Product selection guide: Contact thermometers

Use our product selection guide to find the thermometer that fits your needs best.
Fluke t3000 FC Wireless Temperature Module - 1
Fluke 561 Infrared and Contact Thermometer
Fluke t3000 FC Wireless Temperature Module561 HVAC Infrared & Contact Thermometer
Probe typeK-typeThermocouple K 
Number of inputs11 
Temperature range-200 °C to +1372 °C (-328 °F to +2502 °F)-40 °C to +550 °C (-40 °F to +1022 °F) 
Number of on-board memory locations65000 
PC download and software  
What temperature range do you need to measure?-200 °C to +1372 °C (-328 °F to +2502 °F)500 °C (+932 °F) 
Do you need more than 1 % 1 °C (2 °F) accuracy?  
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?  
Will you be measuring objects 200 °C (400 °F), moving, uncontaminatable, energized objects or difficult to reach objects?  
Form factorFlatPistol 
Dimensions, approximate (H x W x D)16.5 x 6.35 x 3.56 cm (6.5 x 2.5 x 1.4 in)17.5 x 15.5 x 4 cm (7 x 6.5 x 1.7 in) 
Battery2 AA 
CaseHard caseHard case (except 561/R& 561/P) 
Warranty2 years2 years 
Temperature areaSurface temperatureInternal, ambient and non-contact surface temperature 
Time stamp  
Hands-free logging  
Material type adjustment (emissivity)HI/MED/LO 
Recommended usesElectrical, mechanical, plant, diesel, HVACPlant / general maintenance, HVAC 
Non-contact temperature range500 °C (+932 °F) 
SightingLaser point 
Typical distance to targetUp to 2.5 m (7 ft) 
Do you want to use industry standard thermocouples?