Combination probe thermometer and timer takes the guesswork out of cooking Pre-settable alarm temperature range is from 32 to 392 degrees F, Memory function saves last used temperature 5 minute alarm Includes bonus pan clip, 2 rear wall mount magnets, USDA food temperature cooking chart Powered by 1 AAA battery (included). The upper limit for the silicone probe remains 362 degrees Fahrenheit. This Polder Classic Cooking Thermometer/Timer has a presettable alarm temperature range form 32 degrees to 392 degrees fahrenheit so that you can use this for all of your cooking needs. The timer and thermometer work simultaneously or individually depending on what you are cooking. It has silicone probe wire to help reach any dish. This is a must have for any cook. A wonderful gift idea!
A common problem with previous Polder thermometers I have owned is that if you get the bare, metal probe cord wet, water can get into the probe itself and ruin it by throwing off the temperature readings. I have thrown away several probes because of this, especially since I use these thermometers for beer making.Some reviewers complained that the cord was rubber and not metal like in the picture, when in fact this is a HUGE improvement over the old probes and that ..