How to install the Phidget Control Panel Standalone (macOS 10.15+)

If you have the Phidget Control Panel installed but still have no temperature readings, you may need to install the Phidget Control Panel Standalone. This is only an option if you have a macOS 10.15+. It uses a driver extension instead of a kernel extension.

To install follow these steps:

  1. Download Standalone Phidget Driver: Standalone Phidget Driver Download
  2. Open the .dmg file and then drag the Phidget Control Panel Standalone app icon to the Applications folderScreen Recording 2022-07-27 at 2.45.10 PM
  3. Open the Applications folder and double click the Phidget Control Panel Standalone icon. Select Open in the window that appears.

    • If this window pops up please follow the steps here:

  4. The Phidget Control Panel app will open and your Phidget device should be listed.

Source: OS - macOS - Phidgets Support

If any questions during setup appear, please contact Cropster support by using the Support button you will find in the lower left corner of the RI screen or by messaging us from

Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Phidget standalone driver!

Check out our Getting started video and enjoy tracking your first roasts! 

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