Product selection guide: IR thermometers

Use our product selection guide to find the thermometer that fits your needs best.
Fluke 572-2 High-Temperature Infrared Thermometer
62 MAX Mini Infrared Thermometer 1
572-2 High Temperature Infrared Thermometer62 MAX+ Handheld Infrared Laser Thermometer
Probe typeThermocouple K 
Number of inputs1 
Temperature range-40 °C to +260 °C (-40 °F to +500 °F) 
Number of on-board memory locations99 
PC download and software  
What temperature range do you need to measure?-30 °C to +900 °C500 °C (+932 °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?   
Non-contact temperature range-30 °C to +900 °C (-22 °F to +1652 °F)500 °C (+932 °F) 
Accuracy± (1.0 °C + 0.1 °/1 °C) 
Distance to spot (D:S)60:1 
SightingDual laserDual laser pointers 
Close-focus (6 mm / 0.24 spot)19 mm 
Typical distance to targetUp to 3 m (10 ft) 
Form factorPistolPistol 
Dimensions, approximate (H x W x D)17.69 x 5.18 x 16.36 cm (6.965 x 2.039 x 6.441 in)175 x 85 x 75 mm (6.88 x 3.34 x 2.95 in) 
Battery2 AA 
Warranty2 years3 years 
Do you want to use industry standard thermocouples?  
Time stampDate/time 
Soft-key feature menu navigation   
Multiple language interface  
English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German user interface  
Material type adjustment (emissivity) Preset to 0.95, adjustable by user 
High and low alarms   
Recommended usesManufacturing, refining, smelting, glass and ceramicsShort-range troubleshooting, electrical, HVAC, industrial 
Temperature areaInternal, ambient and non-contact surface temperature