Braun Thermoscan 7 IRT6520 Digital Ear Thermometer, Clear

Last updated date: November 13, 2020

DWYM Score

9.1

Braun Thermoscan 7 IRT6520 Digital Ear Thermometer, Clear

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Overall Take


In our analysis of 16 expert reviews, the Braun Braun Thermoscan 7 IRT6520 Digital Ear Thermometer, Clear placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Designed to give you some peace of mind when your child comes down with a fever, the Braun ThermoScan 7 Ear Thermometer, IRT6520BUS with ExacTemp Technology delivers accurate temperature readings that you can trust. The Fever Guidance System will provide a color coded reading based on different levels of fever by the age group selected. Used by more pediatricians' offices than any other infrared thermometer brand, the Braun ThermoScan Ear Thermometer, IRT6520BUS features a pre-warmed tip that improves accuracy, a unique positioning system that ensures precise results, and infrared technology that takes your child's temperature in seconds.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

9.0
8 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

9.2
1,633 user reviews

What experts liked

Very easy to use. Readings occur in about 1 second. Can register in Celsius or Fahrenheit and recalls the previous reading.
- BestReviews
Stores up to four recent readings and takes your temperature in just a few seconds.
- CNET
On the display, it will tell you what is a normal temperature and what is a fever for the age group of the ill person. The tip also warms up, so it’s super comforting for children and toddlers.
- Digital Trends
Age-specific settings to indicate fever. Fast back-to-back readings. Stores last 9 readings.
- Tom's Guide
Exact temperature readings. Included lens filters. Temperature memory. Colour-coded display.
- T3
Accurate readings. Easy-to-use fever warning.
- Digital Camera World
Due to the patented pre-warmed tip technology, it ensures a bit more pleasant experience for the smallest children. Interprets the results depending on the age (0-3 months, 3-36 months, 36+ months).
- Best Advisor
Stores last nine temperature readings. Wide angle ear probe for accurate readings. Disposable probe covers included.
- Top Ten Reviews

What experts didn't like

Some thermometers arrived in torn or unsealed packages. A few customers who have owned Braun ThermoScans before say it's not as accurate.
- BestReviews
You have to use disposable plastic probe covers in order to take a temperature reading.
- CNET
Requires a separate probe cap for every use.
- Tom's Guide
Disposable probe guards need replacing.
- Digital Camera World
You may need some time to get the hang of using it.
- Best Advisor
Kids may find it intrusive.
- Top Ten Reviews

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