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Old 01-23-2014, 04:02 PM   #1
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Default I think my maverick is off

Ibe had both probes in crushed ice and water and this is what I'm getting
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:15 PM   #2
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One probe is bad or off - switch ports and see if temps switch.
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:28 PM   #3
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One probe is bad or off - switch ports and see if temps switch.
I just did the meat probe drops down to 34-36 when I plug it into the grate port. But when I plug it into the food port I can't get under 41.
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Old 01-23-2014, 05:03 PM   #4
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Is the cup filled with ice then topped off with water, your not touching the sides with probe, stirring?
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Old 01-23-2014, 05:11 PM   #5
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I was touching ice right in the middle of the cup floating In Water . I think the meat side port is bad or something
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Old 01-23-2014, 05:11 PM   #6
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try boiling water see if they are still different
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Old 01-23-2014, 06:06 PM   #7
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Yeah, I would try boiling and even some in between temps for comparison.
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Old 01-23-2014, 08:38 PM   #8
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Could be a bad port, try leaving them plugged in and in the water for 5 minutes. Sometimes there is a response delay.

Then do the same in boiling water.
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:29 PM   #9
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Are you using crushed ice because that could cause Variables as well.
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:38 PM   #10
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I had a bad bbq probe, read good too 246 then it stopped. Would not go over 246.
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Old 01-24-2014, 09:17 AM   #11
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Could be a bad port, try leaving them plugged in and in the water for 5 minutes. Sometimes there is a response delay.

Then do the same in boiling water.
I left both in the ice water for a while same thing I will try boiling water today. I would think both probes should at least be within a degree or 2
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I've been fooling with this as I calibrate my Maverick temperature probes so I can take readings using an Arduino. I haven't gotten mine to read below 34°F using ice cubes in an ice water bath. An insulated cup might help. I was using a pyrex sauce pan. Crushed ice would also help, but my attempts at such using a meat tenderizer on a cutting board did not go well. Use as much ice as possible with just enough water to cover. Stir vigorously.

If you have an ET-732 you can swap probes. Can't do that with the ET-73 as the probes are different.
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Et-733 ?
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Old 01-24-2014, 03:14 PM   #14
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Switch ports or try boiling water.
that should get you pretty close to 212 degrees depending on elevation.
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Well what was it ?
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