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Grill thermometer

I have never seen the CDN digital thermometer mentioned on the forum, but this is what I use.  Price is right,  3 AAA batteries last forever (1-1/2 years and running), and the armored cable handles the heat in the grill.  I recommend it.  I also have a Thermapen but am not that crazy about it, mainly use an Extech probe thermometer for spot measurements. 
XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
Rochester, NY


  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,520
    Why are you not crazy about the Thermapen? I have never heard of the Extech. How is the build quality? Does it really have a 1-sec response time? Thermistor or thermocouple?
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,657
    Extech is an industrial supplier, lots of temp measurement stuff, widely available on the web including Amazon. I would guess it is a thermistor, but it is not stated in the spec.  I never measured response time, I always wait a few seconds for it to stabilize.  My thermapen is old, maybe not as good as current models.  Here is the Extech.  Note it is about $25
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,520
    I see. I was looking at the one with the flip probe for 41.99.
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