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AcuRite Digital 00277 meat thermometer

This AcuRite scored Very Good overall.

About

The AcuRite Digital 00277 is part of the Meat thermometer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Meat thermometer models like the Digital 00277 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Accuracy: A score on how accurate the thermometer readings of a model were compared to a calibrated reference thermometer

Repeatability: A score on how repeatable the temperature readings of a model were within and among the three samples tested of that model

Features: This score reflects the presence or absence of convenience features.

Features

Easier to read 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
Yes
Temperature range (F) Temperature range Reflects how wide a temperature span the grill offers by comparing temperatures at the high setting and low setting using all the main burners.
14 - 450
Approximate minimum probe immersion (in.) Approximate minimum probe immersion Minimum probe immersion depth required for accurate temperature reading.
0.4
Excellent for extra thin meat Excellent for extra thin meat Required 0.10 (in) or less probe immersion depth for accurate temperature reading.
Yes