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SOVARCATE HS960D Manual vs. Wintact WT530 Infrared Thermometer Side-by-Side Comparison

The Sovarcate HS960D and the Wintact WT530 excel in different areas. Check out this side-by-side comparison to pick the best IR thermometer for you!

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Sovarcate HS960D Digital

Wintact WT530 Infrared Thermometer

SOVARCATE HS960D Manual vs. Wintact WT530 Infrared Thermometer

Overall Verdict

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The Sovarcate HS960D and the Wintact WT530 excel in different areas.

If you prioritize measurement accuracy, the Wintact WT530 is the better choice. It received one of the highest scores in our performance tests, earning an impressive 8.0 out of 10. In comparison, the Sovarcate HS960D achieved a more modest score of 6.7 out of 10.

However, regarding design and user experience, the Sovarcate HS960D takes the lead. With its rugged construction, colored LCD screen, and bright laser emitter, it outshines the Wintact WT530. The Sovarcate achieves an impressive performance score of 9.5, significantly improving over the Wintact's 7.6.

In terms of usability, the Wintact WT530 surpasses the Sovarcate HS960D. While the Sovarcate offers only one measurement mode, the Wintact thermometer provides four. This makes it a more versatile option for users.

Although the Wintact WT530 may not have the same level of design excellence, its high measurement accuracy and multiple measurement modes make it a compelling choice for most people compared to the Sovarcate HS960D.

Pros & Cons

  • Decently accurate and reliable performance
  • Rugged and well-built housing
  • Bright, single-dot laser emitter
  • Brightly-lit colored LCD VA screen panel
  • Has a speaker
  • Textured handgrip and tactile trigger make the thermometer easy and comfortable to use
  • Decently affordable
  • Very good measurement accuracy
  • Various measurement modes are available
  • Lower temperature tolerance than other IR thermometers on the market (±1.5°F)
  • Doesn’t come with many measurement modes
  • The battery compartment has a very loose lid

Key Specs

L4.3 x W1.81 x H6.3 inches
L3.14 x W1.65 x H6.3 inches
5.58 ounces
4.3 ounces
Display type
Color LCD VA panel
Backlit LCD panel
Measurement modes
Audio cues
Temperature range
-58°F to 1112°F(-50℃ to 600℃)
-58°F to 986°F (-50°C to 530°C)

Where to Buy

Price at publication

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