BETTER ACCURACY: The distance to spot ratio is 12: 1, meaning the laser grip 1080 can accurately measure targets at greater distances compared to most other IR thermometers; TARGET QUICKER: Measure surface temperature ranging from -58? to 1022?/ -50? to 550?, you can choose the unit from ?/ ?; Response time: =500Ms; A built in laser gives you the precision to hone in on the exact space you want to measure ADDED FUNCTIONS: The LCD screen is backlit, also has an auto-off function to extend the battery life, and features a low battery indicator so you never accidentally run out of juice (battery included) VERSATILE DESIGN: Infrared technology makes this thermometer handy to measure the surface temperature of various objects especially temperatures above boiling points and below freezing points; Use it when you are cooking and barbequing, performing auto maintenance, doing home repairs, and a host of other tasks. FDA, FCC, CE compliant.