Published: March 31, 2018
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The amazing folks at Thermoworks have done it again, they have combined the speed and accuracy of the famous Thermapen and have added a professional infrared unit to it to make what I think is one of the best multi-purpose thermometers on the market.
The new Thermapen IR combines the unparalleled speed and accuracy of the Thermapen Mk4 with the versatility of a professional infrared unit. Why carry two different thermometers when you can just carry the Thermapen IR?
- Adjustable emissivity infrared from 0.1 to 1.0
- Patented auto-rotating display
- Max/Min infrared displays
- Foldaway thermocouple probe
- High accuracy probe to ±0.7°F (±0.4°C)
- Probe readings in only 2-3 seconds
- Motion-sensing sleep & wake mode
- Display temps in °C or °F, 1 or 0.1° resolution
- Includes NIST-traceable calibration certificate
- IP54 (not waterproof like the Thermapen Mk4)
View both infrared and penetration probe readings from either hand in any position with Thermapen IR’s patented 360° auto-rotating display. In Probe mode, set the unit down, and Sleep Mode saves battery life. Pick it up, and it turns on automatically. Close the probe when you’re done and it powers off for storage. Each unit ships with a NIST-traceable calibration certificate for both the probe and infrared so you know it’s accurate.
Thermapen IR is a must-have, versatile tool for restaurants, health inspectors, manufacturing, laboratory, and more.
Review and Rating:
Full disclosure this was the first time that I have used infrared to measure a piece of meat and or grill grates, however, with that being said I am now a true believer in using an infrared thermometer to use to take the temperature of not only the meat but also the temperature of the grill grates that you are using. I actually found it extremely useful to know the temperature of the grates that you are going to be placing the meat on.
A feature that I really liked about the new Thermapen IR is that you don’t need to purchase two different thermometers one infrared thermometer and a regular thermometer, with a flip of the probe and a push of a button you can easily switch between the two without having to miss a beat!
I must say that the new Thermapen IR is one of my favorite barbecue and grilling tools to use and will always be right near grill when I am grilling outside!!
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