AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker

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AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker

$499.99
Model: MB20041124

Experience the flavor of charcoal with the convenience of gas at the push of a button with the Masterbuilt AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker. If you’re searching for the delicious smoky flavor of charcoal grilling with the ease of gas grill ignition, look no further than the Masterbuilt AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker. Spend less time manually lighting your charcoal and spend more time on moments that matter with the QuickStart™ auto-ignition, a new-age technology that provides a flame to your Firestarter with the press of a button. Simply insert your Firestarter into the grill and load up to 5 lbs. of lump charcoal into the MiniHopper™, set your desired grilling or smoking temperature on the control panel or Masterbuilt app, and press the QuickStart™ automatic ignition button to ignite your flame within seconds. The DigitalFan™ does the rest to seamlessly maintain your grilling or smoking temperature! Additionally, use the QuickSear™ cast iron hopper sear plate to conveniently sear foods and achieve a delicious touch of flavor. Master the art of digitally-driven charcoal grilling with Masterbuilt. 

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Experience the flavor of charcoal with the convenience of gas at the push of a button with the Masterbuilt AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker. If you’re searching for the delicious smoky flavor of charcoal grilling with the ease of gas grill ignition, look no further than the Masterbuilt AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker. Spend less time manually lighting your charcoal and spend more time on moments that matter with the QuickStart™ auto-ignition, a new-age technology that provides a flame to your Firestarter with the press of a button. Simply insert your Firestarter into the grill and load up to 5 lbs. of lump charcoal into the MiniHopper™, set your desired grilling or smoking temperature on the control panel or Masterbuilt app, and press the QuickStart™ automatic ignition button to ignite your flame within seconds. The DigitalFan™ does the rest to seamlessly maintain your grilling or smoking temperature! Additionally, use the QuickSear™ cast iron hopper sear plate to conveniently sear foods and achieve a delicious touch of flavor. Master the art of digitally-driven charcoal grilling with Masterbuilt. 

Features of the AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker

  • GENEROUS COOK SPACE - Digital charcoal grill and smoker with 545 square inches of cooking space
  • CONVENIENCE OF GAS GRILLING - Forget hassle of manually lighting your charcoal by using the QuickStart™ Automatic Ignition to light your fire starter with the push of a button.
  • CONTROL YOUR GRILL FROM ANYWHERE - Set your temperature and cook time, receive alerts, monitor up to 4 meat probes, and discover new recipes by using the Masterbuilt WiFi compatible app.
  • EASY-TO-USE TECHNOLOGY – Use the digital control panel to easily set desired cooking time and temperature for charcoal grilling or smoking.
  • CONTINUOUS BURN TIMES - Internal charcoal MiniHopper™ holds 5lbs of lump charcoal or 7lbs of briquettes for up to 8 hours of use for uninterrupted charcoal grilling.
  • AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL - DigitalFan™ precisely maintains grill temperature from 250° - 650°F for low-and-slow or high-heat searing temperatures.
  • QUICK TIME TO TEMPERATURE - Gets to smoking temperatures of 225°F in 5 minutes and grilling temperatures of 650°F in 7 minutes, perfect for any night of the week.
  • CAST IRON GRIDDLE PLATE - Use the removable QuickSear™ hopper cast iron flat-top griddle plate to sear or sauté your favorite foods.
  • LOCK IN CHARCOAL-INFUSED FLAVOR – The premium cast iron cooking grates seal in delicious food flavor.
  • KEEP FOOD WARM DURING COOK – Convenient FoldAway™ warming rack to keep food warm during cook or fold up when not in use.
  • EXTRA PREPARATION SPACE – Provides additional food preparation space and convenient storage of grill when not in use.
  • EASY CLEAN-UP – Removable ash pan and grease tray makes clean-up a breeze.
  • SUPPORT AND WARRANTY - USA-based customer support and 1 year free warranty included.
  • Assembly Required: Select Professional Assembly to receive an assembled grill; if no option for professional assembly available, item will arrive unassembled 
TECHNOLOGY

QuickStart™ Auto-Ignition

Remove the hassle of manually igniting charcoal and light your firestarter with the push of a button using the QuickStart Auto-Ignition. Get the convenience of gas grilling with the flavor of charcoal!

Masterbuilt WiFi Technology

Control your grill from anywhere using Masterbuilt’s WiFi technology and the Masterbuilt app to set and monitor temperature, check meat probes, and discover new recipes.

Charcoal MiniHopper™

Internal charcoal MiniHopper™ holds 5lbs of lump charcoal or 7lbs of briquettes for up to 8 hours of use.

QuickSear™ Cast Iron Sear Plate

Removable QuickSear™ hopper cast iron griddle plate to conveniently sear or sauté your favorite foods.

SPECIFICATIONS

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Cooking Space

545 sq. in.

Hopper Capacity

7 lbs

Width

46.5 in   118 cm

Height

43.8 in   111 cm

Length

24.0 in   61 cm

Cooking Space

545 sq. in.

Hopper Capacity

7 lbs

AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker Spec Image
43.8"
46.5"
Capacity

Feed a Couple or a Crowd.

10

Chickens

8

Pork Butts

5

Racks of Ribs

28

Burgers

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FAQ

How Does the AutoIgnite Grill Work?

Light your charcoal grill with the push of a button! Starting this charcoal grill is now as easy and as fast as starting a gas grill.

How it works:

  1. Preheat Ignitor: Press the automatic ignition button on the controlled and set the temperature. The fan and the ignitor do the rest!
  2. Load Charcoal: Fill the hopper with up to 5lbs of Masterbuilt Lump Charcoal
  3. Load the Firestarter: Fold the side shelf up, insert the fire starter into the fire starter holder through the lower access door and light it.

Now you're ready to enjoy connected grilling! Control your cook with the Masterbuilt app.

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How is the AutoIgnite as Easy as a Gas Grill?

With the AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker, Masterbuilt has bridged the gap between the convenience of gas with the flavor of charcoal. The AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smokers allows for you to combine the rich, smoky flavors of charcoal grilling with the convenience of the QuickStart™ Auto-Ignition button, making it as easy to use as a gas grill. This innovative feature eliminates the need for manual lighting, allowing you to start the grill with the push of a button. With this feature you can experience the best of both worlds, combining the authentic flavors of charcoal with the ease of a gas grill.

Additionally, the superior design of the AutoIgnite means your grill can get up to the right temperature in just a few minutes!

  • 5 mins to 225° F
  • 7 mins to 650° F

Equipped with automatic ignition technology, this grill takes the hassle out of lighting charcoal, allowing users to focus on crafting delicious meals effortlessly. Redefining convenience and precision in outdoor cooking, its digital interface provides intuitive control over temperature and cooking settings, ensuring consistent cooking results with every cook. The AutoIgnite Series 545 offers versatility to satisfy any culinary craving.

AutoIgnite™ Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker
$499.99