Infrared thermometers are much cheaper than thermal imaging cameras and the product range is huge.

We have listed the most popular models of the year 20186 here. The bestsellers are often characterized by an excellent price / performance ratio and a high level of customer satisfaction.

 
 

Use our bestseller list to help you decide when buying an infrared thermometer and find a suitable model.

Here are the most popular infrared thermometers at Amazon of the year 2018:

1. Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~ 716℉ (-50℃ ~ 380℃), Yellow and Black*
  • BETTER ACCURACY: The Distance to Spot Ratio is 12:1, meaning the Lasergrip 774 can accurately measure targets at greater distances compared to most other IR Thermometers; For best accuracy, the distance between the thermometer and object of measurement should approximately be 14.17 inches (36cm)
  • TARGET QUICKER: Measure surface temperature ranging from -58℉~ 716℉ / -50℃ ~ 380℃, you can choose the unit from ℉ / ℃; Response time: ≤500Ms; A built in Laser gives you the precision to hone in on the exact space you want to measure
  • ADDED FUNCTIONS: The LCD screen is backlit, also has an Auto-Off function to extend the battery life, and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included)
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: Infrared Technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; Use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks
  • NOTE: The thermometer can't measure the internal temperature of an object; Temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects, the measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct; FDA, FCC, CE approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0.5-0.9mW; 2-Year Warranty by Etekcity
starting from 15,99 $
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2. Etekcity Lasergrip 1080 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃~550℃), Yellow and Black*
  • Better accuracy: the distance to spot ratio is 12: 1, meaning the Lasergrip 1080 can accurately measure targets at greater distances compared to most other ir thermometers; for best accuracy, the distance between thermometer and object of Measurement should approximately be 14.17 inches (36cm)
  • Target quicker: measure surface temperature ranging from -58℉ 1022℉/ -50℃ 550℃, you can choose the unit from ℉/ ℃; response time: ≤500Ms; a built in laser gives you the precision to hone in on the Exact space you want to measure
  • Added functions: the LCD screen is backlit, also has an auto-off function to extend the battery life, and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included)
  • Versatile design: infrared technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks
  • Note: thermometer can't measure the internal temperature of an object; temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects, the measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct; FDA, FCC, CE approved; class 2 laser, optical power 0.5-0.9Mw; 2-year warranty by Etekcity
starting from 18,88 $
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3. Etekcity Lasergrip 800 Digital Infrared Thermometer Laser Temperature Gun Non-contact -58℉ - 1382℉ (-50℃ to 750℃), Yellow/Black*
  • BETTER ACCURACY: The Distance to Spot Ratio is 16:1, meaning the Lasergrip 800 can accurately measure targets at larger measurement area with the same distance compared with other thermometers with DSR 12:1 or 8:1
  • TARGET QUICKER: Measure surface temperature ranging from -58℉~1382℉ / -50℃ ~ 750℃, you can choose the unit from ℉ / ℃; A built in Laser gives you the precision to hone in on the exact space you want to measure
  • ADDED FUNCTIONS: The LCD screen is backlit, it also has an Auto-Off function to extend the battery life and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included)
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: Infrared Technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; Use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks
  • NOTE: For best accuracy, the distance between the thermometer and object of measurement should approximately be 14.17 inches (36cm); Temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects, the measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct; FDA, FCC, CE approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0.5-0.9mW; 2-Year Warranty by Etekcity
starting from 25,99 $
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4. Etekcity Lasergrip 1025D Digital Dual Laser Infrared Thermometer Temperature Gun Non-contact -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃ ~ 550℃) with Voltage Detecting, Adjustable Emissivity*
  • BETTER ACCURACY + DUAL LASER: Dual laser technology makes it easier to see the area and surface being measured. 12:1 Distance to spot ratio allows you to measure temperatures ranging from -58°F to 1022°F (-50°C to 550°C) from a safe distance, which make sure the safety of your hand compared to other instant read thermometer
