K3 Wall Mounted IR Temperature Gun Tested

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward, Published Jun 12, 2020, 09:07am EDT (Research)

** **** *** ******** ** *** spending ********* ** ******* ** ***** cameras?

******** ** **** *** *** ***** cost **** ***** ******* *** ******** an ******** ** *** **** ***** to *** ******* ***** ********.

***, *** ** **** ***** ** temperature **** ***** *** ******** *******, letting ****** ****** **** ** *** immediately ******* ***** ***********, *** *** just * $*** ** $*** ******. But *** **** ** **** ****?

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** ****** *** ****** *** ** wall ***** ** ***, *********:

  • *** ******** *** ***** ****** ******** to **, ****, *** ******** ******** thermometers?
  • *** ** ******* ********** ****** *********** measurements?
  • *** **** ******* ****** ****** *********?
  • *** ** **** ******* ** ******* cameras **** ** ******** ******** **********************?

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** *** *******, *** ****-******* ** temperature *** *** ********** ******** ** climate-controlled **********, **** ** ******* *** offices, **** ************ ************ ~*.*-*.*° ***** than **** *********** ******** ***** ******** and **** ************.

*******, ** ***** **** ****** ************ and ******** ********, *********** ************ **** significantly ***** **** ****** **** ***********, as **** ** *.*°*. ************, ***** is ** *** ** ********** *** these *** ************, ** *** **** does *** ******* ********** **** *********** offsets ** ***** ********** ******* ** most ******** ************ *** ******* ****** screening *******.

*******, ******** ****** ************* ******* ********* due ** *** ************ ***** **** size *** ***** ***** (*-**** / ~2-4"), **** **** ***** ******* ** bend *** ***********, ***** ******* ***** may ******* * ***/**** ** ***** on. *******, *** *** *****, ***** could ****** ******* * ****** ******** for ******* *******.

Update: ** ********** ******** ****** ***** ********* **********

***** **********, ******* ******* ********* ** with ********** ******** ********** **** *** K3, ******** ********* *** ***. **** software ****** ********** ** ***** ********** on *** ** ******, ********** *** of *** *** ***********, *** ******** temperature ******* *** ***/*** ******.

**** **** **** ******** ** *** advertised ** *** ******* ** **** seen, ****** **** ** ********* **** aware ** **, *** ** ** not ********* ** *** ** *** K3's *************.

Compared ** ********* *** ******

*** **** ***** **** *** ******** accuracy ******* ** ********* *** ******'* thermal ********* ******* (**** **** ***********), both ** ***** *** **** *** forehead *** ***********, **** ~*.*°* ** thermometers. *******, *** **** ***** ** gun **** *** ****** **** ******* accuracy ** ***** ****** ** ******* or ***** ***** **** ******* *****, an ***** *** **** ********* *** Sunell.

********* *** ****** ***** ***** ** adjust ******* *** ******* *********** *** less ***** **********, ***** *** **** mount **** **** ***, *** ***** for ***** ** ******* ******* *** to ***** **** ****** ****** ** view. ************, ***** ******* ***** *********** to ******** ******* *** ***, ****** monitoring, *** *********** *******, ***** ***** thermometers ** ***.

*******, ***** **** ***** ** ******* cost * ***** ******** ** *** price ** ***** ****** ******* (~$***-*** vs. $**,***+).

Compared ** ******** ** ************

******** ** ************ ********* ***** ********** body *********** ******* *** ***** **********, features *** ***** ** *** **** mount **** *** ***** *** ** used ** ********** *** ************* ******* and ****** ****** *** ******* ** the ******** ********** ****.

*** **** ***** *****'* **** ********* is ********** ** ********, ***** * staff **** *** **** ** ** physically **** *** ****** *** ******* to **** *** ******* *** **** audible ******. ** ********, ******** ****** must ** **** ** * ***** of ~*-*" **** ********, ******* ***** much ****** ** ***** ***** ********.

