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ThermoWorks Thermapen ONE Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the newest Thermapen – the Thermapen ONE – with a one second response time, improved accuracy, and a brighter backlight.

MSRP:$105.00

Published On: 6/24/2021

Fireboard 2 Drive FBX2D

By:

Bill McGrath

FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

MSRP:$249.00

Published On: 6/13/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Smoke X4 Four Channel Wireless Food Thermometer

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoWorks Smoke X4, a long-range remote four-channel digital food thermometer that will satisfy the pickiest chef; a Platinum Medal easily.

MSRP:$199.00

Published On: 4/2/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

FireBoard Drive Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The FireBoard Drive is an accessory for the FireBoard remote digital food thermometer that maintains temperature in charcoal and wood-fired cookers, and had received a top award for its performance and features.

MSRP:$80.00

Published On: 7/1/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoPro TP-15 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-15 is an excellent handheld instant read thermometer with a remarkably low price (under $20), a great warranty, and accurate readings within 4 seconds. It has features that many more expensive units lack. Highly recommended with a Platinum Medal.

MSRP:$15.99

Published On: 3/10/2019 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks IR-IND Industrial Infrared Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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, so it can double as a conventional probe thermometer. It got our top rating for quality and performance.

MSRP:$149.00

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick XR-50 Remote Four-Probe Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The Maverick XR-50 is an extended-range, four-channel wireless remote food and cooker thermometer. It ships with two straight 6″ probes and two straight 3″ probes. It is well constructed with a robust case and heavy-duty probes, so it should stand up well. Wins a solid top rating for performance and construction.

MSRP:$89.95

Published On: 5/16/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks Thermapen IR Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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. It is well constructed, as is usual for ThermoWorks products and exhibits excellent performance. A solid top rating!

MSRP:$129.00

Published On: 2/27/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Auber SYL-2615 Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Auber Instrument’s latest entry into the barbecue temperature controller market is the SYL-2615. It adds to the features of its earlier model with a food probe and programmable steps. It communicates with the user either via its panel display and buttons or an app that runs on smart phones. It gets our top rating.

MSRP:$247.00

Published On: 2/1/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQ Guru CyberQ Cloud Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The CyberQ Cloud is BBQ Guru’s new 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, using a browser or app. It gets our top rating.

MSRP:$330.00

Published On: 2/1/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

OXO Chef’s Precision Thermocouple Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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. Its unique features and solid construction rate our top award.

MSRP:$99.95

Published On: 12/30/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

FireBoard FBX11 Review

By:

Meathead

FireBoard has set a new standard in food thermometry. It is a remote read, cloud connected, data logger, with connections for up to six probes. It can communicate with a smart phone via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to monitor the temps of both cooker and food. It received our top rating for its full feature set and performance.

MSRP:$189.00

Published On: 12/7/2016 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Smoke Review

By:

Meathead

The ThermoWorks “Smoke,” is a two-channel, in-food/in-oven, wireless remote thermometer that is well made, easy to use, and performs very well. It has a transmitter attached to two probes and a remote receiver that you can put in your pocket. It can be operated over the Internet using the Gateway. A solid top rating!

MSRP:$99.00

Published On: 10/1/2016 Last Modified: 6/15/2021

ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk 4 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThemoWorks Thermapen Mk 4 is the latest version of a product that has long been considered the gold standard thermometer. The Mk 4 has the original Thermapen’s shape and basic operation, but includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. It gets our top rating.

MSRP:$99.00

Published On: 9/6/2015 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks DOT TX-1200 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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. It has a rapid response time that would allow it to double as an instant-read thermometer if desired. We gave it a top rating for its build quality and performance.

MSRP:$39.00

Published On: 10/20/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

CDN Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our quick review of the CDN Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer that received a Gold Medal. Food safety is important, and spoilage and illness are a real risk if your refrigerator and freezer don’t maintain safe temperatures.

MSRP:$7.20

Published On: 6/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks ThermoPop (TX-3100-XX) Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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 gives precise readings in under four seconds. We tested it thoroughly and gave it a top rating for its performance and build quality.

MSRP:$29.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 3/8/2021

ThermoWorks ChefAlarm (TX-1100-XX) Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The Thermoworks Chef Alarm is a leave-in-food or leave-in-oven thermometer. The display unit remains outside the cooker and displays the probe temperature, min and max temperatures, upper and lower alarm settings and has a count-down timer function. It gets a top rating for its construction, features and performance.

MSRP:$59.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 instant-read food thermometer that is well-made, accurate and fast – all the right stuff for a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$69.99

Published On: 9/10/2021 Last Modified: 9/13/2021

SmartFire Pro 5 Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the latest offerings from SmartFire, an Australian company that makes innovative products aimed at the outdoor smoker user.

MSRP:$290.00

Published On: 6/22/2021

ThermoPro TP-28B Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the ThermoPro TP-28B two-channel, long-range, wireless food thermometer with some handy features and a low price.

Published On: 6/22/2021

SNS-500 Wireless Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the new SNS-500 four-channel, long range food thermometer that is solidly built and performs well.

MSRP:$79.99

Published On: 6/22/2021 Last Modified: 6/23/2021

Tappecue Touch and Airprobe2 Bundle Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the updated Airprobe2 for use with the Tappecue Touch that exhibits excellent accuracy in a wireless “smart” thermometer probe.

MSRP:$249.00

Published On: 3/11/2021 Last Modified: 3/19/2021

SnS Grills SnS-100 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The SNS Grills SNS-100 instant read thermometer is a full-featured hand-held food thermometer that displays good accuracy, quick response time, an ambidextrous readout, and a backlight in a waterproof package. Check out our full product review.

MSRP:$29.99

Published On: 3/3/2021 Last Modified: 4/21/2021

ThermoPro TP-15H Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-15H, a fast instant-read food thermometer that had excellent accuracy and is built to allow rinsing under running water

MSRP:$13.99

Published On: 12/10/2020 Last Modified: 4/19/2021

Maverick PT-51 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the Maverick PT-51 instant read food thermometer that garnered excellent accuracy scores at a very reasonable price.

