I am wondering if anyone else has had the same problem I have had with these. I presently have the Taylor Precision Products thermometer with a timer and temperature setting. My problem is the darn probes keep failing on me. I usually only get about 4 or 5 uses out of any one probe, then it starts to read the incorrect temperature. Fortunately I was able to get an address in New Mexico where I can send for replacements and they're only $5 each, but does anyone out there know of a digital thermometer that is more reliable than this?