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******* ** ***** **** ***** ** guns ****** ***********, **** ~$** *** quantity ****** ** ******* ** ~$*** online, ********* ** *** ********. **** pricing ** ******* ** ******** ****** than ******* ******** ** ************, *** a ******** ** *** ***** ** even*** **** ******* ********* *******.

*** **** ** ********* **** *** brand **** "******" ** *** ******* *******, *** the ****** ****** ** *** *******. We **** ***** ** ******* ***** ****** *********** *** **** ****** ***** ********* names.

Simple *********

*** **** ***** *********** ** **** simple ** ***: ******** ******** *** thermometer, ***** ***** ******** ** ***** of *** ****** (*-*" ****) *** wait *** * **** ********** * normal *********** ** ****** ** ***** indicating ****-***********.

Awkward *** *** ********* *******

*** **** ***** **** *** *** be ******* *** ****** ** ******* heights ** *** *** ** *** short ***** *** ***** *********** **** size. ** ******** ***** ***** ********, tall ******** **** **** **** ****** the **** *** *********** *** ******* subjects **** ******* ** ****** ** stand ** ** ******* *** ****, unlike ******* ******-***** ******* ***** *** a **** ****** ***** ** **** which *** ******* *** ***** ***********.

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*******, ***** *** **** *** ******* of ***** **** ***** ************, ***** may ****** ****** ** ******* *-* of **** ** ***** ******** ** varying *******, ***** ******** *** **** than *** ***** ******* ** *******.

Accurate ** ****** **********

** *******-********** ************, *** **** ***** IR *** ******** ************ ****** ~*.*°* of ** ** ***********. *** *******, in * ~**°* ****** **** ~**-**% relative ********, *** *********** **** ******** subjects ****** **** *********:

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Significantly *** ******** ** ****** / ****** ******** ************

*******, ** ***** ***** *** ******* is *** ** ******* **********, ************ were ************ *** ** *** ******** tested, ** ** **** ** ~*.*°*. For *******, ** ** ~**° ********* with ******** ********, ~**-**%, *** ******** below **** ******** ~*.*°-*.*°* ***** **** actual **** ***********.

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****** **** ********* ******* ** **** tested, *** **** ***** **** *** does *** ***** *** *** ****** or ***** ********* *****, ** ***** cannot ****** ******** *** ***** *********.

Occasional ***** ******** ** ********

** *** *******, *** **** ***** thermometer ************ ******** *** **** ********* readings **** ** ****, ********* * higher ******* ******** ** *****. **** occurred of *** **** ** *******, *** with ** ******** ***** ** ****** in **********.

Elevated ************ *** ** ********/**** ********

**** ******* ******* ***** ******** *** forehead, *** **** ***** ** *********** also ********* ******** ************ *** ** sunlight ***/** **** ********. *** *******, the *******'* *********** ** *** ******* below ********* ~*.*° ***** **** **** a ****** *******.

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[Update, */**/****] ** ********** ********

******* ******* *** **** ***** ** PC ********** ******** ********* *** *** K3 ***** ***** ****** ***** ********* to ** ********. *******, **** ******** is *** ********** ** ******* ** have **** *** *** ********* ** the **'* *************.

***** *** ********, *** ****** ** connected *** *** ** * **, so ** ******** *** **** *********** readings **** ****** **** ****** ******* the ****'* *******, **** *** **** temperature *********** *** ******/******** ********* **** clear *****/*** **********.

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************, *** ******** ** *** **** itself, ** ****** *** ***** ********* to ** ******** *** ******** **** of ****** ***** ** **** ** CSV ******. ** **** ******* ********* temperature, ***** *** *** **** ** this *****:

Limited **** *******

***** ***** **** ***** ***** *** mainly *********/****** *** ****** ******, **** support ** ********* ******* ** *****, at ****. ****** *** *******, ** contacted *** ****** ** *** ****** with ***** *********, *** **** *** received *** ******** ***.

