Last Updated: August 6, 2020

Berrcom Non Contact Infrared Forehead Thermometer JXB 178 Medical Grade Baby Fever Check Thermometer 3 in 1 Multifunctional for Kids Infant Adult Batteries Not Included

Last Updated: August 6, 2020
7.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
652
Old Reviews
0
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1.18 meters
SIZE
158.76 grams
WEIGHT

Review Summary - 642 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ease of Use
 129
easy to use, use, accurate, price, works
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use but not to accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use n fast  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't found any Covid yet, but I'll keep trying - this is a very easy and convenient way to do daily checks.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use. ... Quick and easy.  ...  "
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Accuracy
 83
easy to use, use, easy, thermometer, accuracy
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Accuracy is not equal to oral temp but these days it's close enough.  ...  "
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" ...  Its accuracy is great and it's easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast and accurate  ...  "
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" ...  Not sure about exact accuracy so tell me how to best test it.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I stated "cheap but accurate".  ...  "
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" ...  This no contact thermometer works well and seems accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  This is probably the best thermometer we have owned besides the rectal ones in accuracy.  ...  "
Battery Life
 79
battery, included, missing, description, box
+30%
-70%
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" ...  The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because the batteries that it said were included, were in fact missing.  ...  "
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" ...  Yeah, it still works, but the battery cover broke. ... Since that's at the bottom of the thermometer, the batteries just fall out with thermometer use.  ...  "
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" ...  I opened it and put in new batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  Did not come with batteries like it said.  ...  "
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" ...  Also it never came with batteries had to go out and buy batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  It did not come with batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  The desription of the thermometer indicated that it came with two AA batteries, but it did not come with any.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery installation instructions are towards the end of the instructional set and any OTC device they’d approve would have battery instructions towards the front of the insert.  ...  "
Price
 58
good, easy to use, money, accurate, use
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Easy to use and a good price  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use , I could find better price.  ...  "
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" ...  Better price than many of the others.  ...  "
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" ...  Price was great too.  ...  "
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" ...  this product and the price awesome :)  ...  "
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" ...  At first I was worried since the price was so good but it works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I needed before the school year starts at a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it on a whim because of the discounted price and just wanted something that would be good enough to use to check my temperature before going to work every day.  ...  "
Marketplace
 35
seller, thank, product, works, shipping
+71%
-29%
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" ...  The item was shipped quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Will buy from seller again two thumbs up 👍 👌 😀  ...  "
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" ...  Would recommend, seller ships very fast arrives well before arrival date. ... Thank you in these trying Covid-19 times .  ...  "
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" ...  Over all, great product fast shipping!  ...  "
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" ...  I just came from a doctor visit. ... Fast 2 day shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered from 2 different sellers - (Electronics Club & iAdventures) and I received both in two days thanks to Amazon Prime.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 3 of these 2 from Amazon and one from a local store.  ...  "
Returns
 32
refund, item, sent, returning, returned
+9%
-91%
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" ...  Maybe this is why it was returned by the previous customer that opened it, but why resend it to me when it doesn't work?  ...  "
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" ...  I was very disappointed and I had to return my product.  ...  "
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" ...  I sent the first one back and had it replaced with the same brand.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Started return nothing yet no reply  ...  "
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" ...  They sent me a thermeter that was returned that was defective.  ...  "
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" ...  Same day i opened the box, same day i am returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  I mailed the item back 2 weeks ago and have yet to receive a refund.  ...  "
Delivery
 27
product, time, shipping, received, quickly
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Arrived very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time!  ...  "
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" ...  I received this product very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast delivery,very easy to use, there must be one of this in every household.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived super quick !  ...  "
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" ...  Great no complains does the job and they delivered it quickly  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived earlier than expected.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 25
worked, stop, five, correctly, consistently
+40%
-60%
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" ...  Stop working after only using it a few weeks. ... When I contacted the seller they just kept saying it’s been more than 30 days since it was delivered and asked - “what stop working?”  ...  "
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" ...  Couldn't figure out how to change reading to farenheit.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not work.  ...  "
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" ...  The 2nd one would work correctly occasionally but not consistently. ... Wish you a happy life.  ...  "
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" ...  But then that stopped helping too, and now it is just a housing with no apparent function.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is broken.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrive DOA, dead on arrival, it doesn't power up and work at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed for my business and received a non working garbage item !  ...  "
Setup
 21
instructions, use, read, calibrate, set
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Important to look at set up instructions in one of the latest reviews because included ones aren’t that great.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions very easy to follow, it works perfectly so far.  ...  "
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" ...  I found instructions very easily on YouTube though, and was all set in less than 5 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  Take the time to read the instruction manual first, then setup is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions are clear as mud  ...  "
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" ...  The product is easy to use and set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I finally found the correct instructions online and it was then easy to calibrate and use.  ...  "
Build Quality
 20
plastic, opened, like, feels, box
+35%
-65%
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" ...  I believe that this item was a returned item since it only came with one plastic package instead of two.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap plastic MADE IN CHINA.  ...  "
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" ...  I opened the box and pulled out the plastic tray that it comes in. ... The batteries were missing from the slot it was in, the battery door on the item was slightly open and stuck, the plastic film on the screen was removed and replaced (there's air bubbles).  ...  "
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" ...  Returned, cheaply made  ...  "
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" ...  Feels light, cheap, not good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Although I tried it in the arm pit & it was close.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like readings are inconsistent.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like a cheap plastic toy.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 13
color, screen, read, see, reads
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Easy to use, clear screen, good reads.  ...  "
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" ...  Large easy-to-read back lit display.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen large and can turn off the sounds.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely a nice feature is the color changing screen for a quick view of temp ranges.  ...  "
