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- 1-3 second ultra-fast response time with an accuracy better than ±0.9°F.
- Large 2" auto-rotating ambidextrous backlit display and IP65 splash-proof construction.
- Intelligent stabilization alert and read-out hold function with integrated magnet for convenient storage.
- Used by professional chefs, BBQ competitors, cooking show hosts, and award-winning baristas.
- NSF certified superior build quality like nothing else on the market. Backed by an industry-leading 3-year limited warranty.
- ACCURATE - Our laser thermometer gun has an emissivity range of 0.1 to 1.0 for precise readings across different surfaces and conditions. For best results, the reader should be 14" away from the object.
- VERSATILE - Use this handy laser temperature gun at home and in industrial settings. Check the heat of your oven or griddle, complete HVAC projects, measure the temp of any vehicle's engine, and more.
- EASY TO USE - Simply scan the surface of your object, hold down the trigger of the IR thermometer gun, and release to get live temperature readings anywhere between -58ºF and 1112ºF (-50ºC and 600ºC).
- BRIGHT DISPLAY - Each infrared temperature gun has a large, backlit LCD screen, so you can easily read temperatures in the dark. And with 2 AAA batteries included, powering up the thermal gun is a cinch.
- NOT FOR HUMANS - This temp gun thermometer is NOT suitable for human/internal body temperature use. It is designed for repairs around the home, cooking, HVAC and automotive use, and other DIY jobs.
- 【Food Grade Dual Probe Design, Easy to Use】This kitchen thermometer has an extra 45" long wire probe compared to the traditional grill thermometer. The wire is sturdy and allows oven door to close completely, helping you cook the most delicious grilled meat. Unfold the food thermometer and it starts reading immediately, fold the probe to turn it off. If there’s no operation, it’ll auto-switch off after 5 minutes. Can be used in ovens/gril/smokers to know the real-time temperature of meat/bread.
- 【Ultra Fast and Accurate Reading】The cooking thermometer’s probe head measures only 1.6mm in diameter, making it easy to introduce it into meats. Keep it in the food for 2-3 seconds, you will get an accurate temperature. It's has a wide temperature range of -58°F~572°F (-50°C~300°C), supports both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F) display with accuracy to ±1 degree. Perfect for beef, chicken, fish, pork, turkey, beverages, baking and candy,all kinds of occasions gives you accurate temp reference.
- 【Temperature Alarm Function】Temperature setting can refer to the candy temperature chart and pre-set the temperature. Press the ‘ALARM SET’ button on the food thermometer to set your target temperature. When the temperature reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermometer will flash on the big screen and the alarm will sound. The alarm will last for 10 minutes unless you press any button to stop it.
- 【IPX7 Waterproof, Backlit Display, Internal Magnet】The food thermometer is made of high-quality waterproof eco-friendly ABS plastic, which means it’s easy to wash it under running water. Simply wash the thermometer probe and body under running water.It also has a large backlight screen, enabling you to see the temp clearly whether in a poorly lighted kitchen or outdoors of too much light. Built-in magnets and hanging holes make it easy to attach to the refrigerator or hang anywhere.
- 【Abundant Components,Perfect Gift】Instant read meat thermometer with THREE sufficient batteries, 1 most popular meat temperature reference guide, 1 detailed instruction manual, 1 beautiful portable box,1 round key to open the battery cover. Our meat thermometers for cooking and grilling are packaged in an elegant carryable box, making it an ideal gift for any barbecue or cooking enthusiast or professional.
- 【Ultra Fast & Accurate Reading】 The meat thermometer’s probe head measures only 1.7mm in diameter, making it easy to introduce it into meats. Keeping it in food for 2-4 seconds, you’ll get the accurate temperature (±1°C/2°F). Whether to fry beef steaks, grill pork, deep fry fish/potatoes, or for an outdoor BBQ, this thermometer gives you accurate temp reference.
- 【Designed for Easy Usage】 Unfold the food thermometer and it starts to read immediately. If there’s no operation, it’ll auto-switch off after 10 minutes. The thermometer supports both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F) display from -58°F to 572°F (-50°C to 300°C), enabling to read either frozen ice cube or broiling steak. It also can lock the temp through the “Hold” button, letting you see the temp closely.
- 【A Large Screen at Your Reach】 This food thermometer comes with a large backlight screen, enabling you to see the temp clearly whether in a poorly lighted kitchen or outdoors of too much light. The built-in magnet and large hanging hole make storing it a snap. What’s more, the ergonomic handle offers a comfortable grip, letting you enjoy every step of cooking!
- 【IP67 Waterproof with Durability】 With IP67 certification, the grill thermometer is super easy to clean. (NOTE: Please wipe it with a soapy cloth or rinse it to clean, and DO NOT soak it or put in a dishwasher.) The probe is made of 304 stainless steel, non-toxic and safe for contacting food. Coated with premium ABS material, the thermometer lasts long and works with great durability.
- 【100% Satisfying Service】 Every product sent to you has gone through a series of quality inspection processes, please rest assured of this meat thermometer. If you have any questions before or after purchase, do not hesitate and contact us, we promise you a satisfying solution!
