Pros: Fast and accurate, nice size. I like the red color. Minimum and Maximum temp modes. Backlit display. Auto shut-off.
Cons: None so far.
I bought this at BBQ class I attended in Seattle. The BBQ school owner/instructor apparently likes CDN products because that line of therms was the only one he sold other than the Maverick ET-732. Being a thermocouple model, this thing is the fastest therm I've ever used. Instant read is right! I've also calibrated it to verify its accuracy. To be honest, this is my kitchen and my grilling therm since I use the ET-733 for smoking. However, I had a problem with a boneless chuck roast I was smoking last week where it got stuck on 160* for something like three hours. I wasn't sure if the Maverick, although brand new, had gotten stuck as well. I checked the IT with the CDN and it's...(read more)