MSRP:$39.99

Published On: 10/25/2020 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

SmartFire Pro BBQ Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The SmartFire Pro BBQ Controller meets or exceeds expectations for this kind of equipment. It’s well-made, performs well, and meets our requirements for a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$253.00

Published On: 7/23/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQ Guru UltraQ Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The BBQ Guru UltraQ Thermostatic controller and food thermometer is a full-featured product that incorporates all the conveniences expected in a product of this type, and received a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$395.00

Published On: 6/14/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoPro TP-19 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-19 is a well-made instant-read food thermometer at an attractive price. We give it a Gold Medal for overall excellence.

MSRP:$29.99

Published On: 7/26/2019 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Perfect Draft BBQ Blower 2.0 Review

By:

Greg Rempe

Read our review of the Perfect Draft BBQ Blower, a thermostatic controller for larger offset smokers and grills. It received a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$255.00

Published On: 11/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

BBQ Guru DigiQ DX3 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the BBQ Guru DigiQ DX3 thermostatic temperature controller for charcoal cookers that received a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$219.00

Published On: 11/26/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Maverick XR-40 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the new Maverick XR-40, a two-channel wireless remote food/cooker thermometer that boasts an extended range of up to 500 feet (152m) and won a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$79.99

Published On: 11/25/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Flame Boss FB400 Wi-Fi Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the Flame Boss 400 Wi-Fi, a thermostatic controller designed to regulate the temperature of a charcoal-fired cooker like the Big Green Egg or the Weber Smokey Mountain. It works in conjunction with a free Android or iOS app or on the company’s website via any browser. Gold Medal Winner.

MSRP:$219.00

Published On: 11/12/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Signals Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the new ThermoWorks Signals, a four-channel Bluetooth/Wi-Fi-enabled remote thermometer with four probes, a Gold Medal Winner.

MSRP:$229.00

Published On: 11/3/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tappecue Touch Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the Tappecue Touch, a four-channel, Internet-enabled wireless food thermometer, that got a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$185.00

Published On: 9/20/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks ProNeedle Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoWorks ProNeedle digital instant read thermometer that performs very well, earning another Gold Medal.

MSRP:$33.00

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks BlueDOT Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the ThermoWorks BlueDOT Bluetooth wireless remote thermometer, a unit and companion app that both have excellent performance and features, earning it a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$69.00

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tegam 931B Data Logging Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our review of the Tegam 931B Data Logging Thermometer, an industrial grade tool for temperature collection data that we awarded a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$400.00

Published On: 4/15/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks ThermaQ Wi-Fi Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the ThermoWorks ThermaQ Wi-Fi, a two-channel device that connects to your router, and makes monitoring possible anywhere there is an Internet connection. We give this a Gold Medal for its quality construction, features, and flexibility.

MSRP:$279.00

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks ThermaQ Blue Kit Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our analysis of the ThermoWorks ThermaQ Blue Kit that includes the control unit, a tripod, a food probe, a cooker probe, a grate clip and software for your smartphone. This unit has improved range over earlier Bluetooth units and gets a Gold Medal for its quality.

MSRP:$249.00

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Lavatools Javelin Pro Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive test of the Lavatools Javelin Pro, a full-featured, hand-held, instant-read thermometer with very good accuracy and quick response times. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance, construction and accuracy, making it an excellent buy for the serious cook.

MSRP:$49.99

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Maverick PT-55 Waterproof Instant-Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is a complete review of the Maverick PT-55 waterproof thermometer, a full-featured, hand-held, instant read thermometer that received a Gold Medal for its fast response.

MSRP:$39.95

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Maverick PT-75 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the complete review of the Maverick PT-75, the company’s newest entry into the instant-read category of food thermometer. It received a Gold Medal for its performance and feature set.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 12/10/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Engelbrecht 10776-03290 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our detailed review of the Engelbrecht 10776-03290, a very accurate dial thermometer intended to read cooker temperature that received a Gold Medal. Most of the dial thermometers installed as original equipment on most grills are not accurate, but this one is a good replacement that works well.

MSRP:$46.00

Published On: 5/14/2015 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Maverick ET-735 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our thorough review of the Maverick ET-735, a four-channel, Bluetooth-enabled wireless thermometer system with features that will make it a star with the barbecue crowd. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$80.00

Published On: 5/14/2015 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ProAccurate TCT572 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the CDN ProAccurate TCT572, a full-featured hand-held instant-read thermometer that has good performance and a reasonable price. We gave it a Gold Medal for excellent performance and a full feature set.

MSRP:$71.99

Published On: 1/13/2015 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Pitmaster IQ120 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the complete review of the Pitmaster IQ120, a straightforward temperature controller for charcoal grills and smokers. We gave it a Gold Medal for good performance and low price.

MSRP:$199.95

Published On: 10/20/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

BBQ Guru CyberQ WiFi Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our detailed test and evaluation of the BBQ Guru CyberQ WiFi thermostatic controller that received a Gold Medal for its full feature set, ease of use, and good performance. This electronic controller regulates the temperature of wood-fired or charcoal cookers during those long barbecue sessions.

MSRP:$387.00

Published On: 8/5/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Auber SYL-1615SYS-W Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the Auber SYL-1615 thermostatic controller that we gave a Gold Medal for its ease of use and excellent performance. It automatically regulates the temperature in charcoal or wood-fired cookers as fuel is consumed during those long barbecue sessions.

MSRP:$169.65

Published On: 7/6/2014 Last Modified: 2/22/2021

ThermoWorks IR-Gun-S Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoWorks IR-Gun-S, an infrared thermometer with several measurement features that increase its utility. We gave it a Gold Medal for its features.

MSRP:$69.00

Published On: 7/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Weber iGrill2 Bluetooth Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our thorough review of the iDevices iGrill2, a Bluetooth-enabled remote thermometer that has two probes and is accessed using your smartphone. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$99.99

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Saber Grills A00AA3814 EZ Temp Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the complete review of the Saber Grills EZ Temp Digital Thermometer, a well-made, accurate, and fast-reading handheld unit that got a Gold Medal for its fine performance.

MSRP:$32.99

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Semi-Pro BBQ Kit Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoWorks Semi-Pro BBQ Kit, a setup for serious cooks who want quality and value. It’s a Gold Medal winner.

