Will the thermometer measure to one-hundredth of a degree?
The thermometer only displays accurate temperature readings to the tenth of a degree.
Can I use a thermometer cover with the dual thermometer?
Yes! Disposable thermometer slipcovers work well with the dual thermometer.
How long does the dual thermometer take before it gives an actual result?
The thermometer takes about one second to display an accurate temperature reading.
Is it mercury free?
Yes, the Vive Precision dual thermometer is mercury free.
Does the display screen light up?
Yes, the display screen is backlit so it is very easy to read.
Does it beep when it is finished?
Yes, the thermometer will beep when a temperature has been taken.
What type of battery does it need?
This thermometer requires two (2) AAA batteries.
Will it automatically turn off after taking a temperature?
Yes, the thermometer is equipped with an energy-saving auto-off feature and will shut off after 60 seconds of inactivity.
How does the fever indicator work?
If a temperature reading is below 100 degrees F, a happy face will appear. If a temperature reading is 100 degrees F or above, a sad face will appear. An alarm will also sound.
How do I switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius?
While the thermometer is off, press and hold the START button for 3 seconds to enter into unit changing mode. Press and release the START button to choose Fahrenheit or Celsius. When the preferred mode is displayed, press the power button to select that mode.
How do I replace the battery?
Replace the batteries when the low battery icon is displayed. Slide the battery cover down. Remove the two old batteries and replace with two new AAA batteries. Slide the battery cover back on.
Does it work to take temperatures under the arm?
No, this unit will not take temperature readings under the arm.
Will this thermometer store the last temperature reading?
Yes, the last 10 readings are stored for easy tracking. The reading that appears when the power button is pressed is the very last reading taken.
How do I use memory mode?
Memory mode can be accessed in any mode. When the thermometer is turned on and ready, press and hold the power button for 3 seconds. The word MEM will appear on the screen.
How do I take a temperature on my forehead?
Twist on the forehead cover. Press the power button to activate the display window. Place the forehead cover on your forehead and press START. Move the thermometer back and forth across your forehead. The thermometer will beep and the temperature will be displayed when finished measuring.
How do I take a temperature in my ear?
Remove the forehead cover by twisting off. Press the power button to activate the display window. Place the thermometer tip in your ear and press START. The thermometer will beep and the temperature will be displayed when finished measuring.
How do I use the object function?
Press the power button to activate the display window. Press the power button and the S button at the same time for 3 seconds to switch to object mode. Aim the thermometer tip at the center of the object and press START. The thermometer will beep and the temperature will be displayed when finished measuring. To exit object mode, press the power button and the S button at the same time for 3 seconds.
How do I clean the dual thermometer?
Wet a cloth with disinfectant (e.g. 75% isopropyl alcohol solution) and wipe clean. Clean the display window with a cotton swab dipped in 75% isopropyl alcohol solution and dry immediately.
How should I store the dual thermometer?
Store thermometer in a dry location free from dust and direct sunlight.
What is included in my purchase?
Your purchase includes the dual thermometer, forehead adapter, two AAA batteries and protective storage case.
Will the accessories fit into the storage case?
Yes, the case is large enough to fit the thermometer and the forehead adapter.
Can I use the dual thermometer on anyone?
Yes, the thermometer is suitable for all ages.