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ThermoPro TP-15 Instant Read Thermometer Review

ThermoPro TP-15 Instant Read Thermometer Review
 
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, a temperature hold button, and an on/off button. The unit can be recalibrated using an ice water bath if desired. The back of the unit has recommended temperatures for a range of doneness, but these numbers run 10-15° higher than I would use.
 
The probe is long, at 5.5″ (14cm), and has a thin tip. Accuracy is very good, and the response time is within a second or two of the fastest units on the market. The unit is apparently well-sealed and can be washed under running water, according to the manufacturer. It is powered by a single CR2032 button battery that is included.
 
The unit has a one year warranty that is extendable to three years if you register it on the product’s website. Contact info is provided on the instruction sheet should you have questions or need assistance.
 
This nicely-made unit performs very well, appears well-designed, and comes with a low price tag. What more could you want? A well-deserved top rating.
  • Thermometer Function:
    Hand Held
  • Item Price:
    $ 15.99
  • Where to buy (buying from this supplier supports this website):
  • Probe:
    Length: 5.5" (14cm), diameter: 0.140" (3.5mm), tip: 0.073" (1.85mm)
  • Battery Type:
    (1) CR2032 (included)
  • Battery Life:
    Not Specified
  • Safe Operating Range:
    Not Specified
  • Min & Max Temp:
    -58 to 572°F (-50 to 300°C)
  • Display Precision:
    0.1°
  • Actual Temp at 32 Degrees:
    33.4
  • Actual Temp at 130 Degrees:
    131.9
  • Actual Temp at 225 Degrees:
    226.9
  • Actual Temp at 325 Degrees:
    325.6
  • Speed from 32 to 212 Degrees:
    3
  • Speed from 32 to 212 Degrees:
    3-4
  • Numbers Display Size:
    0.38" (10mm)
  • Water Resistance Rating:
    Washable under running water
  • Weight:
    1.75 oz., (50g)
  • C/F Switch:
    Built in CF switch
  • Backlight:
    Built in Backlight
  • Adjustable Options:
    1
  • Auto shutoff:
    1
  • Color Options:
    Red
  • Included:
    Thermometer, instructions, warranty info

Published On: 3/10/2019 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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