MSRP:$168.00

Published On: 6/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks Pro BBQ Kit by AmazingRibs.com Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Even though this kit has been discontinued, read the review of the complete thermometer kit for the serious cook.

MSRP:$247.00

Published On: 6/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

iCelsius BBQ and Cooking Thermometer Review

By:

Meathead

Read our review of the iCelsius BBQ and Cooking Thermometer, an accessory for some Apple iPhones that won a Gold Medal. It’s a plug-and-play accessory that automatically launches its app when plugged into your phone, allowing you to monitor your food or cooker temperatures.

MSRP:$61.79

Published On: 6/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

iCelsius Wireless BBQ Review

By:

Meathead

Read our complete review of the Gold Medal-winning iCelsius Wireless, a Wi-Fi connected thermometer that communicates with smart devices such as an iPhone or Android or your computer using a browser. There are a number of accessory probes available, with more on the way.

MSRP:$95.00

Published On: 6/5/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tel-Tru BQ300 Barbecue Grill Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here’s a thorough look at the Tel-Tru BQ300 Barbecue Grill Thermometer, an accurate instrument intended to replace the small, inaccurate units found on many grills/smokers.

MSRP:$56.78

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks RT616 Super-Fast Mini Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the full skinny on the ThermoWorks RT616 Super-Fast Mini Thermometer which has excellent accuracy and very rapid response times. We gave it a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$29.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks MTC Mini Handheld with 113-159 Probe Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here’s our review of the kit that includes the ThermoWorks MTC Mini Hand Held Thermometer with 113-159 probe, a basic unit with very good accuracy, fast response times and a fairly high price. Gold Medal for performance and quality construction.

MSRP:$43.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks TW362B Cooking Thermometer/Timer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the ThermoWorks TW362B Cooking Thermometer that has an adjustable target cooking temperature and a count-down timer, both with alarms. Although this unit is now discontinued, it got a Gold Medal while it was available.

MSRP:$24.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Cooper DFP450W Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is a comprehensive review of the Cooper DFP450W a relatively inexpensive thermometer that features excellent accuracy, fast response time, and several nice features. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance and price, making it an excellent choice for the cook on a budget.

MSRP:$26.10

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Y-232-101 Therma Waterproof Kit Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is our complete review of the ThermoWorks Therma Waterproof, a rugged, industrial-grade rapid read thermometer that has industry leading speed. We give it a Gold Medal for its build quality and flexibility of use.

MSRP:$154.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks TempTest 1 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoWorks 221-910 TempTest1, a small, hand-held thermometer that exhibited excellent accuracy and had all the wish-list features to win a Gold medal.

MSRP:$105.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks RT600C Super-Fast Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoWorks RT600C Digital Thermometer that has a temperature range wide enough for most food usages and very rapid response times. Gold Medal for performance and low price.

MSRP:$19.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Therma K Plus with 313-158 Probe Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoWorks Therma K Plus Kit, an expensive thermometer that exhibits superb accuracy and very rapid response times. We give it a Gold Medal for its solid construction and flexibility in use.

MSRP:$134.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick ET-733 Redi-Check Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the complete review of the ET-733 Redi-Check, a dual-probe transmitter/receiver designed for food and oven monitoring from a remote location. We gave it a Gold Medal for great performance and a full feature set.

MSRP:$69.99

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

CDN DTQ450X Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the CDN DTQ450X, an inexpensive instant-read food thermometer with very good accuracy and a rapid response time. We gave this unit a Gold Medal for its performance, making it a good choice for quick temperature readings at a very reasonable price.

MSRP:$16.22

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks ThermaPen Classic Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is a complete review of the ThermoWorks Thermapen, a rapid-reading handheld digital thermometer that sets the standard for speed and accuracy. One of the most popular thermometers of all time, it gets a solid Gold Medal for performance and quality of construction.

MSRP:$79.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 2/18/2021

ThermoPro TP-620 Instant Read Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the new ThermoPro TP-620 instant-read thermometer that has all the bells and whistles to make the cook’s job that much easier.

MSRP:$54.99

Published On: 8/12/2021 Last Modified: 8/25/2021

GrillEye Max Wi-Fi Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the GrillEye Max eight-channel, Wi-Fi enabled, wireless food thermometer that exhibits good accuracy and solid construction.

Published On: 6/22/2021

ThermoPro TP-27B Wireless Meat Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-27B four-channel wireless remote food thermometer. This well-made unit has all the features you’re likely to need at a low price.

MSRP:$79.99

Published On: 12/10/2020 Last Modified: 4/20/2021

Tappecue Dual Temp and AirProbe Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the Tappecue Touch and its new dual-sensor and wireless probes. These add functionality to a nice product, expanding its usefulness to avid cooks. A Gold Medal!

MSRP:$209.00

Published On: 9/1/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQ Guru DynaQ Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The BBQ Guru DynaQ is a two-channel wireless remote food thermometer and thermostatic controller that comes with a stand, and an AC adapter. It’s a well-made unit with only Bluetooth connectivity, and should be fine for many backyard cooks.

MSRP:$257.00

Published On: 6/14/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQube Kamado Go 275

By:

Bill McGrath

The BBQube Kamado Go 275 is a portable charcoal-fired smoker/grill combination that will appeal to tailgaters and backyard chefs who want a dual-purpose cooker that can operate off the grid.

MSRP:$399.00

Published On: 5/12/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoPro TP-01H Instant Read Food Thermometer

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-01H, an inexpensive food thermometer with good performance and the features you’d expect at this price point.

MSRP:$12.99

Published On: 4/2/2020 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-25 Wireless Food Thermometer

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-25, a four-channel wireless remote food thermometer that exhibits good performance at a very reasonable price.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 4/2/2020 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Meater Block Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The Meater Block is a novel approach to the wireless temperature measurement product category. While most competing products employ temperature probes tethered to a transmitter by a braided wire, the Meater builds the transmitter and battery to power it into the probe itself.

MSRP:$229.00

Published On: 9/13/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

LavaLock® ATC-1 Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the LavaLock® ATC-1 Thermostatic Temperature Controller for wood- or charcoal-fired smokers and grills. This is an easy to use unit with the essential features at a reasonable price.