  • ADJUSTABLE EMISSIVITY: Adjustable emissivity improves the accuracy of your measurements across different types of surfaces; adjust anywhere from 0.1-1.0. Emissivity is the measurement of an object's ability to emit infrared energy
  • VOLTAGE DETECTING & MULTIFUNCTION: Use the Non-Contact Voltage (NCV) mode to detect live voltages ranging from 90V to 600V; the Lasergrip 1025D will emit a high-pitched tone when it detects the highest voltage in a connected circuit. Switch between °F/°C, max measurement hold, automatic data hold, auto-off, and low battery indicator to remind you to replace the battery
  • VERSATILE USE: Check barbecue grills and skillets to see if they are the perfect temperature to cook food, perform home auto maintenance with ease, or use for commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) installation
  • NOTE: temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects. The measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct, 9V battery included. FDA, FCC, CE, RoHS approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0.3-0.49mW; 2-Year warranty provided by Etekcity
starting from 24,99 $
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5. Fluke 62 MAX IR Thermometer, Non Contact, -20 to +932 Degree F Range*
  • Infrared thermometer for noncontact surface temperature measurement for use in monitoring electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and automotive systems
  • Measures temperature from -30 to +500 degrees C (-20 to +932 degrees F) with an accuracy of + or - 1.5 degree C or + or - 1.5% of the reading from 0 to 500 degrees C
  • 10:1 infrared distance-to-spot ratio with laser sighting for pinpointing the measurement area
  • Displays the minimum, the maximum, the difference between the two temperatures, and the average temperatures
  • Certified IP54 for protection against dust and splashing liquid
  • IP54 rated for dust and water resistance
  • Small and lightweight making it easy to clip to your tool belt or belt loop
  • Precise laser technology makes for more accurate and repeatable measurements
  • Large Backlit display makes it easier to read data, even in dark areas
  • Rugged built to last design that can withstand a 3 meter drop
starting from 89,35 $
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6. Etekcity Lasergrip1030D Infrared Thermometer Digital Dual Laser Temperature Gun Non-contact with Temperature Filtering -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃ ~ 550℃)*
  • BETTER ACCURACY + SAFE: The Distance to Spot Ratio is 12:1, meaning the Lasergrip 1030D can assure greater accuracy compared with other thermometers with DSR 8:1, measure temperatures ranging from -58°F to 1022°F (-50°C to 550°C) from a safe distance without direct contact, which make sure the safety of your hand compared to other instant read thermometer
  • TEMPERATURE FILTERING: View differences for recorded temperatures in increments of 1°F/0.5°C, 5°F/3°C, 10°F/5.5°C; backlit display lights up blue or red to indicate if scanned item is colder or hotter than recorded reference temperature
  • DUAL LASER & MULTIFUNCTION : Dual laser technology makes it easier to see the area and surface being measured, resulting in higher precision and faster results; Switch between °F/°C, automatic data hold, auto-off, and low battery indicator to remind you to replace the battery
  • VERSATILE USE: Check barbecue grills and skillets to see if they are the perfect temperature to cook food, perform home auto maintenance with ease, or use for commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) installation
  • Note: temperature readings from this devices are inanimate objects. The measured temperature for humans or animals will not be correct, 9V battery included. FDA, FCC, CE, RoHS approved; Class 2 laser, optical power 0.3-0.49mW; 2-Year warranty provided by Etekcity
starting from 23,99 $
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7. Nubee Temperature Gun Non-contact Infrared Thermometer MAX Display & EMS Adjustable*
  • Max temperature function: it can take the highest temperature of the area tested by scanning and save the data at the bottom of the screen
  • Ems adjustable function each object has its suitable emissivity, it can make test more accurate by adjust suitable emissivity for different objects
  • Measures in Celsius or Fahrenheit (range: -50 to +500 /-58 Degree F to +932 Degree F), auto shut-off & low battery indicator
  • Red laser pointer for precise aiming, powered by one 9-volt battery(include); take accurate temperature readings with this handheld gun
  • U.S. FDA, FCC, CE, ROHS approved
starting from 19,88 $
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8. Infrared Thermometer AIDBUCKS AD6530D Digital Laser Non Contact Cooking IR Temperature Gun -58°F to 1472°F with Color Display K-Type Thermocouple for Kitchen Food Meat BBQ Automotive and Industrial*
  • Multi-MEASUREMENTS - Accurately and quickly measures surface temperatures, ambient temperature and dew point temperature. There's also a K-Type thermocouple provided means that you can also test the internal temperature.Compared to most of the thermometer on the market, AD6530D can be able to measure more farther distance and show you the measurement area of the objects and different data directly.
