General Tools Energy Audit IR Thermometer/Scanner

  • In scanning mode, the color of the light panel (red, green or blue) and the beeper speed (fast, silent or slow) indicate whether the target is above, within or below the reference temperature ± the setpoint bandwidth
  • Choice of three setpoint bandwidths 1°, 5° and 10°F (0.5°, 3°, 5.5°C)
  • Squeezing and holding the trigger captures a reference temperature and launches scan mode
  • Unique Star Burst laser targeting system helps approximate the target/spot size
  • Large backlit LCD
  • Auto power off
  • NIST calibration is available
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The IRTC50 is an Energy Audit IR Thermometer/Scanner from General Tools & Instruments. The IRTC50 is a simple device for determining hot and cold spots from a distance. It allows users to automatically acquire a reference temperature and determine, with its tri-colored light system and audible alarm, whether subsequent readings are above or below the set-point value. With its Star Burst laser targeting system, the IRTC50 enables the user to approximate the size of the measured spot, resulting in a quick and accurate temperature measurement without the uncertainty of a traditional IR thermometer. Ideal for energy auditors, building inspectors, HVAC technicians, electricians, plumbers, manufacturing technicians, food processing inspectors and homeowners.


Red or blue light and fast or slow buzzer signal when the target temperature is above or below the reference temperature ± the set-point
Auto-power off after 60 seconds of inactivity
Fast response time of 0.5 seconds unique Star Burst laser targeting system helps approximate the target spot size
Automatic temperature hold when the trigger is released
Large backlit LCD
Display and backlight turn off after 15 seconds of inactivity

Measurement Range-40° to 428°F (-40° to 220°C)
Measurement Accuracy• ±4°F/C or ±2% of reading above 32°F (0°C)
• ±3°F/C or ±3% of reading below 32°F (0°C)
Resolution1°F (0.5°C)
Distance to Spot Ratio8:1
EmissivityFixed at 0.95
Response Time0.5 seconds
TemperatureOperating: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)
Storage: -20° to 122°F (-29° to 50°C)
Humidity10 to 90%
Power Source1 x 9V battery (included)
Dimensions5.31 x 1.65 x 6.81in. (135 x 42 x 173mm)
Weight6.24 oz. (117g) without battery

Package Contents:
Energy Audit IR Thermometer/Scanner
User's Manual

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