New Infrared Digital Thermometer with Simple-to-view Backlit Display

Press Release Summary:

  • Offered with a targeting laser, providing a wide measurement range for hard-to-reach areas
  • Delivers optical resolution of 10:1 and measurement range of -4° to 752°F
  • Provided with drop protection to 6.6-feet and emissivity at 0.95 fixed

Original Press Release:

Klein Tools’® New Infrared Thermometer Makes Measuring Temperature Easy

Oct. 7, 2020 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, introduces the IR1, an affordably priced infrared thermometer with a targeting laser, providing a wide measurement range for hard-to-reach areas.

Infrared Digital Thermometer with Targeting Laser, 10:1 (Cat. No. IR1)

  • Optical Resolution (Distance-to-spot) 10:1
  • FDA and IEC Class 2 targeting laser
  • Measurement Range: -4° to 752°F (-20° to 400°C)
  • User selectable temperature ranges: °F / °C
  • Easy-to-view backlit display
  • Emissivity at 0.95 fixed
  • Drop protection to 6.6-feet (2m)
  • Not a medical device; thermometer is NOT intended for use on people or animals

“With the IR1, we designed an infrared thermometer that could be used for both temperature inspections and troubleshooting,” says Sabrina Kalsi, product manager at Klein Tools. “A wide measurement range paired with the 10:1 distance-to-spot ratio, with a targeting laser makes it a simple-to-use product. The backlit display easily changes from Fahrenheit to Celsius, simplifying readings no matter what type of job you’re working on.”

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About Klein Tools

Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit

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Klein Tools
Nicholas Davis

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