Mine arrived a few days ago.
Box said open box in a sticker, but I could find no other evidence of it being used.
Locks temp in just 2 seconds. But what I really found neat is that it only reads the temp in the first 1/16th of an inch of the tip. Probing a chicken cutlet you could see the temp gradations while it cooked.
Overkill... Yes. Really cool... Absolutely!
I have been going through the 10-15 dollar units every year or so. Feels like this has longevity. We'll see. Also the cheap ones often come miscallibrated by a few degrees. I checked this one against boiling water and ice bath and it was spot on. Impressive!