The RIDGID® micro IR-100 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer provides simple, quick and accurate surface temperature readings at the push of a button. You simply squeeze the trigger and point the ultra-sharp dual Class II lasers at the surface being measured. The micro IR-100 provides an immediate temperature measurement on a clear, easy-to-read backlit LCD display. In addition to numerous other uses, this rugged and compact instrument enables professional tradesman to diagnose heating and ventilation problems, perform preventative monitoring of electrical motors and systems, troubleshoot steam traps and quickly check fuses or circuit breakers for overheating – all without contact.


  • Ultra Sharp Dual Class II Lasers illuminate the surface being measured
  • Ergonomic Pistol Style Grip with rugged over molding allows you to keep a solid grip in the harshest of industrial environments
  • 20:1 Distance To Spot Ratio allows you to take more accurate measurements from long distances
  • Visual and audible alarms quickly alert you to temperatures outside of the ranges that you set
  • Bright Backlit Display which can be toggled on in poorly lit areas
  • Tripod Mount Capable for repeatable, precise temperature measurements


Temperature Range -58º to 1472ºF (-50º to 800ºC)
Measurement Accuracy -58°F ~68°F (-50°C ~20°C) ±4.5°F (2.5°C); 68°F ~1472°F (20°C ~800°C) ±1.0% or ±1.8°F (1.0°C).
Response Time <150ms
Distance To Spot Ratio 20:1
Temperature Display Current temperature, max temperature
Measurement Units Fahrenheit, Celsius
Power Source Battery (1 x 9V)

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
36153 micro IR-100  Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer  0.5  0.20 
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by My infrared Thermometer make jobs easy! My infrared Rigid thermometer makes many jobs simple. It is always exact on the temperature and is fast and simple to use. With the push of a button I can get the temp of things far away that otherwise I would not be able to reach. November 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great for all uses great for many uses just not really water proof but it is durability and stands up to the years of use it needs to be used with out replaseing it after a few short months November 24, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Does great! We use a lot of temperature measuring devices in our research and RIDGID is a great brand that has great durability. Our equipment goes through a lot of hands and we travel a lot. This product has stood up to the dropsies and the equipment case bumps and has been accurate every time November 24, 2014
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Thanks for contacting RIDGID! We do not provide a certificate of calibration for each individual IR-100 Thermometer. However, we can confirm that each thermometer is tested prior to being shipped from the factory.

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