Thermopro Digital Food ThermometerModel No. TP-16 Manual

Digital Food Thermometer
Model No. TP16
Keys Definition
1. Temperature Probe Socket: Insert temperature probe into this
socket to measure meat temperature.
2. LCD Screen: Displays meat temperature and set temperature
while in cook mode. Displays countdown when in timer mode.
Key Definition
Down Arrow/ MIN Button
LCD Screen
Temperature Probe Socket
Battery Compartment
Flip-out Counter Top Stand
˚F or ˚C Selector
Mode Selector
MEM S/S Button
Up Arrow/HR Button
The probe and cable are not dishwasher safe. They must
be hand washed using hot water and soap. Make sure to
rinse and dry the probe thoroughly before storing.
Do not submerge the base unit in water or expose to any
corrosive cleaning materials. Wipe with damp cloth.
Thermopro warrants this product to be free of defects in parts,
materials and workmanship for a period of 90 days, from date
of purchase.
Should any repairs or servicing under this warranty be required,
how to pack and ship the product to Thermopro.
Customer Service by phone or email for instructions on
Telephone: 1-8775157797 (USA & Canada only)
Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM– 5:00 PM EST
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also
have other rights which vary from state to state.
faulty readings.
in hole to any liquid, which will result in a bad connection and
Unit is not waterproof. Do not expose plug of probe or plug-
* The probe is not designed to perform as an oven thermometer.
If probe is not inserted into food, the temperature reading of
oven heat above 200˚F (93˚C) will be accurate to within 1˚F to
5˚F (0.5˚C to 2.7˚C).
** The internal food reading temperature range is: 0˚F to 18F
(63˚C to 8C).
Temperature range of probe*: 32˚F to 57F (0˚C to 300˚C).
Temperature tolerance of internal food reading**: +/-1.F
Temperature readings in ˚F or ˚C.
Flipout counter top stand and magnet.
Uses one AAA battery (included).
This product is not for use in microwave ovens.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not touch hot probe or wire with bare hands or just after
cooking. Always wear a heat-resistant glove.
Do not expose probe directly to flame. Doing so will cause
Slide open the battery compartment door at the back of the
Insert one (1) AAA battery according to the polarity markings.
Replace the battery compartment door.
Remove the printed vinyl label from the LCD screen.
99-hour, 59minute countdown timer and countup timer.
Stainless steel temperature probe with steel mesh cable.
Programmable alert with preset temperatures for specific
4. Up Arrow/HR Button: Press the up arrow to select food types
while in quick temperature setting. Press the up arrow to set
your desired cooking temperature while in manual temperature
setting. Press the HR button to set hours while in timer mode.
To clear time, press the HR and MIN buttons at the same time.
5. Down Arrow/ MIN Button: Press the down arrow to select food
types while in quick temperature setting. Press the down arrow
to set your desired cooking temperature while in the manual
temperature setting. Press the MIN button to set minutes while
in timer mode. To clear time, press the HR and MIN buttons at
the same time.
6. F or ˚C Selector: Move the switch towards ˚F or ˚C, depending
on how you would like your temperature displayed.
7. Mode Selector: Move the position of the selector to select
cook mode, timer mode or power off the device.
8. Flipout Counter Top Stand: Allows user to place device on
counter for easy viewing.
9. Magnet: Allows user to stick device to a metal surface. For example,
a refrigerator.
10. Battery Compartment: Remove battery cover to insert 1
AAA battery.
Note: This unit is designed to remotely monitor cooking progress.
Do not remove the probe during cooking. The internal temperature
will be displayed on the remote unit outside of the oven.
3. MEM|S/S Button: In Cook mode, press the MEM button mode
to enable the option to adjust quick temperature settings. Press
again to save selection. In Timer mode, press the S/S button
to begin the count-down or count-up timer. Press the S/S button
to pause or restart the timer. When the countdown timer hits
0:00 press the S/S button to silence the unit.
When the internal temperature of your food reaches the
temperature you have set, an audible alert will sound. To
stop the alert, either slide the mode selector switch to O
or disc onnec t t he temper ature prob e f rom the base uni t
and the a lar m will stop within 30 seconds.
Before removing the food from the oven, disconnect the steel
mesh cable from the base unit. Do not touch hot probe or wire
with bare hands during or just after cooking. Always wear a
heat-resistant glove.
