Infrared Thermometer Fills the Gap Between Thermometers and Thermal Imagers

Fluke’s VT02 Visual IR thermometer features a troubleshooting camera with an infrared heat map. Until now, electricians and industrial, HVAC, and automotive technicians have had to choose between single-point infrared thermometers and high-resolution thermal imagers (infrared or "IR" cameras). The Fluke VT02 Visual IR thermometer fills the gap. One tool combines the visual insight of a thermal imager, the visual images of a digital camera and the point-and-shoot convenience of an IR (infrared) thermometer.

The VT02 instantly detects problems using blended thermal and digital imagery. It will display and save images as full-visual, full-infrared, or in three blended modes (25 percent, 50 percent and 75 percent). Markers pinpoint hot and cold spots indicating the hottest temperature with a red box and the coldest with a blue box. A temperature reading is provided at the center point. Images are saved to the micro-SD card, eliminating the need to write down single or multiple measurements.

Images from the VT02 can be imported into SmartView analysis and reporting software, included with the VT02, to produce professional reports that document problems detected or repairs made for management and customer review.