IR Thermometers vs FLIR E-Series Infrared Cameras

There is no reason to keep using outmoded technology to solve the modern day problems you deal with daily.  IR thermometers (a.k.a. temperature guns) may seem inexpensive and simple, but they only read one average spot measurement at a time, making them painstakingly slow when scanning multiple targets and large areas.

Thermal cameras like FLIR E-Series, on the other hand, let you see the whole picture instantly. And they capture thousands of temperature measurements in every image, even from a distance, making them safer to use especially when diagnosing electrical problems on energized equipment.

Whether you’re just getting into thermal imaging, or are so convinced of its effectiveness that you want to outfit everyone on your crew with an infrared camera, the new FLIR E-Series is the answer

Still looking for problems one spot at a time?

Temp guns don’t necessarily detect what’s under the laser dot; they only show an average temperature of an area. And the farther away, the less accurate.

Thermal cameras give you thousands of accurate temperature readings in every image, so you’ll get the whole picture – up close or far away.

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For over 33 years Monroe Technology has been there for the professional thermographer. Monroe Infrared helps clients understand, select and train to maximize the value achieved with the right infrared camera.  Contact us to discuss and review your applications, expectations and budget constraints. 

The i-Series is a great tool for those who are in the trenches. Put the i-Series in your tool box today and use the power of infrared to visually detect problems before they detect you. Please contact us to discuss and review all of these as necessary to ensure you make the best decision for your business!

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