Kept as a spare and never used. Clean from top to bottom. The hotplate can operate without using the temperature probe and it will use the internal temperature sensor to control the temperature of the hotplate.
If you heat liquids, you can use the probe dipped in the liquid to control the exact temperature of the liquid. The item "NEW VWR Ceramic Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer with Temp Probe and Manual Cat#97042-714" is in sale since Tuesday, April 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Healthcare, Lab & Dental\Medical & Lab Equipment, Devices\Lab Mixers, Shakers & Stirrers\Magnetic Stirrers & Hotplate Stirrers".The seller is "ancheney" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Costa rica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Mexico, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Chile, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.