Pros & Cons
- Accurate within ±0.9°F
- Response time of 2-3 seconds
- Temperature range of 40°F – 482°F
- 2" backlit antifog display with a 360° viewing angle
- Auto shut-off and motion wake
- Intelligent stabilization alert
- Antimicrobial coating
- Long-lasting battery
- Above-average price
- Unimpressive probe length
- Not suitable for in-oven use or remote temperature monitoring
Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo Ratings
The amount of time and effort required to understand all the functions of the thermometer and use it properly.
The characteristics that enhance the thermometer’s functionality, usability, and reliability.
The meat thermometer’s precision and margin of error.
The amount of time necessary to obtain a full reading and display the temperature.
The meat thermometer’s average lifespan with proper use and maintenance.
The affordability of the meat thermometer in relation to its quality and in comparison with similar meat thermometers.
Design & Durability
Compact and attractively designed, Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo measures 6.25 inches in length and.8 inches in width and comes in a vast array of colors, including Chipotle, Indigo, Sesame, Panda, Olive Drab, Orange, Stealth Ink, and Wasabi. It features a foldable 4.5-inch probe made of food-grade stainless steel.
The antifog backlit display measures 2 inches and it automatically rotates, allowing for easy reading no matter how you hold the device and whether you are right-handed, left-handed or ambidextrous. The backlight is motion-activated, so you do not have to take your oven mitt off to turn it on.
The thermometer is highly durable and IP65 splash-resistant. It features a Zeomic antimicrobial coating and it is NSF, CE, and RoHS certified. Furthermore, it is 100% free from BPA, lead, mercury, cadmium, and similar dangerous substances. It comes with an integrated magnet for easy storage.
The creators of Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo have invested a considerable effort into making this meat thermometer one of the most feature-rich models on the market. Here is an overview of the most prominent characteristics of Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo.
Although not particularly long, the 4.5-inch probe is made of top-quality stainless steel and features a 0.06-inch tapered tip. It easily penetrates meat, leaving a miniature puncture hole. It is long enough to reach the center of larger meat chunks and bread loaves.
With the Intelligent Stabilization feature, you can simply press the touchpad to instruct the thermometer to hold the stabilized temperature and provide sound notifications when the temperature is obtained.
When not in use, Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo automatically goes to sleep to save battery.
In order to turn on the thermometer, you just need to pick it up. This handy feature facilitates use when wearing heat-resistant gloves.
Long Battery Life
Not only is Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo designed to conserve battery when idle, but it is created to last for more than 4,000 hours on a single CR2032 button cell battery, allowing for infrequent battery replacements.
Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo’s top-quality, super-twisted nematic display measures 2 inches in diameter, provides incredible clarity, has a 360° global viewing angle with automatic rotation, and boasts the highly useful anti-fog feature. All these characteristics make it one of the best thermometer displays created so far.
Performance & Accuracy
Lavatools Javelin PRO Duo does well in virtually every department and the same is true for its performance and accuracy. Thanks to the ultra-sensitive Japanese sensor, it provides readings within 1°F in 2 to 3 seconds. In boiling water, it takes no more than 3 seconds to obtain a full reading.
Its margin of error is just ±0.9°F, which is about as good as it gets. It measures temperatures between -40°F (-40°C) and 482°F (250°C).
In addition to fast and accurate readings and a nice temperature range, the thermometer offers great versatility. You can use it for meat, baked goods, candy, coffee, homebrew, and deep frying. Keep in mind that this is an instant-read thermometer, so you cannot leave it inside the oven, grill or smoker and you should not place the probe directly over fire.
|Response Time||2-3 seconds|
|Accuracy||± 0.9°F (± 0.5°C)|
|Temperature Range||-40°F~482°F (-40°C~250°C)|
|Battery Life||4000+ hours|