If you are looking for a versatile laser thermometer for your household or light industrial needs, this Etekcity Lasergrip 774 may meet your needs. This little thermometer can measure distances of up to 12 ft accurately. The laser sightings means that you will know exactly where you are measuring every time.
A wide range of temperature measurement allows you to use this thermometer for most jobs around the house, including measuring cooking temperatures in your oven or smoker and measuring the temperature of home surfaces like outside windows and appliances.
This is a great thermometer for measuring the temperature of your vehicle’s engine, as well as for other light industrial tasks. A backlit LCD screen and quick unit conversion button or convenient features that make this thermometer easy to use. The auto off will save battery life and a low battery indicator will make sure you don’t go off to the job with a dying battery.
The accuracy is quite good for home uses at between ±2% or 2℃/℉, and the laser measures within 2 cm of the aiming point. This is good enough accuracy both in temperature reading and in area measurement for most home uses, but keep in mind that there is an error range involved with this thermometer.
● Built in laser to allow you to accurately gauge where you are measuring
● Backlit LCD for easy reading in light or dark conditions
● Low battery indicator
● Auto off to save battery life
● Measurement locks after reading so you have time to record it
● Good accuracy for the price of the thermometer
● Fixed emissivity means that you cannot adjust for translucent or reflective surfaces
● Thermometer does not read well in temperatures under 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
● Laser does not indicate exact spot being measured
● Does not auto-record measurements for transfer later
Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Specifications
● -58℉~716℉ / -50℃ to +380℃
● Accuracy of ±2% or 2℃/℉
● Spot ratio: 12:1
● Emissivity: 0.95(fixed)
Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Review
The Etekcity Lasergrip 774 is a versatile infrared thermometer that can measure a wide range of temperatures and be used for a wide variety of purposes. Whether you want to know the temperature of your food or the ambient temperature inside of your oven or smoker when cooking or barbecuing or whether you are performing frequent auto maintenance or doing home repairs, the Lasergrip 774 can give you accurate readings with ease.
The Etekcity 774 can measure temperatures from -58℉~716℉ / -50℃ to +380℃. Better accuracy is provided with this thermometer than competitors due to the distance to spot ratio of 12 to 1. This means that you can measure temperatures up to 12 feet away accurately.
The built-in laser in the Lasergrip 774 can help you to precisely hone in on exactly the spot you want to measure, not a spot a little ahead or behind or to either side. Why guess blindly at what exactly your thermometer is pointing at when you can know exactly where your measurement area is thanks to the built-in laser?
The Etekcity Lasergrip 774 has a backlit LCD screen that is clear and sharp so that you can easily see the temperature and control other aspects of the thermometer whether in bright daylight or in the dark. An auto-off function can extend the battery life of your thermometer in case you forget to turn it off. When your battery does run low, a low battery indicator will make sure that you know it so you can charge before using your thermometer again.
A quick unit conversion button allows you to switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius without needing to re-measure, so that you can share your results or document them for others. When you take a measurement, the result will be locked on your display so that it is easy for you to record the data and you are not rushing to write it down before it vanishes from the screen.
The accuracy of this thermometer is between ±2% or 2℃/℉. It is important to note when measuring that the surface that’s actually being measured is about 2 cm below the aiming point indicated by the infrared laser. This degree of error should not matter for most home uses, but if measuring a very exact area, keep this in mind.
The best accuracy that the thermometer provides is when the thermometer is 14.17 in from the object being measured. Etekcity covers the Lasergrip 774 with a 2-year warranty so you can feel confident about your choice.