Why Is Thermapen So Expensive?

What is the best thermometer for home use?

Our pick.

Vicks ComfortFlex.

The best oral thermometer.

Our pick.

iProven DMT-489.

The best ear and forehead thermometer.


Sanpu Digital.

A little slower and bulkier.


Kinsa Ear.

Syncs with iOS or Android.

Also great.

Braun No Touch Forehead Thermometer.

Silent, but forehead only..

What is the best Thermapen?

Our pick. ThermoWorks ThermoPop. The best instant-read thermometer. … Our pick. ThermoWorks Dot. The best leave-in-style probe thermometer. … Also great. Lavatools Javelin Pro Duo. The midlevel instant-read option for enthusiasts. … Upgrade pick. ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4. When precision matters most. … Also great. ThermoWorks ChefAlarm.

How accurate is Thermapen?

Thermapen. If your Thermapen is accurate, it will read within ± 0.7°F of 32°F (31.3 to 32.7°F). If it is reading accurately in this test, you can rest assured that it is reading accurately in food and at higher temperatures.

How long does a Thermapen last?

1,500 hours4. How long should the battery last? The Classic Super-Fast Thermapen batteries are rated for 1,500 hours of use (was 100 hours).

Can I use a Thermapen to take my temperature?

*We are providing this advice for people to gain fairly accurate body temperature readings only in emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic. … We would not advise using a Thermapen to take the body temperature of children as it is a sharp object that may cause injury.

Who owns ThermoWorks?

Randy OwensI love the ThermoWorks products so much I wanted to learn more about the founder and owner of the company, Randy Owens.

Where are ThermoWorks products made?

ThermoWorks is located just south of Salt Lake City, Utah. The workforce here is highly educated and there are several thermal instrument and data logging companies in the state. While a few of our products are manufactured here, many are made for us by partner factories in Europe, Asia and the USA.

Where does ThermoWorks ship from?

ThermoWorks pays them in advance! All packages are insured and include a tracking number when shipped from our warehouse in American Fork, Utah. Typical delivery is 3-6 business days.

Is Thermapen mk4 worth it?

The Thermapen Mk4 is the best instant-read meat thermometer money can buy. With best-in-class accuracy and speed, outstanding build quality and ease of use, Thermoworks have created an almost perfect digital thermometer. The main question left to answer is price. At $99 is the Themapen worth it?