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Old 11-21-2014, 03:48 PM   #1
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Digital Thermometer - What does this button do?



That PWR button...
When I press it, nothing happens..

Anyone know?


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Old 11-21-2014, 03:52 PM   #2
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Hold it down for a couple seconds..

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It turns it on and off. But yes, it needs to be held.

Also, keep an eye on those thermometers. I have owned over 20 of them and they rarely last over a year. They continue to function but they start to be wildly inaccurate over time.
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OHHHHHHHHH
POWER

Wow... I think my brain came out...


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Old 11-21-2014, 04:10 PM   #5
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It turns it on and off. But yes, it needs to be held.

Also, keep an eye on those thermometers. I have owned over 20 of them and they rarely last over a year. They continue to function but they start to be wildly inaccurate over time.

Yeah I know, it was like 99p.

I'm just using it as a secondary thermometer, I'll get a liquid one when this goes bust.


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It turns it on and off. But yes, it needs to be held.

Also, keep an eye on those thermometers. I have owned over 20 of them and they rarely last over a year. They continue to function but they start to be wildly inaccurate over time.
Hmm, good to know, I have one in a display and one in my water barrel, 4 month difference, I'm going to check them later!

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the only time I use pwr button is after I change battery's to turn it back on
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These specific thermometers cannot be calibrated and can be off to begin and then get worse with age as their battery run low with use. I used to own quite a few until I placed over a half dozen in the same tank and got a temperature reading range over 5 degrees from high to low. You get what you pay for and I would also recommend a more expensive and accurate model................
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These specific thermometers cannot be calibrated and can be off to begin and then get worse with age as their battery run low with use. I used to own quite a few until I placed over a half dozen in the same tank and got a temperature reading range over 5 degrees from high to low. You get what you pay for and I would also recommend a more expensive and accurate model................
Are there any that you would recommend? I have this same model, got it on Amazon because of good reviews but I definitely want accuracy.
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These specific thermometers cannot be calibrated and can be off to begin and then get worse with age as their battery run low with use. I used to own quite a few until I placed over a half dozen in the same tank and got a temperature reading range over 5 degrees from high to low. You get what you pay for and I would also recommend a more expensive and accurate model................

I have 2 thermometers and a thermostat built into the heater on this tank.


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