[Amps] NON-CONTACT laser thermometer

Steve Thompson g8gsq at eltac.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 09:14:42 EDT 2006

Larry Carman wrote:
> Don't know if anyone is interested but here is a new laser thermometer with
> range of  -270 to 518 degrees F ( + or - 2 accuracy ) for $40. Here's the
> link:
Something to allow for with these - 8:1 distance to spot size. At 1' 
measuring distance, you're looking at a 1.5" dia. spot. If you're trying 
to guage a component that's smaller than this and the surroundings 
aren't the same temperature, you will get a wrong reading. That's far 
from saying it's no use.


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