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CandyCare Smart Infrared Thermometer with LCD Digital Screen 3 in 1 Measurement Ideal for Adult and Kid Non Contact Temperature Gun Reading Detection on Forehead and Ear Battery NOT Included

Last Updated: September 21, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.9
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Total Reviews
515
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Review Summary - 509 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ease of Use
 192
easy, use, thermometer, instructions, read
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, with options for in ear use.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that it is easy to read and hold. ... It is great that the magnetic cover is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it's light and easy to hold, easy to read, and provides quick results.  ...  "
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" ...  Having used a similar product but older, I find this thermometer very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The quick start guide had simple instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  This thermometer is small and portable and quite easy to use, though I suppose most are .  ...  "
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Accuracy
 132
thermometer, readings, accuracy, easy to use, compared
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Is very accurate  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this because it is simple to use and accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and accurate!  ...  "
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" ...  I've compared it to other thermometers and it seems very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are consistent with how you take readings (distance to target, room environment) the readings will be more accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this one and I am very please with the ease of use and accuracy. ... I used it on family members and it was pretty accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  My boyfriend bought different one but never accurate but this one easy and accurate  ...  "
Comfort
 74
forehead, thermometer, ear mode, cap, children
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I like that you can use it for the ear too!  ...  "
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" ...  It fits really well in my hand. ... I like the magnetic cap feature and that it has the ear option for babies.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the options of touchless or in the ear.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for ear, forehead, and any object and very easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to work just fine - I like that you can do the ear or the forehead!  ...  "
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" ...  When you’re doing the adult forehead mode, I’ve found using my temple works best and most consistently!  ...  "
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" ...  I like that you can do the forehead or ears and adults or children.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick and easy to use forehead/ear thermometer.  ...  "
For Kids
 50
children, child, adult, thermometer, mode
+98%
-2%
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" ...  A major upgrade from my grocery store one that makes my kids gag. ... Great for not only kids, but adults too!  ...  "
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" ...  I am a mother of 6 children and it's been really awesome to have an easy to use and read and non invasive thermometer to check on my kids' health during this pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice little Thermometer to use for kids .  ...  "
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" ...  Thinking of getting another to give to my daughter for college.  ...  "
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" ...  There are options to measure on an adult or a child.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick to read so great for those small children who may move around :-).  ...  "
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" ...  It can be very useful for kids if you want a very accurate reading of their temperature, especially young children.  ...  "
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" ...  This versatile thermometer is designed to test both adults and children.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 43
easy to read, color, temperature, green, color coded
+100%
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" ...  I like that the display has a background color so you know if you have a fever or not based on the color red or green.  ...  "
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" ...  Lastly, the changing of colors on the screen improved whether or not if the temperature is too high!  ...  "
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" ...  Another pros is the clear display which makes it so easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  It also can recall the last 40 readings, has an "object-mode" to take temperatures of objects, and it can display both Celsius and Fahrenheit.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the color coded display and the ease of use!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Reading - very bright and clearly visible, nothing different a lot of thermometers have the same  ...  "
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" ...  I like the display with the background color, it is neat and clear as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Backlight is perfect for middle of nights usage.  ...  "
Features
 35
child, adult, temperature, thermometer, object
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I enjoy the fact this thermometer allows you to change modes to test objects, it's a nice feature!  ...  "
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" ...  3 modes are nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Once you take the cover off it automatically switches to ear mode.  ...  "
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" ...  A green light means normal a yellow light means low fever and a red light means high fever.  ...  "
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" ...  I generally use the forehead mode.  ...  "
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" ...  The thermometer will let you know if you're to far from the person which is a great function.  ...  "
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" ...  This thermometer is great for the 3 different modes.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s light.  ...  "
Price
 33
worth, worth the money, thermometer, price point, money
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Great product for the price, though a bit expensive.  ...  "
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" ...  This convenience is alone worth the money to me.  ...  "
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" ...  Sure there's an extra cost .  ...  "
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" ...  Overall it’s an incredible thermometer, especially at the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The price is a little steep, but it's worth it to not have to remember how to use our other thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s worth spending a little more money on a good quality thermometer rather than spending money on cheap quality thermometers.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth buying this product.  ...  "
Battery Life
 31
battery, included, 2 aaa batteries, come with batteries, two aaa batteries
+87%
-13%
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" ...  There is a switch under the battery cover to change from F* to C* if desired.  ...  "
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" ...  (2 AAA no biggie)  ...  "