MSRP:$149.95

Published On: 8/23/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Billows Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoWorks Billows is a thermostatic temperature controller that works with the ThermoWorks Signals food thermometer to accurately control the temperature inside a cooker. It performs very well and is ruggedly built, earning high praise.

MSRP:$59.00

Published On: 7/10/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

CookPerfect Comfort Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our detailed review of the CookPerfect Comfort Bluetooth wireless food thermometer that got a Silver Medal for its clean design and user-friendly app.

MSRP:$109.00

Published On: 3/10/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Govee H5055 Bluetooth Meat Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the Govee H5055 Bluetooth Meat Thermometer, a Silver Medal winner for its clean design, ease of use, and good performance.

MSRP:$47.99

Published On: 3/10/2019 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Meatrix Model 101 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the Meatrix Model 101 system, a cooking thermometer that employs a menu-driven approach to cooking food that invokes an algorithm aimed at cooking to a selected doneness and meeting USDA food safety standards. We gave it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$124.95

Published On: 2/13/2019 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick LT-04 Infrared Laser Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the Maverick LT-04 infrared thermometer which received a Silver Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$49.99

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Blameless Cooking EasyBBQ Wireless Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our in-depth analysis of the Blameless Cooking EasyBBQ Wireless Thermometer whose performance and build quality earned it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$68.97

Published On: 5/11/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-18 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoPro TP-18 hand-held, instant-read thermometer whose performance and price point earned it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$20.00

Published On: 5/11/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-12 Dual Probe Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-12, a dual-channel remote food/cooker thermometer with good performance at a low price, earning it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$39.99

Published On: 4/15/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-21 Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-21 is a single-probe wireless remote thermometer with user-programmable temperature alarms and USDA-approved temperature settings. It also includes a timer function. We give this unit a Bronze Medal.

MSRP:$39.99

Published On: 4/15/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-22 Remote Dual-Probe Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-22, a dual-probe wireless remote thermometer with user-programmable temperature alarms, USDA-approved settings, and a timer function. We give this unit a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 2/27/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-17 Dual-Probe Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoPro TP-17, a dual-probe food thermometer with an up/down timer function. We give this product a Silver Medal for very good performance at a low price.

MSRP:$21.99

Published On: 2/27/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

InkBird IBT-4XS Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our thorough review of the InkBird IBT-4XS, a four-channel, Bluetooth-enabled wireless thermometer that communicates with smartphone applications, either Apple or Android. We gave it a Silver Medal for good performance.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 12/30/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-20 Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoPro TP-20 Remote Thermometer, a two-probe, wireless remote reading thermometer with a timer function. We give it a Silver Medal for being a good value.

MSRP:$56.99

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-10 Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the ThermoPro TP-10, a single-channel food thermometer with good accuracy at a good price. We give it a Silver Medal for value.

MSRP:$24.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-06 Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the ThermoPro TP-06, a single-channel food thermometer with good accuracy at a good price. We give it a Silver Medal for its good performance and low price.

MSRP:$24.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-07 Remote Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the full review of the ThermoPro TP-07, a single-channel wireless remote food thermometer with good accuracy at a good price. We give it a Silver Medal for decent performance at an attractive price.

MSRP:$35.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-09 BBQ/Grill/Cooking Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the complete review of the ThermoPro TP-09, a single-probe wireless remote thermometer designed to measure food temperatures. We give it a Silver Medal for performance at a good price.

MSRP:$24.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick PT-50 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the Maverick PT-50 Instant Read Thermometer, a fast-responding, accurate thermometer for testing food temperatures. We give it a Silver Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$39.95

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Lavatools Javelin Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the popular Lavatools Javelin, a compact folding instant-read thermometer with good accuracy and very fast response times. It gets a Silver Medal overall.

MSRP:$25.00

Published On: 1/30/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

AW131 Talking Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the Oregon Scientific AW131 Talking Thermometer, an attractive single probe remote thermometer that performs as advertised. We give it a Silver Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$56.00

Published On: 1/13/2015 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

BBQ Guru DigiQ Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the BBQ Guru DigiQ DX2, a thermostatic controller for charcoal or wood cookers with an extra probe to monitor food temps. We give it a Silver Medal for its feature set and performance.

MSRP:$277.00

Published On: 8/4/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Reference Thermapen Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our analysis of the ThermoWorks Reference Thermapen, a high-accuracy version of the standard unit, but it is slower to respond. We give it only a Silver Medal because it’s not really intended to be a cooking thermometer.

MSRP:$199.00

Published On: 7/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Cappec NS-BTH01 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the Cappec NS-BTH01, a dual-probe, Bluetooth-enabled digital thermometer that works with Apple and Android products. We give it a Silver Medal for its performance and features.

MSRP:$69.88

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Cooper DTT361 Cooking Thermo-Timer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the complete review of the Cooper DTT361, a compact leave-in food/cooker thermometer with a clock/timer function. We give it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$31.73

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Weber iGrill Cooking and Barbecue Thermometer with dual probes Review

By:

Meathead

See our full review of the iDevices iGrill Cooking and Barbecue Thermometer with dual probes, a Bluetooth-enabled unit with Apple and Android apps that received a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$79.95

Published On: 6/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tel-Tru QT303F Infrared and Probe Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the Tel-Tru QT303F Infrared/Probe Thermometer, a dual mode unit that can measure a wide temperature range accurately. We give it a Silver Medal for its accuracy and construction.

MSRP:$153.25

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tel-Tru MT39R Dial Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the Tel-Tru MT39R, a dial thermometer intended for food temp measurement. We give it a Silver Medal for its accuracy.

MSRP:$31.61

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Tel-Tru BT275R Dial Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the Tel-Tru BT275R, a dial thermometer intended for food temp measurement that can be left in food in the oven/cooker. We give it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$36.41

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Tel-Tru GT100R Dial Thermometer Review

The Tel-Tru GT100R is a dial thermometer intended for food temp measurement.

MSRP:$21.00

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Tel-Tru LT225R Dial Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the Tel-Tru LT225R, an accurate dial thermometer intended for food temp measurement that can be left in the oven/cooker. We give it a Silver Medal for its excellent accuracy.

MSRP:$22.00

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Food Check Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our thorough evaluation of the ThermoWorks Food Check thermometer, a pricey unit that delivers excellent accuracy and rapid response times in an industrial-strength package. We give it a Silver Medal for its construction and accuracy.