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" ...  It is quite simple to use and the display is large enough to clearly see.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this one because not only was the display easy to read but the readings were color coded.  ...  "
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" ...  The green back lighted display was perfect for reading temps in little or no lightning.  ...  "
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" ...  If I had known that this one had the color display for sure then I would have just ordered 2 of these. ... So to my surprise when I received both today, these are the exact same thermometers, both with the color display, which is what I wanted.  ...  "
For Kids
 12
easy
+100%
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" ...  Got this for our kids.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and child friendly!  ...  "
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" ...  No worry about whether or not my grandson “really had the thermometer under his tongue”  ...  "
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" ...  My 6 year old nephew was able to use by himself!  ...  "
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" ...  looks and operates like a toddlers toy.  ...  "
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" ...  First reading was 97.7 so close enough for adults.  ...  "
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" ...  Great thermometer for kids to use!  ...  "
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" ...  Tested it out on myself and my five children, always a good and easy read.  ...  "
Comfort
 11
feels, use, included, got, fresh
+73%
-27%
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" ...  This is pretty neglible to me, so doesn't hurt the overall product for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Item is comfortable to hold and use.  ...  "
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" ...  This model was easier to hold & use.  ...  "
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" ...  Compares favorably with ear thermometers.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great hand held fully functioning forehead thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, I like it, they don’t touch the skin, I just hold one second, very faster.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s lightweight and comfortable to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  Still feel it’s slightly off but mostly right  ...  "
Capacity
 7
one
+100%
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" ...  I bought 2 of them, one for my office and one for the house.  ...  "
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" ...  Family member order same product and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...   I bought this for my family business.  ...  "
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" ...  But I tested everyone on the house and it worked well.  ...  "
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" ...  The price was so good that I brought 4 for family members home .  ...  "
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" ...  Will highly recommend to friends and family  ...  "
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" ...  I think it is great for my family  ...  "
Overall performance
 7
easy, works
+100%
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" ...  Gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise, the item itself accomplished the job.  ...  "
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" ...  it works with no problems easy and fast .  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 7
sent, returned, opened, item, battery
-100%
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" ...  This product is broken.  ...  "
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" ...  the box was slightly dented.  ...  "
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" ...  When arrived something rattled inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Was this just a repackaged used item?  ...  "
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" ...  I believe that this item was a returned item since it only came with one plastic package instead of two.  ...  "
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" ...  They sent me a thermeter that was returned that was defective.  ...  "
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" ...  But the box was damaged, no battery in the box.  ...  "
Features
 7
button, select, temperature, temp, room
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I ordered this one because it had the features and at the cost we wanted.  ...  "
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" ...  It has two modes 1 - body temp and 2 - room temp.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it doesn't have a light that shines on the target (maybe it does but it's turned off on mine).  ...  "
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" ...  I like the green and red lights that show up if you are okay or not okay.  ...  "
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" ...  And changing from Celsius to Fahrenheit is as easy as pushing the Mode button once or twice.  ...  "
Cooling
 6
temperatures, temperature, room, regular, reading
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Have used for Body temp and room temp!  ...  "
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" ...  It has two modes 1 - body temp and 2 - room temp.  ...  "
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" ...  That's pretty cool too.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the room temperature feature.  ...  "
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" ...  being able to check the room temperature is a plus works great  ...  "
Color
 5
display, temp, screen, read, quick
+100%
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" ...  Also love the color coding for the temperatures.  ...  "
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" ...  Love how it changes colors for fever  ...  "
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" ...  and it color coded  ...  "
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" ...  I got this one because not only was the display easy to read but the readings were color coded.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely a nice feature is the color changing screen for a quick view of temp ranges.  ...  "
Design
 5
like, feels, cheap
+80%
-20%
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" ...  looks and operates like a toddlers toy.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and feels like a Mattel toy.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the green and red lights that show up if you are okay or not okay.  ...  "
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" ...  at arrival and matches closely with this one  ...  "
Controls
 4
press, mode, temperature, select, mem
+50%
-50%
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" ...  No matter how many I tried the thermometer would not turn on when I pressed the On/Scan Button.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor quality control, should have known better.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
+100%
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
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" ...  Product ecactly as described.  ...  "
Weight
 4
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Light weight, very easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm impressed because these thermometer are so light in weight.  ...  "
Size
 4
easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  Its compact, easy to use, and best price online I've found so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, easy to use and great in today's world.  ...  "
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" ...  It is lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for bringing everywhere. ... I keep it my purse — small and lightweight.  ...  "
Fit
 4
+100%
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" ...  Hold the scanner 3-5cm away from your forehead.  ...  "
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" ...  This however makes it hassle, crying and fit throwing free 😁  ...  "
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" ...  Hold the scanner 3-5cm away from your forehead.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 3
button, select, fahrenheit, celsius
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Silent or Sound modes  ...  "
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" ...  And changing from Celsius to Fahrenheit is as easy as pushing the Mode button once or twice.  ...  "
For Fun
 3
+100%
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" ...  My kids have fun its like shooting a toy gun.  ...  "
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" ...  It's fun to use!  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
-100%
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" ...  The instructions that came in the box did not include steps to calibrate the device.  ...  "
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" ...  Tried the recalibrating steps mentioned in other reviews.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions that came in the box did not include steps to calibrate the device.  ...  "
Storage
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I opened the box and pulled out the plastic tray that it comes in. ... The batteries were missing from the slot it was in, the battery door on the item was slightly open and stuck, the plastic film on the screen was removed and replaced (there's air bubbles).  ...  "
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" ...  First, you have to slide open the battery compartment lid, a challenge itself.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1.18 meters
Weight:  158.76 grams
1.18 meters
SIZE
158.76 grams
WEIGHT