Portable Infrared Thermometer
November 1, 2006
Wahl Instruments Inc.The Heat Spy® DHS215XEL has been added to the company’s line of compact, hand-held, non-contact infrared thermometers. It provides the user with a completely portable, easy-to-use means to measure surface temperatures in a wide variety of applications, including quality/non-destructive testing, manufacturing process control, plant/facilities maintenance, electrical troubleshooting, and automotive repair and diagnostics. The unit has an adjustable emissivity setting, a temperature range of -58 to +1832°F (-50 to +1000°C) and includes a Type K thermocouple ANSI mini-jack input and 4-digit backlit LCD display for measuring and displaying non-contact and contact temperatures in °F/°C simultaneously. A selectable on/off laser-sighting system and a distance-to-target ratio of 50:1 allows users to measure smaller targets from greater distances. The unit can hold and log measurements to memory; can display minimum, maximum average and delta temperatures; and includes a settable Hi/Low audible alarm. It also includes an electronic trigger lock for continuous temperature scanning and an auto power-off feature to extend battery life.