Which braun ear thermometer is the best in 2018?

These reviews will help you pick the best braun ear thermometer 2018.

As a mom, It’s important to be able to take temperature for young children because they are easy to get fever and in danger. So ear thermometers are a great inexpensive medical device that will ensure that the well-being of your family. Compare with other brand, Braun is a premium German brand and Braun ThermoScan® is already regarded as a benchmark for accuracy and is widely used and endorsed by doctors around Europe and it provide excellent accuracy measurement .

Braun ear thermometer products on market:

Braun series Product IRT6520IRT6500IRT6020IRT4520IRT3020WEL04000-200
ThermoScan® Thermoscan® 7 ThermoScan® 5 ThermoScan® 5 ThermoScan® 5 ThermoScan® 3ThermoScan®
Age Precision®
Color Fever Warning
Memory 9 times1 times1 times8 times0 times9 times

Product Advantage

Braun thermometer take thermoScan ® , patented Age Precsion® and ExacTemp® technology to provide the excellent accuracy measurement.

What is thermoScan®Technology?

ThermoScan®  measures temperature by place ThermoScan® IRT to the ear and collect the infrared heat emitted from eardrum and surrounding tissue, because the eardrum  have the same temperature  with the core body temperature. When the temperature rises and it will detect by ThermoScan® IRT as soon as possible. Now Braun provide different  several version of ThermoScan®  and apply to different products.

  • Braun ThermoScan® 7
  • Braun ThermoScan® 5
  • Braun ThermoScan® 3

Braun ThermoScan Technologie

What is age Precision®Technology ?

Age Precision® help us to get the accuracy reading by simply select your child’s age, usually newborn babies may have a fever when the temperature is normal for 4-year-old children. So it can takes away the guesswork for non-professionals by monitor the little one’s temperature .  It enables you to set the age of your child (0-3 months, 3-36 months and 36 months to adult) so you can interpret the reading quickly, accurately and easily based on the age, using a simple colour coded display. Green is a normal temperature, yellow indicates an elevated temperature and red suggests a high temperature.


What is patented pre-warmed tip technology?

It minimizes the cooling effect of a cool probe tip. Whereas the tip of other thermometers can cool the area within the ear where the temperature is being measured. Pre-warm before using and provide continuous measurement.

ThermoScan 7 with Age Precision - IRT6520 - pre-warmed tips advantages

What is ExacTemp® Positioning technology?

Guidance system function to ensure the correct positioning inside the ear. When place the correct position , it will provide accurate reading with a light and a beep.


  • If already in the right place,  the light will be on and have a beep.
  • If placed a wrong place, the light will be off and have three beep.



ThermoScan Lens Filters for Ear Thermometer  is common used to keep ear clean and safe. Currently, a box of 40 goes for just over $5 on Amazon with lower unit price available at higher quantities. If not replaced every time , need to clean them off with alcohol after each reading. The plastic at the tip of the ear cup is quite thin, so cares need to be takes. If broken need to be replaced immediately.



After comparing varous parameters for several Braun products, IRT6520 is the best one for family use from new born to adult, IRT3020 is cheapest one. Braun IRT6500 is most cost-effective one.

  • All of them are convenient and safe
  • Braun IRT6520 is best for babies because it’s the only one to provide age Precision?Technology . It is newest version of Braun serials and it’s upgraded from IRT4520.
  • Braun IRT6500 is the second recommend product If you want to choose a cheaper and cost-effective one, IRT6500 is completely IRT4520 and IRT6520 Compare with IRT4520 measurement accuracy are exactly the same but more beautiful, Compare with IRT6520 it’s more cheaper.
  • Braun IRT4520 take ThermoScan? 5 technology and shape is bigger than IRT6500. It’s old-high-end with good memory function.
  • Braun WEL04000-200 is highest precision one but extremely expensive than others. It used for doctors and professional level.
  • Braun IRT3020 is small and most easy to use but no auxiliary function. You can choose it If you like simple one.