MSRP:$109.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

AcuRite 00278 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the AcuRite 00278, a transmitter/receiver pair that will monitor food temperature or announce a countdown timer’s zero. It gets a Silver Medal for its performance and features.

MSRP:$39.95

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021


ThermoWorks Thermapen ONE Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the newest Thermapen – the Thermapen ONE – with a one second response time, improved accuracy, and a brighter backlight.

MSRP:$105.00

Published On: 6/24/2021

Fireboard 2 Drive FBX2D

By:

Bill McGrath

FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

MSRP:$249.00

Published On: 6/13/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Smoke X4 Four Channel Wireless Food Thermometer

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoWorks Smoke X4, a long-range remote four-channel digital food thermometer that will satisfy the pickiest chef; a Platinum Medal easily.

MSRP:$199.00

Published On: 4/2/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

FireBoard Drive Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The FireBoard Drive is an accessory for the FireBoard remote digital food thermometer that maintains temperature in charcoal and wood-fired cookers, and had received a top award for its performance and features.

MSRP:$80.00

Published On: 7/1/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoPro TP-15 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-15 is an excellent handheld instant read thermometer with a remarkably low price (under $20), a great warranty, and accurate readings within 4 seconds. It has features that many more expensive units lack. Highly recommended with a Platinum Medal.

MSRP:$15.99

Published On: 3/10/2019 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks IR-IND Industrial Infrared Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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, so it can double as a conventional probe thermometer. It got our top rating for quality and performance.

MSRP:$149.00

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick XR-50 Remote Four-Probe Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The Maverick XR-50 is an extended-range, four-channel wireless remote food and cooker thermometer. It ships with two straight 6″ probes and two straight 3″ probes. It is well constructed with a robust case and heavy-duty probes, so it should stand up well. Wins a solid top rating for performance and construction.

MSRP:$89.95

Published On: 5/16/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks Thermapen IR Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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. It is well constructed, as is usual for ThermoWorks products and exhibits excellent performance. A solid top rating!

MSRP:$129.00

Published On: 2/27/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Auber SYL-2615 Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Auber Instrument’s latest entry into the barbecue temperature controller market is the SYL-2615. It adds to the features of its earlier model with a food probe and programmable steps. It communicates with the user either via its panel display and buttons or an app that runs on smart phones. It gets our top rating.

MSRP:$247.00

Published On: 2/1/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQ Guru CyberQ Cloud Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The CyberQ Cloud is BBQ Guru’s new 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, using a browser or app. It gets our top rating.

MSRP:$330.00

Published On: 2/1/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

OXO Chef’s Precision Thermocouple Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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. Its unique features and solid construction rate our top award.

MSRP:$99.95

Published On: 12/30/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

FireBoard FBX11 Review

By:

Meathead

FireBoard has set a new standard in food thermometry. It is a remote read, cloud connected, data logger, with connections for up to six probes. It can communicate with a smart phone via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to monitor the temps of both cooker and food. It received our top rating for its full feature set and performance.

MSRP:$189.00

Published On: 12/7/2016 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Smoke Review

By:

Meathead

The ThermoWorks “Smoke,” is a two-channel, in-food/in-oven, wireless remote thermometer that is well made, easy to use, and performs very well. It has a transmitter attached to two probes and a remote receiver that you can put in your pocket. It can be operated over the Internet using the Gateway. A solid top rating!

MSRP:$99.00

Published On: 10/1/2016 Last Modified: 6/15/2021

ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk 4 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThemoWorks Thermapen Mk 4 is the latest version of a product that has long been considered the gold standard thermometer. The Mk 4 has the original Thermapen’s shape and basic operation, but includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. It gets our top rating.

MSRP:$99.00

Published On: 9/6/2015 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks DOT TX-1200 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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. It has a rapid response time that would allow it to double as an instant-read thermometer if desired. We gave it a top rating for its build quality and performance.

MSRP:$39.00

Published On: 10/20/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

CDN Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our quick review of the CDN Refrigerator and Freezer Thermometer that received a Gold Medal. Food safety is important, and spoilage and illness are a real risk if your refrigerator and freezer don’t maintain safe temperatures.

MSRP:$7.20

Published On: 6/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks ThermoPop (TX-3100-XX) Review

By:

Bill McGrath

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 gives precise readings in under four seconds. We tested it thoroughly and gave it a top rating for its performance and build quality.

MSRP:$29.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 3/8/2021

ThermoWorks ChefAlarm (TX-1100-XX) Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The Thermoworks Chef Alarm is a leave-in-food or leave-in-oven thermometer. The display unit remains outside the cooker and displays the probe temperature, min and max temperatures, upper and lower alarm settings and has a count-down timer function. It gets a top rating for its construction, features and performance.

MSRP:$59.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 instant-read food thermometer that is well-made, accurate and fast – all the right stuff for a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$69.99

Published On: 9/10/2021 Last Modified: 9/13/2021

SmartFire Pro 5 Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the latest offerings from SmartFire, an Australian company that makes innovative products aimed at the outdoor smoker user.

MSRP:$290.00

Published On: 6/22/2021

ThermoPro TP-28B Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the ThermoPro TP-28B two-channel, long-range, wireless food thermometer with some handy features and a low price.

Published On: 6/22/2021

SNS-500 Wireless Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the new SNS-500 four-channel, long range food thermometer that is solidly built and performs well.

MSRP:$79.99

Published On: 6/22/2021 Last Modified: 6/23/2021

Tappecue Touch and Airprobe2 Bundle Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the updated Airprobe2 for use with the Tappecue Touch that exhibits excellent accuracy in a wireless “smart” thermometer probe.

MSRP:$249.00

Published On: 3/11/2021 Last Modified: 3/19/2021

SnS Grills SnS-100 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The SNS Grills SNS-100 instant read thermometer is a full-featured hand-held food thermometer that displays good accuracy, quick response time, an ambidextrous readout, and a backlight in a waterproof package. Check out our full product review.

MSRP:$29.99

Published On: 3/3/2021 Last Modified: 4/21/2021

ThermoPro TP-15H Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-15H, a fast instant-read food thermometer that had excellent accuracy and is built to allow rinsing under running water

MSRP:$13.99

Published On: 12/10/2020 Last Modified: 4/19/2021

Maverick PT-51 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the Maverick PT-51 instant read food thermometer that garnered excellent accuracy scores at a very reasonable price.

