SainSonic SS550 IR Thermometer

SainSonic SS5500 Non-Contact Instant-Read Laser IR Themometer Gun Wide Temperature Range(-58F to 932F) Red-Grey

SS5500 Non-Contact Instant-Read Laser IR Themometer from SainSonic.  Red laser pointer, measures in deg C and deg F (Range: -58F to +932F), auto shut off, low battery indicator, uses a 9 volt battery (included).

Since this is no touch, you can check the temp of yeast washing and yeast rehydration water and your starter wort without the risk of infection.  I find mine particularly useful for rehydrating yeast.

Infrared thermometers should not be considered a direct replacement for your standard thermometer.  A quality IR thermometer will give you a close approximation of surface temperatures.  Note that steam seems to throw off readings.  Uses include: Contained yeast rehydration water, chilled wort or starter temperature, kegerator, fermenter or fermenation area and beer tasting samples.  If you’re looking for a standard thermometer, consider these two Top FindsCDN DTQ450X (review) – ThermoWorks Thermapen (review)

SainSonic SS5500 Non-Contact Instant-Read Laser IR Themometer Gun Wide Temperature Range(-58F to 932F) Red-Grey

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