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First Looks… Brand New Thermapen Mk4!

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Thermoworks just announced the release of the new Thermapen Mk4 (Mark 4) earlier today.   The new Thermapen boasts a number of great improvements and features including – auto rotating display, auto off with intelligent sleep and wake modes, intelligent backlight -standard, 3,000 hour battery life (now uses easy to find AAA batteries!), 3 second read times, accuracy to +- .7 deg F and… Waterproof! to IP66/67 standard.

Here’s a First Look at this new thermometer…

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In the box

cln_img_9721Back of the box (click to enlarge)

cln_img_9724Thew new Mk4 features intelligent backlighting.  A version of backlighting was available on the previous Thermapen.  It was an additional cost.  Intelligent backlighting is now standard in every Mk4.

cln_img_9725Back of the thermometer.  Note the Serial Number has been removed from this photo.

cln_img_9727Side by side next to the previous version – now known as the Classic Thermapen [discounted while supplies last]

cln_img_9733The Mk4 has some additional heft.  Here it is on my American Weigh Gram Scale.  The previous version weighed 94.63 grams.  The Mk4 comes in at 111.42 grams.  About 17 grams heavier.  My guess is that AAA batteries make up most of that difference.

cln_img_9760Here’s the Mk4 in an ice water bath in my newer Kleen Kanteen Vacuum Insulated Growler.  This shows a couple things – First, it is reading 32 deg F.  Yay!  Second, you can see the rotating display in action.

cln_img_9750My favorite feature of the new Mk4… it is waterproof to the IP66/67 standard.  This is me running water on it in my utility sink.  You wouldn’t have caught me doing that with the previous version.

NEW! THERMAPEN MK4 – $99

The previous version of Thermapen [Review] is still available (at a significant discount) while supplies last.

Classic Thermapen – $79

Thank you to ThermoWorks for providing me with a pre-release Thermapen Mk4 for this First Looks post an an eventual full review.

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Just Released… Thermapen Mk4 – Next Generation Thermapen!

thermapen mk4

Thermoworks has announced the release of the new Thermapen Mk4 (Mark 4).   The new Thermapen boasts a number of great improvements and features including – auto rotating display, auto off with intelligent sleep and wake modes, intelligent backlight -standard, 3,000 hour battery life (now uses easy to find AAA batteries!), 3 second read times, accuracy to +- .7 deg F and… Waterproof! to IP66/67 standard.

Update: My First Looks Post is out

Check out the brand new Thermapen…

NEW! THERMAPEN MK4 – $99

The previous version of Thermapen [Review] is still available (at a significant discount) while supplies last.

Classic Thermapen – $79

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Bayou Classic Kettle Thermometer & Bulkhead – $19.95, Best Price

Bayou Classic 800-770 Brew Thermometer

800-770 Brew Thermometer from Bayou Classic.   3″ diameter face with tempered glass.  Reads 0-220 degrees F.  1/2″ Bulkhead fittings.

From the description “The Brew Thermometer also has ½ inch MNPT bulkhead fittings for easy attachment and water tight seal.”

Use to add a thermometer to your brew kettle or brew kettle based mash tun or HLT.  Note that this also includes bulkhead fittings.

9/3/15 10:21 AM Central: This has recently sold for $26.  A few price drops have brought it down to $19.95.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I found.  Shipping is also free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  This is a great deal.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Bayou Classic 800-770 Brew Thermometer

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Ends Soon: 15% Off Site Wide @ ThermoWorks ($79 Thermapens)

This sale was set to end last week.  It was extended, but ends soon.  If you missed out, here you go…

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For a limited time, ThermoWorks is taking 15% off of everything site-wide.  That includes items like the Thermapen, ChefAlarm, RT600C, TimeStick Timers, Infrared Thermometers, Calibration Gear, ThermoPop Thermometer and… everything else.

That brings the Thermapen [Review] down to $79.01

Visit ThermoWorks – use promo code SITEWIDE15 to get the deal

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15% Off Site Wide @ ThermoWorks

thermoworks sale

For a limited time, ThermoWorks is taking 15% off of everything site-wide.  That includes items like the Thermapen, ChefAlarm, RT600C, TimeStick Timers, Infrared Thermometers, Calibration Gear, ThermoPop Thermometer and… everything else.

Visit ThermoWorks – use promo code SITEWIDE15 to get the deal

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15% Off at ThermoWorks = $79 Thermapen

discount thermapen thermometer

For a limited time, ThermoWorks is taking 15% off of everything site-wide.  That includes items like the Thermapen, ChefAlarm, RT600C, TimeStick Timers, Infrared Thermometers, Calibration Gear, ThermoPop Thermometer and… everything else.

That brings the Thermapen [Review] down to $79.01

Visit ThermoWorks – use promo code SITEWIDE15 to get the deal

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Reader Tip: Lavatools Thermowand Thermometer

Thanks to HBF Reader Patrick for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

Ultra Fast & Accurate, High-Performing Digital Food/BBQ Thermometer - Lavatools Thermowand

The Thermowand is NSF approved – that means it is certified to meet commercial food safety standards, 4 second stated response time and a +- .9 deg F accuracy.  It is splash resistant, has a integrated magnetic refrigerator attachment and has a lifetime warranty.

Ultra Fast & Accurate, High-Performing Digital Food/Meat Thermometer – Lavatools Javelin/Thermowand (Chipotle)

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