring for accurate heating is done with the help of a stainless temperature gauge.

This smoker is designed for a simplified and convenient cooking process. It will definitely help you in serving up great and savory smoked food in hardly any time. It utilizes an electric power source.

Pros of the Dyna-Glo DGU505BAE-D 30″ Analog Electric Smoker

505 total square inch of cooking space:

It has a decent capacity for cooking. It is good enough to trap in smoke in order to achieve the desired flavor in the item that is cooking.

1,650-watt burner and a built-in meat probe:

The cooking process depends on the burner and the meat probe. Meats require an accurate temperature for cooking. Controlling of temperature can be conveniently done manually with a temperature dial, there is a monitor for accurate heating with a stainless temperature gauge. The built-in meat probe is spot on accurate and it shows very little fluctuation either side of the target temp. This smoker can reach up to 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

3 x adjustable chrome-plated steel cooking grates:

Its racks are large enough and easily get in or out.

Easy relocation:

This smoker comes with two wheels in the back which make it very convenient to be relocated from one place to another. Also, the greatest feature is that the external of the box is not at all warm. This gives you the opportunity to try out different places and experience a new cooking location every time!

Easy addition of wood chips:

The wood chips loading door is placed on the side and you can easily add wood chips without opening the smoker door.

The damper can be easily opened/closed:

If you need less smoked flavor then you can keep the smoker’s damper open or leave it closed if an extra smoked flavor is needed.

Cons of the Dyna-Glo DGU505BAE-D 30″ Analog Electric Smoker

The assembly is not detachable which makes the cleaning process a little difficult.

You might have to wait for about 10 minutes once the smoker is turned on for smoke to actually start.


The Dyna-Glo 30″ Analog Electric Smoker is one of the reasonably priced items available. This smoker is highly recommended to be purchased along with a separate digital thermometer so that you can easily monitor the temperature of the smoker as well as the meat temperature. This addition in the purchase is simply one way you will be able to fine-tune the cooking temperatures a lot better than the use of the thermometer which is placed on the front of the unit. This smoker will definitely work marvelously well and allow you to enjoy great barbeque parties outdoors.

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