CDN DTQ450X ProAccurate Quick-Read Thermometer Review

Overview :
  • The CDN ProAccurate Thermometer (DTQ-450X) now features BioCote antimicrobial protection and a thin 1.5 mm tip, making it easy for home cooks to monitor internal temperatures of the thinnest foods including grilled burgers, baked fish or flatiron steak.
  • With its large digital readout and easy-to-press buttons, this professional-grade thermometer provides accurate temperature measurements in just 6 seconds, in a wide range from -40 to +450°F/-40 to +230°C.
  • Home cooks will also appreciate the ProAccurate Thermometer’s durable design with stainless steel housing that is waterproof  (Don’t put it in the dishwasher, don’t completely submerge) and shatterproof. A temperature guide on the sheath offers instant guidance for a variety of foods and liquids, for food safety and best culinary results. It is also NSF Certified.

 

   At a Glance
User Rating :  
Category : Meat
Model : DTQ450X
Min Price : $17.65
Response time: 6-10 seconds
Measuring range: -40° to 450°F/
-40° to 230°C
Batteries : LR44
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Features :
  • NSF Certified
  • 6 second response
  • 1.5 mm thin tip
  • 5″/12.7 cm stem
  • Shatterproof
  • For thin cuts of meat, fish or poultry
  • Data-hold, big digit
  • Food-safe ABS plastic with BioCote®
  • Stainless steel housing
  • Field calibration
  • Auto-off after 10 minutes
  • Temperature guide on sheath
  • Mounting: pocket clip
Pros :
  • Easy to calibrate,
  • The response time on this thermometer is quick.
Cons : 
  •  Not very durable.
Final Rating :     94

 

Useful information about CDN DTQ450X thermometer

Temperature Measurement

1. Press the ON/OFF button to turn the DTQ450X on.
2. After use, press the ON/OFF button to turn the DTQ450X off and conserve battery life. The DTQ450X automatically turns off after 10 minutes of inactivity.

Temperature Scale

Press the °F/°C button to select temperature reading in Fahrenheit or Celsius.

Data-Hold

Before withdrawing the DT450X from the food, press the HOLD button. This will “hold” the reading until pressed again. HOLD appears in the upper right corner of the display.

Max Mode

Max Mode is always working behind the scenes, continually storing the highest temperature.

1. Press the MAX button to display the highest temperature. MAX appears on the display.
2. The display automatically returns to the temperature mode after a few seconds.
3. Press the MAX button for 3 seconds or more to clear the stored MAX value.

Self-Calibration

1. Place the stem into a mixture of 3 parts ice and 1 part water.
2. Press the CAL button for 2 seconds. The display will be blank for 2 seconds. Release the CAL button and 32.0°F appears.
Note: To avoid accidental recalibration, this function only works when the water temperature is 30 to 34°F. ERR will appear for 2 seconds if the water is not within this range and then return to the temperature display mode

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