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June 15, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


IR thermometer

Klein IR1 Infrared Thermometer

Klein IR1 Thermometer with Targeting Laser

Klein IR1 Presents Affordable Option for Pros Anyone who spends any time on the job troubleshooting motors, electrical equipment, HVAC, or other applications could use a good IR thermometer. And Klein has come up with another affordable solution. The Klein IR1 Infrared Thermometer features a wide temperature range and a targeting laser to grab readings […]

General Tools Mini IR Thermometer

General Tools Mini IR Thermometer IRT205

General Tool Mini IR Thermometer Offers Easy-to-Use Design and Budget-Friendly Price We love a good IR thermometer for its ability to keep us from having to get super close for quick temperature checks. For instance, this morning I used the General Tools Mini IR Thermometer to check my morning coffee temperature. What, am I supposed […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Klein Tools Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer

Klein Tools Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer IR10 Review

Klein Tools Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer Combines Meaningful Function and Value in an Excellent Diagnostic Tool The Klein Tools Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer is an indispensable tool for preventative maintenance and diagnostics in several trades. It has the right combination of features and price to get the attention of our resident electrician, so we put it in his […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Milwaukee 102 x 77 Infrared Imager

Milwaukee 102 x 77 Spot Infrared Imager

One of the biggest hurdles to bringing thermal imaging to the masses is the high cost associated with it. Several products have moved into the sub-$1000 category, but even they’re a bit rich for some Pros to justify the leap from straight up IR thermometers to thermal imaging. But the Milwaukee 102 x 77 Spot […]

Milwaukee 2257-20 102x77 Spot Infrared Imager

Milwaukee Infrared Imager with 102 x 77 Display

What They Say Key Features The Milwaukee Infrared Imager features instant start-up for scanning large areas quickly and gives a high-resolution image with a simple temperature reading. Dual sense pixels respond quickly and cleanly, eliminating blurring between hot and cold details in complex environments.  It features 56:1 distance to spot performance, a fifteen-second image hold, […]

Ridgid micro IR-200 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer application

Ridgid Micro IR-200 Non-Contact IR Thermometer Upgraded

Ridgid has introduced a new IR thermometer that builds on the technology of their previous version. The Ridgid Micro IR-200 Infrared Thermometer is now more precise and carries a larger temperature range. The IR-200 is capable of reading temperatures as high as 2192 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s more than 700 degrees hotter than the previous model. The distance […]

Klein IR5 Infrared Thermometer

Klein IR5 Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer

Klein Tools has a new infrared thermometer rolling out with an eye on value without giving up the accuracy of a dual laser system. The Klein IR5 features a 12:1 distance to spot ratio, keeping it in line with the kind of distances and spaces electricians tend to work in. The measurement range runs between […]

Review8.3(out of 10)
FLIR TG165 Featured Image

FLIR TG165 Imaging IR Thermometer Review

The first home I ever owned was a condo in Central Florida. It worked for a while, but when it was time to sell, we had to have an inspection. A friend of mine was in the home inspection business, so he let me hang around while he went through the unit. What really got […]

Ryobi Phone Works

Introducing Ryobi Phone Works

Remember when a cell phone was just a phone? Yeah, those days are way behind us now. We surf the web, text, check and send email, fling ill-tempered birds around, and now… use it for professional level measuring applications thanks to Ryobi Phone Works. First of all, unlike many useful but annoying apps, Ryobi Phone […]

Klein IR2000A Dual Laser IR Thermometer

Klein IR2000A 12:1 Dual Laser Infrared Thermometer

KLEIN IR2000A 12:1 DUAL LASER INFRARED THERMOMETER DELIVERS GREATER ACCURACY AND DURABILITY I remember the first time I saw an infrared thermometer… the AC guy stuck this instrument up towards the air vent in my home. While I expected to wait for a few minutes to get a temperature reading the old fashioned way, he […]