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" ...  It uses two AAA batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s super easy to use, doesn’t need any fancy batteries just the standard AAA batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  As noted, 2 AAA batteries are needed.  ...  "
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" ...  The thermometer is very easy to use and read (but does NOT include batteries .  ...  "
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" ...  Takes 2 AAA batteries so I would expect it to have good battery life (though just got ours so I can't confirm this as yet) and I like that they are common batteries used that are typically around the house when the time comes that they do need to be replaced.  ...  "
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" ...  Just a heads up you need two AAA batteries.  ...  "
Size
 29
compact, carry, travel, easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  Given that a fever is a sign of COVID-19, it is a useful tool for people to keep handy.  ...  "
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" ...  Also comes in its own bag.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a compact device with an easy to use controls.  ...  "
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" ...  I was also impressed that the product came with a small carrying case to keep it from being damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Such an awesome and handy device to use in this pandemic.  ...  "
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" ...  5) Portable, comes with a pouch  ...  "
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" ...  Super sleek and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  I liked they included a pouch so I don't have to carry the box.  ...  "
Controls
 26
temperature, mode, push, forehead, adult
+92%
-8%
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" ...  There are two buttons so its streamlined.  ...  "
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" ...  There's only two buttons and the AAA barriers really makes this super easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions and buttons are easy to understand and to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Once you get that set up all you do is push the temperature button to turn it on and when you're ready to check the person's temperature you just point to the forehead and push the button.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love that it takes regular AAA batteries (not included) instead of expensive, hard to find little button batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  Whether measuring the forehead or in the ear I select the mode, push the read button and get a reading.  ...  "
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" ...  As simple as pointing to forehead and pressing one button, temp in one second.  ...  "
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" ...  You simply hold it up to the forehead and push the button and within a second you get a temperature reading, no more waiting for 5 minutes to get your temperature like you used to, or having to wipe things down with alcohol every time.  ...  "
Build Quality
 23
made, use, hand, feels, easy
+96%
-4%
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" ...  So far it's held up very well, I've dropped it a couple of times and it's quite sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  The thermometer is very well built and doesn't feel cheap.  ...  "
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" ...  Not too heavy, but well balanced and easy to hold against someone else or on yourself.  ...  "
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" ...  I was also impressed that the product came with a small carrying case to keep it from being damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  Very flexible measurement choices.  ...  "
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" ...  As for the design, it feels good in the hand and is very easy to hold and use. ... I can see it being fallen off and getting lost if I'm not careful.  ...  "
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" ...  The build is nice and solid.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a good weight to it and it feels well built.  ...  "
Cover
 22
comes, carrying, carry, came, bag
+100%
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" ...  It also comes with a nice gray carrying pouch.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice carrying pouch  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a carry pouch for storage but not batteries (2xAAA).  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a carrying case.  ...  "
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" ...  It did come with a carrying sleeve/pouch, so that was nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Also comes in its own bag.  ...  "
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" ...  On top of it, it came with a very soft velvety carrying pouch.  ...  "
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" ...  5) Portable, comes with a pouch  ...  "
Color
 20
display, fever, colors, screen, temperature
+100%
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" ...  It was very easy to use and has 4 different colors to show safe to high fever.  ...  "
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" ...  Color coded display gives instant feedback without even reading the actual temperature  ...  "
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" ...  Display is color coordinated according to severity of fever.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the display with the background color, it is neat and clear as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't really need the multiple colors to indicate a fever, but that's cool I guess.  ...  "
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" ...  Different color backlights make normal-high-low easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the color coding because before I was always confused.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate the green/yellow/red screen colors, indicating good/questionable/fever.  ...  "
Setup
 18
easy to use, thermometer, clear, use, simple
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Directions are clear and the device is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with clear instructions and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions are simple and easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  the instructions are easy to understand and the thermometer simple to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  2) Instructions could a little more user friendly.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple to use once you read the instructions and seems to be working correctly and accurately.  ...  "
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" ...  I saw someone mentioning that instructions were not clear, but at least for me it is pretty straight forward.  ...  "
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" ...  The quick start guide had simple instructions.  ...  "
Fit
 18
cap, fits, magnetic cap, little, hand
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The thermometer has a sleek, compact design (attached photo comparing size to a toilet paper roll).  ...  "
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" ...  It came in a cut little box with a bag holder. ... Fits in mine and my husbands hand perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits really well in my hand.  ...  "
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" ...  Ear cap is magnetic and good.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the magnetic cap and the little cover that it comes with!  ...  "
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" ...  The magnetic cap is also very useful.  ...  "
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" ...  Its small and can fit it anywhere without any issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits in my hand well.  ...  "
Marketplace
 16
works, advertised, received, size, fast