MSRP:$39.99

Published On: 10/25/2020 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

SmartFire Pro BBQ Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The SmartFire Pro BBQ Controller meets or exceeds expectations for this kind of equipment. It’s well-made, performs well, and meets our requirements for a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$253.00

Published On: 7/23/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQ Guru UltraQ Thermostatic Controller Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The BBQ Guru UltraQ Thermostatic controller and food thermometer is a full-featured product that incorporates all the conveniences expected in a product of this type, and received a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$395.00

Published On: 6/14/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoPro TP-19 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-19 is a well-made instant-read food thermometer at an attractive price. We give it a Gold Medal for overall excellence.

MSRP:$29.99

Published On: 7/26/2019 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Perfect Draft BBQ Blower 2.0 Review

By:

Greg Rempe

Read our review of the Perfect Draft BBQ Blower, a thermostatic controller for larger offset smokers and grills. It received a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$255.00

Published On: 11/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

BBQ Guru DigiQ DX3 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the BBQ Guru DigiQ DX3 thermostatic temperature controller for charcoal cookers that received a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$219.00

Published On: 11/26/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Maverick XR-40 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the new Maverick XR-40, a two-channel wireless remote food/cooker thermometer that boasts an extended range of up to 500 feet (152m) and won a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$79.99

Published On: 11/25/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Flame Boss FB400 Wi-Fi Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the Flame Boss 400 Wi-Fi, a thermostatic controller designed to regulate the temperature of a charcoal-fired cooker like the Big Green Egg or the Weber Smokey Mountain. It works in conjunction with a free Android or iOS app or on the company’s website via any browser. Gold Medal Winner.

MSRP:$219.00

Published On: 11/12/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Signals Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the new ThermoWorks Signals, a four-channel Bluetooth/Wi-Fi-enabled remote thermometer with four probes, a Gold Medal Winner.

MSRP:$229.00

Published On: 11/3/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tappecue Touch Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the Tappecue Touch, a four-channel, Internet-enabled wireless food thermometer, that got a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$185.00

Published On: 9/20/2018 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks ProNeedle Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoWorks ProNeedle digital instant read thermometer that performs very well, earning another Gold Medal.

MSRP:$33.00

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks BlueDOT Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the ThermoWorks BlueDOT Bluetooth wireless remote thermometer, a unit and companion app that both have excellent performance and features, earning it a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$69.00

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tegam 931B Data Logging Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our review of the Tegam 931B Data Logging Thermometer, an industrial grade tool for temperature collection data that we awarded a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$400.00

Published On: 4/15/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks ThermaQ Wi-Fi Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the ThermoWorks ThermaQ Wi-Fi, a two-channel device that connects to your router, and makes monitoring possible anywhere there is an Internet connection. We give this a Gold Medal for its quality construction, features, and flexibility.

MSRP:$279.00

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks ThermaQ Blue Kit Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our analysis of the ThermoWorks ThermaQ Blue Kit that includes the control unit, a tripod, a food probe, a cooker probe, a grate clip and software for your smartphone. This unit has improved range over earlier Bluetooth units and gets a Gold Medal for its quality.

MSRP:$249.00

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Lavatools Javelin Pro Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive test of the Lavatools Javelin Pro, a full-featured, hand-held, instant-read thermometer with very good accuracy and quick response times. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance, construction and accuracy, making it an excellent buy for the serious cook.

MSRP:$49.99

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Maverick PT-55 Waterproof Instant-Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is a complete review of the Maverick PT-55 waterproof thermometer, a full-featured, hand-held, instant read thermometer that received a Gold Medal for its fast response.

MSRP:$39.95

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Maverick PT-75 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the complete review of the Maverick PT-75, the company’s newest entry into the instant-read category of food thermometer. It received a Gold Medal for its performance and feature set.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 12/10/2017 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Engelbrecht 10776-03290 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our detailed review of the Engelbrecht 10776-03290, a very accurate dial thermometer intended to read cooker temperature that received a Gold Medal. Most of the dial thermometers installed as original equipment on most grills are not accurate, but this one is a good replacement that works well.

MSRP:$46.00

Published On: 5/14/2015 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Maverick ET-735 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our thorough review of the Maverick ET-735, a four-channel, Bluetooth-enabled wireless thermometer system with features that will make it a star with the barbecue crowd. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$80.00

Published On: 5/14/2015 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ProAccurate TCT572 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the CDN ProAccurate TCT572, a full-featured hand-held instant-read thermometer that has good performance and a reasonable price. We gave it a Gold Medal for excellent performance and a full feature set.

MSRP:$71.99

Published On: 1/13/2015 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Pitmaster IQ120 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the complete review of the Pitmaster IQ120, a straightforward temperature controller for charcoal grills and smokers. We gave it a Gold Medal for good performance and low price.

MSRP:$199.95

Published On: 10/20/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

BBQ Guru CyberQ WiFi Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our detailed test and evaluation of the BBQ Guru CyberQ WiFi thermostatic controller that received a Gold Medal for its full feature set, ease of use, and good performance. This electronic controller regulates the temperature of wood-fired or charcoal cookers during those long barbecue sessions.

MSRP:$387.00

Published On: 8/5/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Auber SYL-1615SYS-W Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the Auber SYL-1615 thermostatic controller that we gave a Gold Medal for its ease of use and excellent performance. It automatically regulates the temperature in charcoal or wood-fired cookers as fuel is consumed during those long barbecue sessions.

MSRP:$169.65

Published On: 7/6/2014 Last Modified: 2/22/2021

ThermoWorks IR-Gun-S Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoWorks IR-Gun-S, an infrared thermometer with several measurement features that increase its utility. We gave it a Gold Medal for its features.

MSRP:$69.00

Published On: 7/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Weber iGrill2 Bluetooth Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our thorough review of the iDevices iGrill2, a Bluetooth-enabled remote thermometer that has two probes and is accessed using your smartphone. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$99.99

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Saber Grills A00AA3814 EZ Temp Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the complete review of the Saber Grills EZ Temp Digital Thermometer, a well-made, accurate, and fast-reading handheld unit that got a Gold Medal for its fine performance.

