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Chic Cuisine Food Thermometer Review

Chic Cuisine Food Thermometer Review

This inexpensive probe has acceptable accuracy and response time. It cannot be left in the oven while cooking.

Along with the on/off button, there is a F/C selector, a min/max button and a hold button. If you use this probe often and can remember the position of the buttons, or if you have incredible eyesight, pressing the correct button will be easy, but the print on the buttons is nearly microscopic. There is no backlight and the readout size is small, making this unit difficult to use in dim light. The instructions are printed on the back of the card that doubles as the packaging rear.

Like many of these generic products, it has no warranty or contact information. If it fails, you’re out of luck. There are better products in this price range that offer consumer support in case of difficulty.

  • Thermometer Function:
    Hand Held
  • Item Price:
    $ 18.95
  • Where to buy (buying from this supplier supports this website):
  • Probe:
    Length: 4.8" (21mm), diameter: 0.158" (4mm)
  • Battery Type:
    LR44 (included)
  • Battery Life:
    Not specified
  • Safe Operating Range:
    Not specified
  • Min & Max Temp:
    -58 to 572ºF (-50 to 300ºC)
  • Display Precision:
    0.1º
  • Actual Temp at 32 Degrees:
    33.6
  • Actual Temp at 130 Degrees:
    128.8
  • Actual Temp at 225 Degrees:
    222.8
  • Actual Temp at 325 Degrees:
    323.1
  • Speed from 32 to 212 Degrees:
    14
  • Speed from 32 to 212 Degrees:
    22
  • Numbers Display Size:
    0.25" (6mm)
  • Water Resistance Rating:
    Yes
  • Weight:
    ~1oz (30g)
  • C/F Switch:
    Built in CF switch
  • Backlight:
    No Backlight
  • Auto shutoff:
    1
  • Color Options:
    Black
  • App:
    No
  • Logging:
    No
  • Included:
    Thermometer w/probe cover
  • Available Accessories:
    none
  • Alarms:
    None

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

  • Bill McGrath - Bill McGrath is AmazingRibs.com's Thermometer Maven. He has sophisticated equipment, an electrical engineering degree from Cornell University, and an MBA (almost) from UC Berkeley. Despite being mostly retired, he is still the person responsible for developing and updating all of ExxonMobil's training modules.

 

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