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I like the fact that it was shipped very fast and I received it the next day I placed my order.  ...  "
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" ...  As described (see pics).  ...  "
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" ...  ), and fortunately all the functions worked the way as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I have to order them from Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It is similarly priced to the other products on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I was impressed with the quick shipping of this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quick shipping!  ...  "
Storage
 16
bag, storage bag, nice, medicine, carrying
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It comes with a holder for easy storage.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a nice bag to store it in.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely a plus to our medicine cabinet.  ...  "
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" ...  This comes with a nice carry bag.  ...  "
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" ...  The product also comes with a nice case for storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with a nice storage bag.  ...  "
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" ...  + Comes with a drawstring storage bag.  ...  "
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" ...  Also comes in its own bag.  ...  "
Overall performance
 15
super, simple, shipped, reading, overall
+100%
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" ...  As described and does the job, especially during current times .  ...  "
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" ...  Super easy to use, the no touch and speed is just what my baby needs.  ...  "
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" ...  The reading is fast and simple.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m glad I made the purchase and it shipped very fast!  ...  "
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" ...  For broadly determining whether someone is febrile and whether that fever is slightly or severely elevated, this works great - and fast!  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it's so fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It shipped super fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, gets the job done.  ...  "
Capacity
 12
thermometer, also, years, use, kids
+100%
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" ...  I am using this everyday for my kids and my family.  ...  "
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" ...  On the room setting, I compared it to a glass thermomter, and a digital room thermometer, and they were all within.  ...  "
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" ...  It is also very accurate as we measured it against other thermometers that we have in our house.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall this is a good product to have in the house or on you.  ...  "
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" ...  It also had a nifty function that makes it like one of those IR thermometer guns you can use to check for hotspots on walls and pipes.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been checking everyone in my house and people who visit.  ...  "
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" ...  So, to the makers of this thermometer- THANK YOU FOR SAVING MY FAMILY!!!  ...  "
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" ...  With couple kids in house, I have gone through couple thermometer in the past years, including some name brands .  ...  "
Other
 11
thermometer, infrared thermometer, warm, use, palm
+100%
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" ...  Try first few reading on your palm to heat up the sensors.  ...  "
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" ...  The accuracy is close to my other infrared thermometer I've been using for around 5 years.  ...  "
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" ...  This CandyCare infrared thermometer is truly smart and is also fast.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first time purchasing and using an Infrared Thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been looking for a non-contact infrared thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  This IR Thermometer is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Always used the mercury based thermometers in the past, this is the first time I am using an infrared thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been testing this thing out for a short while now and while I don’t think infrared thermometers can be 100% accurate, they provide enough information to know when something is out of the ordinary.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 10
fever
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Piece of junk.  ...  "
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" ...  I have tried so many times to change it to fahrenheit but nothing happens, kinda disappointed.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe I have one that is defective.  ...  "
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" ...  The product was not working accurately  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe mine was defective.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
arrived, received, quickly, fast, expected
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Very timely delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  The product arrived quickly and in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact that it was shipped very fast and I received it the next day I placed my order.  ...  "
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" ...  This product arrived SUPER quick!  ...  "
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" ...  It was delivered quickly and is exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  I was extremely happy with the fast shipping as it arrived sooner than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Disclaimer: I received this product for free to test and review.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived much earlier than I expected.  ...  "
Wash Programs
 9
mode, different modes, adult, modes adult child, child and object
+100%
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" ...  I generally use the forehead mode.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very easy to use once you figure out different modes.  ...  "
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" ...  3 modes are nice.  ...  "
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" ...  This thermometer is great for the 3 different modes.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate the ease of use and easiness to read and understand the different modes. ... I like that the product has various modes.  ...  "
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" ...  Three different modes: adult, child, and household for taking temperature of water, liquids, etc. ... As soon as you put the attachment on, it automatically changes to the child mode.  ...  "
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" ...  It's only one click to change mode child or adult (and other settings I'll get into later.)  ...  "
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" ...  There are 3 modes: Adult, Child and Object.  ...  "
Memory
 8
storage, easy, comes
+100%
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" ...  The upper (smaller) is for the memory functions.  ...  "
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" ...  It was also less bulky than the pictures made it look, which was an added bonus for storage reasons.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it will mute and the data memory is a great convenience.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a holder for easy storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a nice 40 reading memory.  ...  "
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" ...  The memory settings are also very helpful if you would like to check previous recordings.  ...  "
