TAP Monitor DIY Configurable Components


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Introducing TAP Monitor – the most advanced limit controller and digital pyrometer for kilns on the market today. Designed for DIYers, the TAP Monitor Configurable Components let you wire TAP Monitor directly to a redundant safety relay for add safety. TAP Monitor adds precise temperature readings, remote monitoring, and push notification alerts to any relay-controlled kiln or oven with the TAP Kiln Control Mobile app.

TAP Monitor can also be purchased as a plug-and-play standalone unit here.

Note: TAP Monitor DIY Configurable Components are designed for competent DIYers. A 2.4" capacitive touchscreen is only included if you select that upgrade option below


TAP Monitor Product Details


The TAP Monitor is an advanced, user-friendly digital pyrometer and safety limit controller that gives you the ability to:

  • Easily modernize your manual or automatic kiln or oven build to include remote monitoring
  • Protect yourself and your family by wiring TAP Monitor to a safety relay (SSR or 12VDC mechanical relays)  to provide redundant safety shutoff
  • Enjoy peace of mind by knowing the exact temperature of your kiln, oven, or forge every step of the way (via TAP Kiln Control Mobile)
  • Save time and effort by knowing the state of your kiln no matter where you are
  • Ensure more consistent outcomes and enjoy added convenience by upgrading your existing automatically or manually controlled kiln to include precise, real-time digital temperature readings


  • 2.4” Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 24VAC to 5VDC Power Adapter
  • Relay Output Adapter


Power: 5VDC or 24VAC (w/ adapter)

Input: Type K Thermocouple (not included)

Outputs: 5VDC or 12VDC (w/ adapter)

Output Channels: 1 Safety 



The TAP Monitor Digital Pyrometer can be used to support any new or existing kiln, oven, or furnace.



TAP Monitor pairs with the TAP Kiln Control Mobile app (available on iOS and Android) to allow you to:


  • See the precise temperature of your kiln no matter where you are
  • Remotely monitor the temperature of any TAP Device on your wireless network from your smartphone, watch, or tablet
  • Edit maximum temperature shutoff thresholds for added safety and security during firings.
  • Create setpoint alerts to receive push notifications when certain temperatures have been reached



Power Input
» Operating Voltage: 5VDC +- 10%
» Operating Current: 500mA
» Power: 2.5W


Sensor Inputs and Operating Range
» Type K: -454 to 2500F


Process Control Outputs
» Number of Safety Outputs: 1
» Output Voltage: 5VDC or 12VDC (w/ adapter)
» Max Simultaneous Output Current: 0.5A


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


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



  • TAP Monitor Pyrometer
  • Available Options You Purchased Above


Applications for TAP Monitor Digital Pyrometer

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Precise Real-
Time Pyrometric Readings

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Safety Redundancy
and Automatic

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Remote Kiln Temperature Monitoring

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Manual Kilns

TAP Monitor Digital Pyrometer 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.

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