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Eventek ET312 vs. Mecurate IRT600A Digital Infrared Thermometer Side-by-Side Comparison

Between the Eventek ET312 and the Mecurate IRT600A IR thermometer, which is better? That’s what we’re going to answer in this comparison.

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Eventek ET312 Infrared Thermometer Gun

Eventek ET312 vs. Mecurate IRT600A Digital Infrared Thermometer

Overall Verdict

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The Eventek ET312 is one of the top-performing IR thermometers in our database, with an extremely respectable performance score of 8.2 out of 10. It also did well in the design and usability assessments.

Meanwhile, the Mecurate IRT600A is also part of the upper crust of IR thermometers worth buying, with a high-quality design and decent usability.

But the Mecurate, with a performance score of just 6.9 out of 10, is defeated by the Eventek ET312.

Pros & Cons

  • Great IR sensor that returns accurate readings
  • Well-built outer housing and parts
  • Bright laser emitter
  • Handling experience is decent
  • Decent complement of measurement modes for the kitchen
  • Loud speakers give off audio cues when the thermometer has finished scanning
  • Solid build quality.
  • Has several measurement modes.
  • Practical laser emitter with 13-point patterning.
  • Easy to handle with a clicky, tactile trigger.
  • Bright, colored VA display panel.
  • Comes bundled with a meat thermometer
  • The product looks and feels cheap
  • The handle isn’t textured, which can make it slippery on wet hands
  • Unreliable readings. Multiple continuous scans are required before the thermometer “re-calibrates” itself and output more accurate results.

Key Specs

L3.14 x W1.65 x H6.3 inches
L3.75 x W1.75 x H5.5 inches
4.36 ounces
5 ounces
Display type
Backlit LCD
Colored LCD VA panel
Measurement modes
4 (EMS, average, min, max)
3 (EMS, Average, Max)
Audio cues
Temperature range
-50 to 550°C (-58 to 1,022°F)
-58 to 1,122°F (-50 to 600°C)

Where to Buy

Price at publication

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Analysis and Test Results


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