To prevent damage to the base unit, it should not be placed
on a hot surface.
Slide the mode selector switch to the cook position “ ”.
You will see two temperatures on the LCD display. On the
left actual temperature reading as measured by the is the
temperature probe and on the right is the set temperature.
The default reading is 212˚F
Set your desired cooking temperature by choosing Quick
Temperature Setting or Manual Temperature Setting. (see
Section Quick Temperature Setting and Manual Temperature
Insert the tip of the temperature probe at least 5 cm/2” into the
thickest part of the meat, but not near bone or gristle.
Place food into the oven. Before closing the oven door, make
sure there is enough slack in the steel mesh cable to prevent
the probe from being pulled out of the food when the oven door
is closed. The base unit must be positioned outside of the
oven on a stable surface and must be firmly connected to the
temperature probe.
the display will show LLL.)
Slide the switch on the back of the base unit to display the
temperature in ˚F or ˚C.
wire to deteriorate.
When not in use, slide the mode selector switch to the off
position O to conserve the battery.
Be sure to use a good quality alkaline battery and replace it
often. A weak battery will cause the unit to lose accuracy.
Always dispose of exhausted batteries safely.
A food thermometer can assist in the proper preparation of
food. However, use of this electronic device does not guard
against unsafe food handling practices. Always follow proper
food preparation techniques to limit the risk of food borne
The stainless steel wire probe should not be exposed t o
oven temp eratures exceed ing 716˚F (380˚C) .
If the temperature exceeds or falls below the measurable
ranges, the LCD screen will display the following letters:
HHH for temperatures above range and L L L for temperatures
below range.
Using the Cooking Thermometer
Clean the stainless temperature probe with hot water and
soap and rinse clean. Do not submerge the probe and cable
in water. The probe /cable connection is not waterproof.
Plug the temperature probe into the socket on the right side
of the main unit.
Make sure the probe cable is free of knots. Make sure the
Do not let probe or cable come into direct contact with the
oven elements, as this will result in faulty readings and/or
sensor plug on the end of the cord is plugged into the base
unit. (Note: if the probe is not plugged in properly or is crimped,
Your countdown timer can be used whether the thermometer
is in operation or not.
Slide the mode selector switch on the back of the base unit
to the timer position .
Press HR to set the hours and MIN to set the minutes.
Press S/S (start/stop) to start the countdown timer. The colon
between hours and minutes will flash.
Manual Temperature Setting
Refer to the Preset Temperature Cooking Chart’ for recommended
internal temperatures.
For manual setting, press or to set your desired
cooking temperature.
When the timer gets to 0:00, the alarm will sound. Press S/S
to silence the alarm. This unit has a timing memory and will
automatically display he original timer setting when S/S is
pressed to silence the alarm.
To clear the time, press the HR and MIN buttons at the same
time. You can pause the timer while it is running by pressing
S/S. Press S/S again to restart the timer.
If you are using the timer and thermometer at the same time,
you may
during the timing session to view the cooking temperatures.
The timer will continue the countdown.
slide the selector switch back to the cook position
Quick Temperature Setting
Your digital cooking thermometer is programmed with preset temperatures
for various cooking levels; poultry (185˚F), beef well (170˚F), veal/pork
(170˚F), beef medium (160˚F), ham (160˚F) and beef rare/fish (145˚F).
Follow these steps:
Press the MEM button.
Press “ ” or “ ” to select your food type.
Press MEM to confirm and lock in the setting.
NOTE: You can make manual adjustments to the preset temperatures
by pressing “ ” or “ ”. Press and hold the button for fast setting.
Beef (roasts, steaks & chops) – Rare
Egg dishes
Ham (Raw) – Note: Precooked
Ham (140˚F)
Beef (roasts, steaks & chops) – Medium
Pork (roasts, steaks, chops, sausages) –
Medium (Pink)
Ground Meats (beef, veal, pork)
Veal (steaks, roasts, tenderized or non-
tenderized cuts) – Well Done
Pork (roasts, steaks, chops, sausages) –
Well Done
Beef (roasts, steaks & chops) – Well
Poultry (chicken, turkey) – Whole
Duck & Goose
In Timer mode, when it displays 00:00, press MEM/S/S button
to start count up timer. Press it again to pause the timer. The
timer will stop when it is reaching 99 Hour:59 Minute.

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