The iGrill mini Bluetooth is part of the meat thermometer
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, meat thermometer
models like the mini Bluetooth are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Describes whether the thermometer is a "folding", "fork" or wireless/remote design within the digital categories
A score on how accurate the thermometer readings of a model were compared to a calibrated reference thermometer
A score on how repeatable the temperature readings of a model were within and among the three samples tested of that model
Features & Specs - iGrill mini Bluetooth
Easier to read Those that are easier to read (yes) have a higher display contrast, and/or larger temperature digits or screen size and other attributes such as effective backlight or auxilliary letter size as compared to other products in the same thermometer type
Easier to read
Temperature range (F) Reflects how wide a temperature span the grill offers by comparing temperatures at the high setting and low setting using all the main burners.
Temperature range (F)
Approximate minimum probe immersion (in.) Minimum probe immersion depth required for accurate temperature reading.
Approximate minimum probe immersion (in.)
Excellent for extra thin meat Required 0.10 (in) or less probe immersion depth for accurate temperature reading.
Would not power on out of the box. Replaced battery - no luck. Tried to get assistance from www.idevices.com. Website down with notice that it will be back in 2014 (its Sept 2014). After returning to Lowe's I checked the rest of the iGrills on the shelf - most had been opened and obviously hadn't worked.<br />How this product got the rating it did from CR is a mystery. Very disappointing - loss of credibility for CR.