Rated 3.7 out of 5Â by 27
Rated 3 out of 5Â by CheesePatrol Gets the job done
It takes about 15 seconds to the temperature reading to stabilize, which isn't too bad. The display is a little on the small side and might be hard to read for some.
I had an incident when using the thermometer while cooking on a grill pan where it toppled over and the back part made contact with the edge of the pan. It was down for maybe 2-3 seconds. The plastic melted a bit where it touched and the display froze. I had to remove the battery in order to get it working again. I wish the body was made out of a heat resistant plastic to make it more durable in case things like this happen (and they're bound to happen).
Not bad for the price if you just plan to use it occasionally.
September 12, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5Â by CarterB Quick and simple to use
This thermometer is basic and straightforward. It does exactly what you need without any frills. Quick button push to turn on and it immediately starts evaluating the temperature. It is not instant though and takes 10-20 seconds to get to the actual temperature that can lose you some heat from your oven or grill. The plastic handle itself can also get pretty warm to the touch. All in all it's simple and gets the job done.
September 4, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5Â by svanessa Did not work right out of the box.
Looks simple enough, pressed the ON/OFF button after removing from packaging. All the digits turned to 8's and didn't change. Inserted it into the sausages I was smoking for several seconds, no change. Left it in the sausage in 150 degree smoker and after 15 min, it's digital face melted. Not worth the money, cheap. No instructions on the package, no warnings about leaving it in the food while cooking. Yes, I do have a thermometer that I can leave in the oven without damage. It's just too big to use on the sausage.
June 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 Fast
went from room temp. of 72.6F to boiling water test 212.5F in 6 seconds so if I check ribs at 170F should take 3-4 seconds now that's fast with an accurate temp.
January 19, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5Â by snw1126 Easy and accurate thermometer
This thermometer is compact but it gets the job done. It comes with a cover that makes it easy to store away. The display is pretty small but it is easy to read. You can choose for it to display Celsius or Fahrenheit.
September 23, 2013