- Ultra-fast and accurate: Kitchen thermometer features advanced thermocouple technology that provides 2-3 seconds response time; 4 inches food grade probe thermometer guarantees an accurate temp reading to ±0.9°F with a wide temp range of 14°F - 572°F
- Lock Function: Digital meat thermometer for grilling can lock the current temp when the probe is removed from food and keep the temp displayed, no more dangerously peering into the oven or grill
- Large backlit display: Cooking thermometer features backlight LED display with large luminous digits to let you see clearly while cooking in the evening indoors or outdoors; 90 seconds auto-off to save battery life; batteries included
- Convenient storage: Digital thermometer for cooking with foldaway probe, features a magnetic back to allow you to easily attach to refrigerator or any metal surface; a hanging hole for your kitchen hooks or a lanyard
- Calibration: Calibration function adjusts your instant read thermometer probe sensor back to the correct accuracy, making this instant thermometer which lasts a lifetime
- Foldable design for easy storage and different measurement angles
- Easy-to-read backlit LCD screen, with current and target temperature readouts
- 7 meat type and doneness levels for perfect results
- Audible temperature alarm
- Premium stainless steel probe
- Digital display
- Fast, accurate reading
- Reading in Fahrenheit or Celsius
- The temperature range: 32 degrees Fahrenheit to 446 degrees Fahrenheit
- Wipe with a clean, dry cloth for prolonged use
- 500-Foot Bluetooth Range: ThermoPro meat thermometer wireless features advanced Bluetooth 5.0 technology that provide a strong, effective connection to track temperatures from 500 feet away. Just leave this grilling thermometer beside your grill or oven and remotely monitor your cooking progress using your smartphone
- Easy-to-Use, Multifunctional App: Receive real-time alerts on the go with the ThermoPro BBQ App on your phone. Set your desired food temperatures, customize alarms and timers, and view graphs. Preset USDA-recommended temperatures for types of meat help you to cook to perfection
- Effectively Manage Your Time: Equipped with an advanced estimator algorithm, this smoker thermometer wireless can estimate proper cooking times to help better plan your meals. Pre-alarm settings (5/10/15°F) ensure your meat is removed from the heat at the perfect time
- Highly Accurate Dual Meat Probes: Wireless thermometer features dual BBQ temperature probes which can simultaneously monitor internal meat temperatures and ambient temperatures up to 572°F with an accuracy of ±1.8°F
- Rechargeable Transmitter with Backlit LCD: This rechargeable Bluetooth thermometer can hold a charge for 8 months, providing worry-free operation that doesn’t require frequent battery changes. Large backlit LCD display shows temperatures for both probes, allowing this meat thermometer for smokers to easily convey important info with just a quick glance
- 【SO EASY TO USE】Works right out the box! KULUNER digital thermometer with foldable 4. 6" Food grade stainless steel probe and auto-on/off function, open the probe to turn on, fold the probe to turn off.EASY to use, storage and carry. With the included battery you can start using the thermometer right away. It’s the perfect solution for grilling, baking, deep frying, making candy, or uses it to test the temperature of your Liquid, beer, wine, tea, coffee, milk, soup, etc.
- 【SUPER FAST and ACCURATE】Takes a temperature in a little as 2-3 seconds, and is accurate to +/-1 degrees with a wide range of -58℉-572℉. No more waiting over a hot stove or grill for the temperature to settle. Find out the exact temperature of your food in a second! For maximum measurement accuracy a calibration function is provided. Perfect for indoor outdoor cooking, grilling, BBQ and so on.
- 【WATERPROOF & PRACTICALITY】Every gap in the thermometer has a waterproof treatment, IP67 rated waterproof, the KULUNER meat thermometer can be washed under running water without fear! With a strong ABS plastic body, it can withstand accidental drops or other impact accidents. With a waterproof and strong break resistant body, the KULUNER food thermometer is highly durable and resilient. Great for grilling outdoors.
- 【POWERFUL FUNCTIONALITY】Switch easily between ℃ and ℉, and the large and bright LCD display with backlight makes it very easy to read the temperature while cooking outdoors on sunny days or at night. Easy to calibrate, comes beautifully packaged in a premium foam lined box, making it an ideal present for any cooking or bbq enthusiast.Also includes 1 extra CR 2032 battery, bonus a meat temperature chart that allows you to effortlessly cook mouthwatering meals.
- 【Warranty】We stand by our products so you can make your purchase with confidence. Our products are rigorously tested and made with love because we believe that you deserve the best.
- Fast and accurate: Cooking thermometer features 3.9 inches food grade stainless steel probe and a high precision sensor which receives internal temp within 3-4 seconds, accurate to ±0.9 degree Fahrenheit; Don’t spend any extra time leaning over a hot surface
- Completely waterproof: The food thermometer has a IPX6 waterproof rating that means you can wash the unit under running water without fear. The instant read thermometer ensures cleanup is Ultra-fast
- Lock function: Kitchen thermometer can lock the current temp when the probe is removed from food and keep the temp displayed, no more dangerously peering into the oven or grill
- Easy to Use: Candy thermometer features a foldable probe design to neatly store the thermometer in a drawer or use the magnetic back or hook for convenient storage
- Calibration: Calibration function adjusts your digital thermometer cooking back to the correct accuracy, making it a BBQ thermometer which lasts a lifetime
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