The simplicity and reliability are two biggest assets of Fluke 586 as is its versatility. The device can be used as regular contact type thermometer and as remote non-contact IR thermometer too. Fluke 568 features an innovative dot matrix display. Thanks to the rugged body you can be assured of its longevity. An excellent companion for every maintenance survey, this thermometer is so light and handy that can be clipped to your belt and would do a great supporting equipment that can alert you of a problem when nothing else can.