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ThermoWorks 6032 Long Stem Digital Thermometer Review

ThermoWorks 6032 Long Stem Digital Thermometer Review

This unit is no longer available.

The ThermoWorks Long Stem Digital Thermometer is a well-made unit with excellent accuracy but slow response times. It cannot be left in the oven/grill while cooking.

The thermistor sensor used in this thermometer yields fine accuracy but is somewhat slow to respond, making it less than ideal for use as a quick-read food thermometer. There is no backlight but the digits are large and easy to read in reasonable light. It has a min/max function but no hold button. It is switchable between F and C, and will auto-shutoff after 4 hours. The unit doesn’t have an IP rating, but is called splash-resistant by the manufacturer. If you need a long probe and aren’t concerned with a quick response, this would be a good choice.

The manufacturer’s contact info, including address, telephone number, website and e-mail, is found on the instruction sheet. There is no explicit warranty period stated, but the manufacturer typically stands behind its products.

The slow response time makes this unit a poor choice if you’re looking for a quick-read thermometer. We’re not recommending this unit for this reason alone. If your needs are different, this could be a good choice as its price is low and its performance is otherwise excellent.

  • Thermometer Function:
    Hand Held
  • Item Price:
    $ 19.00
  • Where to buy (buying from this supplier supports this website):

    This thermometer is no longer available. I has been replaced bythe RT-304-8: ThermoWorks

     

  • Probe:
    Lenght: 8" (20cm), diameter: 0.137" (3.5mm)
  • Battery Type:
    2xLR44 (included)
  • Battery Life:
    2 years
  • Safe Operating Range:
    Not Specified
  • Min & Max Temp:
    14 to 392ºF (-10 to 200ºC)
  • Display Precision:
    0.1º
  • Actual Temp at 32 Degrees:
    32.8
  • Actual Temp at 130 Degrees:
    129.8
  • Actual Temp at 225 Degrees:
    225
  • Actual Temp at 325 Degrees:
    325
  • Speed from 32 to 212 Degrees:
    26
  • Speed from 32 to 212 Degrees:
    40
  • Numbers Display Size:
    0.5" (12mm)
  • Water Resistance Rating:
    Yes
  • Weight:
    1.65oz (46g)
  • C/F Switch:
    Built in CF switch
  • Backlight:
    No Backlight
  • Auto shutoff:
    1
  • Color Options:
    White
  • Thermometer Sensor:
    Thermistor
  • App:
    No
  • Logging:
    No
  • Included:
    Thermometer, probe sheath, instructions
  • Available Accessories:
    None
  • Alarms:
    No

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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