Last Updated on July 11, 2023
Klein Updates Its Rechargeable Thermal Imager Lineup With Larger Model
Troubleshooting electrical or plumbing issues can be difficult without the proper equipment. This goes double when talking about issues we can’t necessarily see with the naked eye. Klein already offers a few thermal imaging solutions, and now it’s growing the lineup with a model that steps up in performance. We’re looking at the Klein TI290 Thermal Imager to see how it can help electricians, plumbers, and other Pros diagnose hot and cold spots on the job.
Klein TI290 Thermal Imager Performance
- Model: Klein TI290
- Over 49,000 pixels
- Shows hot and cold spots
- Captures, stores, and shares images
- Memory: 10,000 images
- Selectable high- and low-temperature alarms from -4°F to 752°F
- Adjustable emissivity from 00.1 to 0.99
This thermal imager lets you detect hot and cold spots to diagnose HVAC, plumbing, or electrical problems. Klein improved the performance of this model while increasing its size. The TI290’s display has a total of 49,000 pixels, compared to the 10,800 pixels in Klein’s last rechargeable iteration.
Additionally, you can set the imager to locate high and low temperature points, or even pinpoint specific temperatures ranging from -4°F to 752°F. If you want to be notified if an area reaches a certain temperature, you also have the option to set temperature alarms.
The internal memory stores up to 10,000 images, and you can share them using the built-in Wi-Fi capabilities.
Klein TI290 Thermal Imager Design
- Dimensions (LxWxH): 3.1 x 1.1 x 4.5 inches
- Weight: 0.47 pounds
- 3.5-inch display
- Rechargeable via USB-C cord
- 6.6-foot (2-meter) drop protection
- Adjustable color palettes (ironbow, rainbow, greyscale)
This thermal imager features a 3.5-inch display, which is over an inch larger than the 2.4-inch screen on Klein’s last model. The brand also updates the method of charging, opting for the more modern USB-C charging port versus the previous iteration’s micro-USB port.
You can choose from three color palettes for your temperature display: ironbow, rainbow, and greyscale. On top of that, the TI290 thermal imager holds a 6.6-foot (2-meter) drop protection.
Klein TI290 Thermal Imager Price
This tool sells for $499.99 and you can find it at your favorite Klein retailer. It includes a USB-C charging cord and a carrying case. Klein backs your purchase with a 1-year warranty.