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Fluke 561 Infrared and Contact Thermometer

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Fluke 561 Infrared and Contact Thermometer

Order Includes: Thermocouple type K pipe probe, carrying case, two AA batteries, users manual


Lighten up your toolbox. The Fluke 561 IR and contact thermometer, combines the temperature measurement functions that industrial, electrical, and HVAC/R professionals need, all in one tool. It measures both infrared and contact temperature, replacing several other test tools. It’s fast, efficient, and easy to use, saving you valuable time and effort.

  • IR thermometer for quick measurements up close, or at a distance, without a ladder
  • Contact thermometry capability, compatible with all standard mini-connector type K thermocouples, preserves your investment in thermocouples
  • Fabric hook-and-loop fastener pipe probe for superheat and sub-cooling and other contact and ambient measurements
  • Single-point laser sighting
  • Temperature range of -40°C to 550° C (-40°F to 1022°F) covers most industrial and residential applications
  • Easy emissivity adjustment (Lo, Med, Hi) for measuring pipes and other shiny materials more accurately
  • Lightweight (just 12 ounces / 340 grams) and portable
  • Very easy to use
  • Efficient – no need to shut down equipment when making IR measurements
  • MIN, MAX, and DIF functions help you quickly identify problems


 Fluke 561Fluke 566Fluke 568
Infrared temperature range -40 °C to 535 °C
(-40 °F to 995 °F)
-40 °C to 650 °C
(-40 °F to 1202 °F)
-40 °C to 800 °C
(-40 °F to 1472 °F)
Accuracy Greater of ± 1 % or ± 1 °C (2 °F)
Distance to Spot (D:S) 12:1 30:1 50:1
Sighting Laser point
Typical distance to target Up to 2.5 m (7 ft) Up to 4.5 m (15 ft) Up to 7.5 m (25 ft)
Probe type Thermocouple K
Contact temperature range -40 °C to 550 °C
(-40 °F to 1022 °F)
-270 °C to 1372 °C
(-454 °F to 2501 °F)
Number of on-board memory locations   20 99
PC download and software   Yes, with FlukeView® Forms
Soft-key feature menu navigation  
Modes Min/Max/Dif Min/Max/Avg/Dif
Material type adjustment (emissivity) Hi/Med/Lo Material table or 0.1 to 1.00 by 0.01
Alarms   High and Low alarms
Hands-free logging  
Battery 2 AA
Warranty Two-year