Braun Ear Thermometer IRT4520US

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Walmart #: 004015939
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  • Includes the ThermoScan
  • Protective case with lens-filter storage
  • 21 disposable lens-filters
  • Two AA alkaline batteries
  • About this item

    Get accurate measurements, every time, with the ThermoScan Ear Thermometer. Boasting a flexible, pre-warmed tip and a multi-function memory, this ear thermometer is more comfortable than traditional thermometers and more accurate, too.
     

    Braun  Ear Thermometer IRT4520US:

  • Includes the ThermoScan
  • Protective case with lens-filter storage
  • 21 disposable lens-filters
  • Two AA alkaline batteries Features include:

  • Pre-warmed tip for improved measuring conditions and accuracy
  • Flashing light and beep confirm accuracy
  • The Thermoscan Ear Thermometer is more accurate than rectal or temple
  • Measures the infrared heat generated by the eardrum and surrounding tissues
  • Lens-filter ejector for easy lens-filter removal
  • Lens-filter detector confirms lens-filter in place
  • Flexible tip for added gentleness
  • Memory function (8x)
  • Model# IRT4520
  • Specifications

    Model No.: IRT4520US
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.0
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 1.37 x 1.87 x 6.0
    Assembled in Country of Origin: USA or Imported
    Origin of Components: USA or Imported
    Walmart No.: 4015939
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    Customer Reviews | 141 reviews | 4.7 out of 5

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    accurate, durable & inexpensive!!
    10/19/2009

    Customer review by KoensMom

    5.0 stars by KoensMom

    I've been through probably 4 thermometers since my son was born (now 4) & this one by far is the best!! It has lastest the longest (goin strong on 2 years) & it is the most accurate one I've bought!! I'm a nurse & its even more accurate than the ones we use at work! I even tried the new temporal scanner & it doesnt "slide" well across the forehead when your child has a fever & is sweating! The only thing I would add is dont forget to pull your infant/child's ear up & back to open the ear canal for a more accurate reading!

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    KoensMom
    MP, Iowa
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:Longer than one year
    Gender:Female
    Age:25 - 34
    Usage:A few times per month
    Great product
    10/15/2010

    Customer review by LovingWImommy

    5.0 stars by LovingWImommy

    I did alot of research before I picked this thermometer. My daughter is a year old and the old rectal thermometer was a struggle. She wouldnt stay still for the ten seconds it needed, and I was afraid with all of her protesting I would hurt her. I looked at the reviews and I didnt know what to think. Half said it was junk, but the other half said it was perfect and accurate. For nearly 40$ I didnt want to pay for someting that others said was junk. I went ahead and bought it anyways because my dauaghter had a fever and I had no way to check it. I was so happy with this product. I read the instructions,(you cant use the ear that was resting on a pillow or blanket) and tested it on myself about a dozen times and in both ears, the readings were always within .2 of the previous temp. Pretty accurate. I was 98.7. So I went in my daughters room and checked it while she was sleeping. She didnt even wake up, the beep was queit enough not to wake her but loud enouth for me to hear. The indicator light was helpful in making sure it was inserted correctly and taken correctly. and in case you dont hear the beep you can just watch for when the green light goes out. It only takes about two seconds. I checked her ear three times and I got the same reading within .2 degrees. 102.7, 102.5, and 102.7. I absolutely love this product and recomend it to everyone. It works with adults and squirming toddlers. It was well worth the 40$. And if anyone is skeptical like i was the cashier told me if i didnt like it i could return it.

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    LovingWImommy
    WI
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Female
    Age:18 - 24
    Usage:A few times per month
    Great product
    1/1/2012

    Customer review by TexasHarleyMomma

    5.0 stars by TexasHarleyMomma

    Works well, easy to use, very accurate. However, for it to READ accurately, you MUST use it correctly. It MUST be put all the way INTO the ear canal as far as it will go without hurting - it is meant to take the temperature of the EAR DRUM, not the side of the ear canal. Being a nurse, I have found LOTS of people who can't do it properly, including some nurses and aides in the hospitals. When used properly, it is very accurate - way more so than oral thermometers. Most people don't realize (or care) that oral thermometers are NOT accurate if you have had anything to eat or drink in the past 30 minutes - OR if you breathe through your mouth, it will not be an accurate reading either. This is a must have, in my household - I even take it to the hospital when I have a family member admitted, because the oral temps they take there are NOT accurate!

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    TexasHarleyMomma
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:Longer than one year
    Gender:Female
    Age:45 - 54
    Usage:A few times per month
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    Supplier Warranty: Limited three year warranty. Braun warrants this product against any defects that are due to faulty material or workmanship for a period of three years from the original date of consumer purchase or receipt as a gift. This warranty applies when used for normal household use in accordance with the Use and Care Manual and excludes the battery and damage to the product resulting from accident or misuse. This product is not warranted when used in professional enviornment. In no event shall Braun be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages in connection with the purchase or use of this product or costs over the original cost of the product. If the product should not perform to specifications within the warranty period, contact Braun Thermoscan's Customer Support Department at 1 (800) 327-7226 for repair or replacement at no charge. Braun reserves the right to replace a non conforming product with the most comparable product currently available. This product has a five year minimum expected lifetime. While this warranty gives you specific legal rights, you may also have other rights which vary from state to state/province to province.
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