Fridge thermometer reviews

We tested 24 fridge thermometers of varying types to find out which give the most accurate readings.
 
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03.Product profiles

Profiles - what to buy

Atech Thermo Equipment In-Out Thermo QM6326

Atech Thermo Equipment QM6326 Price: $19.95

Good points

  • Accurate.
  • Consistent across three samples.
  • Easy-to-read dual display.
  • Can be set up to monitor the fridge and freezer at the same time.

Bad points

  • You need to run a wire between the fridge and freezer, which can be unsightly.

Duratech Thermometer Module LCD with alarm and probe XC0224

Duratech Thermomenter XC0224 Price: $39.95

Good points

  • Accurate.
  • Consistent across three tested samples.
  • Large LCD display.
  • You can set a temperature alarm.
  • Easy to set up inside the fridge, with the probe in a tumbler of water.

Bad points

  • You need two models to monitor both the fridge and freezer at the same time.
  • You need to run a wire under the door seals, which can be unsightly.

Jaycar (unbranded) Fridge / Freezer Thermometer QM7209

Jaycar(unbranded) Thermometer QM7209 Price: $16.95

Good points

  • Accurate.
  • Consistent across three tested samples.
  • You can set it up to monitor both the fridge and freezer at the same time.
  • You can set a temperature alarm (for one sensor only).

Bad points

  • You need to run a wire under the door seals, which can be unsightly.
  • Has a single display, so you need to switch between readings.

Trenton (unbranded) Fridge / Freezer Thermometer 30805

trenton (unbranded) Thermometer30805 Price: $20

Good points

  • Accurate.
  • Consistent across three tested samples.
  • You can set it up to monitor both the fridge and freezer at the same time.
  • You can set a temperature alarm (for one sensor only).

Bad points

  • You need to run a wire under the door seals, which can be unsightly.
  • Has a single display, so you need to switch between readings.
 

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