Tru Pointe IR

Tru Pointe® IR


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A sensitive, accurate and low-cost infrared refrigerant leak detector.
  • Detects refrigerants with the sensitivity and accuracy of infrared but at the cost of older sensor technologies
  • Flexible probe (15 in.) with probe extensions (incl. “needle” probe) for finding leaks in tight spaces
  • Visual and audible indicators include an LED scale and a speaker (with mute option)


The Tru Pointe® IR is a handheld refrigerant leak detector that utilizes a long-life infrared sensor in a low-cost package to effectively pinpoint leaks of CFC, HFC, HCFC and HFO refrigerants. Ready for use in 30 seconds and with 8 hours of battery life in a single charge, the Tru Pointe® IR is truly a go-to tool.


The Tru Pointe® IR has a long, flexible neck and the kit includes probe extensions (including a “needle” probe) for detecting leaks in hard-to-reach areas. Selectable sensitivity settings and an LED scale shows relative leak sizes while the auto-zeroing feature enables leak detection in backgrounds where target gas is present. Includes 1 year warranty that also covers the IR sensor.


Refrigerants Detected

All CFC, HFC, HCFC refrigerants, including but not limited to: R-12, R-22, R-134a, R-404a, R-410a, R-502, R-507 and HFO-1234yf

Sensitivity (per SAE J2791)

Low: 0.5 oz/yr (14 g/yr)

Medium: 0.25 oz/yr (7 g/yr)

High: 0.1 oz/yr (3 g/yr)

Response Time

< 1 second

Leak Indicators

Visual (green/yellow/red LED scale), audible

Automatic Background Adjustment



3.7 V/1880 mAH internal rechargeable lithium ion battery

Run Time

8 hours (typical) on full charge

Size (H x W x D)

Unit: 7.5 x 3.75 x 1.75 in. (19.05 x 9.52 x 4.45 cm)

Probe: 15.5 in. (39.37 cm)


15.6 oz (442 g) including battery

Sensor Life

10 years (typical)

Operating Conditions

32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C), 10 to 90% RH (non-condensing), 1 ATM

Warm-up Time

30 seconds


CE mark

SAE J1627

SAE J2791

SAE J2913


1 year (including sensor)