How to set Infrared Thermometer?

The average home medical kit is not complete without a properly functioning digital thermometer. These useful devices can accurately read a person’s body temperature within a one-degree margin of error. However, sometimes digital thermometers come preset with an unfamiliar unit of temperature.

Fortunately, setting a digital thermometer is easy and can be accomplished by following these simple steps.

How to set Infrared Thermometer
How to set Infrared Thermometer

How to set digital thermometer?

Setup and Operation:

  1. Hold the meter by its handle grip and point it toward the surface to be measured.
  2. Pull and hold the trigger to turn the meter on and begin testing. The display will light if the battery is good. Replace the battery if the display does not light. Meter automatically powers down after 10 seconds once the trigger is released.
  3. While measuring, the SCAN icon will appear in the upper left-hand corner of the LCD.
  4. Release the trigger and the HOLD icon will appear at the top of the LCD, indicating that the reading is being held.
  5. Press the Up ▲/ Laser button to turn on the laser pointer. When the laser is on, the Laser icon will appear at the top of the LCD. Press the Up ▲/ Laser button again to turn the laser off.
  6. While in the HOLD mode, press the MODE button to access and set emissivity (EMS) value, temperature units (°C or °F), Max/Min readings, trigger lock (on/off), high alarm (on/off and set point), and low alarm (on/off and setpoint). Each time you press the MODE button, you advance through each option.

Digital thermometer instructions

Refer to the flow chart to see the sequence of functions in the model cycle.

  1. Emissivity (EMS). When the Emissivity icon is flashing, use the Up ▲ and Down ▼ buttons to adjust from 0.10 to 1. Then press the MODE button again to enter the setting.
  2. Trigger-Lock. Use for continuous monitoring of temperatures. When the Lock icon is flashing, use the Up ▲ or Down ▼ button to turn “on”. Then press the MODE button again to enter the setting. Once you press the measurement trigger, the Lock icon is shown, confirming the lock measurement mode. The meter will continuously display the temperature until the measurement trigger is pressed again.
  3. High Alarm. When the High alarm icon is flashing, use the Up ▲ or Down ▼ button to turn “on”. Then press the MODE button again to enter the setting. The High alarm icon will still be flashing, allowing you to set the alarm trigger temperature setpoint from –31 to 1000°F (–35 to 537°C) using the Up ▲ and Down ▼ buttons. Press the MODE button again to enter the setting.
  4. Low Alarm. When the Low alarm icon is flashing, use the Up ▲ or Down ▼ button to turn “on”. Then press the MODE button again to enter the setting. The Low alarm icon will still be flashing, allowing you to set the alarm trigger temperature setpoint from –31 to 1000°F (–35 to 537°C) using the Up ▲ and Down ▼ buttons. Press the MODE button again to enter the setting.

Infrared thermometer how to use?

Press and continue to hold down the trigger to take temperature readings. The unit will take temperature readings while the trigger is pressed and held (SCAN appearing on the display indicates measurements are being taken).

After the trigger is released, the last temperature measured will be displayed for approximately 15 seconds and the display will turn off automatically. HOLD will appear on the display when the trigger has been released to indicate that the unit is no longer.

How to set up the infrared thermometer?

The infrared thermometer is the most popular thermometer. It is easy to use, has short measurement time, accurate reading, and has voice settings. Even at night, it can be used to know its temperature.
However, a factory infrared thermometer is required to be set; otherwise, the measured value is not accurate, so, how to set up the infrared thermometer?

how to set infrared thermometer to fahrenheit?

As for the setting of the infrared thermometer, in fact, the machine has been set at the factory and generally does not need to be adjusted. The warning threshold range is 33.0°C – 40.0°C. The factory default setting is 37.5°C.

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