Product selection guide: IR thermometers

Use our product selection guide to find the thermometer that fits your needs best.
Fluke 568 Infrared and Contact Thermometer
Fluke FoodPro Infrared Food Thermometer 1
568 Contact & Infrared Temp GunFoodPro Infrared Food Thermometer
Number of on-board memory locations99 
PC download and softwareFlukeView Forms 
Recommended usesElectrical, mechanical, plant, diesel, HVACFood inspection, food service, HACCP programs 
Probe typeThermocouple K 
Temperature range-270 °C to +1372 °C (-454 °F to +2501 °F) 
Number of inputs1 
What temperature range do you need to measure?500 °C (+932 °F)550 °C to +900 °C (1022 °F to +1600 °F) 
Will you be working from greater than 5 m (15 ft)?  
Will you be measuring objects 200 °C (400 °F), moving, uncontaminatable, energized objects or difficult to reach objects?   
Do you need to download data for analysis and reporting?  
Do you need on-board memory for trending and comparison?  
Will you do any hands-free, real-time temperature monitoring with a PC?  
Non-contact temperature range500 °C (+932 °F)-30 °C to +200 °C (-25 °F to +390 °F) 
SightingLaser pointLED illumination 
Typical distance to targetUp to 7.5 m (25 ft)Up to 250 mm (10 in) 
Accuracy± 1 °C (2 °F), 0 °C to +65 °C (+32 °F to +150 °F) 
Distance to spot (D:S)2.5:1 
Form factorPistolPistol 
Dimensions, approximate (H x W x D)17.5 x 15.5 x 4 cm (7 x 6.5 x 1.7 in)14.5 x 3 x 5 cm (5.25 x 1.25 x 2 in) 
CaseHard caseSoft case 
Warranty2 years2 years 
Temperature areaInternal, ambient and non-contact surface temperatureSurface temperature 
Time stampTime of day 
Soft-key feature menu navigation  
Multiple language interface  
English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German user interface  
Material type adjustment (emissivity)Material table or 0.1 to 1.00 by 0.01Preset for food 
High and low alarmsHigh and low alarmsLow and high out of safe range LEDs 
Two levels of backlight  
Hands-free logging  
Sealing for liquidIP 54 (hand washable, not submersible) 
Do you want to use industry standard thermocouples?