RAPT Pill Hydrometer & Thermometer (includes 18650 battery)

$69.95

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Description

The RAPT Pill acts as both a real-time gravity testing hydrometer and thermometer allowing instant gravity and temperature measurements and also logging from inside your fermenter during fermentation.

The RAPT Pill boasts many advantages over other wireless hydrometers and thermometers including tough design, better ergonomics, sanitary design and less susceptible to error as a result of hops, krausen or CO2 bubbles generated from fermentation.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Ensure the RAPT Pill is charged for 24 hours before use. This is to ensure that it is fully charged and the battery is callibrated.

Once the RAPT Pill is connected via USB-C and connected to wifi, the firmware will automatically update to the current version (if needed). The Pill must be plugged in via USB-C and connected to wifi in order to receive firmware updates.

The Google Play Android App can be downloaded via the link below.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=io.rapt

The Apple App Store RAPT App can be downloaded via the link below.

“This app is a web mobile wrapper that allows you to browse the RAPT portal/website so that the website renders into a mobile device screen increasing usability on your device.  It also gives you the added functionality of push notifications to your mobile device.” 

 

Yellow RAPT Pill – Hydrometer & Thermometer (Wifi & Bluetooth)

The RAPT Pill allows true real-time specific gravity and temperature logging and control via wifi/BlueTooth integration with the RAPT fermentation chamber (KL15813), RAPT mobile app or RAPT IoT.

The RAPT Pill allows you to instantly read and log the specific gravity and temperature of your fermentation via the RAPT mobile app on your compatible Android smartphone or tablet, Apple iPhone/iPad or via the RAPT IoT hub on your Windows or Mac Computer.

The RAPT Pill has a long battery life and can last 2-5 months between charges when utilising Wifi. If only using Bluetooth the battery can last 2+ years before needing to be recharged. The RAPT Pill has a USB-C charging port on the circuit board allowing fast charging from any USB-C cable.

How long will the pill last between charges?
60min telemetry frequency – 1.5 years
30min telemetry frequency – 9.5 months
15min telemetry frequency – 5 months
NOTE: This is the default telemetry frequency is 60 min so if you do not change the settings then out of the box the battery should last 1.5years approximately.

 

The RAPT Pill is universal and is compatible with most standard carboys, Cornelius kegs, stainless steel fermenters, and pressurisable fermenters.

Pill Housing Design

The RAPT Pill housing boasts many advantages compared to other wireless hydrometers such as:

  1. Made from strong BPA Free Nylon 12 and Polyketone(POK)
    Both the clear Nylon 12 and Polyketone plast are food grade, FDA approved, BPA (and free of other types of bisphenol).  These are also plasticiser and phthalate-free.  They also contain no endocrine disruptors making them a much better choice than polycarbonate that is used in other products.  Nylon 12 and POK are also high temperature resistant, chemically resistant and extremly robust.
  2. Greater ergonomics – The shape of the RAPT Pill has been designed for improved usability compared to other wireless hydrometers such that the Pill separates into two pieces at the midline of the Pill rather than requiring a difficult to remove end cap to be unscrewed.
  3. Sanitary design – The RAPT Pill has no exposed thread and a double o-ring seal which allows for a water-tight seal with reduced risk of infection.
  4. Less susceptible to error – The larger housing of the RAPT Pill compared to other wireless hydrometers means that the gravity logging is less susceptible to error from krausen, hops or CO2 bubbles from fermentation.

Additional information

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