  • NOVEL DESIGN - Built-in 12 points laser can be automatically locked D: S to 12: 1 for precisely aiming.Large color screen which includes backlight function allows you to know the data at a glance.Also has UV light which can be turned on and off independently. When you hold the device it's very lightweight with a comfortable grip.
  • CONVENIENT & HUMANIZING - Can sets the upper or lower limit value for alarms. Find the temperature abnormality in real time and locate the fault quickly. Auto-power off function activates after 25 seconds of none work. More practical function such as low battery indicator and Date hold.
  • VARIOUS USAGES - Measures in Celsius or Fahrenheit (Range: -50°C~800°C/-58°F~1472°F).Practical for both indoors and outdoors use. Use it in the kitchen for instant surface and inside temperature measurements, scan for insulation leaks in your home, or check your cars cooling system, catalytic converter, brakes, and tires and so on.
  • ONE YEAR WARRANTY - Risk Free Returns within 30 Days. Service of technical support and usage guidance. AD6530D are in accordance with FDA,FCC,ROHS,ETL,CE,EN1326,EN60825 standard.
starting from 75,99 $
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9. Equinox Digital Non Contact Infrared Forehead Thermometer - 3-Modes Body/Surface/Room Temperature Reading Device – Baby Thermometer - LCD Display Infrared Thermometer - CE and FDA Approved*
  • FEATURES - We jam packed all types of temperature recording features you needed into 1 simple to use device. No more storing a barrage of obsolete thermometers in your medicine cabinet. With 1 of our non-contact thermometers you can easily take Body Temperature, Surface Temperature, and Ambient Room Temperature WITHOUT ever touching the object or person. Equipped with a 3-Color changing LCD screen, easily identify if an object or person is normal, medium or too hot.
  • FAST AND SAFE - Get almost instantaneous reads with our quick infrared technology. Whether you're measuring a hot coffee, the coolness in your room on a hot summer day, or your child, you can do so without a hassle thanks to our quick and reliable thermometer. Our premium thermometer also has a built in high temperature alarm that sounds once a fever is detected. The backlight will turn red and a sound will be made to alert you of a high fever.
  • MOST RECORDINGS - No need to write down the last recorded temperature during a fever. This thermometer has built-in memory which can record upto 32 readings taken at anytime. Temperature can easily be taken in Fahrenheit or Celsius, with the push of a Unit button. Other thermometers are tricky to use and often times don't convert properly.
  • RANGE + RELIABLE ACCURACY - Certified to be the most accurate reading thermometer in the market (+/- 0.3°). With infrared technology you can rely on it when you need to the most. Easily take body temperature at a distance of 3-5 cm from the forehead, and objects as well. The body temperature range is 32°C ~ 42.9°C / Surface Temperature is 0°C ~ 60°C
  • INCLUDED - Inside the nice gift box you get 1 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer , 2x AA Batteries, 1 Soft Suede Carrying Pouch, and User Manual.
starting from 49,99 $
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10. Infrared Thermometer, SURPEER IR5D Laser Thermometer Gun -58℉~1022℉(-50℃~550℃) Adjustable Emissivity - Temperature Probe for Cooking/Air/Refrigerator/Freezer - Meat Thermometer Included*
  • HIGH ACCURACY: Combining the latest temperature sensor technology and advanced Fresnel lens, this instrument reads values of high accuracy up to ±1.5℃/±1.5% in only 0.5s thanks to adjustable emissivity. The distance to spot ratio is 12:1, which means you can measure the target at a longer distance.
  • VERSTILE DESIGN: With wide temperature range -50℃~550℃(-58℉~1022℉), you can apply this tool in cooking, barbecuing, auto maintenance, home repair, or other tasks of household. To your surprise, it can also be treated as a cat/dog toy with a red laser dot.
  • HIGH/LOW TEMP ALARM: With the built-in laser, you can target quicker, the LCD backlit can be turned on/off. By slightly pressing the measure button, you can instantly get Max/Min/AvgA/Diff value; More importantly, the buzzer alarm will beep when the value reaches the high/low temp you have set.
  • FREE GIFT MEAT THERMOMETER: Featuring quick reading, high accuracy (±1℃/℉), 10 minutes auto-off, long probe and 304 food grade stainless steel, it can measure inner temp of food with wide temp range -50℃~300℃(-58℉~572℉). Together with infrared thermometer, it makes the best cooking aid for food lovers and gourmets.
  • LONG BATTERY LIFE: Low consumption of 15mAh promises longer battery life, which can last at least 6-12months in normal use. And 8s auto-off helps to save power, the low battery indication will remind you of juice running out. Furthermore, we provide one year warranty and return for a full refund within 30 days
starting from 39,99 $
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