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" ...  I love how small it is for easy storage.  ...  "
Returns
 8
back, return
-100%
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" ...  Gave up and sent it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Did not work-returned!  ...  "
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" ...  Submitting it for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn’t work I need to return.  ...  "
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" ...  Not useful if the unit is that tempermental so have returned.  ...  "
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" ...  After 40 minutes of trying, I put in a request to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Sending it back.  ...  "
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" ...  I returned it.  ...  "
Product As Described
 8
advertised, product, size
+100%
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" ...  The product works really works and works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  So far this product works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This product works exactly as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  ), and fortunately all the functions worked the way as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  As described (see pics).  ...  "
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" ...  I couldn't tell what the size of the product was based on the Amazon pictures so I included a picture that shows it's about the size of an adult hand.  ...  "
Design
 8
sleek, good, use, simple and easy, simple
+100%
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" ...  As for the design, it feels good in the hand and is very easy to hold and use.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks pretty nice, seriously simple and easy to use and it recognizes on it’s own if you are using it on a forehead or ear.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the design.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleek design and works as expected!  ...  "
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" ...  (More so 3 1/2 stars) So this thermometer is a very sleek good looking product.  ...  "
Cooling
 6
room, also, thermometer, mode, take
+83%
-17%
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" ...  For an adult it was about a full degree cooler.  ...  "
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" ...  I tested it on some room-temperature fruit and it was right-on.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, good feature to change units from Fahrenheit/Celsius.  ...  "
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" ...  Lastly, there is a object temperature and a room temperature mode. ... Then there's also the room temperature mode.  ...  "
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" ...  I was a huge fan of this thermometer.  ...  "
Cleaning
 6
use, thermometer, easy, means
+100%
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" ...  Small, clean, just as described!  ...  "
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" ...  It's very easy to use and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  This means the user MUST clean the ear probe after each use, which means alcohol wipes (or similar) are an additional requirement for use. ... but at least I know that Clean is Clean!  ...  "
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" ...  KEEPING IT CLEAN and GERM FREE!!  ...  "
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" ...  I would highly recommend this thermometer if you want a easy to clean and easy to use solution.  ...  "
Weight
 6
light
+100%
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" ...  It's light weight.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a good weight to it and it feels well built.  ...  "
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" ...  The Thermometer is super light weight and very easy to store.  ...  "
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" ...  The unit has a solid feel to it and decent weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleek and light weight  ...  "
Software Platform
 5
manual
+40%
-60%
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" ...  I am not sure why that is except maybe if the quick instructions were written by a software developer rather than a normal human being.  ...  "
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" ...  And when this corona virus struck it was nearly impossible to find one.  ...  "
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" ...  They include grammatical errors, phrases, and oh so many warnings, that you wonder who translated the manual from what language .  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 5
thermometer, easy to use
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Easy to use, and the no touch aspect helps with keeping employees safe.  ...  "
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" ...  To me it's a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  Usage - I had not used one of these or identical touch less before so cannot compare, but I did have to take a quick look at the manual (probably 20 seconds or so) to understand all the extra features.  ...  "
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" ...  With Covid-19, this is a perfect way so you do not need to touch the person.  ...  "
User Manual
 4
operating, english
+50%
-50%
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" ...  They include grammatical errors, phrases, and oh so many warnings, that you wonder who translated the manual from what language .  ...  "
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" ...  2) Operating Manual excessively wordy containing lots of irrelevant and duplicative material. ... 4) Operating Manual obviously not written by anybody who is competent in English -- may have used an online translator from Chinese to English.  ...  "
For Fun
 3
object, mode
+100%
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" ...  It was fun!  ...  "
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" ...  I use it so much, my sister makes fun of me.  ...  "
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" ...  Object mode has been fun to use.  ...  "
Scan Quality
 3
one, easy, use
+100%
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" ...  Has ear feature scanner.  ...  "
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" ...  (+) Visual: Large, easy to read numbers AND color coding (Green, Yellow, Red) based on the readings derived from the scan.  ...  "
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" ...  But having this easy to use scanner no one has objected to its use yet.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
-100%
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" ...  Maybe I received a dud, but I am not happy with this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe I have one that is defective.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe mine was defective.  ...  "
Heating
 3
things, temperature, needs, measure, heated
+100%
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" ...  It can also measure other objects like food.  ...  "
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" ...  As an added bonus I can using it to measure other things like food that needs to be heated to a certain temperature.  ...  "
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" ...  As an added bonus I can using it to measure other things like food that needs to be heated to a certain temperature.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 3
easy
+100%
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" ...  It's very easy to use and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  but at least I know that Clean is Clean!  ...  "
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" ...  KEEPING IT CLEAN and GERM FREE!!  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  3 meters
Camera
Video:  Yes 
Display
Type:  LCD 
3 meters
SIZE
Yes
VIDEO
LCD
TYPE