Pros: Has alarm for temp set, count down and count up timer.
Cons: The mfr furnished magnet to allow mounting to stl surface is not functional, it wont support the weight of the monitor.
The unit fully monitors cooked items very well so far. No problem with probe sensor, nor the monitor functions. You can use the auto setup or manually input your desire temperature, in either *F or *C scale. You can move up or down the temp. scale to reach your desired setting. The monitor unit is foot supported or magnet supported by design, but the magnet is too weak to support the unit. The instructions are a little confusing, but the average person can soon figure things out. So far I've used it with the smoker once, the oven once, and as a candy thermometer once on the stove. I checked to unit with boiling water, and the alarm...(read more)