Buying a digital thermometer

Buying a digital thermometer

Thermometers have been used by humankind for quite some time now, and with it, we have been able to accomplish a lot of things. From helping diagnose illnesses to setting the perfect temperature in the kitchen.

For whatever reason you might have, buying a thermometer is no easy task, especially if it is a digital one. In this post, we take an in-depth look at what makes the best digital thermometer.

Purchasing the perfect digital thermometer

First of all, let’s have a look at the different types of digital thermometers.

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These type of digital thermometers make use of electronic temperature sensors to detect the body heat. For medical purposes, they are utilized in the mouth or armpits. It is especially suitable for infants who cannot be still when the measurements are being taken.

Infrared wave sensor

As you can tell from the name, this thermometer makes use of infrared waves to read the body temperature. The most common type of infrared wave sensor is the in-ear thermometer.

Basal thermometers

Mostly used for female fertility purposes, basal thermometers are used to get the most accurate readings of the body’s heat. They are usually employed in hospitals, and probably cost more that the above other ones.

How to make the selection


The first thing that you should have figured out is the level of precision that you need. For the best results, it is best to use one with a digital heat sensor. The infrared one, particularly the …