Find the six most relevant questions and answers about Microlife's non contact thermometers.
The Microlife non-contact thermometer measures infrared energy radiated from the forehead. This energy is collected through the lens and converted to the correct temperature value.
No, Microlife non-contact thermometers does not sending out any waves or heat at any time. It only acts as a receiver of heat.
Microlife's non-contact thermometer measurements are comparable to an oral temperature from a quality thermometer.
Doctors recommend rectal measurement for newborn infants within the first 6 months, as all other measuring methods might lead to ambiguous results. If using a forehead thermometer on those infants, we always recommend verifying the readings with a rectal measurement.
No, the Microlife non-contact thermometer is designed for forehead measurements only. You can measure the temperature of objects such as bath water or baby’s milk in the range of 0°C to 100 °C (32°F to 212°F).
Clean a dirty lens or housing as necessary. Use an alcohol swab or cotton tissue moistened with alcohol (70 percent Isopropyl) to clean the thermometer casing and the measuring sensor. Ensure that no liquid enters the interior of the device.
Never use abrasive cleaning agents, thinners or benzene for cleaning and never immerse the device in water or other cleaning liquids. Take care not to scratch the surface of the sensor lens and the display.