Pressure gauges used in HVAC have been changing rapidly in the last few years, with many new types now available.
While analog gauges are still widely used, new smart digital units are becoming much more popular.
Many of the new digital gauges are also wireless units that connect to a smartphone or tablet to give readings remotely.
This can be a big benefit for a busy HVAC technician and allows for multiple tasks to be done at the same time.
Below are our picks for the best wireless HVAC smart gauges.
As always, be sure to read the reviews on Amazon, forums, or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.
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Our Pick for Best Wireless HVAC Smart Gauges
- Elitech PGW-500
- Fieldpiece MG44
- Fieldpiece SM480V SMAN
The Elitech PGW-500 is a low-cost wireless digital pressure gauge that can connect to a smartphone or tablet.
It can read 87 types of refrigerants and has seven pressure types to choose from.
The pressure range is -14.5-500 PSI.
The app has an alarm that will go off when a set pressure is reached.
This can be a big help to notify a tech when pumping down a system and it reaches a set point.
The Fieldpiece MG44 is a very nice wireless vacuum gauge that can monitor a system up to 1000 feet away.
It can be used in three ways looking at the display, connecting to Fieldpiece Sman, or the Fieldpiece JOB Link app.
The JOB Link app is available on both iOS and Android devices and works very well with MG44 to monitor a system.
If you are looking for the best all-around wireless HVAC gauge, the Fieldpiece SM480V SMAN is worth a look.
The Fieldpiece SM480V SMAN is very accurate and can measure low/high pressure, superheat and subcooling, and much more.
It can connect to the JOB Link app as well as other wireless Fieldpiece devices.
The SMAN SM480V is a top unit for a professional HVAC technician who needs accurate information sent wirelessly to smartphones and tablets.
HVAC gauges have become very advanced with many smart features and added wireless ability.
This can e a very real benefit for an HVAC technician who can go about other tasks.
For example, if an HVAC DIY mini split unit is being installed and vacuumed down, there is no need to watch the system or even be near it while the vacuum pump is running.
The system can be monitored from a distance, along with an alarm that can be set to go off when the desired pressure is reached.
This not only is very handy but also can save on time.
There are many different units, with those above simply some of our favorite options.
Do you have a favorite wireless HVAC smart gauge set? Let us know in the comments below.