Sous Vide Magic Sensor Failure?
Posted 08 June 2012 - 12:56 PM
I purchased my Sous Vide Magic about a year ago and use it pretty regularly - probably 5-10 times per month. Today, while it was working, the alarm started going off - I was cooking a flat iron steak at 131 F and the temp had somehow increased to over 160 F. I checked the water temp and it turns out it was 131, right on the money. I took this to mean that the SVM unit itself was working properly and the sensor had died - this was confirmed when I switched to a back-up sensor I had.
I know I can (and will) purchase additional sensors from the website ($30 USD per), but I was wondering if any of you have had the same experience - how long do the sensors typically last? Is there anything as far as maintenance/storage that I should be doing to extend their life?
Thanks for your input.
Looking forward to my steak .
Posted 08 June 2012 - 07:12 PM
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So far - fingers crossed - one of the new ones Peter mentions above is performing well. But always have a spare.
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