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Fluke 566 and 568 IR and contact thermometers
Just when you thought advanced IR temperature measurement should be easier! With a straightforward user interface and soft-key menus, the Fluke 566 and 568 make even complex measurements easy. With just a few pushes of a button you can easily adjust emissivity, start data logging, or turn on and off alarms. With a rugged, easy-to-use design, the Fluke 566 and 568 can stand up to tough industrial, electrical, and mechanical environments.
  • Measure up to 800 ºC (1470 ºF).
  • Easily access advanced features with the soft-key buttons and graphical display.
  • Measure smaller objects from further away.
  • Compatibility with most type-K thermocouples.
  • Confidently measure more surfaces, with adjustable emissivity and built-in materials table.
  • Log and download measurements for reporting (568).
  • Two levels of backlight.
  • Audible and visual alarms alert you to measurements outside of set limits.
  • Min, Max, Avg, and Dif functions.
  • Includes KTC Bead Probe.
  • 1 % measurement accuracy.
  • Versatile interface with six languages.
Unit of Measure

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N/A Commercial Electrical HVAC/IAQ Industrial Residential Utilities

Infrared Temperature Range

N/A -40 to 800 ºC-40 to 1470 ºF


N/A ± 1 ºC (2 ºF) Greater of ± 1 %

Distance to Spot (D:S)

N/A 50:1


N/A Laser Point

Typical Distance to Target

N/A Up to 7.5 m25 ft

Probe Type

N/A Thermocouple K

Contact Temperature Range

N/A -270 to 1372 ºC-454 to 2501 ºF

Number of On-Board Memory Locations

N/A 99

PC Download and Software

N/A Yes, with FlukeView® Forms

Soft-Key Feature Menu Navigation

N/A Yes


N/A Min/Max/Avg/Dif

English, French, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German User Interface

N/A Yes

Material Type Adjustment (Emissivity)

N/A Material Table or 0.1 to 1.00 by 0.01

Two Levels of Backlight

N/A Yes

High and Low Alarms

N/A High and Low Alarms

Hands-Free Logging

N/A Yes


N/A 2 AA

Included Case

N/A Hard Case


N/A Two-Years

Included Accessories

N/A USB Cable, Flukeview® Forms Software, Thermocouple K-type Bead Probe, Carrying Case, Users Manual and Quickstart Guide, Two AA Batteries.


N/A Fluke®




N/A Usually ships from stock within 1 business day