The Kinetik Wellbeing range of thermometers are clinically validated and can be used from birth through to adulthood ensuring your family are in safe hands when it comes to measuring temperature.
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In association with
St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity has joined forces with Kinetik Wellbeing on a range of healthcare products designed to monitor, manage, and support people’s health.
For every purchase of a Kinetik Wellbeing device, St John Ambulance receive a donation from Kinetik to help them carry out their crucial work.
Which is the best Kinetik Wellbeing Thermometer for kids?
Our new Ear and Forehead electronic thermometer for kids and adults is the perfect choice for use on the whole family.
The infrared technology allows temperature to be measured to within ±0.2°C with no contact required, meaning it’s both hygienic and allows you to measure without disturbing sleep. Also with no probe covers required, it’s your ongoing economical choice of digital thermometers to buy.
The added benefit of our no-contact thermometer is that it can be used to measure the temperature of food and liquids, so you can ensure your baby’s food or bath water is just the right temperature.
How do ear thermometers work?
The inner ear thermometer measures the temperature through inserting into the ear and measuring the temperature of energy radiating from your ear drum.
They offer great accuracy and identify changes quickly as the ear drum temperature measurement reflects the core temperature of the whole body.
This is because the body temperature is regulated by the hypothalamus in the base of the brain, which shares the same blood supply as the tympanic membrane, or as we call it the ear drum.
How do forehead thermometers / non-contact thermometers work?
Kinetik Wellbeing thermometers use infra-red technology to provide a non-invasive alternative to ear thermometers allowing you to measure temperature at a distance.
No-contact digital thermometers use a lens to focus infrared light from one object onto a detector called a thermopile. The thermopile absorbs the infrared radiation and turns it into heat. The more infrared energy, the hotter the thermopile gets and converts this heat into electricity. The electricity is sent to a detector, which uses it to determine the temperature of whatever the thermometer is pointed at.
How do you use the inner ear thermometer correctly?
For children under 1 year of age, pull the ear straight back to ensure the ear canal is straight, then insert the probe into the ear canal to take a measurement. For children over 1 year of age, and adults, pull the ear back and up to straighten the ear canal and then insert the probe into the ear canal to take a measurement.
Do I have to use a probe cover?
Yes for the inner ear thermometers, the cover ensures the lens remains free from any contaminants while in use, this is important in order to maintain the accuracy of the readings. You MUST use a new probe cover for each reading.
How do you use the non-contact thermometer correctly?
Ensure the area of the forehead you choose to read from is clear from hair or water before taking a reading. Remove the cover and position the end of the thermometer 2-5cm from the skin surface. After pressing the scan button, you should have a reading within 1-2 seconds.
What does L mean on the thermometers?
Low temperature. Please ensure that you have removed the white protective cap covering the black lens. Please also ensure that you are fully inserting the thermometer into the ear as deeply as comfortable and removing after the measurement has been taken (indicated by a beep after pressing the SCAN button).
How do I ensure accurate readings from my IET2 or FR412 thermometer?
Ensure you are using non-rechargeable batteries. Ensure you insert the thermometer as deeply into the ear as is comfortable. When taking a measurement, please press and immediately release the SCAN button, once you hear the beep, you can then take the thermometer out of the ear. Ensure that there is no dirt/debris/scratches on the lens, we advise that customers wipe the lens with an alcoholic wipe.
How do I ensure accurate readings from my NCT2 or PT3 thermometer?
Wipe the lens with an alcoholic wipe. Ensure you are holding the thermometer 1-3cm away from forehead. Ensure you aren’t moving the thermometer until the reading has been taken. Ensure you are using non-rechargeable batteries.
How do I ensure accurate readings from my PG-IRT1603 thermometer?
If taking forehead measurement – ensure you are holding the thermometer 1-3cm away from forehead. Ensure you aren’t moving the thermometer until the reading has been taken. Ensure you are using non-rechargeable batteries. If taking ear measurement – ensure you insert the thermometer as deeply into the ear as is comfortable. When taking a measurement, please press and immediately release the SCAN button – once you hear the beep, you can then take the thermometer out of the ear. Ensure that there is no dirt/debris/scratches on the lens, we advise that customers wipe the lens with an alcoholic wipe.