Reviews And Ratings Of Thermometers For Food, Grills, Smokers, and Ovens

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PlaceholderCDN Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer Review
You need to keep your fridge between 33°F and 38°F to prevent frost buildup and keep your food safe. A liquid filled thermometer is the way to go here. They are pretty darn accurate, don't need batteries, and you don't need the speed of a digital. The CDN is low profile and has hooks to hang on the wire racks. Get two, one for the freezer, too.
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PlaceholderThermoPro TP-15 Instant Read
  The ThermoPro TP-15 is the latest addition to a broad product line from the company. It is a hand-held instant read unit that responds quickly. It cannot be left in food while it is cooking.   The design favors right-handed users as the display will not rotate when the instrument is turned over. It features switchable temperature scales - Fahrenheit and Celsius, a backlight... Read More
  • Hand-held
Speed: 3
Min / Max: -58 to 572°F (-50 to 300°C)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks ThermoPop (TX-3100-XX) Review
The ThermoPop is an inexpensive, high-performance, rapid-read handheld thermometer for food usage. It has a rotating display that makes it easy to read from any angle. It cannot be left in the oven or grill while cooking. This review has been updated to reflect a redesign of the probe which results in faster response times and apparently better accuracy.   This unit gives very... Read More
  • Hand-held
Speed: 2
Min / Max: -58 to 572ºF (-50 to 300ºC)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks DOT TX-1200
The ThermoWorks DOT TX-1200 is intended for use in food while cooking. It has a large readout, an easily-set alarm temperature and a long probe cable. Unlike most thermometers of this type, it has a rapid response time that would allow it to double as an instant-read thermometer if desired. Because there are numerous probes available for this unit, you could insert one into one meat,... Read More
  • Hand-held
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
Speed: 5
Min / Max: -58 to 572ºF (-50 to 300ºC)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks ChefAlarm (TX-1100-XX)
The Thermoworks Chef Alarm is a leave-in-food or leave-in-oven thermometer with a probe attached to the end of a flexible cable. The display unit would remain outside the oven/grill and provides the current probe temperature, min and max temperatures, upper and lower alarm settings and has a count-down timer function. The probe is designed to operate at oven temperatures, but the... Read More
  • Hand-held
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
Speed: 12
Min / Max: -58 to 572°F (-50 to 300°C)
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PlaceholderFireBoard Drive Cable
Review Added on July 24, 2019 The FireBoard Drive is an accessory for the popular Fireboard remote food thermometer that allows the user to control the temperature of a charcoal or wood-fired cooker. It plugs into a connector on the right side of the thermometer and has jacks for a 12V power supply (included) and a fan. You can use any 12VDC fan with a 5.5mm plug or you can purchase one... Read More
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PlaceholderMaverick XR-50 Remote Four-Probe Thermometer Review
  The Maverick XR-50 is an extended-range, four-channel wireless remote food and cooker thermometer that employs RF to send temperature data from the transmitter to the receiver. It ships with two straight 6" probes and two straight 3" probes. The "XR" stands for extended range; the manufacturer claims the units will communicate over 500' (152m).   The transmitter and... Read More
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
  • Wireless Remote
Speed: n/a
Min / Max: 14 to 572ºF (-10 to 300ºC)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks Smoke
ThermoWorks, maker of a number of great thermometers for food, oven, grill, and smoker, has released a new tool ideal for outdoor cooks called “Smoke.” I got my hands on a pre-release copy and have begun testing it. This is a very cool $99 device with a transmitter attached to two probes and a remote receiver that you can put in your pocket or hang from a lanyard around your neck and... Read More
  • Hand-held
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
  • Wireless Remote
Speed: 6/19
Min / Max: -58 to 572ºF (-50 to 300ºC)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks Thermapen Mk 4
The ThemoWorks Thermapen Mk 4 is the latest version of a product that has long been considered the gold standard of cooking thermometers. The Mk 4 has the original Thermapen's shape and basic operation, but includes several new features that have become fairly common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. The new version is virtually identical to the... Read More
  • Hand-held
Speed: 2
Min / Max: -58.0 to 572.0°F (-49.9 to 299.9°C)
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PlaceholderOXO Chef's Precision Thermocouple Thermometer
The OXO Chef's Precision Thermocouple Thermometer is a high-end instant read thermometer that is waterproof to IP66 standards (excellent protection) and incorporates some features that make it attractive for left-handed users.   The probe unfolds like a pocket knife blade, a style that has become popular in this type of instrument. It has a button at the probe pivot point that... Read More
  • Hand-held
Speed: 3
Min / Max: -52 to 572ºF (-50 to 300ºC)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks Thermapen IR
  The ThermoWorks Thermapen IR has both an instant-read temperature probe and an infrared sensor in one package. It features a rotating display to enable easy reading in any orientation.    The temperature probe is a fast thermocouple with a thin tip to facilitate quick readings. The probe folds in and out like a pocketknife. The unit turns on or off when the probe is... Read More
  • Hand-held
  • Infrared Gun
Speed: 2
Min / Max: IR: -58.0 to 662°F (-50 to 350ºC); Probe: -50 to 572ºF (-50 to 300ºC)
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PlaceholderThermoWorks IR-IND Industrial Infrared Review
The ThermoWorks IR-IND Infrared Thermometer is the company's high-end unit in this category. It features a precise 30:1 measurement angle and will accept normal thermocouple temperature probes as well, a feature not typically found on units of this type. It comes at a somewhat steep price tag - $149. There is a similar unit, the IRK-2, with a wider cone of measurement that also has... Read More
  • Hand-held
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
  • Infrared Gun
Speed: n/a
Min / Max: -76 to 1400°F (-60 to 760°C) -IR sensor
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PlaceholderFireBoard FBX11 Review
FireBoard has set a new standard in food thermometry. It is a new thermometer by a new company and it has gotten off to a scorching start. Its first offering is a very clever device sure to please serious cooks, competitors, restaurateurs, and caterers. It is a remote read, cloud connected, data logger, with connections for up to six probes. What’s all that mean? Remote read means that... Read More
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
  • Wireless Remote
Speed: n/a
Min / Max: -94 to 752ºF (-70 to 400ºC)
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PlaceholderAuber SYL-2615 Thermostatic Controller Review
Auber Instrument's latest entry into the charcoal barbecue temperature controller market is the SYL-2615. It adds to the features of its earlier entry, the SYL-1615, with a food probe and programmable steps to allow autonomous cooking cycles. It communicates with the user either via its panel display and buttons or an app that runs on either Android or Apple phones. The remote... Read More
  • Hand-held
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
  • Wireless Remote
  • Thermostats/Temperature Controllers
Speed: n/a
Min / Max: -99 to 660ºF (-72 to 350ºC)
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PlaceholderBBQ Guru CyberQ Cloud Review
The CyberQ Cloud is BBQ Guru's latest entry into the remote thermostatic controller market intended for use on charcoal grills or smokers. It adds a cloud connection that allows monitoring and setting most control functions from anywhere an Internet connection is available. The user interface is a web browser instead of a dedicated app that might run on a smart phone or tablet,... Read More
  • Leave in Food
  • Leave in Cooker
  • Wireless Remote
  • Thermostats/Temperature Controllers
Speed: n/a
Min / Max: 32 to 475ºF (0 to 246ºC)

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