Intuitive Evaporator Control Technology

What is SmartVap+?

Bally Refrigeration's SmartVap+ intuitive evaporator control technology is designed to replace traditional electro-mechanical refrigeration controls typically used on medium and low temperature applications. By combining award winning adaptive technology along with an electronic expansion valve, Bally Refrigeration continues leading the way with innovative, state-of-the-art designs.

Installing an evaporator utilizing the SmartVap+ intuitive evaporator control technology is simple. Two pipes, two wires and you’re done. No interconnecting control wiring between the evaporator and the condensing unit is required.


SmartVap+ offers:

  • Quick simple installation
  • Improved evaporator performance by minimizing excessive frost on the evaporator
  • Eliminates ice build up on surfaces and product
  • Energy savings through evaporator fan management
  • Energy savings with reduction in the number of defrost cycles
  • Defrost heater management
  • Improved system diagnostics and service through advanced alarm notification text/email
  • Remote monitoring & system control
  • User friendly interface
  • Precise temperature control for prolonged product shelf life
  • Improved product integrity with less potential for spoilage
  • Downloadable data provides system history for prior 30 days
  • Remotely view and change system parameters and alarm settings
  • Manually control system
  • Easily troubleshoot issues

What it controls
  • Box Temperature
  • Superheat
  • Defrost Initiation
  • Defrost Termination
  • Fan Motors
  • Defrost Heater (Electric Defrost Models)
Plus - User can access operating data directly from the system interface
View our Frequently Asked Questions about SmartVap+


Timed defrost vs adaptive defrost

How does SmartVap+ stack up against competitors?

Adaptive control for air/electric defrost applications Yes No
 “Bonding” ability for up to 8 controllers to maintain high efficiency on single or multiple unit cooler installs. Not master/slave set up Yes No
Can be applied on a variety of evaporator styles Yes No
 Ability for integration with door switch to improve efficiency and reduce frost issues Yes No
 Can be easily configured with lead/lag systems Yes No
 Ability to send text/email alarms Yes No
 Effectively eliminates icing issues Yes No
 Local web pages, graphs and data logging for ease of trouble shooting/set point changes Yes No
 Ability to view and control system operation remotely to assist contractor with system diagnostics Yes No