The Turnigy Laser Guided digital thermometer is a must have tool for checking the temperature of engines, motors, ESCs, batteries or fuming club members when they find out how much you paid for yours!
Spec: Measuring Range : -60 to 550°C (-76 to 1022°F) Operating Range : 0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F) Accuracy : Tobj = 0~550°c: +/- 2% or reading or 2°C (4°F) Whichever is greater Emissivity Range : default 0.95 Adjustable 0.1 to 1 step .01 Power Supply : 2 x AAA (Included) Weight: 145g (Including batteries) Display shown in Celsius/Centigrade & fahrenheit.
What is the emissivity (can be adjusted from 0.1 to 1.0) When adjusted to 0.1 the readings are false! My hand appears to have about 70 oC! What is the correct value? Also at the manual specifications Tamb and Tobj are refered? What these terms mean? At what distance should I take the reading? It says 12:1. What does this mean?
Oh and the 12:1 means that, for example, when you measure an object from 12 cm away, the spot you measure is 1 cm in diameter. Like wise if you measure something 6 meters away the spot you are meausring is 0.5 m across. Hope it helped :)
I know people in the PURCHASING department of Canadian Tire, THAT combo deal that DABOOGE is talking about is now where NEAR this one's range. The CT one is NOT designed to reflect as much accuracy either. Lets not try to light nitro engines with BBQ lighters either hmmm?
See DABOOGE, either you got a sample sale or a really good sale in your region, the Black and Decker 57-4566-6 unit is at 99.99 listed on CT's site and the MasterCraft unit 57-4554-4 (with an 8:1 spotting ratio) is also listed at 99.99 and the price is usually higher in-store. The intent of its usage would be to measure engine and motor temps, I can tell you with my experience in tuning nitro 2 strokes, something like this would be perfect for use rather than even my trusty Duratrax push button fob-like unit (oh those angry props, aye).
CT has them on sale now. The price is more than what I paid though. They don't mention the range. part# 199-2031-2 comes with a stud finder too. Sale is $29.99 better than waiting 2 months for HK to deliver!
DABOOGE: Ordered mine on 21st may and arrived on the 27th. 6 days all up, that's pretty bloody good as far as I'm concerned and the quality looks excelent.
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Awesome product! Was a bit sceptical also with the price and asked the girlfriend "how much would you expect to pay" when I received it. She replied $150 . Not sure about that but for the price is fantastic value and a must have item when the little ones dont read high enough. ( I use this to measure the temp of hot melt glue in an edgebanding machine, 200c ) Instructions are good and thorough (and simple to follow), now if I could just stop pointing the laser at things reading the temperature of them just for the heck of it........
Not bad for its price, but could have got a LED backlight display.
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This is great, a real quality tool. Packaging is good, could be a bit smaller though. It is fairly accurate, fast and easy to use. Just read through the short manual (!), put in the batteries and go. The laser pointer is an added bonus for kids and pets to chase along the floor.
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es perfecto. el unico a ese precio que puede llegar a medir hasta 500 grados. preciso,teniendo en cuenta la distancia. recomendado