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The Best Infrared Thermometers

Infrared thermometers let you take cookware temperatures instantly. Does it matter which one you buy?

By Published May 6, 2022

What You Need To Know

The best infrared thermometers are accurate under controlled conditions, easy to set, and comfortable to hold. They allow you to adjust for different emissivity values, have high distance-to-spot ratios, and provide highly visible laser guides. Our favorite is the ThermoWorks Industrial IR with Circle Laser, which ticked all these boxes. We also recommend the Etekcity Infrared Therm...