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RE: IR thermometer question

To: "nick brearley" <>, <>
Subject: RE: IR thermometer question
From: "Jim Bauder" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 09:16:14 -0700

I don't have any personal experience with the Extech unit. I do know that
they have a pretty good reputation. However, nowhere near the reputation of

I have a Fluke I/R DMM Probe and have found it to be very useful around the
shop for automotive applications and for trouble shooting overloaded
electrical connections, which is the reason I bought it.

The Tachometer feature of the Extech unit sounds very useful in automotive
applications. If the price is comparable, I would opt for the Extech unit
for that feature as I would assume that the I/R measurement spec's are

Good luck and as always, NFI and YMMV,

Jim Bauder
Scottsdale, AZ

-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of nick brearley
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 1:06 AM
Subject: IR thermometer question

Any one have experience of this instrument?

I could see it filling a gap, or two gaps in my toolbox. Alternately the
local RS depot has a Fluke IR thermometer on promotion and their stuff
seems to be about as good as you get.

Any advice gratefully received.



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