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Extech IRC130: Thermal Imager IR Thermometer with MSX®

by Extech

Two-camera technology: 80 x 60 true thermal imager, visual camera, plus coaxial laser

For used and refurbished options, call 1 (770) 674-2489.


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  • Built with dual visual and visual/thermal (MSX) cameras combined with an IR Thermometer, the Extech IRC130 provides a whole picture of what the eye can’t see. Quickly locate potential issues using the unique coaxial distance-to-spot guidance laser. Store up to 50,000 JPEG files and easily transfer them via USB interface. Providing fast and accurate temperature measurements up to 1202°F (650°C), the IRC130 is a must-have diagnostic tool!

    • Large 2.4" TFT color display (320 x 240 pixels) with intuitive easy-to-navigate menu in 22 languages
    • Designed with integrated true thermal imager (80 x 60 pixels) to detect what the eyes can’t see
    • Patented MSX technology adds visible-light details to thermal images in real time for greater clarity without diluting the image or decreasing thermal transparency
    • Measure temperature up to 1202°F (650°C)
    • High accuracy with adjustable emissivity
    • Unique coaxial laser allows for locating hot or cold spots that may indicate potential issues
    • 30:1 distance-to-spot (target) ratio
    • Capture and store up to 50,000 MSX thermal and visual images in JPG format
    • USB interface for transferring images
    • Fast 150 ms response time for real-time temperature updates with continuous scanning
    • Bright LED flashlight
    • Standard UNC 1/4"-20 accessory mount
    • Rugged design with dust and water protection (IP54 rating) and 2-meter drop tested
    • Adjustable Auto Power Off (APO) timer
    • Low battery indicator
    • Complete with integrated 3.6 V rechargeable lithium ion battery, USB cable, lanyard, and pouch with convenient belt loop and shoulder strap

  • Specifications Range
    Temperature range -13 to 1202°F (-25 to 650°C)
    Basic accuracy ±1% of reading or ±1°C (2°F), whichever is greater
    Image storage capacity 50,000 JPEG images (with spot temperature metadata tag)
    Emissivity 0.10 to 0.99 (adjustable) and 3 presets
    Response time 150 ms
    IR Resolution 80 x 60 (4800 pixels)
    Digital Camera Resolution 2 MP (megapixels)
    Thermal Sensitivity /NETD < 70 mK
    Field of View (FOV) 51° x 66 (H x W)°
    Minimum focus distance 0.3 m (0.89 ft.)
    Distance to Target 30:1
    Dual range operation Range 1: < 752°F (400°C); Range 2: > 752°F (400°C) - For Range 2, the high temperature lever must be engaged
    Focus Fixed
    Image frequency 8.7 Hz
    Focal plane array/Spectral response range Uncooled microbolometer/7.5 ~ 14 μm
    Display resolution 320 x 240 pixels
    Screen size 2.4" (61 mm) - portrait
    Viewing angle 80°
    Display type TFT technology
    Image modes Visual and Visual/Thermal MSX (Multi-Spectral Dynamic) images
    Color display palettes Iron, Rainbow, White-hot, Black-hot, Arctic, and Lava
    Image gallery Yes
    IP rating IP54 (IEC 60529)
    Drop tested ~6.5 ft (2 m)
    Accessory mount UNC 1/4"-20
    Power Internal rechargeable battery (3.6 V Lithium Ion)
    Dimensions/Weight 8.3 x 2.5 x 3.2" (210 x 64 x 81 mm)/13.9 oz (394 g)

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