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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: September 18, 2020 (Refresh Now)
7.4
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Ease of Use
 203
easy to use, use, accurate, price, works
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Its easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  With so many choices on the market, actually hard to choose, but this came out very easy to use and simple, highly recommended  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Is very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes programmed for Celsius but it’s an easy change.  ...  "
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" ...  IMPORTANT TO READ INSTRUCTIONS.  ...  "
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Accuracy
 127
use, easy, easy to use, accuracy, thermometer
+84%
-16%
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" ...  This thermometer was 100 percent accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use but not to accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I read one thing, my mother reads another and it would give the accurate temp to each of us accordingly.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not sure of the accuracy as it gives the same reading every time on different people.  ...  "
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" ...  Readings are accurate and it works perfectly on human beings and food.  ...  "
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" ...  this is so easy to use and accurate, glad i bought it and it came from united states which is another bonus  ...  "
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" ...  Both appear to give accurate readings.  ...  "
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" ...  It is more accurate than the thermometers they’re using in my trauma center hospital.  ...  "
Battery Life
 105
battery, included, missing, come, description
+27%
-73%
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" ...  I put brand new Duracell batteries in it (no batteries are included) and it will not turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  Which is causing it to drain the batteries while sitting idle / not being used.  ...  "
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" ...  I opened the package took it out and placed the batteries . ... flipped the battery every which way to no avail .  ...  "
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" ...  Put in fresh batteries and noting, ok so it’s a faulty piece, but the same thing with the second one.  ...  "
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" ...  Did not come with batteries like it said.  ...  "
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" ...  Did not come with batteries as stated.  ...  "
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" ...  We know it wasn't the batteries because we have a battery tester.  ...  "
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" ...  I did not receive my batteries .  ...  "
Price
 89
good, money, easy to use, waste, use
+81%
-19%
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" ...  This is a great thermometer at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price paid and ease of use, I would say its a good purchase for sure.  ...  "
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" ...  Price was right.  ...  "
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" ...  What a great thermometer at a really good price.  ...  "
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" ...  I was hesitant to order because the price was so good.  ...  "
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" ...  The price is right also.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that the price was fantastic retail was 105 I got it for $17 I guess it must’ve been a clearance  ...  "
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" ...  The price is worth it.  ...  "
Marketplace
 54
amazon, thank, product, works, price
+63%
-37%
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" ...  I bought 3 of these 2 from Amazon and one from a local store.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: Good seller!  ...  "
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" ...  Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2020  ...  "
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" ...  Product ecactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
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" ...  Was as described would buy from again  ...  "
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" ...  Shipped on time  ...  "
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" ...  Would recommend, seller ships very fast arrives well before arrival date. ... Thank you in these trying Covid-19 times .  ...  "
Returns
 52
returned, refund, one, item, sent
+6%
-94%
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" ...  I requested a return one month later (I hadn't even opened the box until then) and the company denied it.  ...  "
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" ...  returned and ordered a different one  ...  "
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" ...  Has been a week since I requested a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I will return it to amazon.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Unfortunately I waited too long to return  ...  "
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" ...  And I am trying to return it and its making me pay shipping and return it via mail.  ...  "
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" ...  Sending it back.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 50
worked, work, weeks, stop, returned
+32%
-68%
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" ...  It arrive DOA, dead on arrival, it doesn't power up and work at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Broken didnt work  ...  "
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" ...  We bought 10 of these and out of the 10 only 3 worked  ...  "
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" ...  Broken after one week  ...  "
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" ...  Two stopped working within days and a third within a week.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed for my business and received a non working garbage item !  ...  "
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" ...  Couldn't figure out how to change reading to farenheit.  ...  "
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" ...  But then that stopped helping too, and now it is just a housing with no apparent function.  ...  "
Delivery
 42
product, time, taken, fast, delivered
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Shipped on time  ...  "
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" ...  I received this product today, and inside the box, there was a certificate for the QC check.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time product was as described  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast delivery,very easy to use, there must be one of this in every household.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely fast delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived quickly and in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  We have been using this daily since it arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  The shipping time wasn’t very quick but the communication and product is great!!!  ...  "
Build Quality
 32
cheap, plastic, opened, feels, box
+34%
-66%
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" ...  The thermometer came broken/ not working and it was missing batteries or something in that small plastic area.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels light, cheap, not good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap plastic MADE IN CHINA.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels like a cheap plastic toy.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Feels like readings are inconsistent.  ...  "
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" ...  Although I tried it in the arm pit & it was close.  ...  "
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" ...  It's cheap plastic and looks like a kids toy.  ...  "
Setup
 30
read, easy, use, calibrate, set
+63%
-37%
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" ...  IMPORTANT TO READ INSTRUCTIONS.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Follow simple directions.  ...  "
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" ...  I figured out how to setup and calibrate the device which I’ll summarize below.  ...  "
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" ...  Take the time to read the instruction manual first, then setup is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is easy to use and set up.  ...  "
For Kids
 25
use, school, easy, children, accurate
+92%
-8%
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" ...  looks and operates like a toddlers toy.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this item to check temperatures during this whole pandemic especially having young Children and i find it so easy to use even when the children don’t want to stay still!  ...  "
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" ...  I liked it so much I brought two more for my grown children.  ...  "
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" ...  No worry about whether or not my grandson “really had the thermometer under his tongue”  ...  "