MSRP:$32.99

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Semi-Pro BBQ Kit Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoWorks Semi-Pro BBQ Kit, a setup for serious cooks who want quality and value. It’s a Gold Medal winner.

MSRP:$168.00

Published On: 6/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks Pro BBQ Kit by AmazingRibs.com Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Even though this kit has been discontinued, read the review of the complete thermometer kit for the serious cook.

MSRP:$247.00

Published On: 6/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

iCelsius BBQ and Cooking Thermometer Review

By:

Meathead

Read our review of the iCelsius BBQ and Cooking Thermometer, an accessory for some Apple iPhones that won a Gold Medal. It’s a plug-and-play accessory that automatically launches its app when plugged into your phone, allowing you to monitor your food or cooker temperatures.

MSRP:$61.79

Published On: 6/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

iCelsius Wireless BBQ Review

By:

Meathead

Read our complete review of the Gold Medal-winning iCelsius Wireless, a Wi-Fi connected thermometer that communicates with smart devices such as an iPhone or Android or your computer using a browser. There are a number of accessory probes available, with more on the way.

MSRP:$95.00

Published On: 6/5/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Tel-Tru BQ300 Barbecue Grill Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here’s a thorough look at the Tel-Tru BQ300 Barbecue Grill Thermometer, an accurate instrument intended to replace the small, inaccurate units found on many grills/smokers.

MSRP:$56.78

Published On: 5/31/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks RT616 Super-Fast Mini Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the full skinny on the ThermoWorks RT616 Super-Fast Mini Thermometer which has excellent accuracy and very rapid response times. We gave it a Gold Medal.

MSRP:$29.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks MTC Mini Handheld with 113-159 Probe Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here’s our review of the kit that includes the ThermoWorks MTC Mini Hand Held Thermometer with 113-159 probe, a basic unit with very good accuracy, fast response times and a fairly high price. Gold Medal for performance and quality construction.

MSRP:$43.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks TW362B Cooking Thermometer/Timer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the ThermoWorks TW362B Cooking Thermometer that has an adjustable target cooking temperature and a count-down timer, both with alarms. Although this unit is now discontinued, it got a Gold Medal while it was available.

MSRP:$24.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Cooper DFP450W Review

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Bill McGrath

Here is a comprehensive review of the Cooper DFP450W a relatively inexpensive thermometer that features excellent accuracy, fast response time, and several nice features. We gave it a Gold Medal for its performance and price, making it an excellent choice for the cook on a budget.

MSRP:$26.10

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Y-232-101 Therma Waterproof Kit Review

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Bill McGrath

Here is our complete review of the ThermoWorks Therma Waterproof, a rugged, industrial-grade rapid read thermometer that has industry leading speed. We give it a Gold Medal for its build quality and flexibility of use.

MSRP:$154.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoWorks TempTest 1 Review

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Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoWorks 221-910 TempTest1, a small, hand-held thermometer that exhibited excellent accuracy and had all the wish-list features to win a Gold medal.

MSRP:$105.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks RT600C Super-Fast Digital Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoWorks RT600C Digital Thermometer that has a temperature range wide enough for most food usages and very rapid response times. Gold Medal for performance and low price.

MSRP:$19.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks Therma K Plus with 313-158 Probe Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoWorks Therma K Plus Kit, an expensive thermometer that exhibits superb accuracy and very rapid response times. We give it a Gold Medal for its solid construction and flexibility in use.

MSRP:$134.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick ET-733 Redi-Check Review

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Bill McGrath

See the complete review of the ET-733 Redi-Check, a dual-probe transmitter/receiver designed for food and oven monitoring from a remote location. We gave it a Gold Medal for great performance and a full feature set.

MSRP:$69.99

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

CDN DTQ450X Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the CDN DTQ450X, an inexpensive instant-read food thermometer with very good accuracy and a rapid response time. We gave this unit a Gold Medal for its performance, making it a good choice for quick temperature readings at a very reasonable price.

MSRP:$16.22

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoWorks ThermaPen Classic Review

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Bill McGrath

Here is a complete review of the ThermoWorks Thermapen, a rapid-reading handheld digital thermometer that sets the standard for speed and accuracy. One of the most popular thermometers of all time, it gets a solid Gold Medal for performance and quality of construction.

MSRP:$79.00

Published On: 5/7/2014 Last Modified: 2/18/2021

ThermoPro TP-620 Instant Read Food Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the new ThermoPro TP-620 instant-read thermometer that has all the bells and whistles to make the cook’s job that much easier.

MSRP:$54.99

Published On: 8/12/2021 Last Modified: 8/25/2021

GrillEye Max Wi-Fi Food Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the GrillEye Max eight-channel, Wi-Fi enabled, wireless food thermometer that exhibits good accuracy and solid construction.

Published On: 6/22/2021

ThermoPro TP-27B Wireless Meat Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-27B four-channel wireless remote food thermometer. This well-made unit has all the features you’re likely to need at a low price.

MSRP:$79.99

Published On: 12/10/2020 Last Modified: 4/20/2021

Tappecue Dual Temp and AirProbe Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the Tappecue Touch and its new dual-sensor and wireless probes. These add functionality to a nice product, expanding its usefulness to avid cooks. A Gold Medal!

MSRP:$209.00

Published On: 9/1/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQ Guru DynaQ Thermostatic Controller Review

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Bill McGrath

The BBQ Guru DynaQ is a two-channel wireless remote food thermometer and thermostatic controller that comes with a stand, and an AC adapter. It’s a well-made unit with only Bluetooth connectivity, and should be fine for many backyard cooks.

MSRP:$257.00

Published On: 6/14/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

BBQube Kamado Go 275

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Bill McGrath

The BBQube Kamado Go 275 is a portable charcoal-fired smoker/grill combination that will appeal to tailgaters and backyard chefs who want a dual-purpose cooker that can operate off the grid.

MSRP:$399.00

Published On: 5/12/2020 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoPro TP-01H Instant Read Food Thermometer

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-01H, an inexpensive food thermometer with good performance and the features you’d expect at this price point.

