Product selection guide: IR thermometers

Use our product selection guide to find the thermometer that fits your needs best.
Fluke 59 MAX Infrared Thermometer
Fluke 572-2 High-Temperature Infrared Thermometer
59 MAX Infrared Thermometer572-2 High Temperature Infrared Thermometer
Recommended usesHVAC, general troubleshootingManufacturing, refining, smelting, glass and ceramics 
What temperature range do you need to measure?-30 °C to +350 °C (-22 °F to +662 °F)-30 °C to +900 °C (-22 °F to +1652 °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 +350 °C (-22 °F to +662 °F)-30 °C to +900 °C (-22 °F to +1652 °F) 
Accuracy± 2.0 °C± (1.0 °C + 0.1 °/1 °C) 
SightingLaserDual laser 
Distance to spot (D:S)10:160:1 
Close-focus (6 mm / 0.24 spot)19 mm 
Form factorPistolPistol 
Dimensions, approximate (H x W x D)156 x 80 x 50 mm (6.14 x 3.15 x 2 in)17.69 x 5.18 x 16.36 cm (6.965 x 2.039 x 6.441 in) 
Battery1 AA2 AA 
Warranty1 year2 years 
Temperature areaInternal, ambient and non-contact surface temperature 
Material type adjustment (emissivity)   
High and low alarms   
Time stampDate/time 
Soft-key feature menu navigation  
Multiple language interface  
English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German user interface  
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  
Do you want to use industry standard thermocouples?  
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