ThermoPro TP18 Ultra Fast Thermocouple Instant Read Digital Food Thermometer

Last updated: September 20, 2022


You won't have to peer into a hot oven to read the temperature on this thermometer. It has a lock function that allows you to hold the temperature reading after removing the thermometer from your meat. The backlight LED display with oversized luminous digits is also easy to read.

We looked at the top Food Thermometers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Food Thermometer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This food thermometer has a wide temperature range of 14 degrees Fahrenheit to 572 degrees Fahrenheit.

In our analysis of 115 expert reviews, the ThermoPro Ultra Fast Thermocouple Instant Read Digital Food Thermometer placed 6th when we looked at the top 20 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Whether you’re cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving or grilling up some expensive meat, it’s important to cook the food to the proper temperature to ensure a safe, delicious meal for you or your guests. To accomplish this, an accurate and fast thermometer is exactly what you need!

Our Expert Consultant

Colleen Janke
Owner of Savory Kitchen, a cooking school and culinary events space

Colleen Janke is the owner of Savory Kitchen, a cooking school and culinary events space located in San Jose, California. Savory Kitchen offers cooking classes from kitchen basics like knife skills and baking to advanced classes that focus on regional specialty dishes. A trained sommelier, Colleen also loves finding local wines to incorporate into her cooking classes and instructing students on making divine food and wine pairings.

Outside of her business, Colleen loves spending almost all of her free time in her home kitchen, cooking and baking with her three children and her husband.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The temperature ranges from 14°F to 572°F (-10°C to 300°C) that ensures not to worry about overcooking or undercooking your meat.
The readout is illuminated for easy visibility in dim light. This is a handsome, high-performance thermometer at a very reasonable price.
Extremely accurate (within .5° of expected temperatures). Reads temperature quickly (within 2-3 seconds).
Also, it offers a wide temperature range of -10°C to 300°C, so no need to worry anymore about food overcooking or undercooking.
It operates with just two simple controls, but users report accidentally switching it from Fahrenheit to Celsius too easily due to the placement of the buttons.
It also features a large backlit display with large LED indicators to make for very easy reading even in poor visibility.
Shuts off in 90 seconds to conserve battery. Thermocouple sensor provides faster and more accurate readings.
- Heavy

What reviewers didn't like

Its only drawback is the lack of sealing against moisture.
Is this thermometer built to last? Probably not. But for $20, you can’t expect much more.
You shouldn’t rotate the probe for extended life.
Probe is only 4 inches long.
Smooth finish can get slippery when cooking. Currently only available in right-handed design. Relatively short probe.
- Heavy
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