Physical ********

*** ****-******* ** **** *** ** effectively "**** *** ****", **** ** setup ******** *** ** *** *** other **** ******** *********** **** **** Celsius ** ********** ***** * ***** switch ****** *** **** ** *** unit.

** ******* ** *** ******** ************ in **** *****:

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* ***** * ****** ******* ** this **** ** ******** ***** ** useful *** ***-****, ****-****** *********. ** people *** ***** ** ***, *** the *** **** *******, '**** ****' than ***** ** **** ******* **** in * *** **** ** ****** and ***** ** ** **** ***** not ******** * ***** ******* ** these ***** ******* ** *******. *****/********?

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**, ** **** ** **’* *******, made ** ***** *** ******** *** less *********?

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*** ***** *** ********* ****'* $**,***, made ** *****, *** *** ******** problems ** ********* **** ** $***, made ** *****, *** *** ******** problems. ********** **** ***** *****, *** latter ** **********, **?

*** ******* ****** ** ** **** guns ** **** ***** *****-***** ********** many ** *** **** ****** ******** of ****** ************** ************ **** ***** ******* ** people ** *** **** ** ** crowds.

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***** **** **** ** *********** ** schools ***** *********** ****** *** ********. They ***** *** ********:

***** ********. *** ******** ** **** of **** **** **** ********* **** PPE ** * ********** ******* ***** be ******** *** *** ***-******* *********** operator. **** ********** ************, ** *** have *** ***** ****** ******** ******** exposures.

**********. *** **** ** ***** ******* will ***** *** **** ************ ******* the ********** ***** ***********. **** ******** space *** ******** **********, ** ***** be ******** ** **** ******** ****** operating, **** ** ***** **** ********* height ******** ** *** **** *****.

***** ****** ** ** ** ******** as ** ***-******* ************. ******** *** always * ********, *** *** ********* the **** ** ** ****** **********. Those ******** ***** ** ******** ** an ** **** * ********** ***********.

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*******, **** ********!

*** **** ***** * ***** ***** using **** *** ******* ** **** this ** * **-****, **-*******, **-*** approved ******. ** ******* ***** ** the ********* ******** ***** ***** *** so **** ****, ** **** *******, etc. **** ** ******** **** *****, the ****** ***** ** ******.

**** ****, * ** ********* ***** manufacturers ** **** **** **** **** factor ** ***** ** ******* ************ and *******.

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**** *****. **** ********* **** ******* is **** ****** *** **** ** an ******* ******* ***** (**** ** a ******** *****). ** *** ****, we **** **** *** ******* / students ****** ********* ****** ******* *** take *** **** ** ****.

*** ***** ********** ** *** ******* the **** **** ** ********. * think *** **** ****** *** * deterrent *** ****** *** ***** ** tempted ** ****** * *****. **** said ** **** *** ******* ** be ********** ****** *** *****, **** if *** ***% ********.

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***** *** * *** ***** ******* available **** ******* *************. *** ******* is:

****** ***** ********-*** ******-******* ******-********** *** Switch-Ethernet ******

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* ****** * ****** ******* **** China **** * **** ****** ** a ****** ****** *********, *** * had ****** ** * ****** ******* than *** *** ****** *******. ***** is ******** *** ****** ********** *** integration, **** *** *** ********* * beeper *** *** ******** ******, * bought *** * *** **** *** $10.

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** **** **** ********** ********* *** adding ****** ********** *** **** **** of *********** ** **** ***** ******* it *************. *** *** ***** *** source ** ***** ******* *** ********? If *** ***'* **** ** ** so ****, ***** ** *******@****.***, ** ********** **** ** **** a ****, ******!

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****** ******* ********** **** ** *** you ******* ***** *** ** *** remote **********, *********** *** ****** ****/*****.

