Easy to use
We purchased this thermometer because the normal ones take a whole to use and it’s hard to hold under a wriggly baby’s arm long enough to register a reading.
With this thermometer it is so easy to point at the temple (2-3cm away) and within seconds you have a reading.
There are other settings on there you can use but I personally haven’t tried them so I can’t comment on that.
There’s an option to have the sound on or off which is great if you need to take a sleeping babies temp and don’t want to risk the little beep waking them. The scree...n lights up so you can see in the dark and if the temp is high the screen will change colour. I really love that it is non contact so therefore no cleaning is required and it comes with a hard case to keep it in and protect it.
So fast and easy!
We rate highly our thermometer particularly with its non-contact infrared feature we can obtain a temperature throughout the night without waking the baby! Easy to use, functional, light, and we love the colour coding feature too! Satisfied customer :)
Purchased in August 2019.
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Not good for winter!
I purchased this thermometer in the summer months when I had a newborn. It has worked fine up until the weather turned cold. We live in a cold region and I kept finding every time I tried to take my babies temperature the thermometer would automatically change to house temperature 16 degrees Celsius. I read through the instruction booklet and found if the temperature isn't what they call normal room temperature it will not work. I have to have the heating on in the house and have the device sitting in a heated room for at least half an hour bef...ore it will work. With the price of electricity who can afford to keep the heating on 24hrs a day just in case your baby wakes feeling hot and you need to take a temperature straight away in case her temperature has reached dangerous levels. Waiting half an hour for the device to work in these conditions is not acceptable. I will now need to spend more money on a new thermometer that works at all times. Not impressed.
Purchased in January 2019.
Works well except..
I have found if the room temperature gets down to 16 degrees then the device doesn't measure body temperature and keeps showing " L 16c" and changes to the house symbol with a red screen and not the body temperature. Works fine above 16 degrees however so possibly a bug in the coding? Seems like this won't be too useful over winter unless the heaters are on an night.
Edit: Actually lowered my score as if this isnt fixable then it makes it far less useful.
Purchased in March 2019.
Yes I agree with a lot of the posts very easy to use and I Double checked I was using the product correctly multiple times, however I suspected my daughter had a fever from an ear infection. This product was reading 36.2 in both recommended checking areas but decided to take her to the doctors to be sure. The doctors thermometer was reading 37.5 and this product was still reading 36.2 and it was being checked at the same time. I find it dangerously inaccurate.
The Oricom non-contact thermometer is brilliant! A great purchase and well worth the money. This is very easy to use, with just the touch of a button. I like that the screen colour changes when the temperature is out of a normal range and it provides a fast, accurate reading. I would highly recommend purchasing this thermometer!
This thermometer is probably the only touchless thermometer that offers accurate results. it is well worth the cost for the peace of mind that it gives you and so great that you can check the temperature without disturbing the little one! I would highly recommend this product to any parent
So excited to have a new thermometer to trust!
We’ve been using a thermometer with cap changes for years, and from unreliable readings to buying new caps all the time I was getting really fed up.
We were lucky enough to receive the Oricom Hsf 1000
- easy to use
- multiple functions
-check room, bath and children temperatures
-same answer every time
- reliable, quick
- were in love!!!!
Best thermometer we have ever used
- Verified purchase
Well worth the money
I never imagined spending this much on a thermometer tbh however after purchasing a more basic temple reading one before my son was born and persevering with it till he was about 1 year while he wriggled & writhed - getting a temp reading was always painful - I wish we had known about this one & purchased sooner. We no longer require two of us to get a temp. Just point at the temple & the reading comes back in seconds. Do not hesitate with the little bit of extra cost!!
Easy and Accurate!
We started using the HFS1000 Oricom non-contact thermometer this winter and it's brilliant. You literally point it at their temple (2cm away) and in less than 2 seconds you have their temp. No more fussing around with those under arm ones that take sooo long to give you a reading. And also, it's so much more hygienic.
It has a colour coded reading which says if they have a normal, elevated or high temp. It is so easy to use!
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