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Infrared Thermometer

Infrared Thermometer Usage:

  • Open the latch on the bottom of the handle and insert two AAA batteries. Battery orientation is detailed on the inside of the latch.
  • Pull trigger to turn on infrared thermometer.
  • While thermometer is turned on, press the “SET” button to switch between “Body” and “Surface” reading. Make sure to have thermometer on the “Body” setting for body temperature readings.
  • Hold thermometer 1-2 inches away from forehead and pull trigger to get reading.

 

Usage Tips:

  • Thermometer must be 1-2 inches away from forehead for an accurate reading.
  • Inaccurate measurements may be seen if the forehead is wet or covered in makeup or hair. Inaccurate measurements may be seen in direct sunlight or directly under a fan or air conditioning.
  • Default accuracy is ± 0.4 °F.

 

Changing Settings:

  • Changing between Celsius/ Fahrenheit
  • With batteries installed, and the thermometer on, press and hold the “SET” button until it goes to the F-1 menu (about 2 seconds).
  • Press the “SET” button twice to get to the F-3 menu.
  • Press the + or - buttons to switch between Celsius or Fahrenheit.
  • Press the “SET” button two times to exit the menus.

 

Changing Default Measurement (Calibration)

  • With the batteries installed, and the thermometer on, press and hold the “SET” button until it goes to the F-1 menu (about 2 seconds).
  • Decrease or increase the default temperature reading using the + or - button.
  • Press the “SET” button three times to exit the menus.

NOTE: Changing the default temperature reading will affect the accuracy of the thermometer. This should only be done when calibrating the infrared thermometer with an oral thermometer.