MSRP:$12.99

Published On: 4/2/2020 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-25 Wireless Food Thermometer

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-25, a four-channel wireless remote food thermometer that exhibits good performance at a very reasonable price.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 4/2/2020 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Meater Block Food Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

The Meater Block is a novel approach to the wireless temperature measurement product category. While most competing products employ temperature probes tethered to a transmitter by a braided wire, the Meater builds the transmitter and battery to power it into the probe itself.

MSRP:$229.00

Published On: 9/13/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

LavaLock® ATC-1 Thermostatic Controller Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the LavaLock® ATC-1 Thermostatic Temperature Controller for wood- or charcoal-fired smokers and grills. This is an easy to use unit with the essential features at a reasonable price.

MSRP:$149.95

Published On: 8/23/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Billows Thermostatic Controller Review

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Bill McGrath

The ThermoWorks Billows is a thermostatic temperature controller that works with the ThermoWorks Signals food thermometer to accurately control the temperature inside a cooker. It performs very well and is ruggedly built, earning high praise.

MSRP:$59.00

Published On: 7/10/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

CookPerfect Comfort Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our detailed review of the CookPerfect Comfort Bluetooth wireless food thermometer that got a Silver Medal for its clean design and user-friendly app.

MSRP:$109.00

Published On: 3/10/2019 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

Govee H5055 Bluetooth Meat Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the Govee H5055 Bluetooth Meat Thermometer, a Silver Medal winner for its clean design, ease of use, and good performance.

MSRP:$47.99

Published On: 3/10/2019 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Meatrix Model 101 Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the Meatrix Model 101 system, a cooking thermometer that employs a menu-driven approach to cooking food that invokes an algorithm aimed at cooking to a selected doneness and meeting USDA food safety standards. We gave it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$124.95

Published On: 2/13/2019 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick LT-04 Infrared Laser Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the Maverick LT-04 infrared thermometer which received a Silver Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$49.99

Published On: 8/29/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Blameless Cooking EasyBBQ Wireless Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our in-depth analysis of the Blameless Cooking EasyBBQ Wireless Thermometer whose performance and build quality earned it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$68.97

Published On: 5/11/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-18 Instant Read Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoPro TP-18 hand-held, instant-read thermometer whose performance and price point earned it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$20.00

Published On: 5/11/2018 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-12 Dual Probe Remote Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-12, a dual-channel remote food/cooker thermometer with good performance at a low price, earning it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$39.99

Published On: 4/15/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-21 Remote Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-21 is a single-probe wireless remote thermometer with user-programmable temperature alarms and USDA-approved temperature settings. It also includes a timer function. We give this unit a Bronze Medal.

MSRP:$39.99

Published On: 4/15/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-22 Remote Dual-Probe Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our review of the ThermoPro TP-22, a dual-probe wireless remote thermometer with user-programmable temperature alarms, USDA-approved settings, and a timer function. We give this unit a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 2/27/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-17 Dual-Probe Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoPro TP-17, a dual-probe food thermometer with an up/down timer function. We give this product a Silver Medal for very good performance at a low price.

MSRP:$21.99

Published On: 2/27/2018 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

InkBird IBT-4XS Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our thorough review of the InkBird IBT-4XS, a four-channel, Bluetooth-enabled wireless thermometer that communicates with smartphone applications, either Apple or Android. We gave it a Silver Medal for good performance.

MSRP:$59.99

Published On: 12/30/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-20 Remote Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read the complete review of the ThermoPro TP-20 Remote Thermometer, a two-probe, wireless remote reading thermometer with a timer function. We give it a Silver Medal for being a good value.

MSRP:$56.99

Published On: 12/11/2017 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-10 Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our comprehensive review of the ThermoPro TP-10, a single-channel food thermometer with good accuracy at a good price. We give it a Silver Medal for value.

MSRP:$24.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-06 Digital Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our full review of the ThermoPro TP-06, a single-channel food thermometer with good accuracy at a good price. We give it a Silver Medal for its good performance and low price.

MSRP:$24.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

ThermoPro TP-07 Remote Food Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

See the full review of the ThermoPro TP-07, a single-channel wireless remote food thermometer with good accuracy at a good price. We give it a Silver Medal for decent performance at an attractive price.

MSRP:$35.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

ThermoPro TP-09 BBQ/Grill/Cooking Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the complete review of the ThermoPro TP-09, a single-probe wireless remote thermometer designed to measure food temperatures. We give it a Silver Medal for performance at a good price.

MSRP:$24.99

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Maverick PT-50 Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the Maverick PT-50 Instant Read Thermometer, a fast-responding, accurate thermometer for testing food temperatures. We give it a Silver Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$39.95

Published On: 5/29/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Lavatools Javelin Review

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Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the popular Lavatools Javelin, a compact folding instant-read thermometer with good accuracy and very fast response times. It gets a Silver Medal overall.

MSRP:$25.00

Published On: 1/30/2016 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

AW131 Talking Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the Oregon Scientific AW131 Talking Thermometer, an attractive single probe remote thermometer that performs as advertised. We give it a Silver Medal for its performance.

MSRP:$56.00

Published On: 1/13/2015 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

BBQ Guru DigiQ Review

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Bill McGrath

See our complete review of the BBQ Guru DigiQ DX2, a thermostatic controller for charcoal or wood cookers with an extra probe to monitor food temps. We give it a Silver Medal for its feature set and performance.

MSRP:$277.00

Published On: 8/4/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

ThermoWorks Reference Thermapen Review

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Bill McGrath

See our analysis of the ThermoWorks Reference Thermapen, a high-accuracy version of the standard unit, but it is slower to respond. We give it only a Silver Medal because it’s not really intended to be a cooking thermometer.

MSRP:$199.00

Published On: 7/6/2014 Last Modified: 1/25/2021

Cappec NS-BTH01 Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the Cappec NS-BTH01, a dual-probe, Bluetooth-enabled digital thermometer that works with Apple and Android products. We give it a Silver Medal for its performance and features.

MSRP:$69.88

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021

Cooper DTT361 Cooking Thermo-Timer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

Here is the complete review of the Cooper DTT361, a compact leave-in food/cooker thermometer with a clock/timer function. We give it a Silver Medal.

MSRP:$31.73

Published On: 6/26/2014 Last Modified: 1/28/2021