TAP Controller

 

Upgrade your multi-zone kiln or heat treat oven – with unrivalled precision and intuitive touchscreen controls. The TAP Controller is the first commercially available consumer kiln controller to utilize an intuitive, graphical user interface. When paired with TAP Kiln Control Mobile, the TAP Controller provides the convenience and peace of mind of remote monitoring and control from your smartphone or tablet.

Note: Replacement of existing digital controllers may require some control box modification as punch-out size may not support TAP.

$650.00

TAP Controller Product Details


The TAP Controller provides you the ability to:

  • Save time and avoid misfires with a precise, easy-to-use touchscreen controller
  • Execute complex projects with temperature control for up to 3 independent zones
  • Easily create, edit, label, and save an unlimited number of firing schedules and steps
  • Quickly check the status of your kilns with easy-to-read indicators, simple graphs of your schedules and current firings, and push notifications to your mobile devices
  • Maximize convenience by using a Wi-Fi dongle to pair your TAP Controller with TAP Control Mobile to monitor and control your projects remotely
  • Enjoy peace of mind with preventative maintenance alerts, automatic software updates, safety shutoff, and an industry leading 3-year extended warranty!

 

Power: 24VAC, 12VA

Inputs: Up to 3 Thermocouples

Supported Thermocouples: Type K, Type R, Type S

Outputs: 12VDC

Output Channels: 3 Element, 2 Auxiliary, 1 Safety

 

 

The TAP Kiln Controller, available with a variety of faceplate configurations, can be used to support any new kiln or oven build, or to replace an existing 3- or 12-key controller. This product will work on most relay-controlled kilns and ovens.

 

The TAP Kiln Control Mobile app (available on iOS and Android) allows you to:

  • Adjust your kiln schedules or stop firings from your mobile device
  • More accurately price your work and report business expenses with electric usage tracking
  • Set alerts to be notified when equipment on your kiln (relay, thermocouple, and elements) are nearing their lifespan so you can replace them BEFORE they conk out mid-project

A Premium Plan allows for Remote Start – one of our most requested features!

 

TAP Kiln Controller Mobile App Subscription Plan

 

Power Input
» Operating Voltage: 24VAC +- 10%
» Operating Current: 500mA
» Power: 12VA

 

Sensor Inputs and Operating Range
» Type K: -454 to 2500F
» Type R: -58 to 3214F
» Type S: -58 to 3214F

 

Process Control Outputs
» Number of Element Control Outputs: 3
» Number of Auxiliary Outputs: 2
» Number of Safety Outputs: 1
» Output Voltage: 12VDC
» Max Simultaneous Output Current: 2A

 

Environmental Operating Conditions
» Operating Temperature: 0 to 170F
» Non-Operating Temperature: -30 to 205F
» Relative Humidity: 0 to 90%, non-condensing

 

Accuracy
» Calibration Ambient Temperature: 77F +- 5 (25C +- 3)
» Calibration Accuracy: +- 0.1% of span, +- 1C at calibrated ambient temperature

 

Real-Time Clock with Battery Backup
» Field replaceable lithium battery – CR1220

 

Data Logging, Retention, and Access
» Local data logging – 60 second intervals and profile transitions
» File Types: CSV
» Transfer: USB or Email, On-Demand
» Storage: 220MB internal

 

 

  • TAP Controller w/ selected Faceplate
  • Wiring Harness Pigtail

 

Applications for the TAP Controller

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Single or Multi-
Zone Kilns

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DIY Kiln or
Oven Builds

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Automatic Kiln Controller
Upgrades

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Heat Treat
Ovens

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Complex Firing
Processes

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ICS Heating
Applications

Applications for the TAP Controller

Checkbox Icon

Single or Multi-
Zone Kilns

Checkbox Icon

DIY Kiln or
Oven Builds

Checkbox Icon

Automatic Kiln Controller
Upgrades

Checkbox Icon

Heat Treat
Ovens

Checkbox Icon

Complex Firing
Processes

Checkbox Icon

ICS Heating
Applications

TAP Controller Resources

At SDS Industries, in addition to making sure our controllers and pyrometers are as intuitive and easy to use, we’re dedicated to providing you with all the resources you need to use your TAP Product to its full potential.

Choose the TAP Kiln Controller option that’s right for your build or upgrade!

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