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******* ****** **** ******* ****** ****** IR *********** **** ********** ** * sensor. ******* ** **** **********.

** *** **** ***** *** ** that ********** ******* ********* ** ******* conditions. ** *********** *** ******** ** cheap ******* ****** **** * ******* the ****** **********. ******, ******** *** promoted **** **** ******* ******.

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***, *** ***** * ***** ***** in *** ********* ****** (**** *****) is **** ******** ** ******* *** same ******:

** ** ******* ** *** ******, it's ***** ****** ** **** *** multiple ***** *** ***** **** ** multiple ******* *** ********** ** ***** that ****** *** **** **** ** to * **** **** ******* ****** with ******* ******* ** **** **** a *** ****** **** **** ** materially ****** ***** **** ***********.

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**** ** ******* *** ********'* **** or **** ***********? ** ** *** clear ** ** *** ******* *** temperature ** ***** ******* **** ** recommended ** *** *** *** ***/*** for ****** ********.

*** *** *** *****-******** *** *****-******** rates ** ******** ** *** *******? Assuming **** ** ** *** ** in * *******-********** ***********.

** ***** ** ****** ** * cost-conscious *********** ** **** ** ***** alerts *** ****-** ** ********** ***** that ***** ******* ********* ********* **** a ***********.

******!

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****: ******* ******** ** **** ***** is * ***** ********** ** **** starting ** ****. ** *** *** sure ** **** ** ****** *** are ******* **** ****. ** *** know *** ********* ***** **, ****** share.

*******:** **** ** ***** ******* ****.

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** **** ******* * ** ** the ************* ****** **** ** **** the ***** ***** *** *** ****** can ** ******** ** **** *****. Pricing ** ******* *** **** ** if ***** * ******** ******** **** it ***** ******* * ** *** biggest ****** ** ***** **** *** K7.

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******: ** ********* *** **** ** the ** ***** ****:** **** ******* ** **** *** Tested

** *** **** ******** ** ****** temperatures **** *** ** *** ******* body *********** ****** *** ***** ********* adjustment ***** ** *** ******, *** included ** *** **.

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***** ** ********** * **** ****:

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**** **** ***** ** $*** ****** the *********** *** *** *, *** 1 ****. ** **** ** *********** to *** *** ******* ** *** these ***** **** ** **** ** security ******* ***** *** ******* ** this *** *** *** **** **** even '*****' *******.

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*** ****** ******* *** ************ ** r***** ********** *** **** **** ** integration ** **** ******? ** ** would **** ** **** ***** ** order.

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***** ** ********** ********, *** ** requires * *** **********. ***** ** no ****** ****** ****** *** *** Remote ******* ** ********* *******. *** USB **** ** *** **** ** actually *** **** **** *** *****. It's **** *** ** ************, ***** must ** ******** *** *********, **** so:

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* *** ******** ******* **** ** the ******** ** *** **** **** and **** *** ** **** ** Amazon *** ******* ******. **'* *** publicized ** ***, *** **'* ***** if *** ***.

*** ******** ***** *** **** *********** and ****** ** ******** ******, *** allows ***** ** ****** **** ** measurement *** *******/**** ****. ************, *** possible ** *** **** ******, ** allows *** ***** ********* ** ** adjusted *** ******** **** ** ****** reads ** **** ** *** ******. It **** ******* ********* ***********, ***** you *** **** ** **** *****:

* **** *** **** *** *** to ******* *** *********** *** */*, e.g. ** * ****** ** ****** system. *** ******* * ***** ** did *** **** *** *********** ** that.

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*/* ** ***** ***********, *** * new ******* ** *** ** ****** be ******** ****.

* **** *** ****'* ****** ** the ******** ** **** ****** ***** it, *** **'* ***** ******** ******* like ***** ************.

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***** *** *** *** ***** *** detailed ********, ********** *** *** **** and ******* ** ***********.

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