This instant read thermomter is pretty amazing. It is digital, works very well and easy to set up and get started. There is a power on off button and a large LCD screen with a backlight readout. Makes it super easy to use and even easier to read. Easy to set up, easy to use instructions. It is perfect for outdoor cooking as well as grilling outdoors. The long probe makes it easy to reach the inside of your meats in order to get the proper readout.