Check temperatures of foods and liquids with split-second accuracy - and avoid having to stand over a hot oven or grill. This compact unit instantly reads temperatures from -40deg.F (-40deg.C) to 450deg.F (230deg.C) with scientific precision. Shock-resistant thermometer features a thermocouple microtip probe, a high-contrast LCD display and automatic power saving after five minutes of inactivity. A simple pivot turns the unit on or off, and temperatures can be displayed in Fahrenheit or Celsius. Backed by a Factory Calibration Certificate that guarantees performance. This NSF-certified product meets the high-level safety standards of commercial kitchens. Uses three AAA batteries (included).