Updated 26 Jun 2015

Safety 1st

Fever Flash One Second Ear Thermometer 49551

Snapshot: The Safety 1st Fever Flash One Second Ear Thermometer 49551 stores 12 readings and has an audible completion signal. How accurate is it?

Fever Flash One Second Ear Thermometer 49551
Price guide

$75

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Test results

Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Display is easy to read.
  • Clear instructions.
  • Has fever indicator.

But

  • Tested accuracy of 0.4°C was lower than claimed.
  • Phillips screwdriver needed to unscrew battery cap.

How we test

We tested accuracy by comparing readings with an accurate digital probe thermometer.

We also assessed how easy it was to turn each thermometer on and off, plus change the battery. We also checked the quality of instructions, display, and audible signals.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$75

Specifications

Achieved claimed accuracy
No
Type
Infrared ear
Claimed time to reading (seconds)
1
Battery
1 x CR2032

Features

Cover
Sheaths
n/a
Memory
12
Backlight
yes
Large display
n/a
Fever indication
Audible “completion” signal
yes
Flexible tip
n/a

More Info

Notes
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Member reviews