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" ...  Great thermometer for kids to use!  ...  "
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" ...  First reading was 97.7 so close enough for adults.  ...  "
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" ...  Tested it out on myself and my five children, always a good and easy read.  ...  "
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" ...  our school district was asking parents to pre-screen their child every morning before leaving for school/bus, due to covid.  ...  "
Comfort
 19
feels, ear, use, super, included
+63%
-37%
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" ...  It’s lightweight and comfortable to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  Compares favorably with ear thermometers.  ...  "
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" ...  I like things to have enough weight that I just don’t drop them.  ...  "
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" ...  I compared it to my braun ear thermometer to check accuracy and they were the same.  ...  "
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" ...  This is pretty neglible to me, so doesn't hurt the overall product for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Most of ours take a minute or two under the tongue or down an ear to register, so I was eager to try something that worked faster and didn't involve touching.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great hand held fully functioning forehead thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  Item is comfortable to hold and use.  ...  "
Capacity
 16
one, temperture, temp, check, anyone
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Great for checking anyone that's coming to your house.  ...  "
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" ...  Will highly recommend to friends and family  ...  "
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" ...  Use it on everyone before they come into the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 2 of them, one for my office and one for the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked it so much I bought one for every one in my family .  ...  "
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" ...  And I've compared the room reading with other thermometers as well, with similar results.  ...  "
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" ...  Family member order same product and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  It's quick, it's easy to operate, and it's now our new go to thermometer in the house.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 13
box, sent, return, opened, one
-100%
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" ...  The product totally damaged when arrival!  ...  "
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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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" ...  This thermometer is defective ... I requested a return one month later (I hadn't even opened the box until then) and the company denied it.  ...  "
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" ...  When arrived something rattled inside.  ...  "
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" ...  How would we have known it was defective if we had not opened the box and tried to use this?  ...  "
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" ...  Broken didnt work  ...  "
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" ...  Was this just a repackaged used item?  ...  "
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" ...  But the box was damaged, no battery in the box.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 13
color, read, see, screen, reads
+92%
-8%
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" ...  It is quite simple to use and the display is large enough to clearly see.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen large and can turn off the sounds.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  The green back lighted display was perfect for reading temps in little or no lightning.  ...  "
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" ...  If the display backlight lights up green, you're good to go.  ...  "
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" ...  Large easy-to-read back lit display.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely a nice feature is the color changing screen for a quick view of temp ranges.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, clear screen, good reads.  ...  "
Cooling
 11
temp, room, temperatures, mode, body
+82%
-18%
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" ...  It also accurately measures the temperature of a room.  ...  "
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" ...  Ambient temperature seems to have a huge factor so keep it in the room you plan on using it in for at least 15 mins.  ...  "
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" ...  You can take body, surface and room temperatures.  ...  "
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" ...  It has two modes 1 - body temp and 2 - room temp.  ...  "
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" ...  I also enjoy room temp mode and surface temp mode.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the room temperature feature.  ...  "
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" ...  That's pretty cool too.  ...  "
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" ...  Have used for Body temp and room temp!  ...  "
Features
 10
temp, button, select, room, temperature
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Also can take temperature of objects- nice feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Default mode is body, for checking forehead temp. ... Green light for normal temp. ... If you push the mode button, you can also change to check room temp.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Overall performance
 8
easy, works
+100%
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" ...  Works well and fast  ...  "
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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 .  ...  "
Product As Described
 8
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked as described  ...  "
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" ...  Item as described.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Fit
 8
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Stay safe folks.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this a few weeks ago, since we had a slight scare of covid in my house hold.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Design
 8
okay, like, feels, cheap
+63%
-38%
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" ...  looks like a 2 year old put it together .  ...  "
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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  ...  "
Weight
 7
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Pros: Accuracy, light weight, reasonable price  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to use and light weight.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Controls
 5
press, mode, temperature, select, mem
+40%
-60%
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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.  ...  "
Scan Quality
 5
sure, scanning, person, need, morning
+100%
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" ...  Literally takes 2 seconds in the morning, so I just scan really quickly each morning while she is eating breakfast.  ...  "
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" ...  Accurate against oral thermometer for multiple scans. ... You do need to switch the mode to scanning the body and you may need to offset +/- to better match a trusted source for calibration.  ...  "
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" ...  Make sure to scan another area (arm, whatever item is next to you) for temperature before scanning another person’s forehead for temperature, as it may report the same number, occasionally.  ...  "
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" ...  Accurate and very fast, better than my original thermometer which was the scan variety.  ...  "
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" ...  It scans accurately.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 5
+100%
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" ...  I was a little skeptical at first but I’m a home health nurse and I needed a thermometer that was no touch.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use no touch  ...  "
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" ...  Really happy with this no touch thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't but still nice to know if things are too hot to touch.  ...  "
Size
 5
easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  Great small size.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Storage
 4
+50%
-50%
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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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 3
-100%
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" ...  Device didn’t work after numerous tries.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe other people got lucky with better devices, but this thing is still wildly inconsistent.  ...  "

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