Maverick Redi-Check ET-73 question

Discussion in 'Meat Thermometers' started by culpepersmoke, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. Just got this remote thermometer in today. Works great except the remote receiver seems to only work within a 5 foot range from the transmitter. The manual says it should be 100 feet? Before I return It, did I miss something? :confused:
    Thanks everyone.
     
  2. Maybe you got a bad battery in the tx or the rx. Beyond that I don't know, didn't have to do anything to mine.
     
  3. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Mine works good.
     
  4. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I got a unit off EBAY that would not work beyond 20' and called Maverick for help.  I sent mine in and got a new one in exchange.  The new one worked good, and beyond the 20' range.

    The frequency is not strong enough to shoot thru a metal service door or metal garage doors.

    Their customer service was so good, that I ended up getting a Maverick Dealership out of the deal for my website.

    Call them and get a new one.

    Todd
     

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