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Old 08-14-2016, 07:09 PM   #1
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Fridge monitor / thermometer

I've been using a Bios Weather Indoor/Outdoor thermometer to monitor my fridge, but I keep losing the connection between the remote and the monitor.
Worse, I've lost the instruction manual. Found some info online, but I don't know where the reset button is that is referred to.

I'm thinking of replacing it, but have to ask what quality brand have you used?
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:22 PM   #2
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Here is the one myself and several other use https://www.amazon.com/AcuRite-Refri...er+thermometer
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:24 PM   #4
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I'd never used a remote monitor before. I'd previously thrown a thermometer in from time-to-time but with so many people monitoring their fridge I thought that I'd join the crowd. Just used it for the first time on a recent trip.

Bought an inexpensive LaCrosse at C. T. "outdoor" sender in fridge and base unit on table. Worked really well, never lost the signal.

Gave me a start at one point. It'd been recording freezer temps. Glanced at it later and it was 4 C ! Oh yah, my wife said, I forgot to tell you that I'd moved it to the fridge door.

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Old 08-14-2016, 07:41 PM   #5
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[QUOTE=Ron in BC;155871]I'd never used a remote monitor before. I'd previously thrown a thermometer in from time-to-time but with so many people monitoring their fridge I thought that I'd join the crowd. Just used it for the first time on a recent trip.

Bought an inexpensive LaCrosse at C. T. "outdoor" sender in fridge and base unit on table. Worked really well, never lost the signal

We have the Lacrosse unit too. It's worked well for two years, easy on batteries, if the connection between the tow and camper are lost, it's a simple button push and hold for a second and the little radio broadcast symbol appears and searches and shortly the signal comes back. Readings are pretty much in agreement with the regular thermometer in fridge.
Saves opening the door. Has a trending arrow too.
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Made some progress. Found the instruction manual.
But sensor still not registering a temp with monitor.
Starting over for the third time ( removing all batteries ).
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Same Accurite as Jim, 2 years and it's still ticking if that counts for anything. I use Lithium batteries in the sensors, supposedly last longer in the cold.
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